Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is claiming he was not responsible for leaking a sex tape in 2009 featuring the mother of Rick Ross' child. With a new lawsuit against Ross, he states, it was actually Ross who leaked it himself.
Ne-Yo, Erykah Badu, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan and Jodeci will be among the performers joining TV/radio personality Steve Harvey for the 2015 Neighborhood Awards Weekend. The four-day mix of concerts, comedy, seminars and other events is set for Aug. 6-9 in Atlanta.
Prolific funk and R&B bassist Louis Johnson died at 60 yesterday (May 21). Johnson was a founding member of the Brothers Johnson, and a longtime collaborator of Quincy Jones'. He worked with the legendary producer on albums like Michael Jackson's Thriller and Off The Wall, as well as Jones' own Mellow Madness.
There are two easy ways to gauge the popularity of EDM: look at what events people attend and what musical gear they buy. EDM isn't known for its sales numbers, and branding information can be hard to obtain.
Whatever might be debated about the inaugural Rock in Rio USA -- an uneven lineup and fuzzy attendance numbers are among the contested issues -- no one could argue that the two-weekend gathering in Las Vegas wasn't as comfortable as any ever produced.