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Jon Batiste Talks the Importance of Jazz: “It’s a Super Power” | 2022 GRAMMYs

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Jon Batiste Talks the Importance of Jazz: “It’s a Super Power” | 2022 GRAMMYsBillboard spoke with Jon Batiste on the red carpet of the 2022 GRAMMY Awards.

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Mystikal Arrested on Rape and Domestic Abuse Charges [Video]

Mystikal Arrested on Rape and Domestic Abuse Charges

Mystikal Arrested on Rape , and Domestic Abuse Charges. 'The Guardian' reports that Mystikal has been arrested on charges that include first-degree rape and felony domestic abuse by strangulation. 'The Guardian' reports that Mystikal has been arrested on charges that include first-degree rape and felony domestic abuse by strangulation. The rapper, whose real name is Michael Tyler, was arrested on July 31 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. . He was reportedly arrested after local police were informed of an alleged sexual assault at a nearby hospital. Mystikal was nominated for two Grammy awards in 2000 after releasing his global hit, 'Shake Ya Ass.'. In 2004, Tyler began serving a six-year sentence after being found guilty of sexual assault and extortion. . In 2012, the rapper served an another three-month sentence after being arrested for misdemeanor domestic abuse. . 'The Guardian' points out that the victim of the 2012 incident was the mother of Tyler's two children. While speaking to the Associated Press in an April 2021 interview, Tyler said he was turning his life around and finding a fresh approach to making music. While speaking to the Associated Press in an April 2021 interview, Tyler said he was turning his life around and finding a fresh approach to making music. When I look back and listen to the music, man – I was a nasty lil’ rapper, Mystikal, via 'Associated Press'. A lot of my music now, I imagine myself rapping it to God and if I can rap it, I’m proud, Mystikal, via 'Associated Press'

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ABC’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Special Casts H.E.R. as Belle | THR News [Video]

ABC’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Special Casts H.E.R. as Belle | THR News

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Remembering Chris Cornell [Video]

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Remembering , Chris Cornell. Christopher John Cornell  was born on July 20, 1964. He was born in Seattle, Washington. The rockstar was best known for being the lead vocalist for Soundgarden and Audioslave. He also founded the supergroup Temple of the Dog. Cornell released his debut solo album, 'Euphoria Morning,' in 1999. Cornell was one of the main forces behind the grunge movement of the 1990s. . Cornell died by suicide on May 18, 2017, at the age of 52. The Grammy-winning artist sold millions of records worldwide. and is considered to be one of the greatest lead singers in rock music. Happy Birthday, Chris Cornell!

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Happy Birthday, Selena Gomez! [Video]

Happy Birthday, Selena Gomez!

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Meek Mill Ends Partnership With Roc Nation Management [Video]

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Meek Mill , Ends Partnership With , Roc Nation Management. 'Billboard' reports that sources say Meek Mill has decided to part ways with Roc Nation Management. . Mill first signed on with Roc in 2012 under a management deal. . According to 'Billboard,' he's already been removed from the company's website and has been taken down from Roc's social media pages. According to 'Billboard,' he's already been removed from the company's website and has been taken down from Roc's social media pages. In 2018, Meek teamed up with Jay-Z and created Reform Alliance, a non-profit organization fighting unjust sentencing laws in the United States. . In 2018, Meek teamed up with Jay-Z and created Reform Alliance, a non-profit organization fighting unjust sentencing laws in the United States. . In 2019, Meek's imprint Dreamchasers earned a joint venture deal with Roc. Following the release of Mill's latest album, 'Expensive Pain,' the artist expressed frustration with his label Atlantic Records. They didn’t put nothing into expensive pain and then said I can’t drop another project for 9 months at the end of my contract after I made them 100’s of millions …, Meek Mill, via Twitter. They didn’t put nothing into expensive pain and then said I can’t drop another project for 9 months at the end of my contract after I made them 100’s of millions …, Meek Mill, via Twitter. Most rappers can’t speak because they depend on these companies “I don’t.”, Meek Mill, via Twitter. 'Billboard' reports that Mill said the label's decision to not let him release music on his own accord caused a rift between him and Roddy Ricch. 'Billboard' reports that Mill said the label's decision to not let him release music on his own accord caused a rift between him and Roddy Ricch. Roddy my youngin still …. But that label separated us instantly when the millions came in from him… same thing they tried to do with me and rozay … , Meek Mill, via Twitter. Roddy my youngin still …. But that label separated us instantly when the millions came in from him… same thing they tried to do with me and rozay … , Meek Mill, via Twitter. It takes a long time to catch up too because most of em tied in for the love of some money … artist scared to speak up, Meek Mill, via Twitter

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Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr! [Video]

Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!

Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!. Richard Starkey, also known as Ringo Starr, was born on July 7, 1940, and turns 80. He was born in Liverpool, England. He is best known as the drummer for The Beatles. Starr was a member of Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group and Rory Storm & the Hurricanes before joining The Beatles. The group is one of the best-selling bands in history. Starr's solo album, 'Ringo,' peaked at No. 2 on the 'Billboard' 200. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Beatles and again for his solo career. He has toured with multiple variations of Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band since 1989. Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!

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Happy Birthday, Missy Elliott!

Happy Birthday, Missy Elliott!. Melissa Arnette Elliott, also known as Missy Elliott, was born on July 1, 1971, and turns 49. She was born in Portsmouth, Virgina. Elliott was a member of the R&B group, Sista. She later released her debut solo album, 'Supa Dupa Fly,' in 1997. Missy went on to release one of her hit singles, “Work It,”. which won a Grammy for Best Female Rap Solo Performance. 'Billboard' named her the best-selling female rapper in Nielsen Music history. She became the first woman rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Happy Birthday, Missy Elliott!

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Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar! [Video]

Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar!

Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar!. Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born June 17, 1987, and turns 33. He was born in Compton, California. His debut studio album, 'Section .80,' was released in 2011. His album, 'Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,' debuted at No. 2 on the 'Billboard' 200 chart. Lamar went on to release 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' which won a Grammy for best rap album. His album, 'Damn,' was the first non-classical and non-jazz album to win the Pulitzer Prize for music. The rapper is also a member of the hip-hop group Black Hippy. He has been named the “Hottest MC in the Game” by MTV. Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar!

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