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Q&A: Nick Cannon on talk show, overcoming backlash last year

Sep. 23, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nick Cannon faced heavy criticism for his anti-Semitic remarks last year, he initially thought about stepping away from his lucrative TV host and producer career for good. Cannon fell into a deep depression that felt like he was “stuck in...

For some Black men and teens, relying on guns is commonplace

Aug. 14, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marvel Thornton-Cruz first carried a gun on the street at age 14. “I was young,” said Thornton-Cruz, now 28. “I just wanted to be cool. Pretty much most of my family was in the street.” By his mid-20s, Thornton-Cruz had...

DaBaby offers 2nd apology after recent homophobic comments

Aug. 02, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper DaBaby offered another apology Monday while facing heavy backlash after he made crude and homophobic remarks at a recent Miami-area music festival. The Grammy-nominated performer said he was misinformed for his comments about HIV/AIDS in the...

DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic comments

Aug. 01, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose name is Jonathan Kirk, had been scheduled as a closing act on the...