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  • Essential track: Janelle Monae's BET Awards performance of 'Q.U.E.E.N.'

    Essential track: Janelle Monae's BET Awards performance of 'Q.U.E.E.N.'
    Amid the long, meandering BET Awards telecast on Sunday night were a number of fantastic performances. The Charlie Wilson celebration, richly deserved, was not only a perfectly executed tribute but a stellar display in its own right. How could it not be?...
  • Kanye West's 'Yeezus' an uneasy listen

    Kanye West's 'Yeezus' an uneasy listen
    3 stars (out of 4) Kanye West’s sixth studio album, “Yeezus” (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), is the latest affront from an artist who keeps inventing ways to tick people off. At first listen, it is hostile, abrasive (both sonically and...
  • No punching Tom Hanks

    No punching Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks, not surprisingly, has never been in a fight. The two-time Oscar-winner and notorious nice guy said, “Gentleman don’t do such things,” when asked about his fisticuffs history at a downtown Chicago hotel Friday. But in the...
  • Aretha Franklin to headline Essence Music Festival

     
    Aretha Franklin to headline the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans....
  • Fantasia Barrino opens up about her dark days and her painful healing process

     
    August was supposed to be Fantasia Barrino's comeback month. For three years, the "American Idol" winner had been working on her third album, recording 100 songs with a variety of producers around the country, selecting tracks that would speak to......
  • Snoop Dogg, Drake and B.o.B take top honors at BMI Urban Awards

     
    Snoop Dogg, Drake and B.o.B take top honors at BMI urban awards...
  • Hampton Jazz Festival looks forward to a banner year

    Hampton Jazz Festival looks forward to a banner year
    Barring a last-minute meltdown, this year's Hampton Jazz Festival will go down as one of the biggest in nearly a decade. One has to look back to 2002 to find so many advance tickets sold to this annual set of jazz and R&B concerts at Hampton Coliseum....
  • Hampton Jazz Fest scores a hit with consistency

    It was just like old times at the kickoff of the 2011 Hampton Jazz Festival as thousands of laid-back music fans eased their way into Hampton Coliseum for an evening of smooth jazz and polished soul. HAMPTON -- It was just like old times at the kickoff...
  • Kenny G, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott to play 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival

    Kenny G, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott to play 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival
    The Hampton Jazz Festival will return to Hampton Coliseum in June with a lineup laden with acts proven to be popular among the event's loyal audience. Kenny G, Jill Scott and Dave Koz will perform along with Natalie Cole, Gerald Albright and KEM. The...
  • Free Friday: Movies On The Intrepid, Eric Benet Performs

    Free Friday: Movies On The Intrepid, Eric Benet Performs
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Movies on the Intrepid 2) Eric Benet Performs Intrepid Free Summer Movie Series Back to the Future (PG) Pier 86 at 12th Ave and 46th St Doors open at 7:30pm, film begins...
  • Essence Fest Line-Up Adds Lionel Richie, Maze, and Others

    Lionel Richie, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Ryan Leslie, Melanie Fiona, Charlie Wilson and Little Freddie King have just been added to the line-up for this year's ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL, set for this July 3, 4 and 5 in New Orleans. These acts join the...
  • L.A. County Fair Kicks Off Today

    POMONA -- The Los Angeles County Fair begins its 18-day run at Fairplex in Pomona today. "Bark Park" and "A Pirate's Life" are among the new attractions for this year, joining such mainstays as rides, livestock exhibitions, foods and horse racing....