The News Archive

Eminem Sued for Bathroom Brawl at Strip Club

Eminem Sued for Bathroom Brawl at Strip Club

He might be MIA, but that doesn’t stop trouble from finding Eminem. A man has filed a lawsuit against the Oscar- and Grammy-winning “Lose Yourself” rapper for an alleged incident that took place in a Detroit strip club bathroom two years ago. Miad Jarbou says he was punched by Eminem, whose real name is Marshall […]

Boy band promoter ordered to repay victims $300M

Lou Pearlman and federal authorities have finally agreed on how much the former boy band promoter swindled from banks and investors in a decades-long scam: a staggering $300 million.

Lil Wayne Smacks Back Mamma, Beck

“Lollipop” purveyor Lil Wayne takes a licking and keeps on ticking. Despite strong showings by Beck and the Mamma Mia! soundtrack, Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III was the No. 1 album for the third time in five weeks. The New Orleans MC moved another 125,000 copies for the week ended Sunday, per Nielsen SoundScan.

Britney Spears spending summer in the studio

Britney Spears is “spending her summer in the recording studio” working on a new album, according to a statement issued by her camp Wednesday. Read the rest at Reuters

China targets foreign entertainers after Bjork debacle

China will ban all entertainers from overseas, Hong Kong and Taiwan who have ever attended activities that “threaten national sovereignty”, the government said on Thursday, after an outburst by Icelandic singer Bjork. Read the rest at Reuters

Bail doubled for rapper Nate Dogg

Nate Dogg pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of stalking and threatening his estranged wife, and a court commissioner doubled his bail.

Rap, rock, classical — music to Obama’s ears

Bob Dylan. Yo-Yo Ma. Sheryl Crow. Jay-Z. These aren’t musical acts in a summer concert series: They’re artists featured on Barack Obama’s iPod. “I have pretty eclectic tastes,” the Democratic presidential contender said in an interview to be published in Friday’s issue of Rolling Stone.

Winners of the 2008 BET Awards

Complete list of winners of the 2008 BET Awards: Female R&B artist: Alicia Keys Male R&B artist: Chris Brown Group: UGK