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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Jay-Z
Coming this December is the latest version of the beloved book, musical and motion picture, "Annie." Columbia Pictures has pulled together several big names for this production starring Jamie Foxx as Will Stacks and Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan.
Rick Ross, "Mastermind" (Maybach Music Group/Def Jam)
Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent episodes involving the use or misuse of Malcolm and other black icons have raised the question: Has rap lost touch with black history?
Jonathan Pollard has had an arguable price exacted on his acknowledged and considered treasonous behavior. Meanwhile, President Obama gets to destroy America and the rest of the world with his own questionable acts of highly suspect executive impunity.
Flashback to a 1940s jazz club. A saxophonist performs on stage wearing his sunglasses at night. "I'm cool," he says, relaxed in the moment.
Show Bits brings you Sunday's 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. ollow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.
Inside the Staples Center, the celebrity reactions to the Grammys were ranging from enthusiastic - Taylor Swift rocking out to Lorde, everyone heating up over Beyonce and Jay-Z - to downright bored.
Katy Perry noticed Robin Thicke sitting in front of her and reached out to toast the Blurred Lines singer during Ringo Starr's performance.
The women in Jay-Z's life got some extra attention at the Grammy Awards.
John Wall doesn't yet rank with Kevin Durant and LeBron James in terms of NBA play. When it comes to NBA player followers on Twitter, he's right there with them.
"I always knew as the world becomes more and more digital and smartphones come into play that this day was coming. It makes you think from the perspective, if you're an artist, what's more important?" he said. "Is it more important for you to sell albums or is it more important for you to keep your brand afloat and tour and keep going hard?"
Rap artist Jay-Z has said he’s been unfairly “demonized” because he hasn’t backed out of his collaboration with Barneys New York, accused of racially profiling two black customers.