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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Big Boi has given a puppy to a little girl who was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot while playing in a bounce house near the city earlier this year. WSB-TV reports ( http://2wsb.tv/2uuxTkO ) Big Boi, who's one-half of the rap duo...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Park Avenue Armory has a different kind of weapon in its arsenal these days: music. The massive Manhattan brick building housed the first militia answering Abraham Lincoln's call for troops to fight slave-owning states. On Friday, the armory hosts an African-...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Kirk Hammett may be known best as the guitarist whose deafening solos have come to define the band Metallica. But a new exhibit is showcasing a different side of the rocker, his passion for sci-fi and horror films. The exhibit which opens Saturday at the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and his lawyer discussed paying witnesses thousands of dollars to lie in his upcoming murder case, prosecutors said. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office made the allegation and released transcripts of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and his lawyer discussed bribing witnesses in his upcoming murder case. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office made the allegation in a filing disclosed Thursday. The filing says the discussions...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican norteno singer Julio Cesar Alvarez says he knew suspected drug trafficker Raul Flores Hernandez, but only as a businessman and the owner of a club where he performed. The U.S. Treasury Department says the singer, better known as "Julion" Alvarez, acted...
NEW YORK (AP) — Top nominee Kendrick Lamar is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month. MTV said Thursday that Lamar will take the stage at the Aug. 27 event at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Lamar is nominated for eight awards. Previously announced...
SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Cornell's widow says she has commissioned a statue of the late Soundgarden frontman to be placed in his home town of Seattle. Vicky Cornell tells The Seattle Times ( http://bit.ly/2vQjKyH ) she has hired artist and sculptor Wayne Toth to create the memorial...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — David Maslanka, a composer who was renowned for his music written for wind ensembles, has died in his Montana home at age 73. His son, Matthew Maslanka, says his father died Sunday night after suffering from colon cancer. Matthew Maslanka wrote on his...