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Shakespearean king used to serve as a Fresh Prince

Many people will recognise this King Lear from his role as Geoffrey on 90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Will Smith, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Joseph Marcell

Sun Jul 27, 2014

GlassHouse Pueblo presents: When We Could Remember fundraiser at The Beard

PUEBLO, Colo.-Musicians and one artist raised awareness and funds for Alzheimer's Awareness at The Beard, on July 25. DJ Mista B, The Marietta Dolls and BeastE were the openers.


Related Topix: Pueblo, CO

USA Today

'Paul's Boutique' at 25: Beastie Boys grew up fast

Friday marked the 25th anniversary of the release of Paul's Boutique , the Beastie Boys' second album.


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Beyonce and Jay Z's marriage 'crumbling'?

A source close to the pair insists that recent reports about their marriage being in trouble are true and they have more of a business than a romantic relationship right now.


Related Topix: Apollo, Entertainment

Smartsongs: Refrains The Brain Retains

Now that Weird Al week is long past, we can mull over the merits and demerits of Al Yankovic's new mishmash of novelty music: Mandatory Fun .


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Robin Thicke, Newberry, FL

Khloe Kardashian, French Montana: Khloe and French not having sex during Ramadan

Khloe Kardashian and French Montana might be in a serious relationship, but the two aren't having sex... at least not during Ramadan.


Related Topix: Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Reality TV, Entertainment, French Montana, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health

Yankovic basks in album success

Billboard reported that "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Mandatory Fun" will debut at No. 1 with more than 80,000 units sold, almost double his last album, "Alpocalypse."


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Flash mob dances to "Happy" at University Park Mall

Dance broke out at the food court of University Park Mall in Mishawaka. The Christian Dance Academy held a flash mob to celebrate National Dance Day.


Related Topix: Mishawaka, IN, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michigan City, IN, Laporte County, IN

Rihanna 'stalker' caught: 'Homeless man arrested for...

A homeless man has been arrested for stalking singer Rihanna and hand delivering three threatening notes to her New York home, according to reports.


Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, New York Daily News

Basingstoke Gazette

Nashfest cash to help good causes

HUNDREDS of people descended on a family's garden to enjoy live music while raising money for two good causes.


Related Topix: LoveRance, Life, Charity


Mariah Carey sells Bel Air mansion

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have sold their sprawling Bel Air mansion for $10 million, more than $3 million than they paid for it in 2009.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Entertainment

Beastie Boys Mural to Be Painted This Weekend at "Paul's Boutique" Storefront...

Beastie Boys fans will forever think of the storefront at the corner of Ludlow and Rivington streets in Manhattan as the place featured on the cover of the group's 1989 classic Paul's Boutique , which celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday.


Related Topix: The Beastie Boys, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Lower East Side (New York, NY)

First Look: Rupert Friend is Double Armed & Dangerous in 'Agent 47'

Later today we'll get to see some footage from 20th Century Fox's franchise sequel Hitman: Agent 47 during the studio's Comic-Con panel in Hall H. This time it's not Timothy Olyphant in the role, but rather Rupert Friend as the bald, genetically engineered assassin from the video game series of the same name.


Related Topix: Timothy Olyphant, The a-Team

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Central Western Daily

Home-grown EP for hip-hop act

GLAD RAP: Jake Balzan, or Jakey J, is set to drop his first EP in the coming months.


Related Topix: Royce Da 5'9", Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

WWWM-FM Toledo

Pitbull Releases New Single "Fireball" from Upcoming Disc "Globalization"

Pitbull never seems to be off the charts for more than a couple of minutes. He's just released a new single called " Fireball ," which will be the lead single from a brand-new album.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Pitbull, DMC

WXLO-FM Worcester

Sia Explains Why She's Avoiding Fame & the Spotlight: "That's Just Not Something I Want"

Sia saw her album 1000 Forms of Fear debut at #1 recently, and she's got a big hit on the charts with " Chandelier.


Related Topix: Sia, Alternative, Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, R-N-B

WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

Producer Talks Beyonce's 'Crazy In Love' For '50 Shades'

A version of her song "Crazy In Love" is featured in the first trailer that arrived on Thursday.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B

T.I. Talks New Album 'Paperwork'

Actor, family man and reigning King of the South, rapper T.I. recently stopped by Houston's 93.7 The Beat where he chatted it up with the station's Devi Dev and Mr. Rogers.


Related Topix: Rap, T.I.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: ICYMI: Lou Williams Can Spit

Have to say that compared to the hip hop I grew up with - Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Pharcyde, etc.


Related Topix: De la Soul, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, The Beastie Boys, The Pharcyde, People under the Stairs


French Montana & Khloe Kardashian Discuss Relationship In First-Ever Joint Interview

French Montana and Khloe Kardashian joined Power 105.1 's Angie Martinez for their first interview together.


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