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NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Hank Jones has died. He was 91.


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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- British recording company EMI Group PLC said Friday it has raised enough cash to fend off foreclosure by its main lender, Citigroup.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Lil Wayne's efforts to keep up the beat behind bars have gotten him in trouble in jail, an official said Thursday.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper faces potential discipline after jail officers found a charger and headphones for a digital music player stashed in his cell Monday, city Correction Department spokesman Stephen Morello said. Lil Wayne is serving a yearlong sentence after pleading guilty to a gun charge.


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This Saturday, members of the public will have the opportunity to put their artistic talents to one of four murals going up in the Alberta Neighborhood.
Call it a "Paint by Numbers" project on a gigantic scale.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song "Stormy Weather" and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain White audiences but not socialize with them, has died. She was 92.


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Flying Lotus is one of the true artists attempting to take hip-hop to the next level.
The Los Angeles-based producer's third album is a seamless amalgam of futuristic beats and revolutionary jazz. His interplanetary innovations feel imbued with an attention toward composition and touch on everything from classical pop to dubstep.


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What ordinarily comes to mind when one thinks of a lecture about medieval Europe is a talk a lot less relevant to present-day worldly concerns than the keynote speech recently delivered by Professor Celia Chazelle at a conference held at University College, Cork entitled "Envisioning Christ on the Cross."


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Guru, the influential rapper known for his intellectual themes, his monotone delivery and his combination of jazz sounds with hip-hop beats, has died after battling cancer, collaborators said. He was 43.


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Early 1990s rap kings Cypress Hill are back after a six-year album gap with "Rise Up," a passable effort that should be well-received by their original fan base but is likely to be overlooked by today's hip-hop consuming youth.


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(NNPA) - A discrimination lawsuit filed against a popular Atlanta restaurant by two customers, a former NBA player and a prominent local lawyer, may soon go to trial.


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