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Infected Toe Stops R. Kelly From Attending Court Hearing

Kelly’s lawyer told a federal judge that an infected toe prevented his client from attending a hearing in his child pornography case in Chicago.
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This Aug. 20, 2016 file photo shows Chuck D of the band Prophets of Rage performing during their "Make America Rage Again Tour" in Camden, N.J. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Hip Hop Icon Chuck D To Be Honored With Woody Guthrie Prize

Chuck D is this year’s winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.
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Hear Prince's 'I Feel For You' Demo Just Released from the Vault

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Prince ’s self-titled album, The Prince Estate and Warner Records have opened the vault and let loose the original demo for his 1979 song, “I Feel For You.” Originally a funky slice of soul, here “I Feel For You” is stripped down to an acoustic bedroom jam, with...
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This April 17, 2019 file photo shows Gina Rodriguez at a special screening of "Someone Great" in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Singing N-Word Lyric

The “Jane the Virgin” actress deleted the short video she posted Tuesday and replaced it with her apology, but not before memes and other backlash ensued. Rodriguez said in her apology she’s a longtime Fugees and Hill fan and didn’t mean to offend anyone.
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea.  (Jang Se-young/Newsis via AP)

South Korean Pop Star 'Sulli' Found Dead at Her Home

News reports on Monday say South Korean pop star Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul…
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 13: Queen Latifah speaks onstage during the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 50th Annual Induction And Awards Dinner at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Ha

Queen Latifah To Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture...
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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: Festivalgoers attend the Meadows Music and Arts Festival - Day 3 at Citi Field on September 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rebecca Smeyne/Getty Images)

5 Rappers Removed From New York City Music Festival at Request of Police

The performers who were dropped are 22Gz, Casanova, Pop Smoke, Sheff G and Don Q. The police letter said they "have been affiliated with recent acts of violence citywide."
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Janelle Monae & The Roots

Have a night of fun at the Fox Theater in Oakland seeing Janelle Monae & The Roots LIVE on Saturday, October 12th! This is a benefit concert and all tickets sales support The Tipping Point Community-- a non-profit fighting poverty in the Bay Area. Get your tickets now at Tippingpoint.org.
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Chaka Khan arrives at Variety's Power of Women on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Aniston, Chaka Khan, Mariah Carey Honored at Variety 'Power of Women' Event

The 11th annual Variety Power of Women luncheon honoring Aniston, Awkwafina, Chaka Khan, Mariah Carey, Brie Larson and Disney Television Studios chairman Dana Walden boasted a roster of A-list guests and presenters from DeGeneres, to Natalie Portman and Ryan Murphy who charmed and inspired the well...
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