July 30, 2015


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ John Legend will be one of the executive producers of a new T-V series about plantation slaves struggling to gain their freedom. […]
July 30, 2015

Kanye West, the Who, Janet Jackson, Sam Smith set for iHeartRadio Music Festival in September

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-listers set for the […]
July 29, 2015

Venice Film Festival includes Kristen Stewart in ‘Equals’ Idris Elba in ‘Beasts of No Nation’

By Jill Lawless THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ This year’s Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and […]
July 29, 2015

Bobby Brown says he feels ‘completely numb’ after the death of his daughter Bobbi Kristina

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was “an angel” and that […]
July 29, 2015

Drake invokes Joe Carter in latest shot at Meek Mill, ‘Back to Back’

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Touch ’em all, Drake. The Toronto rapper invoked beloved ex-Blue Jays slugger Joe Carter with his latest shot […]
July 25, 2015

Quentin Miller shuts down claims that he’s ghostwriting for Drake

TORONTO(AP) _ The man widely suspected to be Drake‘s alleged ghostwriter has spoken out and debunked the claims. Quentin Miller issued a Tumblr post explaining his […]
July 25, 2015

NYC police launch investigation after parking attendant gives away Grandmaster Flash’s car

New York City-(AP) police have launched an investigation after hip-hop heavyweight Grandmaster Flash’s car was given away at a Manhattan parking garage. A New York Police […]
July 24, 2015

Rapper 50 Cent, already ordered to pay $5M in sex tape lawsuit, must pay $2M more

NEW YORK (AP)_ Rapper 50 Cent must pay an additional $2 million in punitive damages to a woman featured in a sex tape posted online, a […]
July 23, 2015

Stuck in Philippines over fraud complaint, Chris Brown pleads ‘please, let us leave’

By Teresa Cerojano THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANILA, Philippines _ In a profanity-laced video, Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown vented his frustration Thursday at being stuck in […]
July 23, 2015

Rapper Silento has breakthrough thanks to dance craze, hit song ‘Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)’

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Silento, the 17-year-old rapper who’s having a pop culture moment with the dance craze to his debut […]
July 23, 2015

Taylor Swift apologizes to Nicki Minaj about VMA nominations tweet; Minaj says ‘let’s move on’

NEW YORK (AP)_ Taylor Swift has apologized to Nicki Minaj for calling her out on Twitter regarding her MTV Video Music Awards nominations. Swift tweeted Thursday […]
July 23, 2015

Jamaican singer Omi takes success in stride as ‘Cheerleader’ cartwheels to No. 1 on pop charts

By Nicole Evatt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Jamaican singer OMI may seem like an overnight success, but his chart-topping summer hit, “Cheerleader,” has been […]