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Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' Creates New No. 1 Record On Amazon's Best-Selling Books List 

Posted by Azania Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:58:00 PM

Becoming was also deemed Canada's bestselling print book for 2018.

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Rihanna Takes Father to Court in Trademark Dispute 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:16:00 PM

Singer Rihanna has taken her father to court in the US, accusing him of exploiting her name to further his entertainment business.

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With 'Little,' Marsai Martin Becomes The Youngest Executive Producer In Hollywood History 

Posted by Azania Monday, January 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Black. Girl. Magic.

Marsai Martin will hold the title as the youngest black executive producer in Hollywood history, as the release of her film Little is slated to hit theaters in the spring.

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R. Kelly Under Criminal Investigation in Atlanta After 'Surviving R. Kelly' 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:38:00 PM

After watching Lifetime's poignant Surviving R. Kelly documentary, many viewers took it upon themselves to take action. The Fulton County District Attorney's phone lines became flooded with residents demanding something be done regarding R. Kelly's decades of alleged abuse of minors. The DA's office listened to the public outcry, as TMZ is reporting that they've launched an investigation into the overwhelming allegations made against the Chicago native.

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Halsey's 'Without Me' Tops Billboard Hot 100...Becoming Her First No. 1 as a Lead Artist  

Posted by Azania Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:23:00 PM

Halsey claimed her first No. 1 in a lead role on the Billboard Hot 100 on Monday (Jan. 7) with her deeply personal tune "Without Me." Her first appearance in general atop the chart was 2016's smash collab with the Chainsmokers, "Closer," which spent 12 weeks at the summit.    

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R. Kelly Docuseries Leaves Behind a Burning Question: Do Black Girls' Lives Matter? 

Posted by Azania Monday, January 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM

Following the "Surviving R. Kelly" finale, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chance the Rapper and other celebrities are asking, "Do black girls' lives matter?"

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Judge Rules Marvin Gaye Plagiarism Case Against Ed Sheeran Is Valid 

Posted by Azania Friday, January 4, 2019 1:38:00 PM

A jury will now have to decide whether Sheeran owes the Gaye estate money. 

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Tips to Make Your New Year's Resolution a Success 

Posted by Azania Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Many of us will make a healthy New Year's resolution – maybe to lose weight, quit smoking or drink less – but what's the best way to stick to it?

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Yung Joc Poses “Hair And Fleek” Question To Fans After Usher Debuts New Hairstyle 

Posted by Azania Thursday, January 3, 2019 7:47:00 AM

Usher debuted his new look on New Year's Eve.

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Box Office: 'Aquaman' Swims Past $200M Domestic And $800M Worldwide 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, January 2, 2019 2:10:00 PM

Aquaman swam past the $200 million mark at the domestic box office yesterday. The DC Films flick earned $16.7m on Tuesday (+66% from Monday and -24% from last Tuesday) to bring its 12-day domestic cume to $216.285m. That's a big jump which puts it just over (sans inflation and deep breath) Superman Returns ($200m in 2006), Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($202m in 2014), Batman Begins ($206m in 2005), Thor: The Dark World ($206m in 2013, Sherlock Holmes ($209m in 2009), Venom ($213m), Solo: A Star Wars Story ($213m) and Ant-Man and the Wasp ($216m). It'll pass Mission: Impossible – Fallout ($220m) today and is now officially WB's biggest domestic (> A Star Is Born) and worldwide (> Ready Player One) release of 2018.

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Drake Signs Dancehall Artist Popcaan to OVO Sound Label 

Posted by Azania Friday, December 28, 2018 7:23:00 AM

Drake has announced the signing of popular dancehall artist Popcaan to his OVO Sound record label. The Toronto rap superstar shared the news on stage during a cameo at the Unruly Fest in Jamaica where Popcaan was performing on Saturday (Dec. 22).

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Jordan Peele Says His New Horror Film, ‘Us,’ Is ‘Not About Race’ 

Posted by Azania Thursday, December 27, 2018 7:28:00 AM

Director Jordan Peele released the trailer for his new film, Us, the follow-up to his Academy Award-winning thriller, Get Out, on Christmas Day. The horror film stars Black Panther cast mates and Yale classmates Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke as a husband and wife taking their family on a summer trip to their beach house when things go awry.

During a special screening of the trailer at the Bryant Park Hotel, Peele spoke briefly about what audiences can expect from Us.

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