December 5, 2014

Dancing behind bars: Rikers hosts a special show

NEW YORK _ Inmates at Rikers Island jail this week could have been forgiven for wondering if they were suddenly in an episode of “Orange Is […]
December 5, 2014

Police: Rapper Beanie Sigel shot in home, being treated for ‘life threatening injury’

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. _ Rapper Beanie Sigel was shot in the stomach inside a home in New Jersey on Friday and was being treated for a life-threatening […]
December 4, 2014

Pharrell Williams aims for equality with latest fashion collaboration

By Nicole Evatt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Pharrell Williams says he’s not nervous about Friday’s Grammy nominations, but he’s definitely excited to see how […]
December 4, 2014

Chris Rock ‘stated the facts’ in THR essay; Rock, Ice T comment on NYPD grand jury decision

By John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ At the premiere of his new film, “Top Five,” Chris Rock addressed the controversy surrounding his recent […]
December 4, 2014

New lawsuit by California woman brings Cosby sex abuse claims back into court setting

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ A lawsuit by a woman who claims Bill Cosby molested her when she was 15 years old […]
December 4, 2014

Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy suit up for ‘Suicide Squad’

NEW YORK _ Will Smith, Jared Leto and Tom Hardy are suiting up for DC Comics’ supervillain team-up film “Suicide Squad.” Warner Bros. confirmed the much […]
December 3, 2014

Wal Mart denies stalling in lawsuit by Tracy Morgan over New Jersey fatal crash

TRENTON, N.J. _ Wal-Mart has denied claims by lawyers for actor-comedian Tracy Morgan that the company is stalling a federal lawsuit over a fatal highway crash […]
December 3, 2014

Kelley Rowland mourns the death of her mother at age 66

NEW YORK _ Kelly Rowland is mourning the death of her mother. The singer announced in a statement that Doris Rowland Garrison died Tuesday in Atlanta […]
December 3, 2014


PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Meek Mill is out of prison. A spokeswoman for the Philadelphia prison system says Mill was released yesterday after serving five months for […]
December 3, 2014


LONDON (AP) _ For the first time, the world’s richest recording artist is not Paul McCartney. It’s Madonna. Wealth-X, which serves clients with ultra high net […]
December 3, 2014

Beyonce, Sam Smith smart bets to clean up at Grammy Award nominations

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Almost exactly a year after Beyonce surprised the world by suddenly dropping her self-titled “video” album, she will […]
December 2, 2014

Pharrell on Ferguson grand jury: Everyone is heartbroken

By Ryan Pearson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Pharrell Williams says “everyone is heartbroken” there was no grand jury indictment of a white police officer […]