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Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and more support Rihanna's Diamond Ball

Sep. 13, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many kids, Rihanna dreamed of someday growing up to be rich, but helping others was at the forefront of her vision. "It's always been important to me before any success," she told The Associated Press Thursday at her annual Diamond Ball charity gala. "As a kid, just seeing those...

With "Eve," Rapsody gains traction in the best rapper debate

Sep. 11, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The debate over who reigns supreme as the greatest rapper of the moment is never-ending and never settled. From LL Cool J vs Kool Moe Dee, Tupac vs. Biggie, Jay-Z vs. Nas, it's a time-honored discussion that's likely to be heard in any barbershop or boardroom where rap fans converge. These...

In 'Hustlers,' Jennifer Lopez steals money, and the show

Sep. 10, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — "Hustlers" is, in itself, a hustle. It looks like a flashy, glamorous movie about strippers — all sparkle and skin and high-heels. And it is that. But the fleshy, dazzling surface of "Hustlers," written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, cloaks an empowering feminist tale about a...

Review: Jennifer Lopez steals the show in 'Hustlers'

Sep. 10, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

"Hustlers " saves all of its tricks for the end. It's a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the why of it all hit around the same time. This, you think, is the movie. Then suddenly it's over just when it started to...

Pyer Moss celebrates black culture with fashion and music

Sep. 9, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a huge choir that veered from stirring, soaring gospel, then spit verses from Cardi B and sang lines from Queen Latifah's "U.N.I.T.Y."; a spoken word artist who reminded the audience that rock 'n' roll was born because of a black, queer woman ; and a stunning collection of clothes...

Missy Elliott honored at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Aug. 27, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades, was honored at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, where Taylor Swift also took center stage with her gay pride anthem, "You Need to Calm Down." Elliott earned...

Winners of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards

Aug. 26, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Winners of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, presented Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey: — Video of the year: Taylor Swift, "You Need to Calm Down" — Artist of the year: Ariana Grande — Song of the year: Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, "Old...

The Latest: MTV VMAs, in Jersey for the 1st time, flaunt it

Aug. 26, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards, being held Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (all times local): 11 p.m. If viewers didn't know the MTV VMAs were being held in Newark, New Jersey for the first time, the performers and presenters and the host Sebastian...

Cardi B postpones Indianapolis concert due to threat

Jul. 31, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday's planned show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, saying: "My safety and your safety...

Man in A$AP Rocky case allegedly hit with bottle, kicked

Jul. 26, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — The man allegedly assaulted by American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men in Stockholm was kicked while on the ground and hit with a bottle, Swedish prosecutors said in court documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The 500 pages of documents also included allegations that Rocky...