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Rapper Young Thug sues over swiped bag that had cash, songs

Oct. 21, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug said an apartment concierge let an unknown person take his Louis Vuitton bag holding about 200 unreleased songs and more than $100,000 worth of jewelry and cash. The performer's allegations are in a lawsuit against the company...

New this week: 'Dune,' 'Invasion' and an Elton John album

Oct. 18, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Denis Villeneuve’s somberly majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965...

Review: Elton John taps some talented friends for new album

Oct. 18, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

“The Lockdown Sessions,” Elton John (Interscope Records) It's been more than 35 years since Elton John recorded with Stevie Wonder and that's clearly way, way too long. But the wait is over: The legends join on the new gospel-flavored song “Finish Line,” enlivened...

Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' comes with a heavy cost

Oct. 07, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meek Mill is not behind prison bars. He’s no longer required to check in with parole officers. But despite this freedom, the rapper has not fully rid himself of invisible shackles that still confine him. “I just feel like I’m a pullover away from...

Owen Wilson, Sudeikis, Malek, Kardashian West to host 'SNL'

Sep. 22, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Owen Wilson, Kim Kardashian West, Rami Malek and Jason Sudeikis are lined up to host the first four episodes of “Saturday Night Live” this fall. NBC announced Wednesday that Wilson, who is starring in the upcoming film “The French Dispatch,” will...

Elton John pairs with Nicki, Miley, many more on new album

Sep. 01, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John is releasing an album of collaborations with artists from several generations and genres, including Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Miley Cyrus, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks and Stevie Wonder. “The Lockdown Sessions,” a collection of 16 songs...

Review: A revival for Kanye West on divorce album 'Donda'

Aug. 31, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

“Donda” by Kanye West (Def Jam/UMG) Kanye West donned a full face mask to host three livestreamed listening parties for his 10th studio album. Beyond that, he didn't say a word, or even tweet. After years of alienating longtime fans with forays into conservative...

Today in History

Aug. 16, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2021. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 15-21

Aug. 09, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 15-21: Aug. 15: Actor Pat Priest (“The Munsters”) is 85. Drummer Pete York of The Spencer Davis Group is 79. Author-journalist Linda Ellerbee is 77. Songwriter Jimmy Webb is 75. Singer-guitarist Tom Johnston of The Doobie...

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...