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Memorable moments from BET Awards

Here are some of the best moments from the 2012 BET Awards, which presented a lifetime achievement award to Frankie ...

PETA no fan of Kim Kardashian

Animal rights group takes exception to her thigh-high python boots and fur coats

Tarantino unchains bloody ‘Django’ at Comic-Con

Promises to be one of director's typically violent action tales

Could Mariah Carey be headed for ‘Idol’

With Steven Tyler & Jennifer Lopez out, will talent competition strike a deal with hitmaker?

Your turn to ‘Sparkle’ in singing challenge

Competition in 15 cities will land grand prize winner a '106 & Park' guest spot

Kim Bass mastering indie filmmaking market

By// Avis Weathersbee Kim Bass fondly recollects the childhood memory of the excitement of going to his first movie — ...

Without Michael, Jackson brothers prepare to tour

2012-06-21 BURBANK, Calif. — Guided by a thumping bass line from their backing band, the Jackson brothers strut forward to ...

Q Parker’s 1st solo album hits shelves this summer

By// Kimberley Bainbridge Slim, Daron, Mike and Q of the R&B quartet 112 set the game on fire when their ...

B.o.B maintains momentum with ‘Strange Clouds’

By// Quinn Peterson The common path to success for an up-and-coming artist in hip-hop these days is to release a ...

Warren G: Keeping the G-funk alive

By// Quinn Peterson Nearly two decades ago, Warren G burst onto the hip-hop scene with his game-changing single Regulate, along ...

‘Bully’ strikes back at devastating problem

By// Avis Weathersbee Bully, a new film that depicts the cruel and sadistic treatment many kids suffer at the hands ...

Meet Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews

BY// TRACY GARRAUD Lil Wayne isn’t the only young Black male artist spreading New Orleans love. Meet Troy “Trombone Shorty” ...

Is Minaj’s Minute Up?

BY //TRACY GARRAUD Nicki Minaj’s odd, exorcist-themed 2012 Grammy performance of her single Roman Holiday confirmed that many folks are ...

Glasper’s ‘Black Radio’ challenges the airwaves

By// Quinn Peterson Urban radio has been heavily criticized in recent years, most notably for its content, which detractors say ...

Whitney Houston’s daughter: ‘She’s always with me’

2012-03-12 NEW YORK — In her first interview since Whitney Houston’s death, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown said she’s “doing as ...

Video: ‘Dark Girls’ seeing the light — city by city

By// Jerry Bembry The issue of the bias faced by dark-skinned women — from both inside and outside the African-American ...

‘Michael Jackson The Immortal’ doesn’t live up to its icon

2012-01-30 BY//MIKI TURNER LOS ANGELES — If you were to watch only the first 15 minutes of Michael Jackson The Immortal World ...

Azealia Banks gets in the game

By// Quinn Peterson Azealia Banks just had one of the best weeks ever — she released a great new record ...

Five great hip-hop Christmas songs

By// Quinn Peterson While much of hip-hop’s appeal comes from its braggadocios nature, that certainly isn’t the extent of the ...

Video: Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated in song

Video By // Jerry Bembry The postponement of the Martin Luther King National Memorial dedication earlier in the day didn’t ...

Aaliyah: One in a million

By// Quinn Peterson “The good die young” is a cliche used far too often and far too loosely. Nowhere does ...