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How R Kelly got away with abusing girls for decades

The Daily Beast In early December, Lifetime evacuated a screening of the new docuseries Surviving R. Kelly after “several anonymous threats were called in,” according to the network. An NYPD spokesperson told CNN that an anonymous call was made, threatening to start shooting inside the theatre unless the screening was called off. Andrea Kelly, R.

Drake, Kim and Kanye

Drake unfollows Kim Kardashian after Kanye West calls him out

US No more keeping up with Kim! Drake clicked the “unfollow” button on Kim Kardashian‘s Instagram after her husband, Kanye West, called him out for following her amid their tumultuous beef. The “In My Feelings” rapper, 32, no longer follows the 38-year-old reality star — but still receives Instagram updates from her younger sisters Kylie

Embattled...Usher

Usher divorces second wife amid gay STI storm

Cover Media Usher has filed for divorce to officially end his three-year marriage to Grace Miguel. The singer filed papers in Georgia on Friday (28Dec18), using the same attorney he retained for his previous custody fight with ex-wife, Tameka Foster, according to The Blast. Usher and Miguel, who previously worked as the Yeah! hitmaker’s manager,

JECHA Song: Winky D cancels Kadoma show; cites security concerns

By Showbiz Reporter ZIM-DANCEHALL royalty Wallace Chirumiko, popularly known as Winky D has cancelled a show set for The Odyssey in Kadoma citing security concerns. The development comes days after irate fans turned violent and pelted the stage with beer bottles and cans just as the artiste prepared to go on stage at Kwekwe’s King

Ariana Grande

Grande cancels show due to ‘unforeseeable health reasons’

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Ariana Grande has canceled a Las Vegas performance days before New Year’s Eve “due to unforeseeable health reasons.” Grande was originally scheduled to perform at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday. The hotel said Friday in a statement to The Associated Press that the pop star

Franklin attorney: $3 million in back taxes paid

By Associated Press DETROIT: Aretha Franklin’s estate has paid at least $3 million in back taxes to the IRS since her death in August, an attorney for the late Queen of Soul’s estate said Thursday. The estate is being audited by the IRS, which filed a claim this month in a county probate court north

Chaka Khan

After a decade of dormancy, Chaka Khan blooms again

By Associated Press PASADENA: If Chaka Khan were a flower, she’d be a perennial. “Because I go dormant and then I…” Khan stops and gracefully lifts her arms together, then slowly brings her hands apart, like a tulip emerging in spring. “I’ve done it many, many times,” explained the singer, perhaps best known for her

Chris Brown

Chris Brown charged with monkey-related misdemeanours

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: Chris Brown has been charged with monkey-related misdemeanours. The Los Angeles city attorney’s office confirms Thursday that the 29-year-old singer was charged last week with two counts stemming from his possession of a pet capuchin monkey without a permit. Brown posted a picture to his 44 million Instagram followers in

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic sets new record on Spotify

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Mariah Carey’s 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve. Chart Data reported that “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” released in 1994, was played 10.8 million times on Spotify on Monday. The song bested the record set by

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth reportedly got married

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth appear to have tied the knot amid reports the couple got married in a secret wedding ceremony. Cyrus posted three black-and-white photos of her and Hemsworth on the singer’s Instagram and Twitter accounts on Wednesday. She captioned her photos writing “10 years later …” and

Thomas Mapfumo

Mystery as Mapfumo cancels Kariba show

By Showbiz Reporter TOURING music guru, Thomas Mapfumo on Christmas cancelled his Kariba show in a development which the organisers said was beyond their control. Mapfumo’s maiden Peace Tour show, which was set for Gweru on December 7 this year, failed to take off amid a plethora of challenges that left music lovers who bought

Drake

Drake reveals the sweet Christmas gift he got from his son

US The best present. Drake couldn’t help but brag about the sweet gift he got from his 14-month-old son, Adonis, for Christmas. The 32-year-old rapper, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, posted a snapshot of a framed homemade picture from the toddler to his Instagram page on Wednesday, December 26. The craft featured Adonis’ handprints

Winky D

Winky D attacked for ‘Jecha’ song in Kwekwe

By Showbiz Reporter POPULAR Zimdancehall chanter Winky D and his Vigilance Band members had to run for dear life at Golden Mile hotel in Kwekwe town after a group of thugs reportedly attacked them with machetes. The party spoilers who numbered about a dozen, started throwing stones and empty bottles on stage attacking the band

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande shares childhood clip of singing Celine Dion

Daily Mail Ariana Grande was clearly always destined for stardom. The 25-year-old singer tweeted a touching black and white video on Christmas Eve showing herself as a small child singing the 1997 Celine Dion song The Reason in the car. She then posted a follow-up video of herself and her mother Joan Grande respectively singing

Barack Obama

Barack Obama appears on Miranda’s latest ‘Hamilton’ song

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Barack Obama, or Barap Obama? The former U.S. president appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Released Friday, “One Last Time (44 Remix)” features Obama reciting a passage from George Washington’s farewell address. The song also features vocals from Tony nominee Christopher Jackson,

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj’s new man gets her name tattooed on his neck

msn.com Nothing says “I love you” like a neck tat. Amid backlash over his controversial past, Nicki Minaj’s new boyfriend, Kenneth Perry, has apparently memorialized his affection for the “Queen” rapper with some new ink. On Friday, Dec. 21, Nicki shared a video on Instagram that showed a closeup of the pink and black cursive

Beyonce

Old Beyonce songs leak online, causing social media frenzy

msn.com Back up, rewind. Beyoncé did not just release two surprise albums. The mysterious leak that caused a frenzy online on Thursday, December 20, only contained old songs and demos from the 37-year-old pop star. A total of 20 songs split between two albums — titled Back Up, Rewind and Have Your Way — appeared

Winky D

Winky D drops video for controversial KaSong keJecha

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR Dancehall superstar, Winky D has released the video for his new and controversial KaSong KeJecha which has the popular catchphrase aligned to the opposition political party, MDC Alliance. Wallace Chirimuko, more widely known as Winky D in the music orbits, confirmed the release on his official twitter account on this Tuesday.

Johnny Clegg

Johnny Clegg, musician and cancer survivor, awaits hard road

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: South African musician Johnny Clegg says he is an “outlier” who has survived pancreatic cancer for the last few years, but he is preparing for hard times ahead. Clegg, whose multi-racial bands during white minority rule in South Africa attracted an international following, spoke about mortality in an interview with South