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 […]
February 9, 2015

Well wishers come out full force to support the official video release party of Don Dem’s Kirk Diamond and Bob Di Builda JUNO Award nominated “Love Inna Wi Heart”.

Toronto, Canada (MPR Consulting) – Dancehall and reggae lovers, Caribbean diaspora, musical peers and well wishers came out in full force to support the official video […]
February 6, 2015

Q&A: Rising R&B singer songwriter Jhene Aiko on her 3 Grammy nods, battling Beyonce, Drake

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Jhene Aiko released both an EP and an album ahead of the Grammys, but it’s her seven-song […]
February 4, 2015

ACTOR IN “MOESHA” ARRESTED

PHOENIX (AP) — We don’t know if he was there for the Super Bowl. But a former child star on the 1990s sitcom “Moesha” has been […]
February 2, 2015

Technology, Missy Elliott give Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show a boost

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS She roared loud, possibly because there was a jungle behind her. Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show Sunday, with its […]
February 2, 2015

DAUGHTER OF WHITNEY HOUSTON AND BOBBY BROWN FOUND UNRESPONSIVE

ROSWELL, Georgia (AP) _ Almost exactly three years after Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub, her daughter was also found unresponsive in a bathtub. […]
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