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37 min ago | CBS Local

Texas Attorney: Patti LaBelle Had Bodyguard Beat Cadet

An ex-West Point cadet's attorney has told jurors that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet, who was waiting outside a Texas airport terminal for a ride home. The attorney said Tuesday during opening statements in a civil trial in Houston federal court that the attack resulted in a brain injury that forced cadet Richard King to withdraw from the U.S. Military Academy.

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Related Topix: Patti LaBelle, Celebrities, Texas

2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

R&B Icon Charlie Wilson to Headline Wind Creek Wetumpka Entertainment Center Grand Opening

His numerous awards and accolades include a BET Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 which will long be remembered as one of the finest tributes ever paid to a legend. It included Wilson has commanded center stage since his days as the lead vocalist for the GAP Band .

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Related Topix: Wetumpka, AL, Charlie Wilson, Hip-Hop

3 hrs ago | E! Online

Beyonce Gets Cuddly With Jay Z, Flaunts Toned Bikini Body Amid Pregnancy Rumors

Divorce rumors ? Pregnancy reports ?! Beyonc doesn't like to address any of the growing speculation head-on, instead she posts very telling photos on her personal website . Case in point? The "Drunk In Love" songstress shared numerous snapshots from her recent family vacation in Italy, where she and Jay Z , Blue Ivy , Tina Knowles and a few other lucky pals celebrated her 33rd birthday .

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Beyonce, Jay Z tour ends in Paris with emotional farewell

Beyonce and Jay Z perform during the 'On The Run' tour at the Stade de France on Sept. 12 in Paris, France.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Beyonce, Dance, Music, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Art Laboe show with Rose Royce, One Way and more returns to San Manuel Amphitheater

What: The 12th annual Art Laboe Show Live! with Zapp, The Delfonics, Rose Royce, One Way, Atlantic Starr, Freestyle Evolution, MC Magic, Sly Slick & Wicked, Barbar Lynn, Aalon. “At one time it became routine, but it never gets tired because you're playing for different audiences,” Copeland said.

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Related Topix: Rose Royce, Funk, Zapp, California

16 hrs ago | 700WLW Cincinnati

Illinois Man Charged in Shooting Death of Ex-Girlfriend

Terry Froman, 41, was arrested Friday after police stopped his vehicle on I-75 in Warren County. They found Kim Thomas dead inside.

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Related Topix: Ex-Girlfriend, Violent Crime, Warren County, OH

Mon Sep 15, 2014

National Ledger

Pregnant Celebrities - Jay Z Suggests Wife Beyonce Knowles Expecting, Divorce Rumors Quiet

Pregnant Celebrities - The divorce rumors have quieted for Jay Z and wife Beyonce Knowles and now we may know why - Jay Z has hinted that Beyonce is pregnant with the couple's second child. The hip-hop star - whose relationship has been the subject of much speculation over the last few months - performed the song 'Beach is Better' at a recent concert in Paris, but perhaps telling, changed the lyrics to say, ''cause she's pregnant with another one'', Radar Online reports.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Beyonce Knowles, Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Singer Robin Thicke says was high during 'Blurred ...

R&B singer Robin Thicke said he was high on painkillers and alcohol in 2013 when "Blurred Lines" became a hit, and he exaggerated his contribution to writing the song, according to court papers filed on Monday. Thicke, 37, said in a deposition in April that he had been largely absent during the composition of "Blurred Lines," due to being under the influence of opioid painkiller Vicodin mixed with alcohol.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, R&B

Switched

Lindsay Lohan Did Not Handle Whitney Houston's Body Bag, Says Coroner

SEPTEMBER 10: Lindsay Lohan attends the Chovgan Twilight Polo at Ham Polo Club on September 10, 2014 in Richmond, England. [B]ecause a lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it.

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Related Topix: Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Twilight, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Getty Images, Los Angeles, CA, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, France,

Billboard

Exclusive: Boyz II Men Return with - Collide' Album: Hear...

