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New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House. Citing records, Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Donald Reaux was arrested Wednesday. He was booked on charges including accessory to second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. Police didn’t immediately […]
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Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella referred to the company's Project xCloud game streaming service as "Netflix for games." The service will let users play Xbox and PC games on a variety of devices. The post Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Carell, ‘Office’ producers reteam for ‘Space Force’ comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world. Netflix said Wednesday that Carell is re-teaming with “The Office” producers Greg Daniels and Howard Klein on the series “Space Force.” It’s about the people assigned to create a sixth branch of the armed services […]
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Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s “Us” will […]
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‘Cold War’ tells a mesmerizing love story through music, chilly beauty and empty spaces

Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War,” which takes place over a span of 15 years, seduces its viewers. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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Is Soulja Boy The ‘King of Hip-Hop’?? Rapper Claims He Taught Drake EVERYTHING He Knows… (VIDEO)

Soulja Boy has emerged from the ashes of reality television to reclaim is rightful title in the music industry. Soulja Boy (real name DDeAndre Cortez Way) wants yall to know that he was the first to ever go viral on these social media streets, and he also notes that he taught many of your favorites. But wait… that’s not all. The ‘crank dat’ rapper also not only wants his respect for being a pioneer, he also says he’s owed a percentage of the profits. Details + video below… (more…) Relat...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Drake, The Breakfast Club, Swizz Beatz, Atlanta Gossip, Soulja Boy, DDeAndre Cortez Way

TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former “To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. He was charged with issuing a […]
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‘Glass’: M. Night Shyamalan pieces together an effective creepshow

It’s a doom-soaked enterprise in which “Unbreakable” stars Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis are teamed up with James McAvoy of "Split." Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.
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Jackhole of the Day?!? Kandi Burruss’ #RHOA Peach Might Be In Jeopardy…

Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been winning for so long that there’s no way she can ever lose… right? Well the “streets” have been talking and after this past weekend it seems that Kandi Burruss could be next in line for a peach snatch. Details below… (more…) Related Posts Watch Kandi Burruss & Kenya Moore Dish #RHOA Dirt on #WWHL… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]In Case You Missed It: Kandi Burruss & Tiny Harris on ‘Watch What Happens LIVE!’… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)#RHOA Kandi Burruss...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Andy Cohen, Celebrity Big Brother, Watch What Happens Live, Kandi Burruss, Atlanta Gossip, Sherri Shepherd Sheree Whitfield, Kandi Burruss Kenya Moore, The Real Hosuewives of Atlanta, Kandi Burruss Tiny Harris

Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn’t just about the color of a person’s skin, but the shade. “Colorism,” the idea that light-skinned minorities are given more privilege than their darker-skinned peers, is a centuries-old concept that many insiders say remains pervasive in the […]
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Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut ‘Talk Is Cheap’

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it. Richards originally released “Talk Is Cheap” in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29. It will include six bonus tracks and will be released digitally, on CD, on vinyl and as a box set. […]
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Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police

BRUSSELS (AP) — It’s probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn’t stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves. But the disappearance of a painting that a priest claimed resembled a work by the Renaissance master has Belgian investigators scratching their heads. The wood-mounted art piece — “The Silence of […]
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Big Boi Added To Atlanta Super Bowl Line Up… (VIDEO)

After months of negotiations, one Atlanta’s hometown favorites has finally been added to the the Super Bowl half time show as Antwan ‘Big Boi’ Patton has secured a bag for his performance. Artists weren’t exactly scrambling at the opportunity this year as many are said to have turned down the performance to stand in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. [FLASHBACK: A Super Bowl with No Halftime??? Atlanta Game Dubbed Music’s LEAST Wanted Gig… ] Despite the drama, there’s no better person to repr...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Colin Kaepernick, Atlanta, Maroon 5, Big Boi, Janet Jackson, OutKast, Jermaine Dupri, Antwan "Big Boi" Patton, Atlanta Gossip, Savannah College

#RHOA Peter Thomas Slammed For Dissing Black Women Who Wear Blond Hair… (VIDEO)

