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A 39-year-old man currently imprisoned in Colorado for unlawfully transporting a gun claims he is Prince's son. Carlin Q. Williams is seeking DNA testing to confirm whether he's the pop superstar's child. If they are a match, Williams would be the sole heir to the singer's...
SOUTH HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — Misdemeanor marijuana possession charges against Chicago rapper Twista and two others also arrested in northwestern Indiana in March have been dropped. The (Munster) Times ( http://bit.ly/1UcDWha ) reported Tuesday that Porter County Prosecutor Brian...
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. He may have been referring to rap but the subtle message was aimed at his hosts who have been criticized for muzzling dissent. During his three...
SOUTH HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — Misdemeanor marijuana possession charges against Chicago rapper Twista and two others also arrested in northwestern Indiana in March have been dropped. The (Munster) Times ( http://bit.ly/1UcDWha ) reported Tuesday that Porter County Prosecutor Brian...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a year when the musical world is still mourning icons Prince, David Bowie and Merle Haggard, musicians of all genres and generations have been celebrating a still active legend — Bob Dylan — in an annual all-star concert series for 15 years. This year'...
NEW YORK (AP) — The revived New York City Opera announced its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy, planning 28 performances of six works in 2016-17 that include the U.S. debut of Antonio de Literes' "Los Elementos" and area premieres of Peter Eotvos' "...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West is being sued in New York City by a Hungarian musician who says West sampled his song without permission. Gabor Presser says West's 2013 album "Yeezus" contains a song called "New Slaves" that sampled a song Presser wrote in 1969. Presser's lawsuit was...
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday May 13, to Thursday May 19, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Hundred Handed, "She Was The...
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday May 13, to Thursday, May 19, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Drake, "One Dance" (Cash...