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The Jacksons claim AEG Live bears responsibility for pop icon's death

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Dr. Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's personal physician, is refusing to testify in the wrongful death lawsuit that the singer's mother filed against concert promoter AEG Live.

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'I'm good everybody,' read a message from Lil Wayne's Twitter account Friday evening

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Rapper Lil Wayne's "just resting" two days after suffering a seizure that sent him to a Los Angeles hospital and triggered media reports that he was near death.


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The spotlight has been on powerful ladies this week thanks to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book on women in the workplace, and Nicki Minaj is one fiery standout among their ranks.


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Montana Frenchs new release "Excuse My French" features barely dressed Minaj

Watch New Yorkers react to racy Nicki Minaj video Montana Frenchs new release "Excuse My French" features barely dressed Minaj


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Berrys hairstyle in "The Call" is drawing comments

Halle Berry plays a 911 operator who fights to rescue a young woman from a vicious abductor. Berry shares her real-life 911 moment and tells how she got her controversial movie hairstyle


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'Our music has been ... the soundtrack to our struggle and the blueprint to our freedom'

When Hasan Salaam thinks about the history of Black music, he relates it back to Okinawan martial arts. The style, practiced by the indigenous people on the Japanese colonized Okinawan Islands, was banned so it had to be practiced in secret. They would it look like a dance and fashion their weapons from common household and farming tools. By practicing in secret, indigenous people were preparing themselves for the day when they could rise up against their colonizers.


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Aunt La Toya Jackson represents Prince Michael in show biz

Michael Jackson's oldest son turned 16 this month, and his birthday wish sheds light on what his future may hold.


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Sentence includes an 18-month alcohol treatment program and probation

Singer Bobby Brown is headed to jail next month to serve a 55-day sentence imposed for his second drunken driving conviction in a year.


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VIDEO: On Twitter Amber Rose says baby is \"perfect"

Almost two weeks to the day since Amber Rose showed off a very round baby bump at the Grammys, the new mom and her hip-hop star fiancé, Wiz Khalifa, have welcomed a son.


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Internationally renowned artist lectured and performed at Portland State University on Feb. 21

The hip-hop artist, organizer and educator will be stopping at Portland State University on Thursday to perform and make a presentation on the history of Black music and its role in resistance.


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