September 12, 2014

Today in Music History Sept. 22

In 1996, the Nation of Islam gathered members of the hip-hop community for a rally to promote peace amongst gangsta rappers. The rally, which attracted 600 […]
September 12, 2014

Christensen grateful for ‘Star Wars’ but wants to be known for other work too

By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Hayden Christensen knows his name will always be associated with “Star Wars,” but the actor famous for playing […]
September 11, 2014


In 1987, reggae star Peter Tosh was shot to death in his home in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 43. Police say Tosh was shot in the […]
September 11, 2014

CBS drops song featuring Rihanna from football broadcast in wake of Rice video controversy

LOS ANGELES _ The debut of CBS’ “Thursday Night Football” broadcast was revised because of controversy surrounding the video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious, […]
September 8, 2014

Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna are among celebs at splashy Versus Versace runway show

By Jocelyn Noveck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Talk about your one-stop shopping. If you liked the sexy numbers on the Versus Versace runway Sunday […]
September 8, 2014


NEW YORK — Pharrell Williams is getting eco-friendly with fashion. He debuted his RAW For The Oceans spring-summer collection at New York Fashion Week on Friday. […]
September 8, 2014


LOS ANGELES — The Game is hoping to make lightning strike twice. He is halfway through recording “The Documentary 2” to mark the 10th anniversary of […]
September 8, 2014


GRETNA, Louisiana — Cee Lo Green’s brush with the law is costing him gigs. He was supposed to headline the Gretna Heritage Festival in Gretna, Louisiana, […]
September 7, 2014

Denzel Washington regrets turning down part in ‘Seven’

TORONTO _ Denzel Washington says turning down a lead role in the movie “Seven” was a “mistake” he still regrets. The Oscar-winning actor says he was […]
September 6, 2014

Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton play off each other in ‘Ruth & Alex’

  By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Some of the most intimate moments between a long-married couple played by Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton […]
September 6, 2014

Oprah Winfrey opens 8 city tour in Atlanta with “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend

By Marina Hutchinson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Oprah Winfrey has completed the first stop of an eight-city tour of “Oprah‘s The Life You Want Weekend,” […]
September 6, 2014

Louisiana’s Gretna Heritage Festival drops R&B singer, rapper Cee Lo Green from 2014 lineup

  GRETNA, La. _ Cee Lo Green has been dropped as the headline act of an annual Louisiana music festival following his brush with the law. […]