February 17, 2015

New York Fashion Week: Naomi Campbell wows Zac Posen crowd

NEW YORK _ The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from its runway fashions to celebrity-packed events. Here’s what some AP writers are […]
February 17, 2015

Drake’s surprise album sets Spotify records for most streams in debut week, single day

NEW YORK _ Drake‘s surprise album has set records on Spotify. The music streaming service said Tuesday that the rapper’s new album, “If You’re Reading This […]
February 17, 2015

Theater Review: Strong performances in the workplace drama ‘Rasheeda Speaking’ by New Group

By Jennifer Farrar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When the subject is racism, many people start to feel uncomfortable. Defensive or outraged; pick your side. […]
February 17, 2015

CBS says lawsuit by ex ‘The Young and the Restless’ star over casting of blacks is meritless

NEW YORK _ CBS says a lawsuit filed by a black former soap opera actress accusing it of retaliating against her for advocating the casting of […]
February 16, 2015

‘Saturday Night Live’ celebrates its big 4 0 with a gala anniversary TV bash

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation’s bicentennial, “Saturday Night Live” celebrated […]
February 16, 2015

STEVIE WONDER SPECIAL AIRS TONIGHT

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Stevie Wonder says tonight’s Recording Academy tribute is a “smell the roses” kind of moment. Wonder says all he’s ever wanted to […]
February 16, 2015

Music Review: Drake silences the jokes with cold, dark and gritty album

By Melanie J. Sims THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Drake, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” (Cash Money) For as long as Drake’s been around, almost everything […]
February 15, 2015

‘Selma’s best picture nod caps banner year for black female directors; ‘not enough,’ they say

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Three black women released movies in 2014, more than ever before in a single year. And one […]
February 15, 2015

Kevin Hart: No hard feelings toward former Sony exec Pascal; wins 4th MVP in NBA celeb game

By John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Kevin Hart says he never had any “hard feelings” toward former Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal. And […]
February 15, 2015

From players to models to celebs, all star weekend lives up to its billing

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ It is NBA All-Star weekend, but it seems as if all the stars in the celeb […]
February 14, 2015

New York Fashion Week: Rihanna designs for Fendi, Monique Lhullier gets sultry

NEW YORK _ The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from its runway fashions to celebrity-packed events. Here’s what some AP writers are […]
February 14, 2015

Prince performs hit filled Valentine’s Day set; Michael Jordan, Beyonce, Jay Z, Rock attend

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Prince woke up early Saturday to share some love and hits on Valentine’s Day to a crowd […]
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