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 […]
February 19, 2015

AFROMAN ARRESTED

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) _ “Because I Got High” rapper Afroman has been arrested for punching a woman who got on stage during his show Tuesday in […]
February 19, 2015

DRAKE HITS NUMBER ONE

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Drake‘s album was a surprise. Drake‘s album hitting number one this week was not. “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” is […]
February 19, 2015

2 Nicki Minaj tour members in Philadelphia for rehearsals stabbed outside bar, 1 fatally

PHILADELPHIA _ A fight and stabbing outside a bar early Wednesday left one member of Nicki Minaj’s tour dead and another in critical condition. The tour […]
February 15, 2015

From players to models to celebs, all star weekend lives up to its billing

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ It is NBA All-Star weekend, but it seems as if all the stars in the celeb […]
February 13, 2015

Little League star Mo’ne Davis outshines actor Kevin Hart at celebrity All Star game

By Doug Feinberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis was so impressive on a basketball court she momentarily silenced trash-talking “Wedding […]
February 9, 2015

Amid Frigid Temperatures Morgan Heritage brings the heat to a sold out crowd at Sound Academy

Amid frigid temperature music lovers found a warm oasis at the upscale Sound Academy when the Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage heated up Toronto at […]
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