May 21, 2015

Macklemore, Snoop Dogg, Josh Hutcherson to play in MLB celebrity softball game

NEW YORK(AP) _ Rappers Snoop Dogg and Macklemore and “Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson will play in the 2015 MLB All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game. […]
May 20, 2015

Family of Rosa Parks reflect on her personal memorabilia at the Library of Congress

By Stacy A. Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks is thankful her memorabilia and personal items finally have […]
May 20, 2015

Kanye West says he was ‘over censored’ at Billboard Music Awards, apologizes to TV audience

LOS ANGELES _ Kanye West is apologizing to TV viewers who saw his performance on the Billboard Music Awards. The rapper released a statement Tuesday saying […]
May 19, 2015

Jamaican Movie Theatre Release Delayed

Producers forced to put it online Curtis Campbell, STAR Writer Creators of locally produced film Jamaican Mafia have paused their quest for worldwide theatrical distribution in […]
May 19, 2015


Every now and then, a rookie producer hits the mother lode with a first project, catapulting into the ‘big league’. First-time producer LG may have hit […]
May 19, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj lead the nominations for the BET Awards with six each. Brown is nominated twice for video of […]
May 15, 2015

Prosecutors drop firearms charge against reggae star Buju Banton, currently serving 10 years

TAMPA, Fla.(AP) _ Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop a firearms charge against Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton, who is already serving a 10-year sentence. The […]
May 15, 2015


LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Blues legend B-B King is dead. His lawyer says King died in his sleep last night at his home in Las Vegas. […]
May 14, 2015

Chris Rock sad after divorce

Chris Rock has ‘sad’ days following his divorce from Malaak Compton-Rock. The 50-year-old actor split from his wife of almost 20 years – with whom he […]
May 14, 2015

Konshens, band split

  Reggae artiste A-Game, former lead singer of Di Blueprint Band, has split from the Konshens-led Subkonshus record label. According to A-Game, he and members of […]
May 14, 2015

Gully Bop excited about ‘Rags to Riches’ European tour

Gully Bop is still enjoying his new-found fame via his whirlwind Rags To Riches Tour. After success in Canada, he is now in Brussels for the […]
May 14, 2015

Family comes first for Oscar winner Mo’Nique, back on screen in HBO’s ‘Bessie’ biopic

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ “Don’t call it a comeback.” Mo’Nique laughs as she quotes LL Cool J. Though it seems she’s […]