The Toronto International Film Festival is where Oscar buzz often starts, and that is currently happening for Jennifer Lopez’s performance in “Hustlers” (in theaters on Friday). And if there’s any justice in this world, you will see J-Lo on Oscar night vying for an Academy Award. Even before “Hustlers” had its world premiere at TIFF […]
The lawsuit also names Big Freedia, Asylum, Cash Money, and Republic as defendants A man has sued Drake and Big Freedia, claiming the artists improperly sampled his work on the songs “In My Feelings” and “Nice for What,” TMZ reports. According to documents obtained by TMZ and Pitchfork, Samuel Nicholas III—who performs under the name Sam Skully—claims that Drake sampled […]
San Francisco (CNN Business)Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ divorce settlement is expected any day now.The couple announced their divorce in January after 25 years of marriage and four children.As part of the settlement, MacKenzie Bezos will get 25% of the couple’s Amazon stock, according to an April securities filing. That should give her a 4% stake in the company, […]
Global superstar Rihanna, full name Robyn Rihanna Fenty, has filed a lawsuit against her father, Ronald Fenty, over the name of his entertainment company. Rihanna claims that his talent development company Fenty Entertainment, which was founded in 2017, breaches her trademark of the “Fenty” name. Despite it being the name he passed down to her, Fenty […]
With Monday night’s (Jan. 7) national championship game capping off the college football season and another crop of elite athletes forgoing their scholarships for NFL contracts, the ABA program Alston v. NCAA: Will “Amateurism” Survive examines the debate over amateurism in college athletics. The topic is the subject of a January 8 teleconference that explores […]
Beyonce took her fans to school Saturday night when she finally took the Coachella stage, making history — as she said on stage — as the first black woman to headline the music festival. The superstar singer was forced to cancel her appearance last year when she announced she was expecting twins with husband, Jay-Z. […]
The sincerity in the bearing of Sterling K. Brown’s acceptance of his many awards in these past months has made his wins feel like one for all.
BMI scores a legal win over the Justice Department. When radio stations, TV broadcasters, bars, restaurants, fitness clubs and others wish to transmit music to the public, they may be dealing with some complication. That’s because on Tuesday, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that BMI is not precluded by an old consent decree from […]