Music

September 14, 2017 - 7:15 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A member of hip-hop trio Lords of the Underground says he's running for political office in New Jersey. Dupre "Doitall" Kelly announced Thursday he plans to run for an at-large council seat in Newark next year. NJ.com reports Kelly is the chief executive of the Newark-based...
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September 14, 2017 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga has been hospitalized and forced to pull out of the upcoming Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil, citing "severe physical pain" and posting a photo of what resembles an IV in her arm. The 31-year-old singer-songwriter wrote on Twitter that she had to take care of her body...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Troy Gentry of the popular duo Montgomery Gentry was memorialized Thursday by friends and Grand Ole Opry singers as funny and kind, an artist with a huge appetite for life who loved his family, his music, his band and his fans. During a public celebration of...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:18 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering indie rock band Husker Du, which was seen as a major influence for Nirvana, the Pixies and other bands, has died at age 56. Hart died Wednesday of cancer at his home in St. Paul, Minnesota, according to Ken Shipley, who runs the...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:05 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African musician Johnny Clegg defied the country's apartheid-era racial barriers, celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela and took his Zulu-infused music around the world. Now after treatment for pancreatic cancer, he is launching a last international tour that...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:27 am
Adam Levine is set to become a father of two. The Maroon 5 singer's wife, model Behati Prinsloo, posted a picture of herself with a slightly bulging stomach on Instagram Wednesday. The caption of her photo read: "ROUND 2." Levine's publicist has confirmed that the couple is expecting a baby. Levine...
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September 14, 2017 - 10:03 am
HONG KONG (AP) — To say that Josie Ho has been busy is an understatement. The Hong Kong singer and actress is putting out new music, touring Asia and has shot a new travel show on TLC. Together with her indie rock band, "Josie and the Uni Boys," Ho is releasing seven new singles on vinyl records,...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight's girlfriend and a business partner have been charged with violating a court order by selling a video showing Knight running his truck into two men to celebrity news website TMZ for $55,000, prosecutors said Wednesday. Knight's girlfriend,...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:16 pm
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — Engine problems caused a helicopter crash last week that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot, according to a preliminary report issued Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The pilot, James Evan Robinson, reported shortly after takeoff...
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September 13, 2017 - 1:50 pm
PISA, Italy (AP) — Tenor Andrea Bocelli has brought down the house at Pisa's Teatro Verdi by performing with an unusual conductor: a robot. The white, two-armed YuMi robot, designed by the Swiss company ABB for factory assembly lines, led Bocelli and the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra in Verdi's "La...
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