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24 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Eminem commands hometown stage in Comerica Park show with Rihanna

Two decades ago, in dingy bars and makeshift spaces not far from Comerica Park, a raw, obscure Marshall Mathers was finding his way onto the Detroit rap scene.


Related Topix: Rap, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Detroit, MI, Prison

4 hrs ago | XLR8R

Defected Announces Masters at Work Anthology

Defected has announced that it will issue an extensive anthology from Masters at Work , the pioneering house duo of "Little" Louie Vega and Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez.


Related Topix: Masters at Work, House, Remix, The Braxtons

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Post-Standard

Day 2 New York State Fair attendance down from last year

In total, 68,038 people passed through the the State Fair's gates Friday, 6,520 fewer people than 2013.


Related Topix: R&B

Whitney Houston's Music Agent Loses Cancer Battle

Whitney Houston , Tom Petty and Joan Baez 's music agent Peter Grosslight has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 68. Grosslight began his career in 1974, when he founded Regency Artists.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Brown


Atlanta Teacher Fired For Playing 'Drunk In Love', Among Other Things

The Atlanta school district wants to remove a sixth grade teacher for playing Beyonce's "Drunk in Love" in class, but that's the least of her alleged failings.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

I Won't Be Naked Again- Kisa

Ghanaian actress, Kisa Gbekle, has apologised for posting her semi nude and sexually suggestive photos on some social media platforms after months of sustained public bashing.


Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock


Rihanna Obtains Restraining Order

LOS ANGELES: Singer Rihanna has obtained a restraining order against a man who was caught eyeing her Hollywood Hills property here last week.


Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Pacific-Palisades, CA

Charleston City Paper

16-year-old Summerville student arrested for killing dinosaur hires lawyer

Jurassic Park is just another one in a long line of promethean tales designed to show all of us mere mortals that if we dare to reach for the stars we just might catch one - and it'll burn us alive.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Summerville, SC, TLC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

NFL Asks Money to Perform Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week that the National Football League asked representatives of Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Coldplay how much they would pay to play next February's Super Bowl halftime show.


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

WTEN-TV Albany

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

HAVANA - The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, us Travel, Travel, Cuba, World News,

KURB-FM Little Rock

Bryan Adams Returning with Covers Album "The Tracks of My Years"

Bryan Adams will revisit his youth on this fall when he releases The Tracks of My Years , a collection of covers of some of his favorite songs from the fifties, sixties and seventies.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, The Manhattans

This is Local London

Cyrus to make VMAs return visit

Miley Cyrus is going to be making another visit to the MTV Video Music Awards, one year on from her shock performance with Robin Thicke.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Black Entertainment

Farmington Daily Times

Bring on the screams: 5 MTV Vma boy band moments

In this July 22, 2014 file photo, 5 Seconds of Summer band members, from left, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood appear on NBC's "Today" show in New York.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, New Edition, Inglewood, CA

Creation of the Hip Hop/R&B Collaboration

The famous Hip hop/R&B collaboration. From Method Man and Mary J Blige's "I'll Be There for You", to Erykah Badu a nd the Roots' " You Got Me , there are so many memorable ones to choose from.


Related Topix: R&B, Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, The Roots

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Funk legends Earth, Wind & Fire have Edmonton fans shimmying in seats

A former red-hot act - a trailblazer, in fact - had its chance to do the same on Tuesday at the Jubilee Auditorium.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire

WWWM-FM Toledo

MAGIC!'s Still #1, But Ariana & Azalea Dominate Top 10

MAGIC! 's "Rude" is number one for a sixth week on the Billboard Hot 100 , but they're likely to be replaced next week by one of two female artists.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Adele, Black Entertainment, Ashanti

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Beyonce Donates Supplies To Underfunded Schools

Here's a spot of good news to brighten your day: 2,000 students in the United States will receive brand new school supplies to take back to school courtesy of singer Beyonce and her BeyGood charity.


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


Ray J, Kim Kardashian's ex, denies groping woman, resisting arrest

In Suffolk accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X56/Rt-111/Wheeler Rd. Slow traffic from X57/Veterans Memorial Hwy/Rt-454 in Hauppauge In Suffolk accident.


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, Hauppauge, NY, Entertainment

Ray J Pleads Not Guilty To Charges From Alleged Hotel Rampage

R&B star Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping and resisting arrest charges stemming from an alleged rampage at a Beverly Hills hotel in May .


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R&B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

John Legend gives his all at L.A.a s Greek Theatre

What: “What's Going On,” a salute to Marvin Gaye and Motown, featuring John Legend with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.


Related Topix: John Legend, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Motown, Marvin Gaye, Soul, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Classical, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music