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Cops Step Up Watch On Hip-hop Parties After Shooting

A police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars to prevent violence is stepping up its surveillance in the wake of Marion 'suge' Knight 's shooting.


Related Topix: Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Rap, Fabolous, Black Entertainment, Fat Joe

6 hrs ago | SFGate

Netflix Knows What We Really Want, And It's An Alcoholic Talking Horse

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Will Arnett, Breaking Bad

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Nicki Minaj Reveals Release Date for "The Pinkprint"

Nicki Minaj 's latest single "Anaconda," has successfully whetted the appetites of fans who are anxiously awaiting the release of her next album, The Pinkprint .


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Life, Holidays, Black Friday

KURB-FM Little Rock

Justin Timberlake Scores Most-Watched Concert Ever on Yahoo!'s Live Channel

On July 15, Yahoo! launched its Live Channel , which featured a live concert streaming every day from the likes of the Goo Goo Dolls , OneRepublic , John Legend , Daughtry and more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, World News, Iceland

Redwood Times

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.


Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

The Daily Democrat

Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor, Cee Lo Green, poses for a portrait, in New York.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Cee Lo Green


The Beatles Top List Of America's Favorite Musical Artist

Fifty years after their U.S. debut, The Beatles still have plenty of fans on this side of the Atlantic.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, George Strait, Country, Garth Brooks

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Talib Kweli

WJIZ-FM Albany

Wiz Khalifa Concert Canceled

Wiz Khalifa is feeling the fallout from the recent headlines surrounding his "Under the Influence of Music" tour.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Michigan State University, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Who's the Ultimate Pop Star? The Answer May Surprise You

Who would you say is the ultimate pop star? Well, Time magazine has crunched the numbers based on the Billboard top 10 and determined that it's .... Mariah Carey.


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

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"

This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .


Related Topix: Kem, Jazz, Soul, The Temptations

WWWM-FM Toledo

Florida Georgia Line Calls Jason Derulo Remix "A Huge Honor"

After scoring a massive hit by teaming up with Nelly on "Cruise," country duo Florida Georgia Line have returned to the pop charts again, thanks to a collaboration with Jason Derulo on a remix of their song " This Is How We Roll.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country, Dance, Jason Derulo

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD" Track List Revealed

The singer's 10-song set boasts contributions from Pharrell Williams , T.I. , Iggy Azalea and R. Kelly as well as the Timbaland -produced "Walk It Out."


Related Topix: Jennifer Hudson, Dance, Pop/Rock


Wiz Khalifa knocks 'Guardians' from atop Billboard's album chart

Rapper Wiz Khalifa knocked the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack from the top spot on the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, scoring his first No.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

KGOT-FM Anchorage

Charli XCX Spills All in Rapid-Fire Question Round: Video

Charli XCX may just now be landing on everyone's radar between her own hit single "Boom Clap" and her collaboration with Iggy Azalea, "Fancy," but the 22-year-old has been working in the music biz for years as a songwriter.


Related Topix: Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, George Strait, Country

KWNN-FM Stockton

Did Mariah's Poor Album Sales Contribute to Split with Nick?

Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon recently confirmed that the two are living apart, and now a source tells People magazine that their six-year marriage "has been bad for a while."


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

Red Bluff Daily News

Source: BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Beyonce on stage hugs Jay Z and their daughter Blue Ivy as she accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum, in Inglewood, Calif.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock

Z 106.7 Jackson

Philadelphia VA Depicts Vets As 'Oscar The Grouch'

A slideshow presented to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employees ahead of a Wednesday town hall meeting depicted veterans as the garbage can-dwelling Sesame Street character Oscar the Grouch a characterization that some say perpetuates the negative stereotype that veterans are hostile and angry.


Related Topix: The Grouch, Caroll Spinney


LISTEN: Iggy Azalea Remixes Jennifer Lopez 's Song 'Booty '

For a change of pace, Jennifer Lopez swapped Pitbull's guest verse in her badonk-worshipping single "Booty," and partners with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea for an even more explosive club banger.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez