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Drake's new CD 'More Life' breaks a new streaming record

Drake's new CD 'More Life' breaks a new streaming record

NEW YORK — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, "More Life," has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week.
Hannity angry at treatment by CBS in interview

Hannity angry at treatment by CBS in interview

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad f
George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity

George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity

NEW YORK — George Lucas has given another $10 million to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to fund the student diversity program he helped establish. The donation was announced Monday by USC, Lucas' alma mater.
Barry Jenkins' next project? 'The Underground Railroad'

Barry Jenkins' next project? 'The Underground Railroad'

NEW YORK — "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad.
Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

PATERSON, N.J. — A hip-hop promoter was charged Monday with pistol whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said.

The Latest: Cops: Hip hop promoter pistol whipped victim

PATERSON, N.J. — The Latest on a shooting in New Jersey involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap (all times local): 2:15 p.m.
Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to query 2,000 potential jurors

Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to query 2,000 potential jurors

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania objected Monday to defence efforts to prescreen as many as 2,000 potential jurors.

Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa's visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

BOGOTA — American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

LONDON — Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump's supporters.
NY-bound 'Spoon River' revives celebration of life through tales of the dead

NY-bound 'Spoon River' revives celebration of life through tales of the dead

TORONTO — Soulpepper Theatre Company is breathing new life into tales of the departed in its revival of "Spoon River" ahead of a prime theatrical showcase in the U.S.