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1 hr ago | Ruidoso News

Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer had nasty rivalry, according to book

The upcoming book "The News Sorority," by journalist Sheila Weller, outlines the rise of three respected and very competitive newswomen Couric, Sawyer and CNN's Christiane Amanpour.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Katie Couric, CNN

5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

MTV's Sway Launches His Own Label

According to MTV.com , Sway Calloway, partnered with music executive Kelly Jackson has founded OverDeliver Entertainment, which will serve as a label and management company.

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9 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Chelsea Handlera s star-studded goodbye

Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, and ex-boyfriend 50 Cent helped comedienne Chelsea Handler wrap up her late-night E! TV show, "Chelsea Lately," after seven years on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Gravity, 50 Cent, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Hot Chicks, Chelsea-Handler

14 hrs ago | India.com

Yo Yo Honey Singh song Desi Kalakaar full audio out: Yet another catchy number from the rapper

As promised, Yo Yo Honey Singh has released his song Desi Kalakaar 's full audio on in the evening on August 26. The song is a combination of a Punjabi song, a rap song and a soulful Bollywood number with good beats.

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18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Arrested In Richmond After Allegedly Attempting To Withdraw Money ...

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Richmond on Monday after allegedly attempting to withdraw money from a bank using the identity of a Southern rapper, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mike Jones

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Salon

G-Unit raps about police brutality: "They killed a few and they gonna kill some more"

The song ridicules a fictional character for calling 9-1-1: "You put your hands up, you still getting shot" One of the 6 tracks on G-Unit's new album, "The Beauty Of Independence," is an angry, raw, sad rap that responds to police brutality, institutionalized racism and the devastating fate of too many young black men in this country.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Young Buck, Ferguson, MO

Examiner.com

Bay Area legend Rappin 4Tay recognized at 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Awards

San Francisco Bay Area native Anthony Forte, better known by his stage name Rappin 4Tay , received the Bay Area Legend title at the West Coast Hip Hop Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center Theater on Sunday, August 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Spice 1, 2pac

Broward-Palm Beach

Drake and Lil Wayne Bromance, Wednesday at Cruzan

After Jay Z and Beyonc did not attend Kanye West's wedding to Kim Kardashian, rap fans put forward a theory that Yeezus is articulating his indignation by censoring Jay Z's name from his recent live performances.

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Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Music, Entertainment

KMJM-FM Saint Louis

N.W.A. Cast Up-And-Coming Actor As Snoop Dogg

Up-and-coming actor Keith Stanfield will play a young Snoop Dogg in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton .

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Philly.com

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.

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

Daily Mail

Couple 'raped' a mentally incapacitated young relative at least six ...

Couple 'raped' a mentally incapacitated young relative at least six times 'so the girl would get pregnant and give them a baby' The couple gagged the mentally incapacitated girl to stop her from screaming through 'at least six' assault, investigators said A couple in Alabama raped an underage relative multiple times hoping that the girl, who was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dallas County, AL, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Metro

Wenger and Mourinho turned into rappers in brilliant album mock-ups

Luckily for those of you who may have done, though, some of the Premier League's current and former managers have been put onto the covers of famous rap albums with brilliant results.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop

103JAMZ.com

Eminem Announces New Project 'Shady XV'

Eminem is getting ready to unleash a new project. The rapper has announced that his latest venture, Shady XV , will arrive on Black Friday, which falls on November 28th this year.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

San Bernardino County Sun

Charlie Wilson, Easton Corbin and others bring musical mix to Los Angeles County Fair

When: Zendaya with guest Trevor Jackson, Aug. 29; Charlie Wilson, Aug. 31; David Nail and Easton Corbin with guest Jamie Lynn Spears, Sept.

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Related Topix: Easton Corbin, Country, Los Angeles County, CA, The Manhattans, R-N-B, Funk, Celebrities, LL Cool J, Black Entertainment

Journal-Advocate

Rap mogul Suge Knight shot at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party

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.

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Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Los Angeles County, CA, Inglewood, CA, Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Daily Herald

Ariana Grande's 'My Everything' is everything

This is how you follow up an impressive debut: simply step into the recording booth, and be amazing yet again.

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Related Topix: Dance, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, The Notorious B.I.G.

Brandon Sun

LL Cool J lends a hand for New York City kids who need school supplies

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, LL Cool J, Family, Kids, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

ABC 33/40

G Unit surprises fans, digitally releases 6 songs

John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, G-Unit, University of Phoenix, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pop's ladies lead MTV VMAs with raunchy moves and tears

With some twerking and shaking, the leading ladies of pop music dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, while an emotional Miley Cyrus and a touching moment between Beyonce and her family led the Moonman award wins of the night.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Rap group G Unit surprises fans by digitally releasing 6-song 'Beauty of Independence'

G Unit surprised fans when its members reunited earlier this summer at the year's biggest hip-hop concert, and they have another surprise: they digitally released six new songs Beyonce-style early Monday.

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Related Topix: 50 Cent, Black Entertainment, G-Unit

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