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2 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Destiny's Child's "The Writing's on the Wall" Turns 15

D estiny's Child has crossed a milestone with their sophomore album, The Writing's on the Wall.

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Related Topix: Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Destiny's Child

6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Outside Lands: 12 acts to catch

Kanye West, Tom Petty and The Killers are the headliners for the seventh annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Atmosphere, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

7 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Sale of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's Bel Air Home Falls Through

Mariah Carey and her hubby, Nick Cannon , have unloaded their property in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air -- or so they thought.

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Related Topix: Dance, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

9 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

J-Lo's 45th Birthday Bash Brought Out the Stars

Jennifer Lopez marked her 45th birthday Thursday night with a star-studded bash in New York's ritzy Hamptons, E! Online reports.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, J Lo, Television

12 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

A$AP Mob including A$AP Ferg to headline HARD Summer music festival

A$AP Ferg has had a year filled with standout guest appearances on songs with artists ranging from Haim to Young Thug, memorable performances at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio and more with his nonstop drive.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, El Monte, CA, Coachella, CA, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z

16 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, who stars as James Brown in "Get On Up," a movie based on the life story of "the Godfather of Soul" is interviewed in Madison, Miss., prior to a screening of the film, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, The Express, Persons Unknown, Get On Up, Entertainment, Television, Chadwick Boseman, Soul, James Brown

18 hrs ago | Rock FM

Sheeran First Brit To Join Facebook VIP App

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has become the first Briton to sign up to the exclusive app - which is currently available only in America.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop

21 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Shakespearean king used to serve as a Fresh Prince

Many people will recognise this King Lear from his role as Geoffrey on 90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

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Related Topix: Will Smith, Hip-Hop, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Joseph Marcell

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Canada.com

Aretha Franklin slams Canadian server for not showing any R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul, Life, Food, Hamburger

Billboard

Kanye West Buries Coinye With Lawsuit Victory

Coinye West, a whimsical addition to the cryptocurrency craze, whose founders hitched its name and logo to the wagon of one of the biggest stars in hip-hop, has officially died.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Victory, NY

Sheffield Telegraph

TRAMLINES: Public Enemy wow packed Sheffield audience

Given the fact the venue was full to its 8,000 capacity more than half-an-hour before the hip-hop legends took to the stage, it was clear something special was expected - and Public Enemy didn't disappoint.

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Related Topix: Rap, Public Enemy

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Janet Jackson's Father Pens Open Tribute to Her

For the past two weeks, Joe Jackson has published a short memoirs about his relationship with each of his famous offspring via his official website .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Poetic Justice, Janet Jackson, Pop/Rock

SanLuisObispo.com

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

That's why the 88-year-old Wein is adding a third day of music at Rhode Island's Fort Adams Park on Friday, dedicated to emerging artists such as Darcy James Argue's Secret Society and singer Cecile McLorin Salvant.

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Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Billie Holiday, Wynton Marsalis, Thelonious Monk

Lake Country Sun

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Billie Holiday, Dee Dee Bridgewater

JAM! Showbiz

Lionel Richie calls Canadian fans 'loyal to the core'

Lionel Richie poses for a photo at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on Monday March 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lionel Richie, Canada, Country, Shania Twain

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The State

The music is the magic behind the beat of 'Get on Up'

It took producer Brian Grazer more than a dozen years – and an assist from Mick Jagger – to finally get on the good foot and make a biopic out of the turbulent, triumphant life of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, music legend James Brown.

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Related Topix: Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

OhNoTheyDidnt

Lenny Kravitz's "Sex" Cover Is A Close-Up Of His Leather-Clad Crotch

Lenny Kravitz's "Sex" cover isn't quite as eye-watering as Nicki Minaj's internet-breaking "Anaconda" artwork but it certainly leaves a lasting impression.

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Related Topix: Lenny Kravitz, Dance, Pop/Rock

Suria

Mariah Carey sells Bel Air mansion

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have sold their sprawling Bel Air mansion for $10 million, more than $3 million than they paid for it in 2009.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

Billboard

Hundreds See James Brown Film Premiere In Augusta

Filmmakers and stars of the new James Brown movie have given the soul singer's hometown a first look at their finished work.

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Related Topix: Soul, James Brown, Get On Up, 42

The Willits News

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul, Life, Food, Hamburger, Myrtle Creek, OR

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