The new iHeartMedia logo

Clear Channel Changes Name to iHeartMedia

Clear Channel is now iHeartMedia. The multi-platform media company announced on Tuesday (Sept. 16) that it has changed names to reflect the growth and influence of the iHeart brands.
Common, 2014

Common's Father Dies at 71

Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died. Lynn died at age 71 on Friday, Common said in an interview Monday in Los Angeles.