May 14, 2015

Paley Center for Media hosts a star studded tribute to blacks on TV, both yesterday and today

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster, the mere sighting of an African-American on television was occasion to […]
May 14, 2015

Police: Rapper 50 Cent not a suspect in Las Vegas jewelry company owner robbery complaint

By Ken Ritter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Rap musician 50 Cent is not a suspect in an investigation of a Los Angeles man’s complaint […]
May 13, 2015

KANYE WEST GETS HONORARY DOCTORATE

CHICAGO (AP) _ Kanye West says he felt something this week he doesn’t feel very much: nervous. West received an honorary doctorate Monday at the School […]
May 13, 2015

LAWYER: 50 CENT DID NOT ROB JEWELER

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ A lawyer for 50 Cent denies the rapper was involved in a robbery of a jeweler. Las Vegas police are investigating a […]
May 13, 2015

Pop star Jennifer Lopez heading to Las Vegas for residency next year at Planet Hollywood

NEW YORK _ (AP)Jenny from the Block is heading to Sin City. The pop star announced Tuesday night on “American Idol” that she is heading to […]
May 12, 2015

John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Schwimmer recreate O.J. Simpson trial for TV

By Alicia Rancilio THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ (AP) Like many people, John Travolta remembers where he was when O.J. Simpson was riding in a […]
May 12, 2015

Diddy talks about that sex clip for his new fragrance; laments Baltimore’s ‘forgotten ones’

By John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Sean “Diddy” Combs will be the first to tell you that he doesn’t launch brands, he launches […]
May 12, 2015

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, David Guetta, Wiz Khalifa to perform at Sunday’s Billboard Awards

NEW YORK (AP) _ Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have been added to the list of performers for Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. Dick clark productions also […]
May 12, 2015

Snoop Dogg’s funk inspired, Pharrell produced album, ‘Bush,’ hits right mark

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snoop Dogg, “Bush” (Columbia Records) Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams made magic together more than a decade ago, and […]
May 8, 2015

BLUES HALL OF FAME FINALLY OPENS

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ After 34 years of inducting musicians into the Blues Hall of Fame, there’s finally a building to honour them. The Blues Hall […]
May 8, 2015

JUDGE SAYS B.B. KING SHOWS NO EVIDENCE OF NEGLECT

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ The children of B-B King are promising to keep fighting for the best care for him. A judge in Las Vegas threw […]
May 8, 2015

SNOOP DOGG CALLED “DOPE SMOKING COP HATER” BY TEXAS OFFICIAL

AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) _ According to the chief law enforcement official of Texas, Snoop Dogg is a “dope smoking cop hater.” The comments were written in […]
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