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Rapper DMX dies at 50

April 9, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family. He was 50. The…

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Hulu to produce, release ‘1619 Project’ documentary series

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this combination photo, Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers at the premiere of the film “A Wrinkle In Time” in London on March 13, 2018, left, and cover art for a special issue of The New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project. Hulu, Winfrey and Lionsgate are partnering with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole…

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Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack, lawyer says

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: DMX (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File) By Dave Collins and Jonathan Landrum Jr. associated press DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. “He had a heart attack. He’s quite ill,” Richman said. Richman said he could not confirm reports that DMX,…

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New breed ‘Law & Order’ brings back NYPD detective Stabler

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Christopher Meloni portrays Det. Elliot Stabler in a scene from the new “Law & Order: Organized Crime” series premiering April. 1 on NBC. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP) By Lynn Elber ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — The latest member of the “Law & Order” franchise has a familiar face playing a familiar character, but…

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Keri Hilson is basking in her ‘manifestation season’

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Two-time Grammy nominee Keri Hilson poses for a portrait in Atlanta on March 31, 2021 to promote her upcoming TV movie “Lust: A Deadly Sins Story,” premiering Saturday on Lifetime.  (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP) By Gary Gerard Hamilton associated press Keri Hilson is projected to have a busy year, but it doesn’t…

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Wild Horses

April 9, 2021

“Concrete Cowboys” is a coming of age story set in Philly… with horses.  By Denise Clay-Murray One of my favorite political stories of all time was the story of former City Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller…and the horse in her backyard. What made the story stand out for a lot of us was that the only…

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A reset button’ — Black theater leaders push for change

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Audra McDonald attends the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington on Dec. 8, 2019, from left, Billy Porter arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 5, 2020, and Vanessa Williams attends the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2019 Gala, “Quite the Character: An Evening Celebrating John Lithgow”…

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Osbourne off ‘The Talk’ after inquiry into racism discussion

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Sharon Osbourne at the Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA  (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — CBS says Sharon Osbourne will no longer appear on its daytime show “The Talk” after a heated on-air discussion about racism earlier this month. The…

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Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack, lawyer says

April 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: DMX (Photo: hurricanehank/Shutterstock) By DAVE COLLINS and JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. “He had a heart attack. He’s quite ill,” Richman said. Richman said he could not confirm reports that DMX, 50, overdosed on drugs and…

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