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Mariah Carey's Friends Fear a Breakdown, Claims Report

Ma riah Carey has had a rough summer. Following her commercially disappointing album and divorce rumors regarding her six-year marriage to Nick Cannon , friends of the diva reportedly are concerned Mariah may experience another meltdown.


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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

The music publishers for American rapper Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial. Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated both claim the National Party breached copyright laws by using Eminem's song "Lose Yourself."


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Eugene, OR

Malvern Gazette

Team climbs Wales's three highest peaks in charity challenge

JOB DONE. At the foot of Snowdon, having completed the challenge : Steve Rosenberg, Sheren Morton, Paul Morton, Liz Stacey.


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Daily Herald

Delays dona t damage Chris Browna s a Xa

Chris Brown's sixth studio album, "X," is cohesive, entertaining and not at all what one might expect of a project plagued by delays following the release of lead single "Fine China" back in March 2013. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


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Manchester Journal

Robin Thicke was wasted when 'Blurred Lines' was made

Robin Thicke says he was wasted on Vicodin and alcohol when "Blurred Lines" was created and Pharrell Williams did most of the work. Thicke's admission came while he was being deposed as part of a lawsuit being filed by Marvin Gaye's family, which claims "Blurred Lines" rips off Gaye's "Got to Give it Up."


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JAM! Showbiz

Kanye West under fire for concert wheelchair gaffe

Rapper Kanye West performs during the Made in American music festival in Los Angeles, California August 31, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Rights groups in Australia are demanding an apology from Kanye West after the rapper targeted disabled fans for failing to stand up during his shows.


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Iggy Azalea sex tape: The evolution of 'it's not me' to 'revenge porn'

Iggy Azalea's reps might have initially slammed those sex tape rumors, but it looks like they're changing their tune just a bit. Iggy Azalea and her legal team are now claiming that the sex tape purported to be her and in the hands of Vivid Entertainment president Steven Hirsch just might be the Australian rapper after all, but if it is, she could be underage in it -- and, if she isn't, it's from a dumped ex-boyfriend, so it's revenge porn .


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KFBZ-FM Wichita

Say What, Kanye?

While perforing in Australia over the weekend, Kanye West stopped his concert and said he couldn't go on until everyone was standing. He then went to great lengths to point out the two people who hadn't stood up with the rest.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Miss New York Chosen as Miss America 2015

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the crown at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall from outgoing Miss America - and Miss New York - Nina Davuluri.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Atlantic City, NJ, Brigantine, NJ, US Politics, US News

NBC Action News

Iggy Azalea sex tape star comes forward

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Mariah Carey not doing well since separating from Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are apart, but they are technically still married as the divorce papers have yet to be settled, according to International Business Times on Friday. Mariah, according to sources for the report, is not dealing well with the situation at present.


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Iggy Azalea sex tape lawyers threaten porn site, now saying any use of rappers name is unlawful

The blonde rapper has denied EVER taking part in a consensual sex tape and her lawyers are going into overdrive to prevent any footage, real or not, being released. The blonde rapper's lawyers reportedly told gossip website TMZ it could be her in the video with an ex-boyfriend BUT there is a chance she was a minor and it was shot without her knowledge or consent.


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KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Trey Songz Scores Another Top 10 Hit with Nicki Minaj-Assisted "Touchin, Lovin"

T rey Songz has found another hit from his latest album, Trigga. Following the success of "Na Na," Trey's new offering "Touchin, Lovin" featuring Nicki Minaj has entered the top 10 on Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart.


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Kendrick Lamar says Taylor Swifta s admiring remarks about his music help him, hip-hop culture

Recording artist Kendrick Lamar performs at the Maxim Magazine Super Bowl Party in this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 file photo taken in New York. Lamar said Saturday night Sept.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Overturned van on A66 had been involved in high speed chase, police believe

A TEAM of detectives is investigating how a van came to be overturned on the A66 after reports it had been involved in a high-speed chase with another vehicle. Police were called out to the crashed Vauxhall Vivaro on the eastbound carriageway near South Bank, Middlesbrough at 11.45pm on Friday night.


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Chico Enterprise-Record

An emotional Beyonce, Jay Z end tour in Paris

An emotional Beyonce was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their "On the Run" stadium tour Saturday night in Paris, where the duo said they got engaged years ago. The performers told the audience at Stade de France that Paris was also where their 2-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, was conceived.

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Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband desperate to win her back

Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband, Lamar Odom, is reportedly desperate to win her back after she split from French Montana. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashian' star's ex-husband is reportedly ready to fight for Khloe after she split with her boyfriend of eight months, French Montana .


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KNEK-FM Lafayette

Nas, Kendrick Lamar & Jhene Aiko Ready "Unexpected" Sets, Says ONE Musicfest Founder

This year's ONE Musicfest will feature a line-up of performers ranging from Kendrick Lamar to Jhene Aiko . The event's founder, J Carter , tells ABC News Radio what concert-goers can anticipate from the upcoming event, which takes place in Atlanta Saturday, September 13. "I would say expect the unexpected, and don't be surprised if each artists is joined by some Atlanta greats as well," Carter says of the fourth annual event, which is expected to attract a crowd of 15,000 people.


Related Topix: Kendrick Lamar, Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

5 ways to think yourself well

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to something.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Argosy University, Drink, Coffee

San Bernardino County Sun

Los Angelesa OverDoz opens for OutKast, Childish Gambino in San Bernardino

Kent Jamz, of the Los Angeles area-based hip-hop group OverDoz , is getting an early gift opening for legendary Atlanta hip-hop duo OutKast in San Bernardino on Saturday. Jamz was born in Atlanta, the hometown to the hip-hop duo of Andre 3000 and Big Boi, but moved to Los Angeles on age 6. “OutKast is the product of my generation.


Related Topix: Donald Glover, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Childish Gambino, San Bernardino, CA