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42 min ago | Detroit News

AWB is still funky after all these years

Original members Onnie McIntyre , Allen Gorrie and AWB perform Friday at Campus Martius Park in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Average White Band, Bonnie Bramlett, Pop/Rock

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

3 hrs ago | The Pitch

Kinfolks Soul Food Festival has swindled several cities this year. Is Kansas City next?

Saturday, August 23, at Parade Park - that 20-acre square of public space at the corner of Truman Road and the Paseo, a block north of the Jazz District at 18th Street and Vine - the Kinfolks Soul Food Festival is supposed to put down stakes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Kansas City, MO, Cameo, Theater, Arts

6 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

New Concert Series 805 Funk Fest Set To Kick Off with Legendary Music Acts on September 27

Club Nouveau, Dazz Band, Jo Jo of Mary Jane Girls, Howard Johnson, Rodney-O & Joe Cooley Scheduled to Perform.

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Related Topix: The Dazz Band, Oxnard, CA

15 hrs ago | RollingStone

The Bomb Squad: 'Manhattan' Is One of Summer 2014's Best Shows

New Mexico, the summer of 1943: FDR recruits an elite squad of scientists and sends them to Los Alamos.

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Related Topix: The Bomb Squad, The Manhattan Project, Television

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

The star took to the stage at Britain's V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday, and he shared his good news shortly before his set.

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Related Topix: Nile Rodgers, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Disco, Chic

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Billboard

Nile Rodgers performs at the 2014 Essence Music Festival

The disco legend revealed he's received the all-clear on cancer following his latest twice-yearly check-up.

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Related Topix: Nile Rodgers, Disco, Chic

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Big Brother' recap: Nominate by colors

The fate of the Bomb Squad is put into a rainbow as the final Battle of the Block results have us seeing dA©jA vu, if anything at all.

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Related Topix: The Bomb Squad, Entertainment, The Block, Television

MTV

Chief Keef Teases His New Kanye Collaboration 'Nobody'

Yesterday, Chief Keef posted an Instagram video in which he drives down the freeway withs car speakers blasting what appears to be a new collaboration with Kanye .

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Related Topix: Chief Keef, Hip-Hop

All About Jazz

Oz Noy: Twisted Blues Volume 2

In the intervening period Noy has hardly been idle, releasing a couple of instructional DVDs and touring regularly but his return to the recording studio with his blues bag is certainly welcome.

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Related Topix: The Meters

Sat Aug 16, 2014

News12.com

Police: Bomb threat called at Pink Houses on Loring Avenue was a hoax

The NYPD Bomb Squad responded to the Pink Houses this morning for a report of a suspicious device, but it turned out to be a hoax.

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Related Topix: The Bomb Squad

Noozhawk

KC And The Sunshine Band Get Down With Disco Laden Concert

Harry Wayne Casey, better known in the music world as KC, brought his South Florida Sunshine Band to a delighted diverse crowd at the Samala Showroom in the Chumash Casino Resort on Aug. 7. The band, which had a long string of disco hits in the 1970s, is benefiting from a resurgence in popularity of the much maligned disco dance era musical genre.

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Related Topix: Disco, KC & the Sunshine Band, Chic, Nile Rodgers

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sat., Aug. 16: Mannie Fresh

PETER FOREST PHOTO Mannie Fresh work the turntables at the Red Bulletin Stage during VooDoo Fest in New Orleans on Sunday, October 30, 2011.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, The Gipsy Kings, Latin, Trouble Funk, Music, Entertainment

FreakyTrigger

CHEF - "Chocolate Salty Balls"

Every so often on Popular I hit a knowledge gap that there's simply no way of talking around, and this is one.

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Related Topix: South Park, Comedy, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Popular, Chorus

WCKX-FM Columbus

#Boss Nicki Minaj Tops Michael Jackson For More Hot 100 Hits

According to Yahoo! , Minaj earns her 51st Hot 100 entry as "Anaconda" debuts at No.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

Vallejo Times-Herald

Grammy nominated CD is Koz and effect

There's one thing about being the guy out front for so long. It's OK to step back and let others shine.

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Related Topix: Dave Koz, Jazz, Sly & the Family Stone, Black Entertainment

Cross Roads News

Jazz tribute to Sugarfoot Bonner

Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner of the Ohio Players died in 2013. The Aug. 16 jazz/funk tribute includes saxophonist Derwin Daniels and vocalist Anita Canada.

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Related Topix: Lithonia, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Jazz

Examiner.com

Under The Sun At The Greek Theatre with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler

Last Summer the Under the Sun Tour included 5 bands in the following order; Fastball, Vertical Horizon, Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Smash Mouth, Uncle Kracker, Kool & the Gang, Kenny Chesney, Country

Thu Aug 14, 2014

XLR8R

Dance Mania Preps 20th Anniversary Collection from DJ Funk

Ghetto/booty house innovator DJ Funk is set to celebrate two decades of producing and DJing with a three-disc 20th Anniversary Greatest Hits collection.

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The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Blowfly, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Some Harrowing Industrial Dance at Kremwerk

Blowfly's shtick is getting sadder by the year - or maybe braver. Working at the lewdest level of sexual and scatological humor in his lyric writing, the 75-year-old Clarence Reid long ago left behind his respectable and brilliant songwriting and performing career as a '60s soul man to inhabit the outrageous persona of Blowfly .

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Related Topix: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pop/Rock

Watersblogged

Slave to the Rhythm (Audien Remix Radio Edit) - Single - Michael Jackson

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Slave to the Rhythm - Single by Michael Jackson, download iTunes now.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

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