(New York Times) - Amiri Baraka , a poet and playwright of pulsating rage, whose long illumination of the black experience in America was called incandescent in some quarters and incendiary in others, died on Thursday in Newark .
(Billboard) After a four-week wait at No 2, Pitbull and Ke$ha climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with “Timber .
Candacy Baveghems has always had an interest in theatre .
I know I said all of this before, but it really is worth repeating .
Hi Everyone, One of the things about communicating is knowing when to say what, to whom, and how to say it .
(Billboard) - Beyoncé’s self-titled album racks up a third week at No 1 on the Billboard 200—the longest run at No 1 for any album since last April .
(Headline Entertainment) - Reggae Grammy heavyweights Sean Paul and Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley have hit the streets with a new collaboration, Riot, which has been creating high levels of anticipation in fans of the duo for the release of the video .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood producers nominated slavery drama 12 Years a Slave, 1970s con-men caper American Hustle and space thriller Gravity along with seven other films on Thursday for the top Producers Guild Award, a key indicator of sentiment in the race for the best picture Oscar .
(EUR) After winning one copyright-related lawsuit, rapper Rick Ross has just filed one of his own .
(Billboard) - Final sales totals are in; how did 2013 stack up against previous years?Justin Timberlake’s ‘The 20/20 Experience’ and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” finish 2013 as the year’s top selling album and song in the United States, respectively, according to Nielsen SoundScan .
Tessanne Chin walked away from The Voice with the statue, $100,000 and a recording contract, but it won’t be her first time recording an album .
(EUR) So far Will Smith hasn’t publicly commented on the death of his TV uncle James Avery (Uncle Phil from the Fresh Prince) who died New Year’s Eve .
As we say goodbye to 2013, The Scene presents quotes from the 12 most inspiring artists featured in these pages for the year .
The way the season started, I just was not feeling it .
Hi Everyone,It’s been another memorable year for Tastes Like Home .
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In keeping with its New Year’s Eve tradition, Palm Court will host its annual year-ender and for the second time, it will be a Masquerade Ball .
Nine time Grammy award winner John Legend is set to headline next Saturday’s Night of Love Concert, an event organised by McNeal Enterprises in collaboration with Hits and Jams Entertainment at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beyonce held onto the top spot on the US Billboard 200 album chart for the second consecutive week as her new self-titled album sold 374,000 copies in the lead-up to Christmas, according to figures released Thursday from Nielsen SoundScan .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - From Shakespeare to Harry Potter to the new head of MI6 in the James Bond film franchise, Ralph Fiennes has mined the complexity of his characters .
(EUR) Yolanda Adams may be one of many beautiful members of the Gospel music community, but don’t expect her to overdo it in favour of being sexy .
The name Carollene Leza Singh might not ring a bell, but everyone knows ‘Radika’, the energetic and blunt self-professed ‘coolie gyal’ comedienne from ‘Parika Backdam’ .
The Christmas holidays have always been the best time of year for me and my family .
Hi Everyone, De Trini(s) might never let me back in deh country for what I have done with their beloved Punch de Crème but I think if they stop long enough to taste my Punch de Crème Bread Pudding they might forgive me .
Uncensored, the comedy event of the Christmas season is here again .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Humans of New York, a photography book that began as a blog by a former bond trader has captured the heart and soul of New York with pictures and commentary .
(Billboard) - From ultra-ambitious musical comebacks to hype-surviving debuts to a certain unexpected album released right before the end-of-year buzzer sounded, 2013 contained a beautifully diverse array of full-length statements .
‘Kwasi Ace’ is now a household name in Guyana .
To the casual observer, I’m probably just a shy kid, who always has his phone in his hands, or his headphones plugged into his ears as he walks—as my friend describes it—like a peacock, head in the air, synchronised steps and seeming to have not a care in the world .
Hi Everyone, All around the world we can find food – ingredients and prepared dishes – that has travelled .
(Reuters) - Pop singer Beyonce surprised fans by releasing an unheralded self-titled fifth solo studio album yesterday featuring 14 new songs and 17 videos, her label Columbia Records, a division of Sony, said .
(Billboard) - “I remember when I won the Female Rock Vocal Grammy for ‘Trouble,’ I think it was 10 years ago,” P!nk recalled from the stage at Billboard’s Women In Music luncheon on Tuesday, accepting the award for Woman of the Year .
By Jairo Rodrigues Singer and Producer Simeon Browne is seeking to create change through his music .