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Philadelphia State of Mind: Jay-Z's festival is staying put

Jul. 23, 2018 6:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Who's gonna run this town tonight? Jay-Z is. The rap mogul's Made in America music festival will stay in the heart of Philadelphia after Mayor Jim Kenney reversed course on his decision to move the event. Kenney and Roc Nation's chief operating officer said Monday the festival would...

Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

Jul. 18, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city's grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having "zero appreciation for what Made In America has built alongside the phenomenal citizens of this city." Writing in The...

2 arrested in fatal shooting after 2016 Meek Mill concert

Jul. 16, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people outside a 2016 Meek Mill concert in Connecticut. Police on Monday said 23-year-old Kyle Hampton, of North Haven, and 33-year-old Tivon Edwards, of New Haven, face first-degree manslaughter and other...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Jul. 13, 2018 1:53 PM EDT

iTunes charts for week ending July 12, 2018 Top Songs 1. In My Feelings, Drake 2. Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B),Maroon 5 3. I Like It, Cardi B,Bad Bunny & J Balvin 4. Better Now,Post Malone 5. Jumpsuit, twenty one pilots 6. Talk You Out of It, Florida Georgia Line 7. Simple, Florida Georgia Line 8. ...

Alleged recording of lawyer in Mill case given to newspaper

Jul. 3, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer representing the Philadelphia judge overseeing rapper Meek Mill's case has been recorded saying the judge was wrong not to grant a new trial. Philly.com reports a documentary film crew recorded an off-the-record conversation with attorney Charles Peruto Jr., and a supporter...

Month after diss track, Drake emerges unfazed with new album

Jun. 29, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A month ago, Drake's world was crumbling. Now, he's untouchable. Pusha T's infamous diss track — where he was in full investigative journalist mode, divulging new information about Drake while also shading his mother, father and bestie — hit Drake hard. Drake's reply —...

Meek Mill's attorneys resume effort to get judge removed

Jun. 28, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Attorneys for Meek Mill are asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to remove a Philadelphia judge from his case days after she denied his new trial request. In a filing late Wednesday, the rapper's attorneys say Judge Genece Brinkley's actions in court showed she had an opinion before...

Judge denies rapper Meek Mill's request for new trial

Jun. 26, 2018 2:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge denied rapper Meek Mill's petition for a new trial in his decade-old drug and gun convictions Monday despite support for the request by the district attorney's office. Mill's attorneys had asked for a new trial based on credibility issues with former Philadelphia...

Anita Baker, H.E.R., Meek Mill shine at BET Awards

Jun. 25, 2018 7:41 AM EDT

The 2018 BET Awards barely handed out any trophies with big stars like Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar absent, but the show included superior performances by rising singer H.E.R., rapper Meek Mill and gospel artist Yolanda Adams, who paid tribute to Anita Baker and nearly brought her to tears. Baker, an...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jun. 25, 2018 6:32 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TEXAS GROUP TAKES IN ABOUT 30 PARENTS SEPARATED FROM KIDS AP learns that the release is believed to be the first, large one of its kind since Trump signed an executive order that ended the practice of...