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Rock the Bells announced on Wednesday that Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy E will take the stage during their 10 year anniversary festival. ODB will perform alongside former group Wu-Tang-Clan and Eazy E will accompany Bone Thugz-N-Harmony.
The artists will appear as virtual images, similar to that of the Tupac Shakur performance last year at Coachella, which inspired the revival of the ODB and Eazy E performances.
Rock the Bells has four shows scheduled to go on tour this fall [...]
After Jay-z’s comments about the couple’s controversial anniversary trip to Cuba, Beyoncé has spoken up about the vacation that turned into political turmoil. Beyoncé described the trip as beautiful, where she met incredible children. “I visited some incredible entrepreneurs. And it was really educational for me. I learned so much about so many people and the country.”
Lately, Beyoncé’s daughter, Blue, has been receiving the majority of the spotlight, as she has been accompanying mom in Paris while mom performs [...]
Hip-hop legend Dr. Dre, and music entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70 million to create a new institute at the University of Southern California.
The donation will be used to construct the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. The program will provide a 4-year undergraduate program for students interested in fields spanning from marketing to computer science to visual arts. The program will include one-on-one mentoring from professional faculty and [...]
Angelina Jolie announced to the New York Times on Tuesday that she underwent a double mastectomy after learning she carried the mutation of the BRCA1 (breast cancer susceptibility gene) gene, which heavily increases the chances of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
Jolie’s doctor estimated that she had an 87% chance of developing breast cancer and a 50% chance of developing ovarian cancer. Although the risk is different for each woman, Jolie decided to be proactive and minimize her efforts, especially since [...]
The Grammy-award winning singer will be collaborating with Macy’s to curate the music and design of the firework show on July 4th. Macy’s stated on Thursday that this is their first time working with a musical artist for the show.
The show, titled “It Begins With a Spark”, will feature music by Usher as well as by Rihanna, Swedish House Mafia, Jimi Hendrix, and Frank Sinatra. Usher will also create visual design cues for the choreography of the fireworks.
The 37th [...]
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model has moved to the front page of Vogue for its upcoming June issue. Upton talks about her desire to create her own lingerie line as well as how runway modeling is not what she set out to do.
Upton also talks about an acting career. She has already appeared in “The Tower Heist”, “The Three Stooges”, and an upcoming film called “The Other Woman”.
The June issue of Vogue will be on sale starting May 21st.
Rihanna was booed during her concert in Boston for showing up late, but was cheered for in Brooklyn where her performance was delayed as well. Fans at the TD Garden in Boston booed the singer for starting the concert at 10:30 p.m. instead of 9.m. as was originally scheduled. Rihanna’s opening act, A$AP Rocky, also did not perform that night.
In Brooklyn, Rihanna hit the stage at 10:15 p.m. amid cheers of welcome. A$AP Rocky also performed. Rihanna sang hits such [...]
Mourners will gather in Atlanta for the funeral of Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly. His funeral will be help on Thursday at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. It has been suspected that Kelly died from a drug overdose.
The rap duo was discovered in 1992 by rapper-producer Jermanie Dupri, who later produced the global number 1 hit “Jump”. Kelly, known as “Mac Daddy” performed along side Chris Smith, known as “Daddy Mac”.
PepsiCo. has agreed to have a meeting on Wednesday with members of Emmett Till’s family and Rev. Al Sharpton.
Sharpton pushed for the meeting after a controversy began, which stemmed from PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew promotion between Lil Wayne, and Tyler the Creator. PepsiCo. and Lil Wayne have since ended their partnership after he made an offensive lyrical statement about the civil rights icon. The company also pulled a Mountain Dew commercial directed by Tyler the Creator after facing much criticism from [...]
Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, faces possible prison time for stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon.
The 56-year-old “Peanuts” show actor called his former girlfriend over 35 times in a 24-hour period threatening to kill her and their son if she did not return his dog and car. Robbins repeatedly called the plastic surgeon asking for a refund for his ex-girlfriend’s breast enhancement.
Robbins is scheduled to appear in San Diego Superior court on Wednesday [...]
Virginia songwriters, Devin Copeland and Mareio Overton, are suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million for copyright infringement. According to the VA songwriters, Bieber’s song “Somebody to Love” contains many lyrical and stylistic similarities to the original song produced in 2008 with the same title.
The duo filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in federal court in Norfolk, VA. The lawsuit says that Copeland and Overton provided their song to musical promoters who in turn gave it to Usher.