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Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

The Week in Review: Thaw in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Ties between the United States and Cuba, severed more than 50 years ago, were restored this week after months of negotiations and a prisoner …

Tim Burton Says Beetlejuice Sequel Is 'Closer Than Ever'

It’d be hard counting how many times someone’s said “Beetlejuice” since Tim Burton’s film of the same name came out in 1988, but you’d think it would …

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YouTube Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit From Pharrell Williams, the Eagles and Others

A representative for dozens of music superstars, including Pharrell Williams, is telling YouTube that it had better remove about 20,000 videos or …

New Music: Skillz “All My Favorite Rappers Are Dead”

Skillz is calling out names on “All My Favorite Rappers Are Dead” (produced by Bink!). He’s not maliciously attacking the rappers mentioned but is …

What A Failed Hip-Hop Experiment Can Teach Us About The Future Of U.S.-Cuba Relations

A new chapter has been announced in Cuba-U.S. relations. But for more than half a century, serious diplomatic hostilities and blunders have affected the two nations. The most recent accusation is that the United States Agency for International Development covertly funded anti-government artists in …

'Focus' trailer: Will Smith and Margot Robbie are pros at cons

Trust issues abound in the new trailer for "Focus," the upcoming con-artist caper starring Will Smith as a veteran hustler and Margot Robbie as his former protege turned femme fatale.<p>Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa ("Crazy Stupid Love"), the intrigue starts with a familiar setup: "I've …

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Mike Colter set as Luke Cage for Marvel ‘Jessica Jones’ series | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Mike Colter has been cast as Luke Cage in the Netflix series “A.K.A. Jessica Jones.” (Marvel)<p>Marvel has found its Luke Cage.<p>Actor Mike Colter (“Halo: Nightfall”) will star as Luke Cage for Marvel’s upcoming Netflix show “A.K.A. Jessica Jones,” a 13-episode series set to premiere next year.<p>Krysten …

Comics

New Video: BJ The Chicago Kid Feat. ScHoolboy Q “It’s True”

After lending his skills to ScHoolboy Q’s Grammy-nominated <i>Oxymoron</i> single “Studio,” BJ The Chicago Kid gets the favor in return from TDE’s finest in …

Back to the Future: On Prince and D'Angelo's Welcome Returns in 2014's Art Official Age

This year saw the two reclusive R&B legends emerge from isolation ever so briefly to engage with the world, and we should all feel lucky.<p>My first tattoo, on my bicep, was of an anchor. After that, a rose on my left foot with a scroll bearing my mother's name. Next, my ankles, with a reference to …

Looking Back on the Amazing Year in Larry King's Interviews with Musicians

From making friends with fellow sex symbol Trey Songz to bringing up his ideal superpower at every turn, Larry King had a great year of interviewing rappers and singers.<p><i>Larry King and T.I., photo courtesy of Ora.tv</i><p>It’s the end of 2014, and we live in a golden age of artist/fan interaction. Every …

New Music: Wale Feat. Dew Baby & Fat Trel “Loyalty”

In less than 24 hours, Wale will treat fans with an early Christmas gift in the form of his new mixtape <i>Festivus</i>. Steadily releasing new songs in …

New Music: ILoveMakonnen feat. Despot & Ezra Koenig “Down 4 So Long (Remix)”

ILOVEMAKONNEN just re-released his self titled EP on iTunes, but has another gem for his fans. On the “Down For So Long (Remix), he works with two …

Ghostface Killah Played a Surprise Show at a Sandwich Shop in Perth Named After Him

The shop is called "Toastface Grillah".<p>Image via Instagram<p>Ghostface Killah is currently in Australia touring his new album <i>36 Seasons</i>. That is a fairly regular piece of news. While on tour, he was apparently informed by a radio station that there is a sandwich shop in Perth named “Toastface Grillah” …

Joe Cocker: Singer made others' songs his own

Joe Cocker regarded musical genres the same way he did musical notes: as mere suggestions.<p>Over the course of a career that spanned a half-century — ending Monday, when he died at age 70 at his home in Colorado — the English singer blurred the lines separating rock, soul, country and blues, pulling …

Soul Music

Sony hacking story takes a 'Scandal' turn

The story of Sony's corporate hacking crisis and the subsequent fallout revolves around a feature film, "The Interview." But events are now taking a turn straight out of a TV show.<p>"Scandal,"to be specific.<p>According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sony has retained the services of crisis management expert<p>…

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Conduct Hearing Clears Florida State QB Of Sex Allegations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago.<p>Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote in a letter to Winston that the evidence was "insufficient to …

Bengals stun Peyton Manning, Broncos for playoff spot

CINCINNATI (AP) — With everything on the line, the Bengals picked off Peyton Manning in the closing minutes — twice, no less — and ran themselves right back into the playoffs.<p>One breakthrough win gave them a chance for another.<p>Dre Kirkpatrick returned Manning's third interception of the game for a …

Temple stuns No. 10 Kansas with 77-52 blowout

Johnny Manziel out for season with hamstring injury

The Browns' rookie quarterback hurt his hamstring against the Carolina Panthers.<p>After a disappointing first professional start, Johnny Manziel's second attempt lasted less than one half. According to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, a hamstring injury will prevent the quarterback from getting …

Untested Ebola drug given to patients in Sierra Leone causes UK walkout

Use of amiodarone heart drug at Lakka centre in Freetown deemed ‘reckless’ by scientist as 14 medical staff withdraw over safety fears<p>Ebola patients at a treatment centre in Sierra Leone have been given a heart drug that is untested against the virus in animals and humans, a move that has been …