October 24, 2014

Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work on James Brown documentary, TV shows, films

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films […]
October 2, 2014

‘The Good Lie’ stars relate to material; hope film will create ‘awareness’

By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ In portraying the harrowing story of Sudan’s Lost Boys, “The Good Lie” stars also found bits of themselves. […]
September 29, 2014

Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ debuts with $35 million

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Flexing a rare kind of star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller “The Equalizer” to a $35 […]
September 25, 2014


NEW YORK (AP) — For all the bragging rappers do about how much cash they have, none of them can touch Dr. Dre. Forbes magazine puts […]
September 25, 2014


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre 3000 of OutKast believes it’s OK that the makers of a Jimi Hendrix biography film did not have the rights to […]
September 24, 2014

Bolt brings frustrating season to a close

- by Yemi Abiade - Olympic champion Usain Bolt has brought his season to an abrupt end after withdrawing from the Diamond League 100m final. Despite […]
September 23, 2014

Kerry Washington helps kick off ‘Scandal’ clothing collection

By Alicia Rancilio THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Kerry Washington wants women to look as powerful and put together as her TV persona. Fashion retailer […]
September 23, 2014

Grand jury begins reviewing evidence in fatal shooting of man by police inside Ohio Wal Mart

By Lisa Cornwell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS XENIA, Ohio _ A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police […]
September 22, 2014

R&B star Chris Brown looks to start over after troubles: ‘You can’t continuously mess up’

By Ryan Pearson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own “spread cake”: […]
September 20, 2014

iHeartRadio festival kicks off in Las Vegas with Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, surprise guests

LAS VEGAS _ Taylor Swift showed she could get a crowd to their feet with her new single, “Shake it Off,” but she’s not divulging any […]
September 20, 2014

New York memorial for actress Ruby Dee features Alicia Keys and Wynton Marsalis

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a […]
September 19, 2014

Canadian singles chart adds streaming to formula, Drake should benefit

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Taylor Swift’s fizzy smash “Shake It Off” has topped the first-ever Canadian Billboard Hot 100 chart to incorporate […]