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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Hangout Fest headliners OutKast stumble at Coachella, then step it up

This was the first live show by the duo in a decade, and it was a good thing it happened at Coachella - because Coachella's format offers a rare chance for redemption.


Related Topix: Big Boi, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Ice Cube becomes a driving 'maniac' in 'Drive Along'

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Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Kevin Hart, Autos

12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'He's a perfect example of the selfless Sherpa people': American...

Six-month pregnant journalist taken to hospital for treatment after pro-Kremlin political leader ordered his aides to 'violently rape her' during press conference when she asked about Ukraine sanctions How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after ... (more)


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, World News, Malaysia, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Family, Kids

16 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

ListenUp: A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky's #PrivateJam ...

A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky's #PrivateJam and more in the music we tweeted this week Model turned new wave R&B diva, Grace Jones remains on heavy rotation at clubs around the world, but for many its her covers that stand out most.


Related Topix: Grace Jones, Pop/Rock, Prince, Pop-Funk, Rap, Nas

20 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

Beyonce, McCartney work out together

Los Angeles, April 20: Singer Beyonce Knowles was spotted working out with musician Paul McCartney at a gym here.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Celebrities, Short, Music!, Paul McCartney

Yesterday | HipHopDx

[News] Christ Bearer Severed Penis With Steak Knife While On PCP, Source Says

Wu-Tang Killa Bees member Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer, removed his genitalia with a steak knife while on PCP, according to an E! News report.


Related Topix: Wu-Tang, Music!, North-Hollywood, CA, RZA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Prince Re-Signs with Warner Bros; Readies 30th Anniversary Edition of "Purple Rain" & New Album

Prince will now have full ownership and control over his master recordings after signing a new contract with his former label Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk

Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

Prince fans are accustomed to not getting what they want. That's one reason today's news came as a shock that Prince has re-signed, for the first time in 18 years, with Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Sign 'o' the Times, Prince, Pop-Funk

ABC News

Anita Baker Countersues Home Improvement Company

Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.


Related Topix: Anita Baker, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Grosse Pointe, MI, Entertainment

San Bernardino County Sun

Coachella 2014: Girl Talk surprises second weekend festival-goers

INDIO >> Girl Talk, for the second week at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, didn't disappoint as he showcased guests like Tyga, Freeway, Busta Rhymes and Waka Flocka Flame during his set.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Hip-Hop, Busta Rhymes, Waka Flocka Flame, Missy Elliott

Wu-Tang Clan Fans Devise A Plan To Give Away $5 Million Album For Free

Unless you happened to have an extra five million dollars in your bank account, the likelihood you will be able to own the new Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is very low.


Related Topix: RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Music!

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Cannon's Easter 'Thriller' version shot down at church

Nick Cannon attends the 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards at Roseland Ballroom on November 18, 2009 in New York City.


Related Topix: Michael Jackson, Dance, Pop/Rock

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup for 2014Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup ...

A handful of comedy stars and up-and-comers will be taking the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Elton John, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live


Coachella 2014: Top 9 must-see festival acts this weekend

Blood Orange performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Bieber, CA, Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, New-Wave

Detroit Free Press

New album coming as Prince signs with Warner Bros.

Prince has signed a global licensing deal with Warner Bros. Records and plans to release a new album soon.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Prince, Pop-Funk

Enfield Independent

Forty Hall will host an Easter craft market

Following last year's hugely successful Rapunzel, Easter pantomime returns to the Dugdale Centre, written and directed by Marc Day.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis

The News Tribune

On climate, business as usual isn't good enough

WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Kelis Says She Doesn't Listen to Nas' Music

Former couple, Nas and Kelis , are both promoting their respective music projects, but it seems the rapper's ex-wife is not interested in his new material.


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Wedding

Rapper affiliated with Wu Tang Clan stable after severed penis, suicide attempt

Andre Johnson, known by his rap name Christ Bearer, is in stable condition after his suicide attempt early Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: RZA, Hip-Hop, Northstar, Rap

KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

Aretha Franklin Threatens Suit Over Fake Patti LaBelle Fight Story

Earlier this month, The News Nerd published a satirical story about Aretha Franklin getting into a physical altercation with Patti LaBelle .


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Soul