Another day, another man of color speaks out on social media about Black women and what we should do with our hair. [FLASHBACK: ] Just last week rapper Meek Mill with lace front wigs, and soon Peter Thomas of The Real Housewives of Atlanta followed suit with his commentary about “dark black” women in blond wigs. Details + video commentary below… (more…) Related Posts OPEN POST: Should A Woman Ever Propose To A Man? Hear What Men Say… (VIDEO)OPEN POST: Cardi B Portrays Coretta Sco...
Tags: Wtf, Featured, Celebrities, News, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Meek Mill, Black Hair, Cardi, Nene Leakes, Peter Thomas, Kim Zolciak, For Discussion, Atlanta Gossip, Cynthia Bailey, The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Show calls boy who stayed up for TV and saved family ‘hero’

MINQUADALE, Del. (AP) — A 13-year-old Delaware boy credited with saving his family from a house fire when he stayed up late to watch a show on Netflix has received a special delivery from the show’s writers. The News Journal reports that Damir Carter defied his mom by staying up late to watch TV in […]
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‘Late in the Day’ draws an empathetic portrait of late middle age

Even if you're successful at work and in your personal life, things can grow abruptly precarious in late middle age. British writer Tessa Hadley covers this territory with freshness, subtlety and a deep, shifting empathy in her new novel.
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Mugshot Mania: Meet 51-Year-Old Man Who Punched Out Pre-Teen Girl At NC Mall… (VIDEO)

A viral video involving a Caucasian male assaulting a preteen African-American girl has become the topic of discussion on social media this week. Cellphone videos captured the incident where a man, now identified as 51-year-old David Steven Bell, is shown shoving and punching a juvenile girl, under the age of 12 years old. Details + video below… (more…) Related Posts WTF?!? Racist Pig Goes Viral With Story of Contaminating Food of Black Patrons, Restaurant Issues Statement…OPEN POST: Sho...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Cardi, For Discussion, Racial Issues, Mugshot, Mugshot Mania, OPEN POST, Coretta Scott, David Steven Bell, Vira Video, NC Mall

Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett’s memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation. Jarrett’s “Finding My Voice” recalls her time as one of President Barack Obama’s most trusted advisers. Marlantes, known for his Vietnam War novel “Matterhorn,” […]
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Paperback Picks: books by Dave Eggers, Ursula K. Le Guin and more

Among this week’s half-dozen highlights are a collection of blog posts by a beloved science-fiction author and a “page-turning mash-up of genres."
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Dave Eggers Ursula K Le Guin

‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ a teen musical hit, delves into deep, and digital, issues

The acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen," set firmly in today's rapid-fire social-media age, comes to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre Jan. 23-Feb. 2.
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Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing. The marquee lights of every Broadway theater will dim at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to honor Channing, who died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, at age 97. The Broadway League says the date marks the anniversary of the 1964 opening of “Hello […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Broadway, Tony, Carol Channing, Channing, Broadway League, Rancho Mirage California

Team that spoofed Pence book has new picture story

NEW YORK (AP) — The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming. Writer Jill Twiss and illustrator EG Keller are collaborating on “The Someone New,” HarperCollins Children’s Books announced Wednesday. Scheduled for June 4, the book is a parable about welcoming outsiders. It tells […]
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Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru’s capital. But her life took a turn when she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet […]
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Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020. Reitman tweeted Tuesday night that he’s “finally got the keys to the car.” […]
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Jason Reitman Has Been Chosen to Direct the Next Ghostbusters Movie

His father Ivan Reitman directed and produced the 1984 original
Tags: Movies, News, Uncategorized, Jason Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Overnight, Onetime

M. Night Shyamalan Thinks Glass Is Deep. It’s Not

But the mythology he tries to build in 'Glass' is rushed and sloppy
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Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business. In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles, Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, says that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner have violated her trademark and falsely suggested that […]
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Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week. Tommy McCarthy, owner of The Bebop, says Springsteen walked into the bar with his wife and another woman to spend some time listening to a local performer playing Friday evening. McCarthy tells The Boston Globe that Springsteen enjoyed the music […]
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Correction: Met Opera-New Music Director story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Yannick Nezet-Seguin, The Associated Press, based on information provided by the Metropolitan Opera, erroneously reported Pierre Tourville is Nezet-Seguin’s husband. They are partners but not married. A corrected version of the story is below: By RONALD BLUM Associated Press Most Read StoriesNetflix raising prices for […]
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Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for ‘On the Rocks’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning “Lost in Translation” in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple. A24 said Tuesday that Coppola’s “On the Rocks” will be the indie studio’s first project under its joint deal with Apple, which is pushing into original content. […]
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