Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 14, the 195th day of 2019. There are 170 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 14, 1...

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles

JERUSALEM (AP) — A wave of Ethiopian Israeli artists has burst onto Israel's vibrant hip-hop scene, using the stage to promote their community's struggle against discrimination and police violence. ...

Blanco Brown has the next country rap hit with 'The Git Up'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After "Old Town Road" kicked off a trend of country-trap this year, Blanco Brown felt the timing was just right for his dance hit "The Git Up." Brown, who gre...

Review: K.Flay celebrates all her sides on CD 'Solutions'

K.Flay, "Solutions" (Night Street Records) It's always been hard to pin down K.Flay's music. She's a bit of a sonic chameleon, mixing elements of hip-hop, rock and indie pop with moo...

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be performing there in the latest eye-popping announcement as the kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainm...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2019. There are 183 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 1, 199...

A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ____ — Video of the year: Childish G...

The Latest: BET Awards kick off with Cardi B, Offset

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 5 p.m. The BET Awards kicked off ...

Dave Bartholomew, co-wrote 'Ain't That a Shame," dies at 100

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin'" and "Let t...

BET Awards to honor Nipsey Hussle; Cardi, Lil Nas to perform

Nipsey Hussle, the late rapper who was a respected and beloved community activist in South Los Angeles, will be honored at Sunday's BET Awards with the Humanitarian Award. The posthu...

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japa...

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson didn't make a household name for himself by conforming to someone else's idea of who he should be, an approach he encouraged others to take while accepting...

Nick Cannon to host morning show on LA radio station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon is coming to radio. Meruelo Media on Friday announced the rapper, comedian and actor is joining Los Angeles hip-hop radio station Power 106 as host of ...

Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt t...

Amy Poehler, Issa Rae recognized for their entrepreneurship

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In a night of commanding words from some of the most accomplished women in entertainment at the annual Women in Film Gala Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, from the likes ...