Hip hop and rap

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles. A music journalist has filed an infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, claiming that portions of the film are based on his interviews with the late rapper. Plantiff Kevin Powell claims in documents filed Friday, June 23, 2017 that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he had done with Shakur in the 1990s for Vibe magazine. (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the suit filed Friday that "All Eyez On Me" borrows from articles...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles. A music journalist has filed an infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, claiming that portions of the film are based on his interviews with the late rapper. Plantiff Kevin Powell claims in documents filed Friday, June 23, 2017 that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he had done with Shakur in the 1990s for Vibe magazine. (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the suit that "All Eyez On Me" borrows from articles he wrote and...
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The casket of Otto Warmbier is carried from Wyoming High School followed by his father, Fred Warmbier, center, after the funeral, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
June 22, 2017 - 1:08 pm
WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma, a packed crowd of mourners gathered Thursday as Otto Warmbier's loved ones shared stories about his affinity for hugs, thrift-...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith is calling the Tupac Shakur biopic "All Eyez on Me" ''deeply hurtful" for its portrayal of her relationship with the rap legend. In a series of tweets Friday, just as the film is opening in theaters, Pinkett Smith contradicted several scenes. She said she never...
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FILE - This Dec. 9, 2008 file photo shows a Grammy Award statue. The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017, it signed a four-year deal with the AEG entertainment company to host the show at the Staples Center. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 14, 2017 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys Awards are transitioning to online voting and have updated rules for its top category, album of the year. The Recording Academy announced new changes Wednesday, including its official switch to online voting for its 13,000 members. Voting for the 2018 Grammy Awards will...
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June 13, 2017 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and New Edition have been added as performers at this month's BET Awards. The network announced Tuesday that Post Malone and Roman GianArthur would join previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Migos and Future on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, and Juventus' Dani Alves battle for the ball during the Champions League Final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
June 03, 2017 - 4:11 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 9:09 p.m. GOAL: Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Real Madrid in the 64th minute. Real Madrid leads Juventus 3-1 in the Champions League final. ___ 9:05 p.m. GOAL: Casemiro scores for Real Madrid in the 61st minute...
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Juventus' Dani Alves fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Isco during the Champions League Final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 03, 2017 - 2:55 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 7:53 p.m. Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain put two balls on target in the opening minutes of the Champions League final. Higuain first sent a header toward the net that Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas easily...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo watches the ball during a training session at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales Friday June 2, 2017. Real Madrid will play Juventus in the final of the Champions League soccer match in Cardiff on Saturday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 03, 2017 - 1:25 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. The bus carrying Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid teammates has arrived at the Millennium Stadium for the Champions League final. Madrid will take on Juventus in its quest to win a 12th European...
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, controls the ball during a training session at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales Friday June 2, 2017. Real Madrid will play Juventus in the final of the Champions League soccer match in Cardiff on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2017 - 1:19 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The latest from the Champions League final (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. The match officials are out inspecting the field at the Millennium Stadium for the Champions League final. Dressed in green jackets and black pants, the group of officials checked the nets to make sure...
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