Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with Osteen

U.S. 11/17/19, 10:34

Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday, Nov. 17,  that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he’s no longer in the service of fame and money but “in service to God.” West spoke to ...

‘Friday’ actor-comedian John Witherspoon dies at 77

U.S. 10/30/19, 01:59

Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died. He was 77. Witherspoon's manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released. The actor had a prolific ...

Cardi B makes court appearance in strip club melee

New York 05/31/19, 11:52

Cardi B has made a court appearance in a case stemming from a fight at a New York strip club.The Grammy-winning rapper appeared somber and did not speak during Friday's hearing. She is due back in court Aug. 9.Prosecutors said ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 2-8

Entertainment 05/28/19, 10:08

June 2: Actress Sally Kellerman is 82. Actor Ron Ely ("Tarzan") is 81. Actor Stacy Keach is 78. Drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is 78. Actor-director Charles Haid ("Hill Street Blues") is 76. Singer Chubby Tavares of Tavares ...

DJ Khaled on Nipsey Hussle: ‘He’s like a prophet’

Entertainment 05/21/19, 10:18

During the recording of what became one of Nipsey Hussle's final songs, the rapper and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about "our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love," Khaled recalls.The result of the session is "Higher," the latest single from Khaled's ...

Officials: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges

U.S. 05/12/19, 11:35

Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons charges just before he was to perform at a hip-hop festival.The U.S. Marshals office says in a news release that the 21-year-old Black was taken into custody ...

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance case

Entertainment 05/10/19, 15:01

One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 election. The Justice Department announced the charges Friday against Prakazrel "Pras" Michel (pruh-KAZ'-rehl "prahs" mee-SHEHL'). ...

John Singleton’s work influenced generation, urban style

U.S. 04/30/19, 14:37

NNJohn Singleton brought issues of urban poverty and gang violence gripping South Central Los Angeles in the early 1990s to mainstream audiences with his classic "Boyz n the Hood."FILE - This July 20, 2005 file photo shows John Singleton, left, ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 5-11

Entertainment 04/30/19, 13:13

May 5: Actress Pat Carroll is 92. Actor Michael Murphy is 81. Actor Lance Henriksen ("Millennium," ''Aliens") is 79. Comedian-actor Michael Palin (Monty Python) is 76. Actor John Rhys-Davies ("Lord of the Rings," ''Raiders of the Lost Ark") is 75. ...

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