AEG Live considered pulling the plug on Michael Jackson's comeback concerts 11 days before the pop icon died, the show's choreographer testified Tuesday. Travis Payne, who worked closely with Michael Jackson in his final days, earlier testified that in Jackson's last rehearsals before his death, he was not at show standards but he was rehearsing, he was processing.
Author and education expert Lois Leveen will speak at Allen Temple CME Church, May 15, to lead a conversation on Learning From History. Leveen will share what she learned from the real life heroes and heroines who inspired her acclaimed historical novel "The Secrets of Mary Bowser."
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Jurors hearing the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial got a stark look at the dead pop icon after a lawyer showed them an autopsy photo.
The veteran MC and Portland music mogul shares his insight on everything from Portland hip-hop history to the business side of music to growing the local rap scene. He will be releasing his latest album "Bars," on May 11, which also happens to be his birthday.
(CNN) -- PepsiCo is ending its relationship with rapper Lil Wayne over what the company calls an "offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon" -- 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was killed nearly 60 years ago.
(CNN) -- Atlanta-area authorities are investigating the death of Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, as a possible drug overdose, Fulton County Police Cpl. Kay Lester said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Just one of Michael Jackson's brothers and sisters can sit in the courtroom at one time in the family's wrongful death suit against AEG Live, a judge ordered Tuesday.
Help has arrived for ladies languishing in the latter category in the person of beauty guru Morgan Gantt, a sister with her finger on the pulse when it comes to solving any sort of hair care nightmares.
(CNN) -- Singer Harry Belafonte Jr., praised Public Enemy for changing "everything about the emerging urban musical force called rap."