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28 min ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Marsha Ambrosius Plans Acoustic Set for John Legend's All of Me Tour

Marsha Ambrosius couldn't contain her excitement about being selected to kick off John Legend 's extended All of Me tour, beginning tonight July 22 in Cedar Park, Texas.


Related Topix: Marsha Ambrosius, Cedar Park, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Soundtrack for "The Giver" to Feature OneRepublic, Aloe Blacc, Rixton, Capital Cities

Taylor Swift is one of the stars of the upcoming movie The Giver , based on the popular young adult novel, but she's not on the soundtrack.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, OneRepublic, Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Elle Varner Lines Up Guest Stars for Upcoming Album

Elle Varner is hard at work on recording her sophomore album Four Letter Word , the follow-up to her debut, Perfectly Imperfect .


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A$AP Rocky Sued For Slapping Female Fan In 2013

A$AP Rocky is in hot water for allegedly slapping a female concert-goer at last year's Made In America Festival in Philadelphia.


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WECT-TV Wilmington

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 .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Wedding


Rapper Nicki Minaj is getting animated for a role in children's cartoon TV series Steven Universe.

The Starships hitmaker voices a new character called Sugilite in the Cartoon Network show, about a group of intergalactic warriors who use the power of special gem stones to protect the world from evil threats.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Entertainment

Denver Post

Running to the beat of your own music

Musician Nate Hammond gets his beat on with headphones as he trains for a half-marathon at Washington Park.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Washington Park (Denver, CO), Headphones, Outkast, Black Entertainment, iPhone

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Cleveland, OH

Beyonce teases Fifty Shades of Grey fans with first look at Vancouver-shot film

Beyonce has teased fans of the worldwide best-selling erotic book series Fifty Shades of Grey - and we wonder what Christian Grey would do about it.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B

WWWM-FM Toledo

Justin Timberlake Goes Bowling with Chris Kirkpatrick

If we can't have an 'N SYNC reunion concert or album, at least we can have an 'N SYNC reunion at a bowling alley.


Related Topix: Justin Timberlake, Pop/Rock

KHOU-TV Houston

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Weird, Entertainment


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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West

Myrtle Beach Online

Reviews of new pop music releases

Alabama-born gospel-reared rocker Lee Bains spends a lot of time thinking about Southern identity on the excellently titled "Dereconstructed."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, NRBQ, Common, Entertainment

HOT 107.9

Charli XCX Reveals First Show, Favorite Pop Song Ever and More

Charli XCX is riding high on the success of her appearance on Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and her own "Boom Clap."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Ryan Seacrest


EL to invite Lauryn Hill to Ghana for a concert in Dec.

EL was able to prove why he is one of the best rappers in Africa at his 'Best Africa Rapper' concert on Saturday at the Alliance Francaise centre.


Related Topix: The Fugees

The News Tribune

Detroit's J Dilla included in Smithsonian museum reports Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., will showcase equipment donated by Yancey's family.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Black Entertainment, The Roots

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Public Radio

Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler

As hip-hop morphed and evolved through the 1980's and into the 90's, a trio called Digable Planets was one of a handful to marry jazz with rap.


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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.


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

Radio Times

Beyonce reveals Fifty Shades of Grey teaser - featuring a sultry version of Crazy in Love

A plush office, a hand tightening its grip on a rail. A hotel room being unlocked by what appears to be the same immaculately suited man.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Ciara's Next Album Is Not Titled "Zonin'"

It's true that Ciara is balancing being a mom to her month-old son with recording her next album, but she has not officially titled her upcoming set just yet.


Related Topix: Dance, Ciara, R-N-B