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Hit-Boy Shares Snippet of Frank Ocean-Featuring Nas Song Called "No Such Thing As White Jesus"

<i>Photo by Matt Salacuse</i><p>Hit-Boy has shared a snippet of a long-lost Nas song called "No Such Thing As White Jesus", which features Frank Ocean singing the line, "Put a crown on your head and remove the chains". The producer shared the clip via his Instagram, with the caption, "Found these files …

Drake to Host Pool Party, Basketball Tournament, Parties With Lil Wayne and Kevin Hart at Houston Appreciation Weekend

Drake and October's Very Own are throwing a celebration of Houston <i>in</i> Houston. It's called Houston Appreciation Weekend, and it takes place June 12-15. At the center of the festivities, on Saturday, June 14, is a Drake concert at Warehouse Live.<p>There will also be an OVO pop-up shop, a hookah pop-up, …

Rihanna Posts Topless Photo of TLC After They Chastise Her Nudity

<b>UPDATE: TLC told a Sydney radio station (via Yahoo!) that they never were referring to Rihanna when they made recent comments about artists and</b> …

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The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week - PAPER

<b>Most Important Couple of the Week:</b> Rihanna's nipples. More influential than Jay-Z and Beyonce, and more controversial than Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, Rihanna's nipples made a giant splash on the world of celebrity couples this week after showing up together on the CFDA red carpet. This is most …

Slaying of 14-year-old, charges against another girl, underscore entrenched Chicago violence

A 14-year-old girl's appearance in court on a murder charge highlights the problem of gun violence plaguing Chicago.<p>Friday's hearing for the girl in juvenile court will be the latest chapter in a story that began April 28, when the teen allegedly shot and killed 14-year-old Endia Martin in what …

Georgia Man Killed After Attempting an Armed 'Frontal Assault' on a Courthouse

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A man was shot dead by a SWAT team on the steps of a Georgia courthouse on Friday after he tried to …

LA jail conditions 'unconstitutional'

<b>The condition of mental healthcare inside Los Angeles County jails is so poor that it is unconstitutional, the US justice department has said.</b><p>The "deplorable" conditions violated a ban on cruel and unusual punishment in the US Constitution, its report said.<p>Jail officials, it said, had failed to …

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Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart Split After Two And A Half Years Together

Jennifer Lopez is a single lady once again.<p>The 44-year-old singer-actress-dancer has split with her boyfriend of two and a half years, Casper Smart, The Huffington Post confirms. TMZ was the first to report the breakup news.<p>According to TMZ, Lopez and her much-younger beau Smart, 27, called it …

Miley Cyrus home burglary: Police detain pair in North Hollywood

A man and woman were detained Thursday in connection with the theft of<p>Miley Cyrus' Maserati and other items from her home, police said.<p>The pair, who have not been identified by police, were spotted near Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf at Lankershim and Magnolia boulevards during an investigation and …

The Art of Being Pharrell

On January 26, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Pharrell Williams, who has been a musical sensation for most of his 41 years, had one of those rare nights that are life-changing. He won four Grammys, including Producer of the Year, but the awards were not the only reason that the evening—maybe …