B. Scott, who was born Brandon Sessoms, is seeking $2.5 million in damages from BET parent company Viacom after he said he was told to change his outfit at last month's BET Awards to a more conservative suit, tie his long hair back in a ponytail and not wear heels.
George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. Duke appeared on a number of Frank Zappa albums, played in the Don Ellis Orchestra, Cannonball Adderley's band and with Stanley Clarke, produced Miles Davis and played on Michael Jackson's multiplatinum 1979 "Off the Wall."
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of "old media": the newspaper. Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million, The Washington Post Co., announced Monday.