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Insider Q&A: Grailed CEO talks about popular men's fashion

Feb. 17, 2019 1:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — If you don't know fashion labels Supreme or Off-White, you've probably also never heard of Grailed, an eBay-like marketplace where those brands are bought and sold. It was started five years ago by CEO and co-founder Arun Gupta, after he realized there wasn't a dedicated site for men's...

Florida rapper YNW Melly accused of killing 2 friends

Feb. 14, 2019 9:03 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Police have charged Florida rapper YNW Melly with killing two of his close friends who were also rising rap stars, and trying to make it appear they died in a drive-by shooting. On Wednesday, Miramar police arrested 19-year-old YNW Melly, whose legal name is Jamell Demons, on...

Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards

Feb. 11, 2019 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and rap triumphed at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts took home top prizes including album of the year and best new artist, and Childish Gambino made history when his hit "This Is America" became the first rap-based track to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves'...

Some fashion with your breakfast? Lauren gives intimate show

Feb. 7, 2019 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "Can I get you some Ralph's Roast?" Immaculately dressed young waiters offered coffee and pastries as soon as you sat down at Ralph Lauren's scaled-down fashion show on Thursday, a stark contrast with last season's lavish anniversary extravaganza in Central Park. There was no stage, no...

Q&A: Producer Boi-1da talks Grammys nods, working with Drake

Feb. 6, 2019 6:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boi-1da considers himself a sidekick to some of the biggest music performers, from Drake to Rihanna, and he is now being thrust into the Grammy spotlight for his standout production work. The Jamaica-born, Toronto-raised producer is nominated for six Grammys, including three in the best...

Syleena Johnson takes sobering look at R. Kelly-penned song

Jan. 31, 2019 11:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "I Am Your Woman" marked a major milestone for Syleena Johnson: It was the major-label debut single for the singer, then in her early 20s, and it was written and produced by R. Kelly, who had not only crafted his own No. 1 hits but also successes for Michael Jackson and others. That was in...

Linda Perry, pioneering producer, smashing through history

Jan. 30, 2019 12:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Perry didn't originally set out to be a music producer, but the singer who was focused on writing lyrics would hear noises in her head. She couldn't describe it, but she knew what she wanted a song to sound like, and maybe more importantly, what she didn't want the song to sound like....

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

Jan. 16, 2019 2:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome. Dern spoke about how, as a mother of...

Judge says Papa John's founder entitled to corporate records

Jan. 15, 2019 4:41 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge ruled Tuesday that the embattled founder of the Papa John's pizza chain is entitled to corporate records that the company has refused to turn over to him. John Schnatter sued Papa John's International Inc. last year, claiming he needs the records to inform himself in...

Kim Kardashian confirms she and Kanye expecting 4th child

Jan. 15, 2019 8:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child. Kardashian confirmed the surrogate pregnancy during an appearance Monday on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." The 38-year-old reality star says the boy will arrive "sometime soon." Kardashian says she got drunk...