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46 min ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She and Will Smith Don't Have Marriage Rules

Jada Pinkett Smith said her marriage with Will Smith is stronger than ever. One reason, she said, was because they changed the way they view each other.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, Wedding

4 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Aloe Blacc Goes from "Wake Me Up" to "Get On Up"

After conquering the charts with his hit "Wake Me Up," and trying his hand at reality TV by appearing as a mentor on The Voice , Aloe Blacc is now making his movie debut.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, James Brown, Soul

8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

In this April 27, 2014 file photo, singer Dionne Warwick performs at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Way (San Jose, CA), Rose Garden (San Jose, CA), Pop/Rock, Dionne Warwick

13 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Report: Nicki Minaj Pushed Back "Anaconda" Release for Beyonc Collaboration

Nicki Minaj may have a great reason for delaying the release of her upcoming single, "Anaconda."

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Pair bring hope to jailed youths

Actor and music artist LL Cool J, left, with Russell Simmons at the juvenile detention section of Rikers Island jail A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor and musician LL Cool J. The pair visited Riker's Island's juvenile detention centre to mark the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, LL Cool J, Rap

Ayer Public Spirit

Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner

A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.

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Related Topix: Vermillion, SD, Isaac Hayes, Soul

Houston Press

James Brown Killed Dumb Biopics: Why the Messy Get On Up Gets It Right

James Brown stripped pop to its rhythmic essentials: the groove and the grunt, the bridge, and the scream.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Soul, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Ayer Public Spirit

Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Usher, Sugar Ray Leonard

WPTV Local News

Michael Jackson's Neverland may be on the market

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch could be put up for sale, according to the investment company that owns a controlling interest in the estate.

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Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock, Santa Barbara County, CA, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz announces pregnancy of second child via Instagram

Grammy winning singer Alicia Keys is feeling blessed and very pregnant. On Thursday, the "Girl On Fire" singer and her husband Swizz Beatz made a very special announcement via their Instagram account.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Alicia Keys, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Portland Tribune

X marks the spot at venerable Pickathon

And in a sense, Doe is right, when you realize all the members of X are still alive and playing together.

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Related Topix: The Ramones, Punk, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, The Blasters, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, The Bodyguard, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Whitney Houston

IGN

Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson for Scorsese?

Mike Tyson made an appearance on IGN's Comic Con live stream this weekend to talk about his new series Cartoon Network series Mike Tyson Mysteries, while there, he spoke with us about a biopic he's got in development with Jamie Foxx .

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ananova

R Kelly Pulls Out Of Festival After Protests

R Kelly has cancelled a performance at a US music festival after sponsors and bands pulled out amid concern over allegations about his past.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, R-N-B, R. Kelly, Music, Entertainment

NBC New York

Getting James Brown

The tricky business of making movies about real-life musicians tends to best succeed in flicks about great performers or composers who died far too young.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, James Brown, Soul, Glenn Miller, Jazz, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Entertainment

TheIndyChannel

Ludacris to be honored at BMI Awards

Rapper LUDACRIS will be honored with the President's Award at the Broadcast Music, Inc. R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Los Angeles next month .

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Related Topix: Ludacris, Rap, Entertainment

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Is Beyonce Apartment Hunting Without Jay Z?

Following continuing speculation that Beyonc and Jay Z 's marriage is on the rocks, the singer is now reportedly seeking an apartment without her husband.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Wedding

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Beyonce snaps at break-up rumours

Beyonce has shot down rumours her marriage to Jay Z is in trouble by posting an idyllic family holiday snap of him.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Avoids Questions about Dating Jennifer Lopez

He may have shown up to her 45th birthday party, but don't expect Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy to talk about those rumors that he's dating Jennifer Lopez.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, J Lo

WSNX-FM Grand Rapids

LISTEN: Audien Remixes Michael Jackson's 'Slave To The Rhythm'

After his remix of Bastille 's "Pompeii," Audien has taken on another pop artist to remix ... but not just any pop artist - the KING of Pop.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Funk, Bastille, Pompeii, MI

Reuters

James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves

At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up."

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Arts, Dance, Soul, James Brown, 42, Octavia Spencer

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