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LOS ANGELES (AP) — High Times says it is "awaiting an explanation" from Lil Wayne's representatives after the rapper's performance at its Cannabis Cup event in Southern California. The magazine says in a statement released Sunday that Wayne was "contractually committed to...
DALLAS (AP) — A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said in a statement...
DALLAS (AP) — A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said in a statement...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have deported a popular Congolese musician accused of assaulting a female member of his band on Friday. George Wajackoyah, a lawyer for the entertainer known as Koffi Olomide, said his client was deported early Saturday along with three...
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending July 21, 2016: Top Songs 1. Rise, Katy Perry 2. CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! (Original Song From DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls"), Justin Timberlake 3. Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul), Sia 4. Make Me., (feat. G-Eazy), Britney Spears 5...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police are holding Congolese musician Koffi Olomide after he allegedly assaulted a female member of his band at the airport in the capital. Local television station showed Olomide's arrest late Friday as he left a television station where he was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in the murder case against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A judge says lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight cannot receive additional information about several potential witnesses in the murder case...
Candi Staton, "It's Time to Be Free" (Beracah Records) Candi Staton blends gospel themes and messages of redemption and caution with dance music, funk and soul on "It's Time to Be Free," revisiting earlier hits and perhaps creating new ones. Staton, whose career since the early...
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — "American Pie" singer Don McLean has admitted to domestic violence assault against his estranged wife, and will avoid jail time. The singer-songwriter pleaded guilty in court Thursday to the charge and related counts. His lawyer says the punishment will be a...