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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
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UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.

Kim Kardashian reveals nude photos upset husband

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has revealed that nude photos, which she shares on her social media handles, sometimes upset her husband, rapper, Kanye West.

Kim Kardashian: Kanye West was warned not to date me

American reality TV star Kim Kardashian said her husband; Kanye West was discouraged from dating her when they first met, due to her sex tape scandal.
Kanye West shows Donald Trump his mobile phone in the Oval Office

Kanye West says he’s been ‘used’ on politics

Rapper Kanye West, who has been outspoken in his support for President Donald Trump, now says he’s going to focus on his music and fashion after being “used” in the world of politics.
Kanye West shows Donald Trump his mobile phone in the Oval Office

Kanye West rants as he meets Donald Trump in White House

Kanye West has met Donald Trump in the Oval Office wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat - saying it made him feel like "superman".

Kanye West is now Ye, but unchanged on backing Donald Trump

Kanye West has decided that he now wants to be called Ye. But on political matters, nothing has changed for the pro-Trump rapper."The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West. I am Ye," he wrote on Twitter.
After turning heads in Paris with her black catsuit, Serena Williams is out to wow the US Open in her brand new “Queen” collection for Nike, designed by American stylist Virgil Abloh, the sportswear giant said Monday.

Serena Williams to wow US Open with Virgil Abloh outfits

After turning heads in Paris with her black catsuit, Serena Williams is out to wow the US Open in her brand new “Queen” collection for Nike, designed by American stylist Virgil Abloh, the sportswear giant said Monday.
Virgil Abloh & Kanye West Share Emotional Hug at PFW Louis Vuitton Show

Kanye West cries as his muse makes debut at Louis Vuitton

Rapper Kanye West and his friend and muse Virgil Abloh cried in each other’s arms Thursday after the US designer made his Paris debut for Louis Vuitton.

Controversial US rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

A successful US rapper who attracted controversy after multiple accusations of domestic violence has been shot dead in Florida.

Fake Nigeria World Cup jerseys fly off the shelves

In Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, the question isn't whether you're going to buy the neon green and white zig-zag jersey of the national football team, it's how much you want to pay.

Donald Trump grants Alice Johnson clemency after Kim Kardashian West visit

President Donald Trump reportedly granted clemency to Alice Johnson on Wednesday, days after Kim Kardashian West traveled to the White House to advocate for the Tennessee grandmother’s release.

Donald Trump keeps up Kim Kardashian at White House meet

Days away from a historic summit with North Korea’s mercurial leader, US President Donald Trump held a White House meeting Wednesday with another famous Kim — reality TV star Kardashian — to discuss prison reform and sentencing.

Kim Kardashian to visit White House to discuss prison reform

Kim Kardashian West will meet with officials, including senior adviser Jared Kushner, at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prison reform, a person familiar with the plans says.

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.

Norway artists file complaint against Tidal over false streaming

Norwegian songwriters, composers and music publishers on Monday said they had lodged a complaint against Jay Z’s music platform Tidal after a media report said its streaming statistics had been manipulated.

Kanye West provokes fresh backlash calling slavery choice

Rapper Kanye West, on the receiving end of criticism in the music world after backing President Donald Trump, sparked fresh outrage Tuesday when he called slavery “a choice.”

Chance the Rapper apologises for backing Kanye’s Trump love

Rap superstar Kanye West’s professed love for President Donald Trump sent new shockwaves Friday through hip-hop with Chance the Rapper apologising for seemingly sympathetic remarks.

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France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

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