Hip hop and rap

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York. Police say rapper T.I. has been arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta. Henry County Police Deputy Mike Ireland said T.I. was arrested around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, after he got into an argument with a security guard. Media reports say the rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, lost his key and the guard wouldn’t let him into the community. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A security guard said he felt threatened during an argument with the rapper T.I. that led to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist's arrest outside his gated community near Atlanta. In a 10-minute phone call, the guard at Eagles Landing Country Club told a 911 dispatcher early Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York. Police say rapper T.I. has been arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta. Henry County Police Deputy Mike Ireland said T.I. was arrested around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, after he got into an argument with a security guard. Media reports say the rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, lost his key and the guard wouldn’t let him into the community. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2018 - 5:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta and was charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and simple assault — but the artist's lawyer called it a wrongful arrest. T.I. is one of the biggest names in hip-hop,...
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Actor John Travolta poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Gotti' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 16, 2018 - 1:47 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — John Travolta first came to Cannes 40 years ago while promoting "Grease," and he's still dancing along the Croisette. The 64-year-old actor returned to the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new mafia boss John Gotti biopic "Gotti," celebrate the anniversary of "Grease" with...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York. Police say rapper T.I. has been arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta. Henry County Police Deputy Mike Ireland said T.I. was arrested around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, after he got into an argument with a security guard. Media reports say the rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, lost his key and the guard wouldn’t let him into the community. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2018 - 1:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on rapper T.I.'s arrest outside his gated community. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Rapper T.I.'s attorney says his client was "wrongfully arrested" outside his gated community on disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and simple assault charges. Attorney Steve Sadow said in...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo, DJ Khaled performs as the opening act for Demi Lovato during her "Tell Me You Love Me World Tour" in Philadelphia. Khaled received six BET Award nominations including one for video of the year. The BET Awards 2018 will be held on June 24. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2018 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — DJ Khaled has reason to be grateful — he's been nominated for a leading six trophies for the BET Awards. The nominations for next month's ceremony were announced Tuesday night. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for include album of the year for "Grateful" and video of the year...
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In this May 14, 2018 photo, actor Richard Marcos Taylor appears in state Superior Court in New Brunswick, N.J. Taylor was sentenced to a one year probation for threatening bank employees. He pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats. (Patti Sapone /NJ Advance Media via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 9:53 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has sentenced the actor who portrayed rap mogul Suge Knight in the movie "Straight Outta Compton" to one year of probation for threatening bank employees. Richard Marcos Taylor pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats. The judge in New Jersey on Monday...
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In this combination photo Kanye West speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York on Aug. 28, 2016, left, and Stevie Wonder attends the TIDAL X: Brooklyn 3rd Annual Benefit Concert in New York on Oct. 17, 2017. Wonder has called out West for saying slavery is a “choice,” calling the idea “foolishness” likening it to Holocaust denial. Wonder brought up West without prompting during an interview Thursday, May 10, 2018, after a show at a West Hollywood club. (AP Photo)
May 11, 2018 - 8:10 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stevie Wonder has called out Kanye West for saying slavery is a choice, calling the idea "foolishness" and likening it to Holocaust denial. Wonder brought up West without prompting during an interview Thursday after a show at a West Hollywood club. "There's been a lot...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new album of previously unreleased music from Prince's storied Vault will debut on Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service, likely sometime in 2019. The Prince estate and Tidal announced details of the agreement Friday, two days after a Minnesota judge said it was in the best interest...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2008 file photo, Juelz Santana arrives at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors in New York. Santana says he’s working on new music while under home confinement after authorities said he tried to bring a gun on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport. In federal court on Thursday, May 10, 2018, his lawyer entered a not guilty plea to charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft. He could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted on both counts. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
May 11, 2018 - 9:04 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rapper Juelz Santana says he's working on new music while under home confinement after authorities said he tried to bring a gun on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport. In federal court on Thursday, his lawyer entered a not guilty plea to charges of possession of a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Dr. Dre attends the WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at MoMA in New York. Dr. Dre has lost his trademark fight against Dr. Drai. The rapper objected to the trademark application of the Pennsylvania gynecologist whose nickname is spelled differently but sounds the same. Dr. Draion M. Burch's website advertises that he's an "obgyn and media personality." (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Dr. Dre has lost his trademark fight against Dr. Drai. Dre, the rap mogul and record producer whose real name is Andre Young, opposed the trademark application of Dr. Draion M. Burch, a Pittsburgh gynecologist who styles himself "America's OBGYN." Burch, whose website advertises that he's a sex...
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