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1 hr ago | Real Bollywood

Beyonce, McCartney work out together

Los Angeles, April 20: Singer Beyonce Knowles was spotted working out with musician Paul McCartney at a gym here.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Celebrities, Short, Music!, Paul McCartney

6 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] Christ Bearer Severed Penis With Steak Knife While On PCP, Source Says

Wu-Tang Killa Bees member Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer, removed his genitalia with a steak knife while on PCP, according to an E! News report.


Related Topix: Wu-Tang, Music!, North-Hollywood, CA, RZA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Prince Re-Signs with Warner Bros; Readies 30th Anniversary Edition of "Purple Rain" & New Album

Prince will now have full ownership and control over his master recordings after signing a new contract with his former label Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk

Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

Prince fans are accustomed to not getting what they want. That's one reason today's news came as a shock that Prince has re-signed, for the first time in 18 years, with Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Sign 'o' the Times, Prince, Pop-Funk

ABC News

Anita Baker Countersues Home Improvement Company

Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.


Related Topix: Anita Baker, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Grosse Pointe, MI, Entertainment

San Bernardino County Sun

Coachella 2014: Girl Talk surprises second weekend festival-goers

INDIO >> Girl Talk, for the second week at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, didn't disappoint as he showcased guests like Tyga, Freeway, Busta Rhymes and Waka Flocka Flame during his set.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Hip-Hop, Busta Rhymes, Waka Flocka Flame, Missy Elliott

Wu-Tang Clan Fans Devise A Plan To Give Away $5 Million Album For Free

Unless you happened to have an extra five million dollars in your bank account, the likelihood you will be able to own the new Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is very low.


Related Topix: RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Music!

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Cannon's Easter 'Thriller' version shot down at church

Nick Cannon attends the 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards at Roseland Ballroom on November 18, 2009 in New York City.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup for 2014Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup ...

A handful of comedy stars and up-and-comers will be taking the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Elton John, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live


Coachella 2014: Top 9 must-see festival acts this weekend

Blood Orange performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Bieber, CA, Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, New-Wave

Detroit Free Press

New album coming as Prince signs with Warner Bros.

Prince has signed a global licensing deal with Warner Bros. Records and plans to release a new album soon.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk

Enfield Independent

Forty Hall will host an Easter craft market

Following last year's hugely successful Rapunzel, Easter pantomime returns to the Dugdale Centre, written and directed by Marc Day.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis

The News Tribune

On climate, business as usual isn't good enough

WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Kelis Says She Doesn't Listen to Nas' Music

Former couple, Nas and Kelis , are both promoting their respective music projects, but it seems the rapper's ex-wife is not interested in his new material.


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Wedding

Rapper affiliated with Wu Tang Clan stable after severed penis, suicide attempt

Andre Johnson, known by his rap name Christ Bearer, is in stable condition after his suicide attempt early Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: RZA, Hip-Hop, Northstar, Rap

KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

Aretha Franklin Threatens Suit Over Fake Patti LaBelle Fight Story

Earlier this month, The News Nerd published a satirical story about Aretha Franklin getting into a physical altercation with Patti LaBelle .


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul

The Forest Grove News-Times

Will family ties hinder or help Kafoury?

Two years ago, the Multnomah County commissioner took the stage in a red fringed cocktail dress and heels - shaking and shimmying across the stage to the Black Eyed Peas' 'Pump It' - to a rowdy crowd of friends and colleagues.


Related Topix: The Black Eyed Peas, Hip-Hop

The News Tribune

Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert

The Queens native Nas followed the screening at New York's Beacon Theatre with a performance of the nine-track album, widely considered a rap classic for its angry but earnest street poetry.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Rap, Nas, Illmatic

WXLO-FM Worcester

"American Idol" Recap: The Top 7 Perform 'Competitors' Picks'

American Idol's top seven took the stage Wednesday night to sing "competitors' picks."


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, J Lo

Wed Apr 16, 2014


With documentary and concert, Nas kicks off a Tribeca Film Festival set to a hip-hop beat

The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat.


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Tribeca (New York, NY)