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37 min ago | Journal Gazette

Prince wins music rights from Warner

Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday it had reached an agreement with the pop icon, who was signed to the label from 1978 to the mid-1990s, during which time he released key projects including 'Purple Rain,' '1999,' 'Diamonds and Pearls' and 'Around the World in a Day.'


Related Topix: Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Musician Jack White makes vinyl record of live show in under 4 hours on Record Store Day

This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows musician Jack White at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Music, Grammy Awards, Nashville, TN, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

5 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, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Celebrities, Short, Paul McCartney

10 hrs ago | 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, North-Hollywood, CA, Black Entertainment, RZA

14 hrs ago | Livonia Observer

Atlanta civil rights museum focuses on stories, not memorials

A construction worker walks past a worldwide map showing the state of political freedom across the globe during a behind-the-scenes look at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new museum in Atlanta that's scheduled to open in June.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Nights in Rodanthe, Lackawanna Blues, Drama Movies

18 hrs ago | 95.5 The Fish

Francesca Battistelli New Album, "If We're Honest" Available Everywhere On April 22

Nashville, TN Fans will have their first and only opportunity to hear the album from Christian music's best-selling new artist in the past 10 years in its entirety before its release on April 22. Francesca Battistelli's two previous albums, My Paper Heart and Hundred More Years , hit No.


Related Topix: Francesca Battistelli, Billboard Music Awards

22 hrs ago |

The 8 Ball 4.19.14: Top 8 Prince Singles

The 8 Ball 4.19.14: Top 8 Prince Singles Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.19.2014 From "Little Red Corvette" and "1999" to "Purple Rain," "Let's Go Crazy" and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 Prince singles of all-time! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as always, I will be tackling a ... (more)


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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: Black Entertainment, RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang

Evil Beet Gossip

Rosie O'Donnell loses 50 lbs, looks great

Rosie O'Donnell suffered a heart attack in 2012, which was the wake-up call she needed to get her life together and start living a bit healthier.


Related Topix: Live Aid

National Public Radio

The King And Other Musicians

Tito Puente was The King of Salsa. His contributions to the genre cannot be overstated.


Related Topix: Salsa, Tito Puente

Star Tribune

Twins' Midwest Music series to feature Tina & B-Sides, Tapes n' Tapes, Mallman

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.


Related Topix: Short, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Prince reaches agreement with music label

In this Aug. 6 2011 file photo, American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, World News, Denmark, Entertainment

Fox News

Prince ends long music fight

"The Artist" formerly known as Prince gives his acceptance speech after being named Male Artist of the Decade at the 14th annual Soul Train Music Awards March 4. - RTXJKPE Adding an amiable epilogue to one of the most public contract disputes in the history of the music business, Prince and Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Prince owns his own songs, reaches agreement with Warner Bros. Records after disputes, battles

In this Aug. 6 2011 file photo, American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, World News, Denmark,


[News] RZA Addresses Wu-Tang Killa Bees Member Who Severed Penis In Apparent Suicide Attempt

RZA calls the Christ Bearer news "a tragic story" and says "it's sad that it's Wu-Tang affiliated."


Related Topix: RZA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Apiculture, Science, North-Hollywood, CA

303 Magazine

Flash Back Friday: 7 Top 90s Music Movies That Will Make Your Day

If you can't think of anything to do this weekend, here is a list of movies that are a MUST SEE if you were/are a child or fan of the 90s.


Related Topix: The Movies, Friday, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, That Thing You Do!, Celebrities, Tom Hanks

WTOP-FM Washington

Megan Draper sparks juicy 'Mad Men' conspiracy

Sunday's season 7 premiere of "Mad Men" further stoked a conspiracy theory that ignited about midway throughout season 6. The idea is that Don Draper's wife, Megan , is somehow a proxy for Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of director Roman Polanski.


Related Topix: Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Rosemary's Baby, Comedy Movies, Valley of the Dolls, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Sharon Tate

City Pages

Revisiting Purple Rain's original reviews

Should you see Purple Rain ? Yes. The answer is yes. Of course, that's the perspective from someone living in a world that has already been influenced by three decades of Purple Rain 's greatness.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, New York, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk, East of Eden

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

Musicals, Seahawks ‘Super Bowl’ documentary

Dance along with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in "Singin' in the Rain" on Sunday, April 20, at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Singin' in the Rain, Musical Movies, Xanadu, Celebrities, Gene Kelly, Big-Band, Debbie Reynolds, Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Entertainment

E! Online

Joey Fatone Says "100 Percent No" to 'N Sync Reunion, Blasts Backstreet Boys

'N Sync fans everywhere lost their minds when the boy band reunited to perform and honor Justin Timberlake at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn last August.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards