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2 hrs ago | 680News

Drake sued for $4.8M over fight at Muzik nightclub

FEBRUARY 10: Recording Artist Drake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Drake, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

7 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Singer Chris Brown to go on trial Monday on assault charges

Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a trendy hotel in Washington.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Washington DC

11 hrs ago | 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: Black Entertainment, Anita Baker, R-N-B, Grosse Pointe, MI, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

Khloe Kardashian casually dating French Montana?

Los Angeles, April 19: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian is reportedly casually dating and enjoying her time with rapper French Montana.


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19 hrs ago | LA Daily News

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, Black Entertainment, Busta Rhymes, Waka Flocka Flame, Missy Elliott

23 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Alicia Keys Reveals Studio Session with Pharrell for "It's On Again"

Pharrell handpicked Alicia Keys to lend her vocals to his new song, "It's On Again" featuring Kendrick Lamar , which serves as the lead single from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack.


Related Topix: Kendrick Lamar

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit News


Things got weird when 'Scandal' star Columbus Short called into the ' Tom Joyner Morning Show' on Friday to talk about the political drama's third season finale Thursday.


Related Topix: Columbus Short, Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Farmington Hills, MI, Entertainment

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Joey Fatone Says There's "Absolutely 100% No" Chance 'N Sync Will Reunite Again -- for Now

Ever since Justin Timberlake managed to reunite 'N SYNC for the MTV Video Music Awards last year, fans have been hoping that he, Joey, Lance , Chris and JC will do it again.


Related Topix: Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake

WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

De La Soul planting limited edition vinyl at records stores

Music lovers browsing record store shelves this weekend may find a surprise from the hip-hop trio De La Soul.


Related Topix: De la Soul, J Dilla

SF Weekly

Rebel Music Author Hisham Aidi on the Relationship Between Hip-Hop and Islam

A decade or so ago, when Columbia University lecturer Hisham Aidi worked as a journalist covering youth culture in New York's Harlem and the Bronx, he discovered that Muslim kids from around the world were making pilgrimages to what Aidi calls "the Mecca of hip-hop": the Bronx, where the genre was arguably born.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Columbia University, DJ Kool, African-American, UC Berkeley

Real Bollywood

John Legend to produce his first movie

Los Angeles, April 18: Singer John Legend has teamed up with "Step Up: All" screenwriter John Swetnam to executive produce his first feature film titled "Breaking Through".


Related Topix: R-N-B, John Legend

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assault

A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, R&B, R-N-B, Washington DC

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Perform in a Parking Lot

Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have filled concert venues around the world, but next month, you'll be able to see them perform in a mall parking lot for free.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Rihanna settles multimillion-dollar lawsuit with e...

Pop star Rihanna has agreed to settle a lawsuit with her former accountants accusing them of mismanaging her finances and costing her millions of dollars, lawyers for the parties told a federal judge on Thursday.


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

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, Black Entertainment


Rapper Reportedly Cuts Off Penis, Jumps Off Balcony in Suicide Attempt

Andre Johnson, an L.A.-based, Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper, jumped off a second-story balcony Wednesday morning in an apparent suicide attempt after cutting off his own penis, TMZ is reporting .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, RZA, North-Hollywood, CA, Wu-Tang, Rap

TIME 100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the man largely responsible for ousting the former president of Egypt in a coup d'etat last year, holds a commanding lead in TIME's reader poll, followed by Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors, TIME seeks the ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey, World News, Middle East

Wed Apr 16, 2014

3 Reasons 'The Hip-Hop Fellow' Is One of the Most ...

A good documentary can change a person, and a great documentary can change the world.


Related Topix: 9th Wonder, Guru

Real Bollywood

Drake buys $42,000 worth ring for Rihanna

Los Angeles, April 17: Singer Rihanna and rapper Drake have sparked rumours that they're engaged after it was reported that the latter purchased a yellow diamond ring worth $42,000 for the former.


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

Majic 95.9 WYNT-FM

Jay Z bringing 'Made In America' festival to Los Angeles

Jay Z's "Made In America" music festival is coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other officials Wednesday for the official announcement.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Rap