November 26, 2015

Rapper Jeezy provides 200 Thanksgiving meals then performs in front of packed crowd in Atlanta

ATLANTA _ Grammy-nominated rapper Jeezy went from handing out meals to performing in front of a sold-out crowd in Atlanta. Jeezy took the stage at the […]
November 26, 2015

Raptors’ annual “Drake Night” still surreal for Toronto based rapper

By Melissa Couto THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It’s been three years since the first annual instalment of “ Drake Night” at Air Canada Centre, but […]
November 25, 2015

With a stellar cast onboard, NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’ will ease on down that yellow brick road

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Soon, a determined girl named Dorothy will ease on down that road in NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” […]
November 25, 2015

‘Carol’ leads Independent Spirit nominations, followed by ‘Beasts of No Nation,’ ‘Spotlight’

By Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The 1950s-set romance “Carol” starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the […]
November 24, 2015

No time for wardrobe changes as Erykah Badu hosts Soul Train Awards and readies new mixtape

By Melanie J. Sims THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Erykah Badu is answering a phone call: her new eyeglasses are ready, and the frames are […]
November 24, 2015


PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) _ Fetty Wap (WOP) must be doing well for himself. He’s throwing away money. Videos posted on social media show Wap tossing cash […]
November 24, 2015

‘Motown the Musical’ says to Broadway: ‘I’ll Be There’ again; show plans 2016 return

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS     NEW YORK _ We’ve heard it through the grapevine _ “Motown the Musical” is coming back to Broadway. […]
November 24, 2015

Nielsen: Adele sells 2.3 million copies of ’25’ in first three days of release

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Adele’s new album “25” has sold more than 2.3 million copies in the United States alone during […]
November 23, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Justin Bieber has emerged the winner in the Bieber versus One Direction standoff for album sales. Both acts had albums that came […]
November 23, 2015

Justin Bieber, One Direction, Paris get spotlight at 2015 American Music Awards

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 2015 American Music Awards, hosted by Jennifer Lopez at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, featured memorable performances from […]
November 21, 2015

Rapper Snoop Dogg helps deliver 1,500 free turkeys to people in need in Inglewood

LOS ANGELES _ Snoop Dogg has helped deliver more than 1,500 turkeys to families in Inglewood. Mayor James Butts tells KNBC-TV ( that the rapper joined […]
November 20, 2015

Man accused of firing at Lil Wayne’s tour buses near Atlanta gets 10 years in prison

MARIETTA, Ga. _ A man accused of shooting into Lil Wayne’s tour buses on a Georgia highway has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Cobb […]