June 25, 2015

Marriott, Universal Music Group form partnership for concerts, events with top acts

NEW YORK  (AP)_ Marriott is getting into the music business, so to speak. The chain said Thursday it is linking up with Universal Music Group in […]
June 25, 2015

Beyonce, The Weeknd to headline Jay Z’s Made In America fest over Labor Day weekend in Philly

NEW YORK _ Beyonce is heading back to Jay Z‘s Made in America festival this September. Organizers also announced Wednesday the pop diva and R&B singer […]
June 25, 2015


ATLANTA (AP) _ Rick Ross is accused of using a Glock handgun to hit a man in the head so badly the man now is unable […]
June 24, 2015

Rapper Rick Ross arrested at his Georgia mansion on kidnapping, assault charges

By Jeff Martin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Rapper Rick Ross is facing kidnapping and assault charges after a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force and […]
June 24, 2015

Stephen Curry and LeBron James nominated for best male athlete at ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Stephen Curry and LeBron James are going head-to-head again not long after battling for the NBA title. The Golden State Warriors champ and […]
June 24, 2015

Film ‘Fresh Dressed’ explores roots of hip hop fashion from Sunday best to Diddy’s Sean John

By Leanne Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king […]
June 24, 2015

Hip hop mogul Diddy’s rep says he was defending self in UCLA incident that led to arrest

By John Antczak THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Sean “Diddy” Combs was defending himself in an incident at the University of California, Los Angeles, that […]
June 23, 2015

Ed Sheeran, the Weeknd rule the MMVAs, while Drake drops in as a surprise

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ After weeks of captivating Canada on tour, Ed Sheeran can “x” another accomplishment off his list after a […]
June 23, 2015

Omi on his ‘platinums all around’ hit ‘Cheerleader,’ newly No. 1 in Canada

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Having just landed in Canada for the first time, Jamaican singer Omi didn’t need to wait long to […]
June 23, 2015

Trevor Noah returns to South Africa for stand up comedy before heading to ‘The Daily Show’

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Trevor Noah walked onto the stage and bantered with the South African audience, which whooped in appreciation. That […]
June 23, 2015

Hip hop music mogul Diddy is out on bail after being accused of assault with workout equipment

LOS ANGELES  (AP)_ Hip-hop music mogul Diddy was released from jail after being accused of assault with a weight-room kettlebell at the athletic facilities of the […]
June 19, 2015

Lady Gaga, Van Morrison among honorees at ceremony for Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York

By Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Lady Gaga turned up in a black bra and dark panties before switching to a zebra-striped suit. […]