By Kamau High
NEW YORK (Billboard) - R&B hitmaker Chris Brown has designed a line of branded caps for headwear and apparel maker New Era Cap, which will pay the singer a royalty for every hat sold, Billboard has learned.
The caps will go on sale August 14 at hat retailer Lids, New Era stores and newera.com. Brown's line of baseball-style caps features six designs, including one evoking the 1980s with an image of a boom box and… Continue
Officers arrested and charged Jermaine Canada, 27, with first-degree murder. A resident called 911 around 9 a.m. on Monday and reported seeing a man matching the description of the gunman in the 2600 block of W. Camelback Road, police said.
"The children were not with him at the time he was taken into custody, and that was a great concern for us," said Detective Stacie Derge with the Phoenix… Continue
SECOND ALBUM. A SECOND COMPLEX COVER. A SECOND CHANCE AT A FIRST IMPRESSION. TRUST US, YOU’VE NEVER SEEN CASSIE LIKE THIS BEFORE.
By Justin Monroe
Photographs By Gavin Bond
Styling By Anoma Ya Whittaker
What’s changed for Casandra “Cassie” Ventura since last year? Besides being a Complex cover girl, we mean. Well, not all that much: She’s still beautiful, obviously (Filipino-Mexican-West-Indian-African-American, holler at… Continue
PR - This independent record label has already inked a major deal with Atlanta's own artist Myko, who recently opened shows for rap star Trina, Floetry, Bobby Valentino and more. The young pop singer also worked with Rick Ross on his next underground single entitled "Spend this Bread".
Outta Pocket Entertainment will cover all genres of music including rock, Pop, Hip-hop and Rap. When asked about future goals and objectives for the new… Continue
*The Jacksons will be honored as BMI Icons at the 8th Annual Urban Music Awards scheduled for Sept. 4 in Los Angeles.
Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Michael and, joining in 1976, younger brother Randy, will be saluted with an all-star musical tribute during the ceremony to be held at the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills. Whether or not all six siblings will show up for the unofficial reunion remains to be seen.
Find more videos like this on . Young Jeezy kicked off back to school this past weekend with a daytime bowling event for some special kids in his hometown of Atlanta. The multi-platinum star rented out Metro Lanes and Games for the afternoon, where he gave away free backpacks, clothing, sneakers and school supplies to about 350 youngsters in need -- all courtesy of the rapper himself, in… Continue
I just got news from a very reliable source telling me that Morgan Freeman was just in a pretty bad car accident around 1:45AM in the town that he lives in which is Charleston, MS.
I was told that he and [a female friend] had been out hitting up bars and they had been doing a lot of drinking but no one knows where they were headed to around the time of the wreck. The town that he lives in is a very small town so they had to air lift Morgan… Continue
*Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown is seeking a court order to stop Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. from using his likeness in a video game without his permission.
The character, part of the "Real Old School Teams and Players' series, sports the number 32 jersey and is featured as a muscular, African-American running back in the game's "All Brown's Team,' stated the complaint filed Friday in state court in New… Continue
*Louis Vuitton has settled a lawsuit with Sony BMG Music Entertainment for allowing its artists Da Brat, Ruben Studdard and Britney Spears to wear its famous monogram in music videos and album covers without permission.
"We believe the terms of this agreement will provide strong protection to our brand worldwide," Louis Vuitton's Nathalie Moulle-Berteaux said in a statement to the New York Daily News.
SEFFNER - Sean S. Ellenberger was a 39-year-old teacher at a private school in St. Petersburg.
Titus Leon Hill was a 19-year-old Seffner resident who was preparing to go to college.
Their paths crossed and their lives ended in the span of a few hours, according to Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies. About midnight Friday, Hill and at least one other suspect - one of them armed with a handgun - tried to rob Ellenberger and another… Continue
BATON ROUGE, La. — Two months ago, as he left the trailer park he called home after Hurricane Katrina, Alton Love, 41, just knew he was on the brink of getting a working car, an apartment and a good job to support the 9-year-old daughter he is raising on his own. Doris Fountain was in a comfortable hotel, waiting on a water heater and an air-conditioner for her once-flooded house in New Orleans.…