March 3, 2016

Dustin Hoffman on Oscars: ‘It’s always been racism’

By John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW YORK _ Dustin Hoffman feels there’s a systemic racial problem in America that goes beyond the Oscars. The […]
March 3, 2016

Kanye West lobs insults at Canadian DJ Deadmau5 in Twitter scuffle

By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Kanye West got embroiled in another Twitter feud Wednesday after Canadian electronic dance producer Deadmau5 lambasted him for […]
March 2, 2016

Rapper A$AP Rocky to host MTV’s reimagined Woodies at SXSW

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Rapper and actor A$AP Rocky will host MTV’s reimagined Woodies this month. The network announced Wednesday that […]
March 2, 2016


NEW YORK (AP) _ Questlove’s interest in food and creativity has spawned a book. In “Something to Food About: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs,” Questlove talks […]
March 2, 2016


NEW YORK (AP) _ Jay Z is such a big deal, he has his own secret colour. Vice president Laurie Pressman of The Pantone Color Institute […]
March 1, 2016

Appeals court puts Bill Cosby’s criminal case on hold

By Maryclaire Dale THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill Cosby’s criminal sex-assault case was temporarily halted days before a key hearing while a Pennsylvania appeals court considers his […]
March 1, 2016

NBA player Jeremy Lin addresses Asian stereotypes at Oscars

By Steve Reed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is disappointed about the way Asians were stereotyped during an onstage skit […]
March 1, 2016

Robert Cray to celebrate B.B. King at Playboy Jazz Festival

LOS ANGELES _ The Robert Cray Band with guest guitarists Sonny Landreth and Roy Gaines will offer a special tribute to the late blues legend B.B. […]
February 29, 2016


  PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) _ Stew Deez has been busted after police say he fired a gun outside of a concert venue on New York’s Long […]
February 29, 2016


ATLANTA (AP) _ Most of us would call it a plain ol’ fight. But A$AP Rocky says what he had in a hotel elevator was a […]
February 29, 2016

Rock rocks with Oscars monologue; show’s a snooze

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Could Chris Rock balance Academy Awards razzle-dazzle with a burning social issue? Hollywood and movie fans alike […]
February 28, 2016

Sharpton calls for broader protests on Oscars diversity

By Derrik J. Lang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   LOS ANGELES _ Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday threatened larger protests against Hollywood and the Academy Awards if […]