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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Brian McCollum's big gigs: April 24-30

Thursday A decade ago, Atlanta's favorite scuzz band became a legend -- and black sheep -- on the rock-club circuit for its bottle-smashing, urine-soaked live shows.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Ledisi, Jazz, New Orleans, Royal Oak, MI

6 hrs ago |

Singer Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months

This Jan. 8, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown, right, arriving at the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington.


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

9 hrs ago | FOX23

Obama honors Frankie Knuckles in letter to family

President Obama has paid a special tribute to club music icon Frankie Knuckles by penning a letter to his grieving family and friends.


Related Topix: Frankie Knuckles, House, Roger Sanchez, Rap, Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, RZA, The Wu-Tang Clan, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Family, Kids, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

15 hrs ago | This is Local London

Rough Copy land Epic record deal

The X Factor band - Kazeem Ajobo, Sterling Ramsey and Joey James - have been working on their debut album, and their debut single Street Love, a re-working on Anita Baker's 80s hit Sweet Love, will be released on June 29. "Being signed to Epic makes everything worthwhile; all the hard work, all the grafting and difficult times makes this a magical ... (more)


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Anita Baker

16 hrs ago |

Listen: Ariana Grande Previews New Single 'Problem'

After starting the countdown for her newest single "Problem" by announcing her surprise collaboration with the sassy Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande has decided to tease the halfway mark with a lyric video.


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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Splendour names headline acts

Reformed US hip hop act OutKast top a strong bill for midwinter festival Splendour in the Grass, with Lily Allen and Kelis also among the big names.


Related Topix: Big Boi, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Kelis, R-N-B, New York, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Pitbull added to state fair lineup; theme unveiled

There are a few changes, fair officials noted, such as an expansion of some recently added events and a new food contest, but popular standbys like the giant slide and butter cow aren't going anywhere.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Pitbull, Agriculture, Science


Meet the new king of hip-hop

Atlanta rapper Future's second album, "Honest," puts him at the center of the hip-hop universe.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Dance, Ciara, R-N-B, Watches

PHOTOS: Amber Rose covers 'Unleash'd Magazine'

Amber Rose is looking fierce on four covers of Unleash'd Magazine and we're pretty sure she's making her man, Wiz Khalifa, very proud.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa

KIPR-FM Little Rock

R. Kelly Readies His First Greatest Hits Album, "The Essential R. Kelly"

R. Kelly fans are finally getting a compendium of his greatest hits. RCA announced plans to release the crooner's first hits collection, titled The Essential R. Kelly .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, R-N-B, R. Kelly

Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The X Factor, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Blake Shelton, Country, Justin Timberlake, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

NBC Chicago

Williams Raps "Gin and Juice," Confronts Fallon

Jimmy Fallon unveiled a video edit of Brian Williams' "NBC Nightly News" broadcasts to make the anchor appear as if he is rapping, this time featuring a Snoop Dogg classic.


Related Topix: NBC Nightly News, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Rap, The Sugarhill Gang

Beyonce posts touching shot of her and daughter Blue Ivy sharing a tender kiss

Snap-happy singer Beyonce has made our hearts melt with this heartwarming shot of her and daughter Blue Ivy having a bit of a moment.


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

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Jay.En.P Releases Debut EP 'You Figure It Out'

Email: Website: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The hip hop artist known as Jay.En.P has released his debut EP record, 'You Figure It Out.'


Related Topix: Sadat X

WXLO-FM Worcester

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

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" Tops All-Time UK Downloads Chart

Robin Thicke 's smash single, "Blurred Lines" featuring Pharrell and T.I. , has been named the U.K's biggest selling download by the Official Charts Company .


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

The Review

Music Review: G. Love keeps grooving on 'Sugar' 5 minutes

It's been 20 years and G. Love & Special Sauce are still grooving with their blues-meets-hip-hop sound.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

KIRO-TV Seattle

Chris Brown bodyguard convicted of assault

A judge convicted singer Chris Brown's bodyguard of assault Monday following a two-day trial that provided a preview of a similar case against Brown.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, California, Entertainment

WXLO-FM Worcester

Mariah Carey Shares Family Easter Pics with Fans

Mariah Carey celebrated Easter with her husband Nick Cannon and their two-and-a-half-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan , on Sunday, and she shared a series of photos with fans on Twitter.


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