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Chris Brown Probation Revoked

by L.A. Times

A judge revoked singer Chris Brown’s probation Thursday after learning that he had violated orders by leaving Los Angeles County… Read More

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Wale Speaks on Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria: “Where Are You Safe?” A recent terrorist attack in Nigeria has… Read More

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When it comes to plastic surgery, there’s a thin line between Kelly Rowland and Lil’ Kim, any face after the La Bella… Read More

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Richard Linklater’s… Read More

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by John Kennedy

2 Chainz Debates Marijuana Legalization With Nancy Grace 2 Chainz’s latest battle… Read More

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A long-delayed Tupac Shakur biopic will begin shooting in June, according to the film’s producer, Randall Emmett… Read More

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The current images of Somalia are those of a country ravaged by a 22-year dictatorship and perpetual civil war. Yet through 12 books… Read More

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by John Kennedy

Lupita Nyong’o + David Oyelowo Link Again for Disney Chess Biopic Queen of Katwe Fresh off Selma and… Read More

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