March 16, 2015

NELLY PLAYS KURDISTAN

ERBIL, Iraq (AP) _ It wasn’t just another concert for Nelly on Friday. He became the first American artist to perform in the Kurdistan region of […]
March 16, 2015

Cynthia Erivo to join Jennifer Hudson in a new version of ‘The Color Purple’ on Broadway

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Cynthia Erivo will join Jennifer Hudson on Broadway this fall when the musical “The Color Purple” returns. […]
March 13, 2015

Rihanna to become a new face for Dior, will feature in upcoming Versailles ad campaign

PARIS _ Rihanna has a new gig: representing Christian Dior. The storied French fashion house said Friday that the 27-year-old musical superstar will appear in an […]
March 11, 2015

Police: No gunman or victims found at Lil Wayne’s Miami Beach home; call was a hoax

MIAMI _ An apparent hoax summoned a strong police response Wednesday to the home of rapper Lil Wayne after an unknown caller reported a shooting. The […]
March 11, 2015

ANGIE STONE ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

LITHONA, Ga. (AP) _ Angie Stone has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly knocking out her daughter’s teeth. Police in DeKalb County, Georgia, say Stone […]
March 11, 2015

“BLURRED LINES” – JURY SAYS SONG WAS COPIED

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The lines weren’t so blurred for a jury in Los Angeles — in a ruling against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. Jurors […]
March 11, 2015

THE STUDIO THAT DRAKE BUILT IS FINALLY IN OPERATION

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ The students at a Philadelphia high school finally are able to use the studio Canadian rapper Drake helped to build. Drake donated 75-thousand […]
March 11, 2015

Review: ‘Goldeneye’ offers unique history of Jamaica through the eyes of James Bond’s creator

By Jennifer Kay THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “Goldeneye” (Pegasus Books), by Matthew Parker James Bond is a British icon, but the fictional spy hero really was born […]
March 11, 2015

Canadian rapper Shad to replace Jian Ghomeshi as host of CBC’s ‘Q’

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ After contemplating hundreds of potential candidates, the CBC is convinced that new “Q” host Shad can succeed with […]
March 10, 2015

Snoop Dogg named keynote speaker for South By Southwest festival

NEW YORK – Snoop Dogg will be the keynote speaker during the music portion of the South By Southwest music festival. The organization announced Tuesday that […]
March 10, 2015

VIDEO OF SUGE KNIGHT INCIDENT RELEASED

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A newly released video shows in graphic detail Death Row Records founder Suge (SHUG) Knight running over two men with his pickup […]
March 7, 2015

TV-FOX-KING

Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior, has been hired as a commentator for Fox News Channel. The director […]
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