October 5, 2015

Tracy Morgan among comedians set to honour Eddie Murphy with humour prize

WASHINGTON _ Tracy Morgan will help salute Eddie Murphy as he receives the nation’s top prize for humour at the Kennedy Center in Washington later this […]
October 5, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ While Fetty Wap is recovering from a motorcycle accident, he can take comfort in knowing he’s got a number-one album. His self-titled […]
October 3, 2015

Filming begins in Dubai for ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the third movie in reboot of sci fi series

By Jon Gambrell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates _ Looking for a “vertical city” to stand in for a futuristic world, actors and filmmakers […]
October 2, 2015

Music Review: Janet Jackson is grand on comeback album, sings about Michael Jackson on 1 song

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Janet Jackson, “Unbreakable” (BMG/Rhythm Nation Records) “It was in summer that you left me, the fall and winter never felt […]
October 2, 2015

Will Smith is getting jiggy with music again; actor raps on remix of Bomba Estereo’s ‘Fiesta

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Will Smith is getting jiggy with music again. The Grammy-winning rapper and Oscar-nominated actor appears on a […]
October 1, 2015

Will Smith’s hot button NFL drama ‘Concussion’ to premiere as AFI Fest centerpiece

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Will Smith NFL drama “Concussion” will premiere as the centerpiece to the AFI Fest. The Los Angeles film festival announced Wednesday […]
October 1, 2015

Ta Nehisi Coates, writer about race, among nominees for Kirkus book prize for ‘World and Me’

NEW YORK (AP)_ The accolades are piling up for one of the country’s top writers about race. Trade publication Kirkus Reviews announced Wednesday that Ta-Nehisi Coates’ […]
October 1, 2015

Rapper/actor/writer Donald Glover dreams big

By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Donald Glover feels the clock ticking. The actor/writer/comic/rapper/musician is barely in his 30s, but admits he’s already consumed […]
September 30, 2015

LL Cool J’s 26 year old son arrested on trespass charge following dispute at NYC restaurant

NEW YORK (AP)_ Police say the 26-year-old son of actor and rapper LL Cool J has been arrested on a trespassing charge following a dispute at […]
September 30, 2015

Beyonce, Prince, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj to perform at Tidal charity concert in Brooklyn on Oct. 20

NEW YORK (AP)_ Streaming service Tidal is putting together an all-star concert starring Beyonce, Prince and Jay Z on Oct. 20. The music and video streaming […]
September 30, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ “Empire” is back _ and so are viewers. The latest Nielsen ratings say the season premiere last week drew 16.2 million viewers. […]
September 30, 2015


LAS VEGAS (AP) _ They used to run the streets of Las Vegas together. Now you walk, drive or run along a set of streets named […]