The 2016 Academy Awards kicked off with a monologue by Chris Rock that addressed the race issues in Hollywood and the fact that nearly every nominee was a white man or woman. When Rock hit the stage, Public Enemy‘s “Fight the Power” rained down from the speakers and onto the Dolby Theatre crowd. After Spotlight won the award for Best Picture, the credits rolled and…
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What’s a little elevator skirmish on the other side of the world when you’re the jiggiest rapper out? A$AP Rocky continues to move on entirely unfazed by an incident in a New Zealand hotel elevator in which he was assaulted by three local men after returning to the hotel late one evening last week. At first, the A$AP Mob leader tweeted a selfie confirming that he was…
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Back in 2014 Kevin Hart and Katt Williams had a fight in the club. Here's what went down ….
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Knight is charged with killing one man and injuring another with his pickup truck in Compton last year.
Defense attorney Thaddeus J. Culpepper said outside court that "we want to assemble a trial…Continue
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According to TMZ, the friction surfaced after Meek tried pressuring Nicki to stay close when he goes into lockdown for 90 days for violating his probation on drug and gun charges. We're told Meek wanted Nicki to live with him in Philly during his house arrest.
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News that the price of Weight Watchers stock is yo-yoing like Oprah Winfrey’s own waistline is further proof that the former queen of daytime is a shadow of her former self.
A decade ago, a product endorsement from Winfrey sent a brand into orbit. A mention on her annual “Oprah’s Favorite Things” episode would send items flying off…Continue
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Turk, one of the original Hot Boys with Lil Wayne, Juvenile and B.G., won a lawsuit against Cash Money Records for $1.3 million. Saying he was never paid for any of the music — roughly 80 songs — that he played a part in creating and recording as a solo…Continue
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Samsung is reportedly taking a second look at Tidal, the music streaming service owned by Jay-Z. The Korean electronics giant has restarted acquisition talks with Tidal, according to a report by the New York Post.
The paper is also reporting that Tidal has been in talks with Google and Spotify about possible partnerships.
Tidal has been looking for various exit…Continue
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Hollywood still has progress to make, says actor-rapper-producer Ice Cube.
“It ain’t cool enough yet,” the Straight Outta Compton filmmaker said Feb. 19. “I mean, it’s still got gatekeepers. It’s got gatekeepers everywhere. Cool people still…Continue
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A 24-year-old woman was busted at Kennedy Airport trying to smuggle $10,000 worth of cocaine into the city — by hiding it in her vagina, officials said.
Shekira Thompson, a U.S. citizen born in Jamaica, was caught with a half-pound package of the white powder inserted into her private area on Sunday while returning from a trip to her birth…Continue
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AraabMuzik, born Abraham Orellana, 26, was recovering Friday at Harlem Hospital, where he underwent surgery after getting shot in the jaw and right arm. He was also grazed in the head.
A friend of his,…Continue
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Bobby Brown is once again seeking help for addiction, sources close to the “My Prerogative” singer tell Confidenti@l. This news comes two days after we exclusively revealed that Brown, 47, is going to be a dad for the seventh time.
“Bob is in rehab,” according to a Brown confidant who believed the singer was seeking help in California for cocaine and alcohol problems.…Continue
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Rapper Alvin "Xzibit" Joiner will guest star of FOX's "Empire," the network announced Thursday.
The former "Pimp My Ride" host will play Leslie "Shyne" Johnson, a music executive who also moonlights as a drug kingpin and is "100 percent wolf and 100 percent gangster."
He apparently also has it out for family…Continue
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Rap and fashion mogul Sean (Diddy) Combs introduced a new affordable clothing line for young girls on Monday — and it's completely inspired by his three daughters Jessie, D'Lila and Chance.…Continue
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The “L$D” rapper was roughed up by three men during an elevator dispute at Pullman Hotel in the city of Auckland on Wednesday afternoon (early Thursday morning in New Zealand), according to TMZ.
Punches were hurled when the men were told by the 27-year-old, who was…Continue
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Though she had to bail on the Grammys for health reasons, RiRi was able to cross the pond for last night's BRIT Awards. It was there that…Continue
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Prosecutors have dismissed rape charges against five Brooklyn teenagers accused of raping an 18-year-old woman last month at gunpoint after chasing off her father at a playground in Brownsville, officials said.
Not only did the woman recant her sexual assault allegations, but she told investigators there really was no gun, said Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson.
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A source close to the “My Prerogative” singer tells Confidenti@l that Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are expecting their third child together. Etheredge, who has been married to Brown since 2012, just gave birth to their daughter Bohdi on July 11.
That delivery came the same month Brown’s 22-year old daughter…Continue
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Pill-popping Gloria Fields, 31, recounted her role in last Sunday’s death of Anthony Delgado after initially claiming the Staten Island toddler fell while playing in a park, sources…Continue
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