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Review: Dixson forges a sweet R&B sound on album '004Daisy'

Sep. 29, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

“004Daisy,” Dixson (Roc Nation) Dixson embraces modernity and forges a sweet new R&B sound on his third album, “004Daisy.” The Atlanta native is a seasoned producer and songwriter with a decorated catalog working with artists like Chance the Rapper, Justin...

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

Sep. 29, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said. Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez...

Gap slashes 500 corporate jobs in cost-cutting move

Sep. 20, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap is slashing 500 corporate jobs in San Francisco and New York as it looks to reduce expenses amid languishing sales. The job cuts, confirmed by a company spokesperson, follow years of struggle at the San Francisco-based retailer, which operates its namesake...

Rock mag Creem attempts comeback after more than 30 years

Aug. 18, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Creem, which billed itself as “America's only rock ‘n’ roll magazine” during two decades of existence that ended in 1989, is being revived next month. The return is a remarkable story of persistence by J.J. Kramer, who was bequeathed the magazine at age 4...