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Apple ‘in talks’ to buy Beats for $3.2bn
By May 10, 2014 Read More →

Apple ‘in talks’ to buy Beats for $3.2bn

Technology giant Apple is in talks to buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics, according to various media reports. The reports claim Apple could pay as much as $3.2bn (£1.9bn) and a deal could be announced next week. If completed, it will be Apple’s biggest ever acquisition. It is being seen as a […]

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Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox Honored at 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
By April 21, 2014 Read More →

Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox Honored at 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox, Norman Lear, and the best in film and television at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Ellen Page, Rita Moreno, Naomi Campbell, Johnny Galecki, and Chaz Bono […]

Rapper Andre Johnson Rushed To Cedars-Sinai After Cutting Off His Penis And Jumping Off A Balcony
By April 16, 2014 Read More →

Rapper Andre Johnson Rushed To Cedars-Sinai After Cutting Off His Penis And Jumping Off A Balcony

Rapper Andre Johnson, an affiliate to the Wu-Tang Clan, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after cutting off his penis and jumping off a second story balcony early Wednesday morning.

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Of Thee We Sing: Celebration honors the achievements of Marian Anderson
By April 15, 2014 Read More →

Of Thee We Sing: Celebration honors the achievements of Marian Anderson

There are many special moments in America’s civil rights movement that are periodically celebrated including Jackie Robinson breaking the color line in professional baseball, Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream” speech as part of the historic March on Washington.

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women Original DREAMGIRL continues to give back to community in more ways than one By D. Kevin McNeir Standing before a packed audience anxious to hear about the significant role that women have played in America’s history, Sheryl Lee Ralph, the consummate show business professional, most notably […]

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The voice that is Rachelle Farrell: An instrument blessed by God
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

The voice that is Rachelle Farrell: An instrument blessed by God

If you gauge vocal artistry solely on which singers you routinely hear on today’s popular radio stations, you’re doing yourself a real disservice, especially if channel surfing in your city hasn’t exposed you to the dynamic talent and six-octave range of vocalist and musician Rachelle Farrell.

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D. L. Hughley uses comedy to take the sting out of life
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

D. L. Hughley uses comedy to take the sting out of life

Donning a debonair, off-white, two-piece seersucker and holding a Cuban cigar, comedian, actor and political commentator D.L. Hughley looked like a Miami native as he took to the stage recently to host what is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s most popular concerts – Jazz in the Gardens. Now in its ninth year, the two-day musical extravaganza takes place in the City of Miami Gardens in sunny South Florida and brings together some of the most-respected entertainers in the business along with food, fashion and Miami flair.

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By January 4, 2014 Read More →

Ricky Martin breaks with partner

News reports have been confirmed by Ricky Martin’s publicists that he has separated from his partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella. Ricky tells People Magazine: “I have experienced wonderful things with my partner. Complexity, understanding, and, at the same time, freedom, not being afraid that your partner is judging you. That is what I have found with […]

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Comedienne Tammy Peay Speaks Out On Art, Life, LGBT Issues
By October 15, 2013 Read More →

Comedienne Tammy Peay Speaks Out On Art, Life, LGBT Issues

“Comedy chose me,” recalls out comedienne Tammy Peay, who has been making audiences of every description burst out in side-splitting laughter for the past 14 years. By Nathan James The outspoken performer and her unique brand of comedy have made Peay an unforgettable personality, and her routines combine a gritty realism with an endearing humanity. […]

Rapper Chris Kelly died of drugs overdose
By July 2, 2013 Read More →

Rapper Chris Kelly died of drugs overdose

Chris Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, died of a drugs overdose, according to the Atlanta Medical Examiner’s Office. Kelly died in an Atlanta hospital on May 1 at the age of 34, after being found unresponsive at his home. Investigator Betty Honey said a toxicology screening showed he had a […]

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