Man Pleads No Contest to Stalking Rihanna at Hollywood Home

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna's Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she was not home has pleaded no contest to stalking...

Janelle Monae Applauds Jump in Grammy Nominations for Women

By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a pre-Grammy brunch honoring Janelle Monae, a few hundred music industry players and performers packed tightly in a room to hear the singer...

Rising British Rapper Cadet Killed in late-night Car Crash

By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — U.K. hip-hop stars have paid tribute to rising rapper Cadet, who was killed in a car crash early Saturday on the way to a performance in central England. Management...

Community News and Events Feb 7- Feb 16

Feb 7 Community Development Day in Annapolis Join the Community Development Network of Maryland on February 7th, 10am-1:30pm,  to tell our legislators to fund the Community Development Fund and pass CDN's Legislative Agenda. The meetings will...

Gladys Knight, Chloe x Halle Give Thanks After Performance

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Not everyone is watching Super Bowl 53 for the love of football — celebrities are a big part of the day, too. Here's a breakdown...

Grammy-Nominated Rapper 21 Savage in US Immigration Custody

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was taken into federal immigration custody early Sunday, authorities said. The artist, whose given name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested in a targeted...

Jussie Smollett Strikes Emotional Chord: Attackers Won’t Win

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jussie Smollett was blunt, emotional and defiantly determined Saturday night at a Southern California concert some urged him not to play, telling the crowd...

Charley Pride is in the Spotlight With Upcoming TV Specials

By BETH HARRIS and LYNN ELBER, Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming...

What’s the Greenprint? Ask Beyonce

By LEANNE ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — So, what's all that Greenprint stuff on Beyonce's Instagram feed? Bey stirred up the beehive Thursday when she advocated plant-based living in a rare social media endorsement. It...

Rapper Bow Wow Arrested in Atlanta, Charged with Battery

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say rapper Bow Wow has been arrested following a fight with a woman. Police couldn't tell who was the primary aggressor, so both were charged with battery. Officer...

Cardi B Declined Super Bowl Halftime With ‘Mixed Feelings’

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Cardi B said she received an offer to perform at the Super Bowl, but struggled with the decision to turn down the lucrative opportunity in...

Gladys Knight on Why She’ll Sing the Anthem at Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Gladys Knight says her singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl will bring people together. NBC's "Today" show reported Friday that Knight wrestled with whether to join a boycott over the...
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