April 8, 2015

Duo of rapper Wale, comedian Jerry Seinfeld land at No.1 with album, ‘The Album About Nothing’

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Wale always wanted to feature Jerry Seinfeld in his music, but didn’t know how to reach the […]
April 8, 2015


LAS VEGAS (AP) _ B-B King says he’s feeling better and was released from the hospital yesterday. He had been hospitalized in Los Angeles over the […]
April 8, 2015

Kanye West, photographer, settle lawsuit over airport attack with an apology and handshake

LOS ANGELES _ Kanye West and a paparazzo he attacked have settled a lawsuit, at least in part with a handshake and an apology. West was […]
April 8, 2015

Music royalty Mick Jagger says he’s a fan of hit TV series ‘Empire’

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ “Empire” is a powerhouse, but it might have just received its biggest endorsement: Mick Jagger says he’s […]
April 8, 2015

New albums pay homage to jazz legend Billie Holiday on centennial of her birth

By Charles J. Gans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The odds were stacked against Eleanora Fagan, who was born to unwed teenage parents in Philadelphia on April 7, […]
April 8, 2015

Darius Rucker says he wants to work with a rapper; talks new country album & Hootie reunion

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Nelly and Florida Georgia Line. Ludacris and Jason Aldean. Darius Rucker and Jay Z? The Hootie & […]
April 6, 2015

Trailer Park Boys, screen industry appeal to save Nova Scotia film tax credit

HALIFAX – A comedic trio’s attempt to raise awareness about the importance of a film tax credit in Nova Scotia has caught the attention of celebrities […]
April 3, 2015


UNION, N.J. (AP) _ Kean University in New Jersey wanted Common as commencement speaker for the music he’s made. Now it’s cancelled him because of the […]
April 3, 2015

Texas state trooper cited for posing for photo with Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest festival

AUSTIN, Texas _ A state trooper has been reprimanded for posing for a photo with Snoop Dogg at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, because […]
April 3, 2015

Amateur rapper found guilty in New York drug gang murders sentenced to life in prison

By Tom McElroy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ A reputed street gang leader who sought to convince a jury that amateur music videos featuring him […]
April 1, 2015


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) _ Did you hear the one about the comedian, a man with a banana _ and a man with a sketch pad? […]
April 1, 2015

Bow Wow gets new acting gig in the hit new series”CSI: Cyber”

TORONTO (CP) _ Shad Moss, a-k-a Bow Wow, has joined a new pack. With the days of using “Lil” in his rapper stage name long behind […]