Good, Bad, and Ugly

Sudden death?

U.S. rap label boss dies suddenly

NEW YORK (Billboard) – The head of rap label Def Jam Recordings died suddenly on Saturday, the company said. Shakir Stewart, who was named executive VP of the iconic label in June, committed suicide, according to reports.

Muscular arm…

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This story shows a picture of britney, and her arm looks photoshopped…

Either that or she has been injecting some powerful steroids in that one arm…

Health warning

September 19, 2008

“Dark Knight” plans re-release for Oscar push

heath-ledger-180.jpgDirected by Christopher Nolan, the film’s huge commercial and critical success has spurred talk of possible Oscar nominations for its director, producers and cast – most specifically Bale’s co-star, Health Ledger, for the late actor’s edgy performance as the Joker.

The wrong Lionel

Montreux lets the Good Times Roll with Quincy Jones

quincy-jones-180.jpgHe is best known as the producer of the album Thriller by icon Michael Jackson, and as the producer and conductor of “We Are The World”, the 1985 hit single written by Jackson and Lionel Hampton that raised money for Ethiopian famine relief.

Keeping up with the Joneses

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The photo shown with your article is of the Mick Jones formerly with the Clash, not the Mick Jones of Foreigner.

And the Tony goes to…

“South Pacific” wins big at Tony Awards

heights-222.jpgNEW YORK (Reuters) – “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific” dominated Broadway’s top honors, the Tony Awards, with seven prizes on Sunday, followed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “August: Osage County” with five wins.

The name of the game…

U.S. video game sales up 37 percent in May: NPD

auto-200.jpgSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. sales of video game hardware and software were $1.12 billion in May, up 37 percent from a year earlier, with Take-Two Interactive Software Corp’s ”Grand Theft Audio 4″ the best-selling title for the month, market researcher NPD said in a report on Thursday.

Negro spirituals

Chuck Berry won’t sing for ‘Johnny’ in US election

spirituals-180.jpg ”In the ’50s there were certain places we couldn’t ride on the bus,” Berry said. “And now there is a possibility of a black man being in White House. Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, free at last,” he said, quoting the words of a Negro spiritual song famously invoked by assassinated civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr.

Not her debut

Alicia Keys’ troubled time leads to big success

keys-140.jpgIn October, she makes her film debut in “The Secret Life of Bees,” starring Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson.