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For some Black men and teens, relying on guns is commonplace

Aug. 14, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marvel Thornton-Cruz first carried a gun on the street at age 14. “I was young,” said Thornton-Cruz, now 28. “I just wanted to be cool. Pretty much most of my family was in the street.” By his mid-20s, Thornton-Cruz had...

Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli's court debt

Jul. 27, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold Tuesday for an undisclosed sum, though prosecutors say it was enough to fully satisfy the rest of what he owed on a $7.4 million forfeiture order he faced after his...

Chance the Rapper to bring secret concert to the big screen

Jul. 20, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Chance the Rapper filmed a secret concert four years ago, he intended to make a movie for the big screen but ended up shelving the project after not knowing how to edit all the footage. But while hunkered down in his home during the pandemic, the...

Bucks' forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo in health protocol

Jul. 17, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In the most important games of this NBA season, COVID-19 continues to make its impact felt. The Milwaukee Bucks will be without reserve forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, who was placed in the NBA's health and safety protocol before Game 5 of the finals on...

New this week: A 'Space Jam' sequel and new John Mayer tunes

Jul. 12, 2021 14:19 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 — LeBron James leads the Tunes against the Goons in “Space Jam: A New...

‘Almost like a movie’: Georgia rapper signs with major label

Jul. 11, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kawanis Sutton admits pressure comes with signing to a major label. The Athens rapper, who uses the stage name Yung Petro, has gone from unsigned hype to joining Huncho Records headed by Quavo, a member of Migos, one of the most well-known rap groups....