October 13, 2015

Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Birdman, Damon Dash to star in BET hip hop reality show

NEW YORK (AP)_ Rappers Snoop Dogg and Birdman, Grammy-winning producer Jermaine Dupri, and entrepreneur Damon Dash are among the stars of a still-untitled BET reality series, […]
October 9, 2015

‘Dateline NBC’ special gathers 29 Bill Cosby accusers together to talk about their cases

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ NBC News correspondent Kate Snow says that bringing 29 women who have accused Bill Cosby of assault […]
October 9, 2015

Malcolm Jamal Warner opens up about Cosby allegations: ‘It’s just a bad situation all around’

By Nicole Evatt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ “The Cosby Show” alum Malcolm-Jamal Warner says the series’ legacy is “tarnished” by the sexual assault allegations […]
October 8, 2015

‘Straight Outta Compton’ director F. Gary Gray set for 8th film in ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise

By Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ F. Gary Gray, who made waves this summer with his profitable and critically acclaimed N.W.A biopic “Straight […]
October 8, 2015

Judge won’t toss lawsuit against Cosby despite error that his lawyers say led to other claims

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ A judge on Wednesday refused to throw out a lawsuit filed by a woman who accuses […]
October 8, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominates Janet Jackson, Chicago, The Cars and others

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Janet Jackson, Steve Miller, Chicago and The Cars are among the first-time nominees being considered for induction […]
October 7, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder is officially single again. A judge in Los Angeles has finalized Wonder’s divorce from fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. The […]
October 7, 2015

Los Angeles police: ’90s rap group seeking comeback posted video of gun flashed near officer

LOS ANGELES _ A video posted online that shows someone flash a loaded gun while filming a police officer is an attempt at publicity from an […]
October 7, 2015

Jennifer Lopez to host and perform at the 2015 American Music Awards on Nov. 22

LOS ANGELES _ Jennifer Lopez is taking on hosting duties at next month’s American Music Awards. Producers say Lopez will host and perform at the Nov. […]
October 7, 2015

James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson beg you not to clap for them on Broadway this fall

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson are happy that theatregoers are excited to see them onstage together […]
October 6, 2015

Model sues Bill Cosby in federal court over alleged sexual assault at Playboy Mansion in 2008

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued […]
October 6, 2015

FDA launches ‘Fresh Empire’ anti smoking campaign aimed at young minority groups

By Matthew Perrone THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Food and Drug Administration will try to adapt the sounds, style and attitudes of hip-hop into a […]