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Meek Mill, Fat Joe attend DJ Khaled's Miami birthday bash

Dec. 10, 2018 5:14 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Meek Mill, Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe were among the rappers who came out to celebrate DJ Khaled's birthday at an over-the-top party at the Perez Art Museum to close out Art Basel in Miami Beach. The Haute Living party celebrated birthdays for both DJ Khaled and his wife Nicole with...

Imagine Dragons to perform during halftime of CFP champ game

Dec. 10, 2018 4:20 PM EST

Grammy Award winners Imagine Dragons will perform at halftime of the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 7. ESPN and Interscope Records announced the performance Monday. For the second consecutive season, the College Football Playoff will feature a Super Bowl-style halftime performance for the...

Teacher nixes ban on 'Large Afros' at concert after uproar

Dec. 10, 2018 3:54 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A middle-school music teacher apologized Monday and backed off his instructions that students should not have "Mohawks, Large Afros, or any other outlandish" hairstyles at an upcoming chorus concert. Vocal music teacher Steven Reeves' letter to students touched off a social media...

Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery

Dec. 10, 2018 12:25 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand. Brown said online Monday she needed three hours of surgery to repair damage to her hand. She also said she suffered two broken ribs. She posted a photograph on...

Massive tuba ensemble blasts its way into record book

Dec. 10, 2018 9:16 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A massive tuba ensemble has smashed a Guinness World Record in Kansas City and spread some Christmas cheer. KSHB-TV reports that 835 tuba players performed "Silent Night" on Friday at a downtown arena, setting a new Guinness World Records. The previous record of 502 tuba players in...

Beyonce performs at pre-wedding party in India

Dec. 10, 2018 7:47 AM EST

Beyonce brought her star power to a pre-wedding party for the daughter of India's richest mogul. The 37-year-old singer performed Sunday and sang some of her hits such as "Crazy In Love" and "Perfect." Guests included Hillary Clinton and a host of Bollywood stars in the historic Indian city of Udaipur. Beyonce...

Following Perry's lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in layaways

Dec. 9, 2018 1:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Kid Rock says he followed the lead of actor Tyler Perry by paying off the layaway items of hundreds of Walmart customers in Tennessee. Store manager Tom Meyer tells The Tennessean Kid Rock spent $81,000 to pay the balances of 350 customer accounts at a Walmart in Nashville....

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

Dec. 9, 2018 1:05 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel. Less than 24 hours after announcing she was splitting from her husband, Cardi B...

Reggae star Buju Banton free after federal drug sentence

Dec. 8, 2018 6:29 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Reggae star Buju Banton is free after serving seven years in federal prison on drug charges. Banton was convicted in a federal courtroom in Florida in 2011. Prison officials told the Tampa Bay Times that Banton was freed Friday from Georgia's private McMcRae Correctional Institute. The...

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

Dec. 8, 2018 6:09 PM EST

CORINALDO, Italy (AP) — Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the event, authorities and survivors said. Fifty-three people were reported injured, including 13 in very serious...