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Kanye West accused of plagiarising Aphex Twina s song

Los Angeles, Aug 27: Rapper Kanye West has been accused of "ripping off" a song by Aphex Twin for a sample featured on his 2010 track "Blame Game".


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West, The Aphex Twin, Electronic, Avril

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Assault rifle on tour bus after fatal Wiz Khalifa concert shooting

AS TATTLE reported yesterday, Wiz Khalifa canceled his concert Saturday night in California after a person was shot and killed backstage at his Friday-night show.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Celebrities, LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles, Rap, Black Entertainment, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Tinashe Unveils Track List for Debut Album, "Aquarius"

Tinashe is making progress with her debut album Aquarius . The singer has released the official track listifor the set via iTunes.


Related Topix: Tinashe, A$AP Rocky


'Young Jeezy' arrested after concert shooting

Famed hip-hop rapper Jay Jenkins, known as "Young Jeezy," was arrested on Sunday in relation to a deadly shooting at a Wiz Khalifa concert, police said.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Irvine, CA, Orange County, CA, Entertainment


Wiz Khalifa Cancels Concert After Man Is Killed At His Show

A man was killed at the Wiz Khalifa concert in California on Friday night, prompting the rapper to cancel his show the following night.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Eminem and Rihanna Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage

Eminem and Rihanna took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level this weekend.


Related Topix: Eminem, Rap

South Wales Argus

Iggy Azalea declined Rita Ora's offer of a kiss at the MTV Video Music Awards

Rita Ora has revealed she wanted perform a sexy kiss with Iggy Azalea at the VMAs - but Iggy turned her down.


Related Topix: Rita Ora, Dance, Pop/Rock, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Charli XCX Debuts New Video Starring Rose McGowan

Following her MTV pre-show performance of "Boom Clap" on Sunday, Charli XCX has now debuted the new video for "Break the Rules," her current single.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rose McGowan, Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock


VMAs Stage Manager Explains Nicki Minaj's Wardrobe Malfunction

Nicki Minaj was the second show opener at the MTV Video Music Awards and performed her newest single "Anaconda" on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Celebrities, Ryan Seacrest

98.9 Kiss FM

Chris Brown Shares Track List For 'X'

Chris Brown is unveiling the track list for his upcoming album, X . The 17-track album will feature guest appearances from R. Kelly, Akon, Kendrick Lamar and Brandy.


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


Iggy Azalea To Launch Her Own Shoe Line With Steve Madden

It took Iggy Azalea a while to become famous, and now that she's arrived she's doing everything she can to make the most of her moment in the spotlight.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock

The Willits News

Was Chris Brown target in Suge Knight shooting?

Police are investigating whether Chris Brown was actually the target early Sunday when at least one gunman shot rap mogul Suge Knight six times at Brown's pre-VMAs party in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, August, CA, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment

WXLO-FM Worcester

Think You Know the Story Behind Iggy Azalea's Name? Think Again

If you're an Iggy Azalea fan, you probably know that her birth name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly , and she got her stage name from her dog, Iggy, and Azalea from the street her mom lived on.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Beyonce Gives Flawless Performance, Accepts Video Vanguard Award From Jay Z & Blue Ivy

The 2014 VMAs was a special night for Beyonce . Queen Bey was honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award following a flawless performance medley.


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

Hillingdon Times

Ed Sheeran with the award for best male video

British singer Ed Sheeran beat heavyweights Pharrell, Eminem and John Legend to take the best male video award at last night's MTV Video Music Awards.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment

WPLJ-FM New York

Miley Wins "Video of the Year," Doesn't Twerk; Beyonce Dominates Performances at 2014 MTV VMAs

After last year's twerk heard 'round the world, what could Miley Cyrus possibly do for an encore at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards? Take home the Video of the Year trophy in a surprise upset -- and then turn her acceptance speech into a powerful call to action.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Ferguson, MO

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

MTV to air short tribute to Ferguson during VMAs, adding to pre-show build up

Jessie J arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.


Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande

KQXT-FM San Antonio

Eminem, Iggy Azalea Among Top Nominees At Sunday's MTV VMAs

Eminem and Iggy Azalea are looking to add some moonmen to their trophy shelves at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Sia, Alternative

Daily Mail

6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

Cop who killed Michael Brown started his career at disgraced unit that was DISBANDED over racial tensions - after officers opened fire on fleeing mother and child and beat up another woman Singer Chris Brown 'shot at' and hip hop boss Suge Knight hit twice as violence erupts at celebrity pre-party in Los Angeles for tonight's MTV Music Awards Sir ... (more)


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Paradise Post

Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.


Related Topix: Marion 'Suge' Knight, Los Angeles County, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Inglewood, CA, Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown