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January 28, 2019 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rapper and founding member of the 1990s hip-hop group The Fugees is fighting the U.S. government over a multimillion-dollar forfeiture complaint. Prakazrel "Pras" Michel faces allegations in a civil forfeiture complaint that he aided a scheme to try to get the Justice Department...
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January 28, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "You Oughta Know" Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway. The singer-songwriter has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album "Jagged Little Pill" to be used in a new musical and producers plan to land it on Broadway this fall. "You Oughta Know" was a song on that Grammy-...
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This combination photo shows Erykah Badu performing at a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 26, 2016, left, and Taraji P. Henson posing for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Nov. 3, 2018. Badu and Henson star together in the upcoming comedy “What Men Want.” They say comments online and, in Badu’s case, also in concert regarding R. Kelly haven been taken totally out of context. (AP Photo)
January 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taraji P. Henson and Erykah Badu want to clear the air. The pair, who star together in the upcoming comedy "What Men Want," say their comments regarding R. Kelly have been taken totally out of context. The "Empire" actress recently posted an Instagram story where she looked up...
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January 28, 2019 - 10:37 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Vans Warped Tour will come to Atlantic City for two days in June. The music, sports and art festival will be held on the Atlantic City beach June 29th and 30th. The more than 50 artists who will perform will be announced on March 1, the same day tickets go on sale to...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, Thai pop band BNK 48 performs for the first time in a large commercial facility in Bangkok, Thailand. The popular Thai music act BNK 48 has set off a scandal after one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance. (The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images)
January 27, 2019 - 6:30 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — A popular Thai music act has apologized after one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance. The incident involving the girl group BNK48 occurred just two days ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marked Sunday with somber...
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FILE- In this Sept. 8, 2015, photo, Wayne Newton poses for a photo at his home in Las Vegas. Newton will mark his 60th anniversary with a return to Caesars Palace casino-resort. His show starts Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, with dates scheduled through May. (Christopher DeVargas/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
January 27, 2019 - 12:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wayne Newton dropped out of high school his junior year to perform with his brother at a Las Vegas hotel. It was 1959, and he was too young to spend his breaks at the casino and too broke to eat dinner there. Six decades later — with more than 30,000 live shows on the world-famous...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015 file photo, rapper Nelly approaches the stage for a concert in Irbil, northern Iraq. The St. Louis-based rapper is asking the federal court in his hometown to dismiss a British woman's lawsuit alleging that he sexually assaulted her after a concert in England. The lawsuit filed in November 2018 accused Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes Jr., of an assault in December 2017. (AP Photo/Seivan M. Salim, File)
January 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The rapper Nelly is asking a U.S. court to dismiss a British woman's lawsuit that alleges he sexually assaulted her after a concert in England. The federal lawsuit was filed in November in St. Louis, the rapper's hometown. The woman accuses Nelly she was assaulted in December 2017...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Carrie Underwood arrives at the 52nd annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood and husband Mike Fisher announced the birth of their second son, Jacob Bryan Fisher, in a post on Instagram. The 35-year-old singer posted photos of the newborn, who she said was born early Monday, Jan. 21. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 23, 2019 - 3:29 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood says her heart is full after the arrival of her second son. The country superstar posted photos of herself, her husband Mike Fisher and her son Isaiah with the newborn, who she said was born early Monday. Her post states "his mom, dad and big brother couldn'...
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FILE - In this Thursday June 30, 2011 file photo, Zimbabwe music superstar, Oliver Mutukudzi plays in his music academy in Norton about 40 kilometres from Harare. Zimbabwean musician and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies in Harare at age 66, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, file)
January 23, 2019 - 10:12 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — One of Zimbabwe and Africa's most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died on Wednesday in the capital, Harare, at age 66, a fellow musician confirmed. Albert Nyathi, a veteran Zimbabwean musician and poet who performed with Mtukudzi, was with several other mourners at the...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday Jan.22, 2019. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him. Brown and two other people were released on Tuesday evening in...
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