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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Kanye West, John Mayer, Juanes, Cypress Hill bring festive spirit to Made in America concert

A major outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music.

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Related Topix: Cypress Hill, Punk, Pop/Rock, Rise Against, California

4 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing Woman with Ecstasy

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to secretly giving a woman the drug Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant in the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Drugs, Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fans hoping for an encore of Made in America festival

Fans couldn't get enough of the Los Angeles Budweiser Made in America Festival on Sunday and were asking for an encore.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Indio, CA, Santa Monica, CA, Inglewood, CA

Examiner.com

'Hip Hop Squad' watchlist: Drake, Chris Brown make list after Suge Knight shot

Drake and Chris Brown are on the cops 'watch' list. They are under observation by a group of officers from the NYPD, known as the 'Hip-Hop' squad.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown

Examiner.com

Chief Keef still has warrant out for his arrest on drug charge

Chief Keef , whose real name is Keith Cozart, had a warrant out for his arrest for the past week.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Chief Keef, Lake County, IL, Highland Park, IL

FOX23

Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Marry In Miami

The Bad Boys II star wore a Dennis Basso gown as she exchanged vows with the basketball ace in front of a small gathering of family and friends at the Chateau Artisan moated castle in Miami.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Pop/Rock, John Legend, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Video: Ludacris talks being honored at the Bmi R&B/Hip Hop Awards

BMI the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI President's Award to Christopher " Ludacris " Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.

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Related Topix: Dance, Ludacris, Rap, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Pitbull, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne

Evening Sun

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Pras, The Fugees,

ETonline

Amber Rose Twerks in Celebration for Wiz Khalifa

Amber Rose is congratulating her husband Wiz Khalifa with a little twerk. Wiz Khalifa's new album Blacc Hollywoo d debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Music, Entertainment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

ContactMusic.com

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.

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

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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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