R&B icons Boyz II Men will return this fall with a new album, Collide , that represents a left turn in the group's 23-year career - specifically, the album includes zero ballads. Listen to the silky-smooth new track "Losing Sleep" from the album, premiering exclusively at Billboard.com: Since releasing its 20th anniversary album, Twenty , in 2011, the trio has stayed busy on the road and kicked off a residency at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas in March 2013.

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Related Topix: Boyz II Men, Las Vegas, Video Games, THQ

Billboard

Calvin Harris, Sam Smith Lead U.K. Sales Charts

Calvin Harris landed his fifth U.K. No. 1 single as a solo artist in five years as "Blame" , featuring John Newman , debuted at the top yesterday .

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Related Topix: 9, Dance, Sam Smith, Pop/Rock, Samantha Smith, Calvin Harris, Rihanna, Hip-Hop

The New Zealand Herald

Royal baby: Is it a boy? Is it a girl? Could it be both?

The one thing that everyone is talking about is the announcement of Prince William and Kate's second baby. Speculation is rife as to what sex the young royal will be.

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Related Topix: Prince William, Royal Wedding, World News, Prince Harry, Dance, Wedding, Beyonce, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Jay Z proves he's still Crazy In Love with wife Beyonce by tenderly ...

Jay Z proves he's still Crazy In Love with wife Beyonce by tenderly kissing her neck in teaser for Nowness video Jay Z proved he was still Crazy In Love with wife Beyonce by tenderly kissing her neck in the b&w teaser for their film Bang Bang on storytelling site Nowness . The 14-second preview - helmed by Dikayl Rimmasch - premiered Sunday and featured artsy glimpses of the Drunk In Love pair interacting.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Beyonce, Dance

OhNoTheyDidnt

A Guy Told Beyonce She Can't Sing And Her Response Was Perfect

So it seems really improbable that someone would think that Beyonc can't sing. And it seems completely crazy that someone would make a sign saying "You can't sing" and hold it up in the front row at a Beyonc show.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Switched

'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Divorces Her Husband, Starts Dating Poussey

In what is arguably the greatest love story of our time, or at least this week in particular, "Orange Is The New Black Writer" Lauren Morelli has broken up with her husband and since begun dating Poussey . According to Morelli, it was writing scenes for Piper and Alex that gave her clarity on her own sexuality.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, France, World News, Venice (Los Angeles, CA), Italy, Studio City (Los Angeles, CA)

HipHopDx

[News] HipHopDX Readers Rank Best Albums Of The Week: Jeezy, Eminem, Beyonce, Wiz Khalifa

The Ranker list, which HipHopDX uses to assess reader responses below, calculates the votes based on a "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" system and it creates a list with the data users input. Ranker lists the albums from top to bottom, based on the total number of votes and regardless of how many thumbs up a particular album gets.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Beyonce, Dance, Eminem, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

Independent.ie

Jay-Z's change of lyrics fuels speculation Beyonce may be pregnant

Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award on stage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California. The Crazy in Love performer's husband Jay Z ignited rumours his wife is carrying their second child when he reportedly changed lyrics to his song Beach Is Better.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Entertainment

Billboard

Nicki Minaj Joins Beyonce For 'Surreal' Last Stop...

Flawless, indeed! Beyonce liked performing with Nicki Minaj so much, she invited the "Anaconda" rapper to take the stage with her again for the last night of her On The Run tour. Beyonce and Nicki performed their "Flawless" remix together on Sept.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SFGate

An emotional Beyonce, Jay Z end tour in Paris

Beyonce and JAY Z perform during the Beyonce and Jay Z - On the Run tour at Stade De France on Friday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Paris, France.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Beyonce, Dance, Entertainment

Vanguard

I don't need to go nude to be sexy - Stella D'Lyte

After a long absence from the music scene, Stella D'lyte returned with Superwoman, a single, the diva said she dedicates to all beautiful women, and men who have beautiful super women in their lives. Yes, Superwoman might have been a leaf she borrowed from the American singer, Karyn White but Stella is ready to make her own forest, in which she would be a queen in her own neck of the wood.

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