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Stars Gather In Washington To Celebrate Theodore Bikel’s 90th Birthday

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A star-studded collection of artists from a wide spectrum of artistic disciplines will gather at the Washington Hebrew Congregation to pay tribute to the star of stage, screen and sound. Among those expect to perform or attend are such luminaries as Tom Paxton, Dr. Hans Peter Manz, Amichai Lau-Lavie and David Amram. Judy Collins, Arlo […]

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Jay-Z Has 99 Problems And Solange Knowles Is Number One (Updated)

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No word yet from the camps of Jay -Z or Beyonce on the elevator attack by Solange Knowles at the Standard Hotel, but it is being reported that Solange was upset that her friends were denied entry to the Met gala after party at the Boom Boom Room and she took it out on Jay-Z when he […]

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Rolling Stones Ron Wood And Mick Taylor Join Rock Legends In New York City To Pay Tribute To The Blues

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The Cutting Room in downtown Manhattan was torn up by a collection of classic rock legends who ripped through a showcase of the blues roots music that found new life in their seminal sounds of the ’60s and ’70s. Rolling Stones Ron Wood and Mick Taylor (who each made blues guitar a hard-rock staple) were joined […]

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CeeLo Green Dodges Rape Charge – Still Facing Felony Count For Giving His Date Ecstasy

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  He judges singers on “The Voice,” but singer and reality TV star CeeLo Green may have had a hard time judging if a sex partner was impaired after he slipped her ecstasy last year, prosecutors said Monday. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office cited that possibility along with insufficient evidence about the woman’s level of intoxication when it  […]

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Joan Jett is Back – Singing About Mother Nature

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Its nice to hear Joan Jett rocking again after almost 7 years.   Billboard’s Matt Diehl reports that Joan Jett Storms Back With New Album ‘Any Weather’.   Its been a long time since ‘I Love Rock N Roll’ hit the charts in 1982, but it is good to hear Joan crank it out again. […]

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Get Ready for MPRSHOW Fest

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Modern Problems Radio Show is bringing you the most exciting music event this fall, MPRSHOW Fest! The event is hosted by the outrageous Daveylove, creator and host of MPR Show, along with his hilarious producer Mr. Jay and beautiful co-host Laura Merill. John Torres from Oh Cassius! says, “Daveylove is such a fun host, it’s […]

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Photographer Terry Richardson The Big Loser In Lady Gaga Court Battle

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  The court battle between Lady Gaga and her former assistant has claimed it’s first victim -Terry Richardson was the big loser yesterday in a Manhattan Court, when a judge ordered his collection of behind the scenes images of Gaga’s live tour be entered as evidence. Richardson stands to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties with the decision […]

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50 Cent Looking At 5 Years Behind Bars For Attacking Girlfriend

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The man who sang about being “in da club” could be looking at spending some time “in da slammer.” Rapper turned actor 50 Cent is facing an arraignment on charges that he attacked his ex-girlfriend and trashed her condo. 50, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.  If convicted, he  faces up […]

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Justin Timberlake’s New Video Loaded With Naked Women Banned From Youtube

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Not to be outdone by fellow crooner Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake loaded up his new video with nude women. The Daily News is reporting that Youtube has banned the video for the former boy band member’s new track “Tunnel Vision.” Timberlake, obviously inspired by Robin Thicke’s R-rated version of his chart topping song “Blurred Lines”, cast fully nude […]

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Prince Says He “Doesn’t Own A Cellphone”

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The artist formerly known as The Artist  Formerly Known as Prince is the new cover boy for the August issue of V magazine. The eccentric little singer admitted that he doesn’t own a cellphone, so doing a phone interview with the 1980’s music icon was quite a challenge. Even in person, Prince wouldn’t directly talk to the […]

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Chris Brown Accused Of Beating Up Another Woman In Anaheim Nightclub

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Hip Hop star Chris Brown ran his record to two wins against no defeats in his quest to become world champion in women’s mixed martial arts. Another woman is claiming she was beaten by the punch happy little singer inside an Orange County nightclub. Deanna Gines is telling celebrity website TMZ that she has torn ligaments in her knee after Brown […]

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Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Rushed To Hospital After Attempted Suicide

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A family source is saying that the daughter of Michael Jackson tried to commit suicide in her California home this morning. It is being reported that Paris Jackson attempted to take her life by cutting her wrists. Local paramedics received a call for help at about 1:15 a.m. to a Calabasas address that matches the home of Jackson’s mom […]

