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Ex-inmate designing Philadelphia mural on mass incarceration

Nov. 21, 2019 4:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man sent to prison for life at 17 has been chosen for an arts residency housed at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and will design a public mural that condemns mass incarceration. James “Yaya” Hough, 45, of Pittsburgh, is one of the hundreds of...

APNewsBreak: Neptunes, Outkast, REM up for Songwriters Hall

Nov. 6, 2019 11:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Neptunes, the creative, innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo who shaped pop and urban radio from the '90s well into the 2000s thanks to crafting hits for Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Beyoncé, are nominated for the...

Grammys to honor Dr. Dre for trailblazing production work

Nov. 1, 2019 5:13 AM EDT

Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work. The Recording Academy announced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing will pay tribute the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los...