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2 hrs ago | WGBH

Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature

At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Mobb Deep, Queens, NY, New York, NY

6 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Ecstasy Charge

Grammy winner Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest on Friday to a felony charge of furnishing ecstasy to a woman in 2012.


Related Topix: Cee Lo Green

9 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Made in America concert set to rock Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Made in America concert set to rock Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Philadelphia, PA

13 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Mariah Carey, Rihanna & Usher Among "Time" Magazine's Ultimate Ranking of Pop Stardom

With numerous hits to her credit, Mariah Carey is the ultimate pop star, according to Time magazine.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey

17 hrs ago |

Cops Step Up Watch On Hip-hop Parties After Shooting

A police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars to prevent violence is stepping up its surveillance in the wake of Marion 'suge' Knight 's shooting.


Related Topix: Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Rap, Fabolous, Black Entertainment, Fat Joe

21 hrs ago | SFGate

Netflix Knows What We Really Want, And It's An Alcoholic Talking Horse

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Will Arnett, Breaking Bad

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Nicki Minaj Reveals Release Date for "The Pinkprint"

Nicki Minaj 's latest single "Anaconda," has successfully whetted the appetites of fans who are anxiously awaiting the release of her next album, The Pinkprint .


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Life, Holidays, Black Friday

KURB-FM Little Rock

Justin Timberlake Scores Most-Watched Concert Ever on Yahoo!'s Live Channel

On July 15, Yahoo! launched its Live Channel , which featured a live concert streaming every day from the likes of the Goo Goo Dolls , OneRepublic , John Legend , Daughtry and more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, World News, Iceland

Redwood Times

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.


Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

The Daily Democrat

Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor, Cee Lo Green, poses for a portrait, in New York.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Cee Lo Green


The Beatles Top List Of America's Favorite Musical Artist

Fifty years after their U.S. debut, The Beatles still have plenty of fans on this side of the Atlantic.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, George Strait, Country, Garth Brooks

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Talib Kweli

WJIZ-FM Albany

Wiz Khalifa Concert Canceled

Wiz Khalifa is feeling the fallout from the recent headlines surrounding his "Under the Influence of Music" tour.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Michigan State University, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWWM-FM Toledo

Who's the Ultimate Pop Star? The Answer May Surprise You

Who would you say is the ultimate pop star? Well, Time magazine has crunched the numbers based on the Billboard top 10 and determined that it's .... Mariah Carey.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, The Beatles

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"

This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .


Related Topix: Kem, Jazz, Soul, The Temptations

WWWM-FM Toledo

Florida Georgia Line Calls Jason Derulo Remix "A Huge Honor"

After scoring a massive hit by teaming up with Nelly on "Cruise," country duo Florida Georgia Line have returned to the pop charts again, thanks to a collaboration with Jason Derulo on a remix of their song " This Is How We Roll.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country, Dance, Jason Derulo

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD" Track List Revealed

The singer's 10-song set boasts contributions from Pharrell Williams , T.I. , Iggy Azalea and R. Kelly as well as the Timbaland -produced "Walk It Out."


Related Topix: Jennifer Hudson, Dance, Pop/Rock


Wiz Khalifa knocks 'Guardians' from atop Billboard's album chart

Rapper Wiz Khalifa knocked the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack from the top spot on the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, scoring his first No.


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

KGOT-FM Anchorage

Charli XCX Spills All in Rapid-Fire Question Round: Video

Charli XCX may just now be landing on everyone's radar between her own hit single "Boom Clap" and her collaboration with Iggy Azalea, "Fancy," but the 22-year-old has been working in the music biz for years as a songwriter.


Related Topix: Charli XCX, Dance, Pop/Rock