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43 min ago | Washington Examiner

DC assault trial for singer Chris Brown to begin

Both men are charged with misdemeanor assault. A Maryland man says they punched him outside a Washington hotel in October.

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

3 hrs ago | The Wave

Rap mainstays still commanding at Krush Groove

Taking it back old-school got real Saturday night at the Forum, where '90s hip-hop reigned and the past decade of rap was merely a guest of honor at KDAY's fifth annual Krush Groove, relocated this time from downtown Los Angeles to Inglewood.

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Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Dance, Bone, Black Entertainment, Method Man, Rap, Kurupt

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Perform in a Parking Lot

Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have filled concert venues around the world, but next month, you'll be able to see them perform in a mall parking lot for free.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

OhNoTheyDidnt

Joel Madden steps out in Kanye West confederate flag top

Nicole Richie is known for making bold fashion statements. But on Saturday, Nicole was overshadowed for once, by her husband Joel Madden's attire - which included a piece from Kanye West's Yeezus tour merchandise which featured the rapper's take on the confederate flag.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West

Power 105.1 FM

#CherryJuice: 50 Cents NEW Baby Mom & Son

Where do I begin?? 50 cent LOVES beautiful women! Last year, there was an altercation between him and his baby momma, Daphne Joy-- who knew he had another child?!? well he allegedly beat her up and destroyed her Los Angeles home.

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Related Topix: Trey Songz

HipHopDx

[News] Coachella Weekend 2, Day 1 Recap; OutKast Performs Full Set

Following OutKast's performance at Coachella last weekend, which served as the duo's first performance together in years, the pair reportedly switched up a number of aspects of their performance for yesterday's show at the annual music and arts festival.

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Related Topix: Outkast, Black Entertainment

OC Weekly

Outkast's Do-Over Recaptures the Spirit of '99

Last weekend was supposed to mark the return of the gangster when Andre 3000 and Big Boi played the first of 40 festival shows to mark the duo's 20th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Outkast, Black Entertainment

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.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Celebrities, Short, Music!, Paul McCartney

Sat Apr 19, 2014

680News

Drake sued for $4.8M over fight at Muzik nightclub

FEBRUARY 10: Recording Artist Drake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Drake, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

The Raw Story

Singer Chris Brown to go on trial Monday on assault charges

Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a trendy hotel in Washington.

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

ABC News

Anita Baker Countersues Home Improvement Company

Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Anita Baker, R-N-B, Grosse Pointe, MI, Entertainment

Real Bollywood

Khloe Kardashian casually dating French Montana?

Los Angeles, April 19: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian is reportedly casually dating and enjoying her time with rapper French Montana.

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Related Topix: French Montana

LA Daily News

Coachella 2014: Girl Talk surprises second weekend festival-goers

INDIO >> Girl Talk, for the second week at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, didn't disappoint as he showcased guests like Tyga, Freeway, Busta Rhymes and Waka Flocka Flame during his set.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA, Black Entertainment, Busta Rhymes, Waka Flocka Flame, Missy Elliott

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Alicia Keys Reveals Studio Session with Pharrell for "It's On Again"

Pharrell handpicked Alicia Keys to lend her vocals to his new song, "It's On Again" featuring Kendrick Lamar , which serves as the lead single from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack.

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Related Topix: Kendrick Lamar

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit News

Grapevine

Things got weird when 'Scandal' star Columbus Short called into the ' Tom Joyner Morning Show' on Friday to talk about the political drama's third season finale Thursday.

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Related Topix: Columbus Short, Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Farmington Hills, MI, Entertainment

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Joey Fatone Says There's "Absolutely 100% No" Chance 'N Sync Will Reunite Again -- for Now

Ever since Justin Timberlake managed to reunite 'N SYNC for the MTV Video Music Awards last year, fans have been hoping that he, Joey, Lance , Chris and JC will do it again.

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Related Topix: Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake

WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

De La Soul planting limited edition vinyl at records stores

Music lovers browsing record store shelves this weekend may find a surprise from the hip-hop trio De La Soul.

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Related Topix: De la Soul, J Dilla

SF Weekly

Rebel Music Author Hisham Aidi on the Relationship Between Hip-Hop and Islam

A decade or so ago, when Columbia University lecturer Hisham Aidi worked as a journalist covering youth culture in New York's Harlem and the Bronx, he discovered that Muslim kids from around the world were making pilgrimages to what Aidi calls "the Mecca of hip-hop": the Bronx, where the genre was arguably born.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Columbia University, DJ Kool, African-American, UC Berkeley

Real Bollywood

John Legend to produce his first movie

Los Angeles, April 18: Singer John Legend has teamed up with "Step Up: All" screenwriter John Swetnam to executive produce his first feature film titled "Breaking Through".

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Related Topix: R-N-B, John Legend

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assault

A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Chris Brown, R&B, R-N-B, Washington DC

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