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Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88. Price died Monday at a long-term care facility in New Rochelle, New York, of complications from diabetes, his…

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Square, Inc. to Buy Majority of Tidal and Put Jay-Z on Board

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Financial technology company Square, Inc. said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z. Under the deal, Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock for Tidal, Jay-Z will be named to Square’s board of directors, and…

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Drake Bests Aretha Franklin, Wonder to Set Billboard Record

NEW YORK (AP) — Earning his 21st No. 1 hit on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, Drake has bested a record previously held by icons Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder. Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later,” featuring rapper Lil Durk, reached the No. 1 spot on the chart this week. Wonder and Franklin, who died in 2018, each have…

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51st Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners

PASADENA, Ca. (FNN NEWS) – The 51st NAACP Image Awards showcased black excellence at the Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium and aired live on BET Saturday February 22, 2020. The show recognized outstanding performances from talented people of color in the arts and groups or individuals leading the way in creatively promoting social justice. Several honorary…

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Ariana Grande Accused of Stealing a Drag Queen’s Likeness After Suing Forever 21 for Trademark Infringement

Arianna Grande recently sued fashion retailer Forever 21 for $10 million claiming the brand launched an unauthorized marketing campaign by using the look, audio, and lyrics from her hit single “7 Rings,” but the tables turned on Grande Wednesday when she was hit with a similar accusation. Buzzfeed reports that drag queen Farrah Moan, best…

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