March 5, 2015

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams attacked in closing arguments of ‘Blurred Lines’ case

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” and […]
March 5, 2015

‘Dr. Phil’: To air ‘intervention’ with Bobbi Brown’s partner

LOS ANGELES _ The “Dr. Phil” shows says it will air an “intervention” conducted with Nick Gordon, the partner of hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown.In a release, […]
March 5, 2015

Justin Bieber to be fried by Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart at upcoming roast

TORONTO _ Rapper Snoop Dogg, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and lifestyles guru Martha Stewart are among the celebrities set to skewer Canadian pop star Justin […]
March 4, 2015

Aretha Franklin welcomes ‘American Idol’ to her hometown of Detroit for show taping

By Mike Householder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT _ Aretha Franklin not only is the “Queen of Soul.” She’s also the queen of “American Idol.” The music […]
March 4, 2015

WU-TANG CLAN ALBUM COULD COME OUT IN 88 YEARS

NEW YORK (AP) _ Whoever buys the Wu-Tang Clan secret album, “The Wu: Once Upon A Time In Shaolin,” will be able to release it in […]
March 3, 2015

JUDGE SAYS CEELO GREEN IS COMPLYING WITH HIS PROBATION

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A judge says CeeLo Green is doing what he’s supposed to be doing. Green had pleaded no contest in August to giving […]
March 3, 2015

JOHN LEGEND PLAYS BAHRAIN

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) _ Activists in Bahrain wanted John Legend to boycott a festival there. Legend says the best way to address change is to be […]
February 22, 2015

Kabaka Pyramid releases new song produced by Damian Marley

With Damian Marley being someone he has always looked up to, Kabaka Pyramid is more than pleased with the success of his Marley-produced song, ‘Well Done’. […]
February 20, 2015

E-book of Malcolm X autobiography expected by May

NEW YORK _ One of the last major digital holdouts, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” should soon be available as an e-book, the attorney for the […]
February 20, 2015

SUGE KNIGHT HOSPITALIZED

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge (SHUG) Knight was supposed to be in court in Los Angeles yesterday — but ended up in a hospital, instead. The […]
February 20, 2015

LIL WAYNE PLANS NEW MUSIC AMIDST LAWSUIT

MIAMI (AP) — Lil Wayne says he is “super-numb” to the situation with Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne is suing Cash Money for $51 million, alleging […]
February 19, 2015

Oscar spotlight draws attention to movie industry’s failure to reflect a diverse America

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ It was a year ago that Lupita Nyong’o, shortly before winning the Academy Award for best supporting […]
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