October 31, 2014

Suge Knight traffic warrant reduced to fine; will stay jailed in Vegas in Calif. case

By Ken Ritter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Rap music figure Marion “Suge” Knight had a Las Vegas traffic warrant reduced to a parking ticket […]
October 31, 2014

Settlement reached in Chris Brown vs Parker Adams law suit

WASHINGTON – The lawyer for a man who was punched by Chris Brown outside a Washington hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer. […]
October 31, 2014


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Did you think the Lionel Richie bust that the blind woman creates in the “Hello” video looks anything like him? He doesn’t. […]
October 30, 2014


NEW YORK (AP) _ There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube, but these […]
October 30, 2014

Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams charged with robbing celebrity photographer of camera

LOS ANGELES _ Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera […]
October 27, 2014

Beyonce partners with British retailer Topshop to launch athletic wear company next year

NEW YORK _ Want a body like Beyonce‘s? Now you can buy clothes she’s designed for exercising. The 33-year-old singer announced Monday that she is merging […]
October 27, 2014

Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat to reunite at Soul Train Awards in November in Las Vegas

NEW YORK _ Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat will reunite at next month’s Soul Train Awards. BET and Centric announced Monday that the female […]
October 27, 2014

Sketch comedy series ‘Friends of the People’ sure to win friends as truTV goes for laughs

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Sketch-comedy shows are like frozen-yogurt shops: While there are probably way too many, most are good enough […]
October 24, 2014

Recording Academy to announce Grammy nominations Dec. 5; also debuting holiday TV special

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, […]
October 24, 2014

Los Angeles judge says R&B singer Chris Brown’s good behaviour continues as probation end nears

LOS ANGELES _ A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August. The Grammy-winning R&B […]
October 22, 2014

‘Django Unchained’ actress Daniel Watts charged with lewd conduct in Los Angeles car incident

LOS ANGELES _ Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with […]
October 21, 2014

NYC exhibit of Louis Armstrong photographs by Jack Bradley includes rare, poignant images

By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his “white son,” inviting him to private rehearsals, recording […]