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  1. Hackers Anonymous Threatens to Release Iggy Azalea's Sex Tape...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | International Business Times

    Cyber vigilante group Anonymous is threatening to release Iggy Azalea's sex tape unless she apologises to Azealia Banks. The n rapper is being accused of "misappropriating black culture, insulting peaceful protesters and making light of Eric Garner's death."


  2. Critic Ken Capobianco's top 10 albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    While there were numerous outstanding full-length records released this year, 2014 was really all about the singles. Some of the year's biggest success stories came as a result of songs that microwaved young artists into stars.


  3. Laverne Cox Understandably Freaks Out After Receiving Beyonce's Christmas Card in the MailRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | E! Online

    Attention family and friends of Laverne Cox : Your Christmas gift likely isn't going to be as good as this one! Less than a week before the special holiday arrives, the Orange Is the New Blac k star got an unexpected treat in her mailbox. "So when I opened this holiday card a few days ago and read Love @Beyonce I literally fell to the floor," she wrote on Instagram.


  4. Quvenzhan in "Annie." What's tougher on Teabaggers: Hushpuppy...Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Daily Kos

    Based on NYC real estate these days, this apartment markets around $90,000,000. It's roughly a three bedroom with large living areas.


  5. Hip-hop pioneers Russell Simmons and Jay-Z take action to reform NYC policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago |

    While protesters, including rapper J. Cole , flee the streets after the decision was made to not indict police officers Darren Wilson or Daniel Pantaleo in the homicides of Ferguson, MO teenager Michael Brown and New Yorker Eric Garner , hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons seek higher level of authorities to change verdicts against law enforcement. Last Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met with Brooklyn-born artist Jay-Z about reforming state legislation and police practices.


  6. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Daily Star

    THEY'VE already cocked-up Robocop, totalled Total Recall, made an arse of Arthur and put both feet in it with Footloose. The least welcome comeback since Ebola sees ginger Annie recast as a smart African American foster kid who becomes an internet sensation after caught on video being whipped from under the wheels of a truck by a grumpy mobile phone mogul .


  7. ANNIE Starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane` Wallis PremieresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Just wanted to give you a heads up - Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane` Wallis - the stars of the new version of Annie - based on the comic strip Li'l Orphan Annie - premiered yesterday December 19th. I just had the privilege of previewing it, and it's great for kids and adults alike.


  8. The Key's Year-End Mania: Bruce Warren's favorite reissues of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Year-End Mania is the Key's survey of the things below the surface that made 2014 awesome. In this installment, XPN Program Director Bruce Warren shares his favorite reissues of the year.


  9. Q-Tip engages a silent Iggy on the history of rap and remains classy while doing soRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    She's a minstrel act, the furthest thing from hip hop. He completely wasted his time tweeting this to her.


  10. The Song of the Day Is the '5' Royales' 'I Got to Know'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Slog Out , I'd hope '50s R&B vocal group the "5" Royales would need no introduction, 'cause they're one of the first groups who took steps to evolving gospel, R&B, and jump into what by the '60s would become soul . Also, they were from MY home state of North Carolina! "I Got to Know" was one of the group's later B-sides; I love the shuffling "the stroll" rhythm, harmonies, and the guitar break! The "5" Royales were also important to the Godfather of Soul , Mr. James Brown and the Flames ; on many of their early sides you can hear how the Flames took their background vocal harmonies from the "5" Royales.


  11. Q-Tip delivers a series of messages to Iggy Azalea about race and the history of hip-hop.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MTV

    Q-Tip addressed Iggy Azalea through Twitter with a powerful and lengthy message Saturday . The rapper's posts for Azalea, who has been involved in an ongoing feud with Azealia Banks , were filled with information about the origins of hip-hop and why the culture continues to be an important vehicle for social change.


  12. Laverne Cox Receives the Best Christmas Card Ever from BeyonceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ETonline

    The Orange is the New Black star received a Christmas gift from Beyonce in the mail, and she's sharing it with all of us. Queen Bey gave Cox a "HAPPY HOLIDAYS" note complete with a picture of the singer and a sweatshirt that has her "Partition" lyrics "Cake by the pound."


  13. Tinsley Ellis, "Pawnbroker [Live]" from Best of Tinsley Ellis (2014): One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    Tinsley Ellis showed, across the length of 2005's Live! Highwayman , that he could expand well outside the every-day language of the blues. If he came off something like Stevie Ray Vaughan on "To the Devil for a Dime," then he also brought in the flavors of David Gilmour on the soaring conclusion to "A Quitter Never Wins."


  14. Q-Tip Shares A Lesson On The History Of Hip Hop, Racism & White Privilege With Iggy AzaleaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Azealia Banks' interview with Hot 97 sparked a discussion on the perceived appropriation of Black culture by White artists like Iggy Azalea. Other prominent figures in the Hip Hop community have begun sharing their thoughts on the matter as well.


  15. Theater Review | 'Motown the Musical' strikes a chord at the Orpheum TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    Based on Motown founder, Berry Gordy Jr.'s , book "To Be Loved," the musical celebrates Gordy's talents as a writer, producer, entrepreneur, also his legacy and character while telling the story about the music and stars created at "Hitsville U.S.A." Starting out with the infamous "dueling" between The Four Tops and The Temptations, the show never stops moving as a fleury of sound, light, and talent brighten the stage. You hear Smokey Robinson, Martha and the Vandellas, Junior Walker and the Allstars, Rick James, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder and more .... many more.


  16. Ben Stiller Confronts Chris Rock On Replacing Him As Hashtag The PandaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    Earlier this year, Jimmy Fallon revealed that Ben Stiller was Hashtag the Panda, a hilarious "Tonight Show" furry who randomly comes out to dance around. It was all fun and games until Stiller dropped by the show on Friday to promote "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" and found out he had been replaced by Chris Rock, whose new movie "Top Five" is also in theaters.


  17. Out their Trees!The footballer's wife. The pop queen. The jungle...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Out their Trees!The footballer's wife. The pop queen. The jungle survivor... Yule have fun matching the tree to the star Nothing says Christmas like sharing a picture of the tree you have spent hours adorning with twinkling light, colourful baubles and garlands of tinsel.


  18. Madonna issues six new songs, album pre-sale after leakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    After more than a dozen tracks supposedly from her forthcoming album suddenly popped up online earlier this week, the pop diva fired back with her own surprise and rolled out album details along with new music - and lots of it. Late Friday a pre-order link for the new album popped up on iTunes.


  19. Best Mixtapes of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    There were a ton of mixtapes released this year by both major rap artists and mixtape circuit favorites. They almost universally sounded pretty good.


  20. TV previews: The March traces the steps that led to Martin Luther King's 'dream' speechRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    There's a reason this is called The March and not The Speech , even though it all leads to Martin Luther King's famous words. Like most people - especially those outside the US - pretty much all that sticks in the mind about the 1963 march on Washington was the fact that it culminated in Dr King declaring that he had a dream.