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  1. Jamaican Artist Busy Signal, With Top 10 Album on Reggae Charts, Arrested on Extradition Warrant

    May 22, 2012 12:34 PM EDT Jamaican sing-jay Busy Signal, 33, was arrested on May 21 by members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team on a provisional extradition warrant at Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport as he disembarked a flight arriving from the UK afte ...

  2. Mana Jumps Past Britney Spears In Record 11 Shows at L.A.'s Staples Center

    April 16, 2012 8:40 PM EDT Mexican rock band Maná, the biggest-selling and touring Latin rock group, last year tied Britney Spears with eight sold-out shows at Los Angeles' Staples Center, but this week return to the Southland for another career milestone: three more n ...

  3. Backbeat: Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party With Kevin Lyman, Epitaph Execs, Yellowcard, Dead Sara, More

    March 30, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Kevin Lyman, founder/producer of the Vans Warped Tour, surrounded by the artists who will be heading out on the road. (Photo: Chelsea Lauren) Kevin Lyman still employs an "old-school" method when it comes to picking bands for the Vans Wa ...

  4. Waffle House Claims Trademark Infringement Against Rapper J.R. Bricks' 'Waffle House' Song

    August 04, 2011 4:45 PM EDT After receiving a cease and desist letter for his debut song "Waffle House" from the restaurant franchise over trademark infringement, Atlanta-based rapper J.R. Bricks offered to rename the song in German ("WaffelHaus") and cal ...

  5. FBI Arrests 16 'Anonymous' Hacking Suspects in Nationwide Sweep

    July 19, 2011 6:32 PM EDT More than a dozen hackers allegedly from Anonymous, the group that claims responsibility for some of the recent attacks on Sony systems , have been arrested. The FBI raided multiple homes in New Jersey, New York, California and Florida in relation ...

  6. The Hispanic Market Is Set to Soar

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Hispanic Americans continue to grow in number at a rate four times that of the general population, with the 2010 Census expected to show their total rising to nearly 50 million, from 38 million in 2000. And second-generation Hispanics are fast bec ...

  7. Studio One Set to Open Recording Studio

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Next Monday, Studio One Media is launching the first of what it hopes will be many stand alone recording studios at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall in Phoenix. Dubbed mystudio.net , the studio lets people create their own music videos as well a ...

  8. Master P Takes On BET With New Cable Network

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop entrepreneur Percy Miller, a.k.a. Master P, is launching a family- friendly cable network, Better Black Television. The network will provide "positive content for a black and brown culture," according to a company statement. BBTV ...

  9. MTV Tr3s Backs Mana

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment channel MTV Tr3s is sponsoring the second U.S. leg of Mexican rock band Maná's "Amar es Combatir" tour. The deal includes promos on air and on MTV's giant screen in Times Square, a dedicated Maná tour pa ...

  10. Evanescence Tops Euro Chart For Second Week

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Notches a No. 1 debut in Greece. Evanescence starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums with "The Open Door" (Wind-Up). Although it loses its chart-topping berths in Germany and Switzerland, falling to No. 2 in those mar ...