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56 min ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Johnson: Fast And Furious 7 special

The Hercules star reprises his role as government bounty hunter and DSS agent Luke Hobbs in the seventh instalment, which has completed filming following a hiatus after Paul died in a car crash last November.

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Ludacris, Rap

56 min ago | Sunherald.com

Michael Jackson's hometown to name school for him

The Gary Community School Board on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson.

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Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

4 hrs ago | Philly.com

Jada Pinkett Smith's niece drugged at party

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith's daughter Willow has had a tough lesson on drugs after learning her cousin was slipped a date rape pill at a party.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNN

Ray J charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood is shown at a premiere event for season three of WE tv's "L.A. Hair" on May 21 in Santa Monica, California.

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Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Santa Monica, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Selena Gomez Saluted by BFF Taylor Swift on 22nd Bday, Will She Collaborate with Chart-Topping Songwriter? [From ABC News]

No matter what you might hear about Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez not being friends anymore, it simply isn't true.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks, Dance, Michael Jackson

KMIZ

Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.

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Related Topix: Ray J, R-N-B, Los Angeles County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment

KFVS12

Kim and I are like "two LeBrons": The most ridiculous quotes from Kanye West's GQ interview

Kanye West , the most vociferous armchair philosopher of modern time, has given yet another head-scratching interview to a print publication - this time, GQ .

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Related Topix: Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Wedding

KNEK-FM Lafayette

James Brown Takes the Stage Again at the Apollo with "Get On Up" Premiere

Monday night, James Brown 's music lit up the famed Apollo Theater once again, with the star-studded premiere of the biopic Get On Up: The James Brown Story in New York.

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

Sunherald.com

Natchez mayor pushes for film commission

The movie premiered in New York City Monday and will premiere locally Saturday evening, with a nationwide launch Aug. 1. The majority of the film, which focuses on the life of the Godfather of Soul from the time he was 5 until he was 60, was filmed in the Natchez area.

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Related Topix: Soul, James Brown

Malaysian National News Agency

Kelly Rowland Having a Boy?

July 22-- Kelly Rowland has fuelled speculation she is expecting a baby boy. The 'Kisses Down Low' singer is pregnant with her first child with husband Tim Witherspoon - who she married in May - and was seen browsing for blue onesies at baby supply store Juvenile Shop in Sherman Oaks, California recently.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

EDGE

Beyonce Fashion Exhibit to Premier at Rock Hall of Fame

Outfits from 2012 "Met Gala" and 2011 "Run the World " are shown in a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

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

Vancouver Sun

Pemberton Music Festival reboot ends on high note

It started out of the gate swinging, hit a wall Friday, pushed through it, picked up steam once again Saturday, and savoured the burn of the race to the finish into late Sunday.

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Related Topix: Industrial, Pop/Rock, Nine Inch Nails, Nin, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Shreveport, LA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Catherine Rampell: Hand that rocks the ballot box

In their denouncements of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats have been accused of pandering to single women -- the so-called "Beyonce voter" demographic, as one Fox News commentator sniggered.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Hip-Hop

98.9 Kiss FM

PHOTO: Kanye West Covers 'GQ' Magazine

The rapper turned fashion icon is gracing the cover of GQ Magazine's August issue and inside he opens up about his wedding, his music and his style choices.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Kanye West

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Beyonce Teases Involvement in "Fifty Shades of Grey" Soundtrack

Looks like the Fifty Shades of Grey movie landed a superstar for its soundtrack.

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

Reuters

U.S. rapper Nas has London crowd spellbound with 'Illmatic'

Many in the crowd at the Lovebox Festival in London this weekend were not yet born when U.S. rapper Nas released his groundbreaking "Illmatic" two decades ago, but they seemed to know all the lines anyway.

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Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Illmatic, Greater London County, England, Prison

Ananova

James Brown Estate Documents To Be Made Public

A judge has ordered an attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Soul, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Detroit's J Dilla included in Smithsonian museum

MLive.com reports Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., will showcase equipment donated by Yancey's family.

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Related Topix: J Dilla, Hip-Hop, The Roots

NEWS.com.au

Madonna flies commercial, ends up on Instagram

NOW we know why big stars fly in private planes. Madonna and kids took a long-haul flight on the weekend - and ended up all over another passenger's Instagram.

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

USA Today

Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin arrested

Farrah Franklin, second from left, and members of Destiny's Child at the 2000 Grammys.

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Related Topix: Destiny's Child, R-N-B, Myrtle Beach, SC, Horry County, SC, Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

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