Meek Mill to get new trial and judge, Pennsylvania appeals court rules

Per: CNN Meek Mill can let out a long-awaited “Amen” after a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges Wednesday, ordering a new trial and judge in the case. The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that a trial judge erred in not granting the Philadelphia rapper a new trial “based on after-discovered evidence,” in […]

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Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81

Per: CNN Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81. No cause of death was provided. Neville won multiple Grammy Awards, including the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award, over the course of […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

23. Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer,” Co-Written by Meghan Trainor This catchy song performed by girl group Fifth Harmony was actually co-written by Meghan Trainor. It was intended to appear on her 2014 solo debut album, Title, though it was eventually replaced by “All About That Bass,” Trainor disclosed in an interview with Official Charts Company. Since her label, Epic Records, decided against […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

22. The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer,” Written by Neil Diamond The original version of this song was written by Neil Diamond and performed by The Monkees in 1966—decades before Smash Mouth ever sang it for Shrek. The original song managed to remain at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts for an impressive seven weeks before inevitably becoming the biggest-selling record […]

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Starstruck teens’ encounters with R. Kelly turned into a ‘nightmare of rape’ and child pornography, federal investigator says

Per: CNN R. Kelly faces federal charges Friday after two indictments allege that he made videos of himself having sex with minors, paid minors and their families to lie to investigators about allegations against him, and exposed one woman to a sexually transmitted disease without her knowledge. He was arrested in Chicago Thursday night as he walked his dog, […]

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João Gilberto, a pioneer of bossa nova, has died at 88

The Brazilian singer and composer João Gilberto, one of the pioneers of bossa nova, died in Rio de Janerio on Saturday, according to Agencia Brasil, the country’s official news agency. He was 88. The cause of death was not disclosed. Gilberto’s famous collaboration with the American jazz saxophonist Stan Getz, “Getz/Gilberto,” won album of the year at the Grammy […]

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Chris Brown Got Karrueche Look-alike PREGNANT!!

Chris Brown is going to be a father for the second time, according to a new report. The 30-year-old R&B singer is expecting a child with Instagram model Ammika Harris, according to a Friday report from Page Six. The report claims that Chris and Ammika have broken up however, and that Ammika will be a […]

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