| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:40 AM
With apologies to the many accomplished musicians performing on Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend, the most important improvement at the ocean-ecology-minded Tortuga Music Festival is the news that the house beer this year is Corona (replacing last year&...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The first day of summer will bring Grammy-winning singer Brandy and R&B veteran Johnny Gill to downtown Baltimore for this year's African American Festival, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced today at City Hall.
The free two-day festival will...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Jeff Bridges, forever the Dude to many people, is scheduled to perform at this year's Lebowski Fest L.A.
Bridges and his country-rock band, the Abiders, will play before a screening of the Coen brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski" on April 25 at...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Vybz Kartel, the popular Jamaican dancehall artist, has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in the murder of an associate, according to the BBC.
The 38-year-old singer, born Adidja Palmer, is one of the biggest stars in Jamaican...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Drake is at it again.
A day after issuing the Lauryn Hill-sampling “Draft Day,” he kept the generosity going by unveiling another new tune for fans to his October's Very Own blog on Thursday.
Where “Draft Day” showed him...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Reality TV star and singer Ray J was arrested in Beverly Hills on Friday night after police officers responded to complaints that he grabbed a woman's derriere.
Ray J, whose birth name is William Ray Norwood Jr., was involved in an altercation at the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
There was something in the musical water of 1994. Let's take another sip.
A good chunk of millennials were either pre-teens or young teens in 1994 — and their budding musical tastes were informed by a wide array of memorable offerings in just...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The comeback narrative is well-trodden pop-music territory: Disappear from public consciousness once the hits stop coming, toil away in the studio quietly for an extended period and then surprise everyone with a major splash of new material.
In the rare...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Reality TV star and singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to battery and resisting arrest after being charged with groping a woman at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar.
Ray J, whose birth name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., faces four misdemeanor counts,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:48 PM
R&B singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a slew of charges stemming from an alleged sexual-battery incident in May.
The "Sexy Can I" crooner, 33, whose real name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., has been charged with four misdemeanor counts of sexual...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Maksim Chmerkovskiy says he's hanging up his "Dancing With the Stars" shoes.
The widely proclaimed "bad boy of ballroom" (though he believes that moniker makes no sense) and most recent "DWTS" champ made the announcement Tuesday on "The View."