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APNewsBreak: Neptunes, Outkast, REM up for Songwriters Hall

Nov. 6, 2019 11:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Neptunes, the creative, innovative production-songwriting duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo who shaped pop and urban radio from the '90s well into the 2000s thanks to crafting hits for Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Beyoncé, are nominated for the...

LeBron James, Anthony Davis lead Lakers past Spurs

Nov. 3, 2019 10:55 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For a player who wasn't even part of the Los Angeles Lakers' plans this offseason, Dwight Howard is providing a powerful impact alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Davis had 25 points and 11 rebounds, ames added 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and Los Angeles held off the San...

Grammys to honor Dr. Dre for trailblazing production work

Nov. 1, 2019 5:13 AM EDT

Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work. The Recording Academy announced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing will pay tribute the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los...

Jay Wright turning into legend in 19th season at Villanova

Oct. 25, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The idea that Jay Wright could potentially replace Gregg Popovich momentarily stumped the Villanova coach as he considered potential job openings. "Wait, are you talking about San Antonio or USA?" Wright asked. Let's start with Team USA. The 57-year-old Wright certainly has the...

Snoop Dogg to promote Israeli pot-growing machine

Oct. 22, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli start-up that promotes home-grown marijuana says it has signed on American rapper Snoop Dogg as a brand ambassador. Snoop, an outspoken advocate of marijuana use, will promote Seedo's small refrigerator-like machine that grows plants with the help of artificial intelligence. The...

Today in History

Oct. 20, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2019. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 2011, Moammar Gadhafi, 69, Libya's dictator for 42 years, was killed as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte (SURT) and captured the last major...

Kansas coach Self bristles at idea of 'trolling' NCAA

Oct. 9, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self bristled at the suggestion Wednesday that he was sending a message to the NCAA following its investigation into his basketball program when he donned an Adidas jersey and golden chain for a recent promotional video. The Jayhawks received a notice of allegations...

Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at hoops event

Oct. 5, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor and fake money was shot over the heads of prospective recruits. Athletic director Jeff Long said Friday...

2 men convicted at trial on Tekashi 6ix9ine testimony

Oct. 3, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were convicted Thursday in a racketeering case featuring the testimony of Tekashi 6ix9ine, the rapper whose decision to cooperate put him in danger while in jail and made him a target of social media ridicule by other artists labeling him a "snitch." The Brooklyn-born Tekashi...

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite'

Sep. 30, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in "Dolemite Is My Name ," it might come as a surprise that it's actually a rather sweet and heartfelt film. "Dolemite" is not here to shock and scandalize. It's simply a loving, R-rated portrait of Rudy Ray Moore, a nobody who had the guts to believe in himself...