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

ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY

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

PHARRELL WILLIAMS SHOWS OFF NEW ECO-CLOTHES

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

THE GAME WORKING ON SEQUEL TO “THE DOCUMENTARY”

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

CEE LO GREEN LOSING CONCERT BOOKINGS

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. […]
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