R. Kelly Judgment Withdrawn After Lawyers Say He Can’t Read

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly spent much of Wednesday in court, with his lawyer explaining to one judge that the singer didn't respond to a lawsuit brought by one of his...

Stevie Wonder Announces Plan to Help California Fire Victims

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder wants to raise money through his benefit concert for California fire victims impacted by the catastrophic wildfires. The R&B legend announced his plan Tuesday...

Ava DuVernay to Make Prince Documentary for Netflix

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary on Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician's estate. The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday...

The Latest: Chief: Hussle Killing Involved Personal Dispute

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore says the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle involved a...

Drake Drops ‘In My Feelings’ Video Chock Full of Cameos

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities abound as Drake strolls through the streets of New Orleans in his "In My Feelings" video. The social media challenge associated with the song is featured in the video, which...

Kim Porter’s Family Remembers Her as ‘a Special Angel’

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Kim Porter released a statement honoring her life a day after Thanksgiving, saying "although we've lost our best friend, God has gained a special...

Items Owned by Tupac Shakur Donated to Temple University

By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Items owned by Tupac Shakur have been donated to Temple University, including a bullet-dented golden medallion the rapper was wearing in 1994 when he was shot five times. The...

Jackson, Nicks Enter Hall With Encouragement for Women

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Nicks, who became the first woman inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Janet Jackson, the latest member of the...

Lawsuit: Rapper Boosie Targeted For Shopping While Black

By The Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hip-hop star Boosie BadAzz says he was pepper-sprayed by a mall guard in Mississippi because he's black, but the guard and police say otherwise. The Sun Herald reported Thursday on...

Peabo Bryson on What He Loves About Maryland

By Jannah G. Johnson, Special to the AFRO Peabo Bryson has been a prolific icon in the music community for over 42 years, recording over 21 studio albums and performing all across the globe, however Maryland...

Offset Interruption Of Cardi B At Rolling Loud Spurs Outrage

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cardi B is asking the public to not bash Offset, who became the target of internet outrage after he interrupted her set at the Rolling Loud Festival...

AP Source: Aretha Franklin Is Seriously ill

By The Associated Press Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer. The person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to publicly talk about...

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