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2 hrs ago | Detroit News

Rapper Schoolboy Q finds 'The Secret' to success for 'Oxymoron'

At the time he was deadlocked working on his major label debut album, 'Oxymoron,' and he says 'The Secret' helped him break through his mental blocks and see the project through to fruition.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment

6 hrs ago | CBS 47

MC Hammer trying to block IRS from collecting debt

Music star MC Hammer launches the new Xbox karaoke title 'Lips: Number One Hits' which includes his song 'U Can't Touch This', and demonstrates Xbox's Twitter feature, at the Sofitel Melbourne on November 9, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.


Related Topix: M.C. Hammer, Tax, Australia, World News, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Flavor Flav pleads guilty to domestic violence charges involving longtime girlfriend's son

Flavor Flav has plead guilty to domestic violence charges involving his girlfriend's teenage son, stemming from a 2012 argument in which he pulled a knife out on him.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

14 hrs ago | The Age

Say what? Meryl Streep set to rap

Streep plays The Witch, who conspires to teach lessons to storybook characters including Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Cinderella .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

18 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Corden: Streep raps like 50 Cent

The three-time Oscar-winning actress has been learning to rap for a song in their new film, Into The Woods, and James - who previously collaborated with rapper Dizzee Rascal on World Cup song Shout - has been impressed with her lyrical dexterity.


Related Topix: The Iron Lady, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

22 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Ice Cube Blasts MTV For Paul Walker Win

LOS ANGELES, April 15 -- Ice Cube has blasted the MTV Movie Awards for giving the Best Onscreen Duo trophy to Paul Walker posthumously on Sunday night and insists he and his 'Ride Along' co-star Kevin Hart were "robbed."


Related Topix: Fast & Furious 6, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Paul Walker, MTV Movie Awards, Kevin Hart, Celebrities, Vin Diesel

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Reviews of new pop music releases

"I'm like a god with a thunderbolt, sitting on a big white cloud," prolific Welsh rocker Jon Langford sings on "Here Be Monsters."


Related Topix: Jon Langford, Country, Pop/Rock, Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment

Asbury Park Press

'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

One person has been injured in a crash at Lanes Mill Road and Joe Parker Road, and police are on... A 9 year-year-old child was struck by a car at Arnold Avenue about 11:08 a.m. Monday, police said.


Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Celebrities, Eminem, Los Angeles, CA


[News] Eminem, Will Smith, Redman Among "The Funniest Rappers Of All Time"

"Hip Hop has had a long history of humor, dating all the way back to the Sugarhill Gang in 1979," the Green Label article says.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, The Sugarhill Gang, Biz Markie

Digital Post Production

This Spring on "The Queen Latifah Show," You Just MAY...

Catch the Hottest Celebrities & Music Performances; Win a Globe-Trotting Dream Vacation, a New Car, a Fantasy Kitchen Makeover, or a Chance to Dance on Broadway!Queen Latifah is Making Dreams into... , will culminate in May with a month full of the season's biggest episodes featuring the hottest celebrities and musical performances, exclusive ... (more)


Related Topix: Queen Latifah, Black Entertainment, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

National Public Radio

Flavor Flav Taking Plea Deal In Vegas Battery Case

Entertainer Flavor Flav is poised to take a plea deal that would avoid trial in a Las Vegas domestic violence case.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

WXLO-FM Worcester

Sir Mix-A-Lot to Rap with the Seattle Symphony

In what's either an inspired merging of musical styles or yet another sign of the impending apocalypse, Sir Mix-A-Lot will be rapping with the Seattle Symphony .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Sir Mix-a-Lot

Daily Mail

Mark Wahlberg swears up a storm as he accepts Generation trophy at...

Mark Wahlberg swears up a storm as he accepts Generation trophy at MTV Movie Awards and recalls his jailbird youth The 42-year-old actor let the audience know exactly how he felt about it during an often funny, profanity-laced acceptance speech.


Related Topix: Broken City, Ted, Celebrities, Mark Wahlberg, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

Sun Apr 13, 2014


[News] MTV Movie Awards 2014 Winners List

Beyond performing with Eminem at this year's MTV Movie Awards, Rihanna also took home an award.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem


[News] Coachella Weekend Round-Up, Day 3 Live Stream

As the first weekend of the Coachella music festival in Indio, California draws to a close, the day's performances are now available in a set of three separate streams.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Black Entertainment, Nas, Outkast, Hip-Hop

The Washington Post

At Echostage, Rick Ross signals a shift

Rick Ross's best-known accessory isn't whatever chain he's rocking on any given day, his extravagant designer shades, or even his lush, perfectly manicured beard: It's his giant, majestic, tattooed belly.


Related Topix: Rick Ross, Hip-Hop, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


Jay Z, Beyonce surprise Coachella crowd

Coachella has always highlighted a tradition of artists playing with special surprise guests.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Nelly, N.E.R.D., Entertainment

The Daily Breeze

Coachella 2014: Jay Z and Puff Daddy join Nas as rapper celebrates a Illmatica

NAS performs with special guest Jay-Z at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, Saturday, April 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas, Coachella, CA, Indio, CA

'Ncis la': New spoilers tease big moments for Deeks, Kensi and Sam

Fans of " NCIS Los Angeles " will want to watch the next episode. "Three Hearts" is set to answer a lot of questions about the relationship of Deeks and Kensi.


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

LA Daily News

Coachella 2014: Pharrell Williamsa use of guests, set list steals the show at Outdoor Theatre

R&B and sometime hip-hop artist Pharrell Williams stole the show at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on Saturday night with guests as diverse as Gwen Stefani and Snoop Dogg.


Related Topix: Gwen Stefani, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, N.E.R.D., Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Nelly, Busta Rhymes