| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:24 AM
With $620 million in estimated pretax earnings, veteran rapper and record producer Dr. Dre topped Forbes' list as the highest paid hip-hop artist, ousting Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top spot.
Forbes said Dre's estimated annual earnings for the 12...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Is it me, or does it feel like Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani have been coaches on "The Voice" forever?
The two music industry mega-talents made their debuts as the singing-competition show kicked off its seventh season Monday night, joining veteran...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:42 AM
A combination of gruff rap and beats that sound like "Tetris" on crystal meth, Mykki Blanco is equal parts Marilyn Manson and DMX. She is also the female alter ego of 28-year-old California native and former Chicagoan Michael Quattlebaum Jr., and you...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Taylor Swift dropped in on “The Tonight Show" Wednesday, appearing with host Jimmy Fallon in a segment of “Ew!” and dropping word that she’ll be performing Aug. 24 at the MTV Video Music Awards.
She portrayed Natalie Benson,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
An exhibit featuring an urn filled with the late DJ Alan Freed’s ashes was recently removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, just a week or so after Beyoncé’s wardrobe moved in.
The overlapping events birthed...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Vin Diesel has proved he can sing a song by Sam Smith — and Sam Smith thinks Vin Diesel was pretty flippin' awesome when he was singing it.
While Diesel was doing publicity for "Guardians of the Galaxy," British radio station Capital FM...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"ADULTERY IS the application of democracy to love." -- H.L. Mencken
SPEAKING OF Beyonce and Jay Z ... no, no -- just kidding!
But the fact is, the question of whether or not this powerhouse couple is on the verge of breaking up -- at least according...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Starring now on a website near you: Britney Spears, raw.
We are not talking about "raw" meaning "in the flesh." Any of us who cares to has likely already seen plenty of Ms. Spears' largest bodily organ. And she is showing lots more skin, reports say,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
"It's not easy being a Herman."
So read the opening line of a column I spotted years ago at a high school journalism contest. The author, a gifted humorist, lamented the trials of going through life with the name Herman, which included having people...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
They’ve been Forbes’ highest-earning celebrity couple for the past two years (banking an estimated $95 million in 2013), but Beyonce and Jay Z’s reign in the pop culture world is about so much more than money.
With the couple’s...