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Harlem Women Sues Rihanna For Contracting Herpes From Her Lipstick

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A women in Harlem has filed a lawsuit stating that she contracted herpes from a lipstick that was endorsed by pop singer Rihanna. Starkeema Greenidge, 28, alleges she got the virus when a representative  of MAC Cosmetics applied a used tube of RiRi Woo to her lips at Rihanna’s shows at the Barclay’s Center. “I wasn’t […]

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Goodbye to Droppin Knowledge with Joe Graham

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WMBR (Cambridge, MA) Host Joe Graham recently announced that after 5 or more years, New England’s favorite music show Droppin Knowledge was ending. Joeg supported local talent in the New England area. More than “250 bands/guest/performers have appeared live on the show over the last 5 years, everyone from comedians and actors to bands and […]

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Aztec Two-Step Struts Their Stuff At The City Winery!

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On the first day of daylight savings, a pair of ’70s singer-songwriters turned back the clock a couple of decades for a delighted packed house at SoHo’s renowned City Winery. Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman were the quintessential Greenwich Village/New York folk/rock duo of an era when acts like Jackson Browne, James Taylor and Joni […]

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Billy Joel Makes Vanderbilt Student’s Musical Dream Come True

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At an appearance at Vanderbilt University earlier this year, Billy Joel was conducting a Q&A with students when one of the little buggers asked to join him on stage for a song. A soft spoken kid from Long Island told the “Piano Man” that his favorite song was “New York State Of Mind” and asked […]

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Michael Jackson’s Daughter Cheers On High School Basketball Team

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The 14 year-old daughter of the late “King Of Pop’ showed off her cheerleading skills at a high school basketball game. Paris Jackson cheered on the Buckley School’s boy’s basketball team to victory Tuesday night, showing off her exquisite form during a 5 minute halftime show. Michael’s daughter still sporting a short punk rock haircut […]

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In Memory of George Shadow Morton

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For the past 5 months or so, I couldn’t understand why Shadow wasn’t responding to phone calls and emails. I had a sense something was wrong. I found out this week that George Shadow Morton died on Feb 14th from cancer. It has taken me a few days to get my wind back, as Shadow […]

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Howard Stern Rips Clive Davis For “Degrading” Kelly Clarkson

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Shock jock Howard Stern ripped into Clive Davis this week on his radio show for going after Kelly Clarkson in his new book. “I always find it sickening when management guys like to set the record straight about how [bleeping] creative and what geniuses they are,” the shock jock said on his radio show Wednesday […]

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Kelly Clarkson Destroys Clive Davis On Her Blog Post In Reaction To His Book

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We all know that Clive Davis is a legendary record label executive and has taken credit for signing artists such as Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, Barry Manilow, Alicia Keys and more. But that didn’t stop singer Kelly Clarkson from standing up to Davis as he continues to make disparaging comments about the talented singer/songwriter. Clarkson got […]

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Lil Wayne Boasts “I Slept With Chris Bosh’s Wife”

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Celebrity website TMZ is running video footage of Lil Wayne on stage in Houston last night bragging that he slept with Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh’s wife. While in Houston for NBA’s All-Star Weekend, Wayne was obviously still upset about getting kicked out of a Heat game in Miami last week for cheering the visiting […]

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Whitney Wolanin’s Tribute to Bob Babbit

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2012 was a great year for Whitney Wolanin as she climbed the charts with “Honesty”, “Frosty the Snowman, and now . . . “Wrong Guy”.   However, Whitney doesn’t quickly forget the people that helped her along the way.   Here is a touching testimonial to the immortal Funk Brothers’ Bass Player, Bob Babbit, who […]

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Sore Loser Chris Brown Sits During Frank Ocean’s Standing Ovation

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Chris Brown showed what a class act he is last night when he remained seated during the standing ovation for Frank Ocean’s win for best contemporary urban album category. Brown is being destroyed by bloggers today on the web for his childish behavior. The punchy little singer who used Rihanna’s face as a speed bag […]

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Chris Brown Brings Rihanna To Court Date

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So, let me get this straight, Chris Brown is on probation for punching Rihanna in the face a few years back, right? Now Brown is back in court because he hasn’t completed the community service that was part of the terms of his probation and could be looking at jail time. So who shows up […]

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Bob Marley Forever – Happy Birthday !

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Bob Marley (68) shares a birthday with former President Ronald Reagan (102) today.   He was one of those artists that made you feel good everytime you heard him sing.   It seems as though all the great ones die early.   Bob was only 36 when he left us in 1981. Bob was a […]

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