Music and recordings from Max Roach, one of the creators of modern jazz drumming, will be preserved at the Library of Congress, curators and his family announced Monday.
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Ricky “Lord Infamous” Dunigan of the rap group Three 6 Mafia has died. He was 40 years old.
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP, NEW YORK — Despite having a big year in music, Nicki Minaj didn’t receive any Grammy nominations. Not a problem, she says. “I’ve gotten tons of awards… More
NEW YORK — Rihanna says if dating Chris Brown is mistake, she’s OK with that. The singer tells Rolling Stone in an interview that dating Brown makes her happy and “if… More
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Police in South Florida say rapper Rick Ross crashed his Rolls Royce into a building after hearing shots fired nearby. Fort Lauderdale police say Ross and his… More
By Dan Sewell, AP, CINCINNATI — Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, frontman for the hit-making funk music band the Ohio Players, has died. He was 69. The Ohio Players, known for their brassy… More
GENEVA — Tina Turner is on her way to becoming a Swiss citizen. The American rock diva has lived in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht since the mid-1990s. The local Zuerichsee-Zeitung… More
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP, NEW YORK — When record executive Mark Pitts heard “Sure Thing,” a song Miguel wrote for possible inclusion on an album by Usher, Pitts felt there was… More
By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. AP, ATLANTA — When Anthony Hamilton released his fifth album in December 2011, it didn’t receive the same amount of attention his previous efforts did. So he… More
By Jonathan LAndrum Jr., Associated Press A$AP Rocky, “Long.Live.A$AP” (RCA Records) Rapper A$AP Rocky meshes his laid-back lyrical persona with a melodic sound, delivering an impressive piece of work with… More