U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]
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U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]

U.S. rapper Ja Rule was released from prison on Tuesday after serving about two years…

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Kerry Washington Lands First Fashion Cover [GLAM]
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Kerry Washington Lands First Fashion Cover [GLAM]

Olivia Pope has finally made it! Scandal star Kerry Washington has finally landed her first fashion cover for Elle’s June…

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Michael Jackson had skin disease at time of death [LA Times]
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Michael Jackson had skin disease at time of death [LA Times]

Personal details about Michael Jackson were revealed Monday during his family’s lawsuit against entertainment giant AEG. Christopher Rogers,…

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HIP HOP CONNECTION: The Hip Hop Dilemma
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HIP HOP CONNECTION: The Hip Hop Dilemma

Hip Hop Controversy: Rap Music May be Facing New Challenges
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Hip Hop Controversy: Rap Music May be Facing New Challenges

by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call The latest to feel…

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Nicki Minaj to Make Big Screen Debut Alongside Cameron Diaz
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Nicki Minaj to Make Big Screen Debut Alongside Cameron Diaz

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American According to Eurweb.com, Nicki Minaj is set…

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Jay Leno to Retire, Jimmy Fallon to Take Over Tonight Show in 2014
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Jay Leno to Retire, Jimmy Fallon to Take Over Tonight Show in 2014

[People] This is no song and dance – like he did with Jimmy Fallon earlier this week.…

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Roger Ebert Takes ‘leave of presence’ to Deal with Recurrence of Cancer [Guardian]
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Roger Ebert Takes ‘leave of presence’ to Deal with Recurrence of Cancer [Guardian]

[Guardian] Veteran movie critic Roger Ebert has announced that he is scaling back his workload to deal…

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Wrongful Death Trial to Revisit Michael Jackson’s Checkered Life [Reuters]
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Wrongful Death Trial to Revisit Michael Jackson’s Checkered Life [Reuters]

[Reuters] – Jury selection began on Tuesday in a Los Angeles civil trial that will…

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Fantasia: Losing to Win [Tri-State Defender]
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Fantasia: Losing to Win [Tri-State Defender]