Mop-topped music pioneer Phil Spector was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison Friday for the murder of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson at his castle-like mansion in 2003.
The Bronx native, now 69 and ailing, pioneered the "Wall of Sound" recording technique and produced such cultural touchstones as The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," and The Ronettes' "Be My Baby."
Spector had fallen into virtual obscurity by… Continue
Two of Lyoto Machida's predecessors as light-heavyweight champion will lead teams on the next run of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's reality show.
The promotion today named Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Rashad Evans as coaches for the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter. The move changes UFC's earlier plans for a bout between Jackson and Machida, who knocked out Evans on Saturday to win the 205-pound division's title belt —… Continue
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Actress Robin Givens doesn't exactly have her taxes in line. After two unlucky relationships -- the first being Tyson and then the second being former tennis instructor Svetozar Marinkovic -- Givens can now say she has an unlucky streak with the IRS.
According to Forbes, the 44-year-old actress has been sued by the U.S. government over a reported $292,000 of unpaid federal taxes, interest and penalties dating back as far as… Continue
The Nielsen SoundScan report has been corrected from yesterday (May 27). While it originally had Redman and Method Man’s reunion album Blackout 2 over Busta Rhymes’ Back On My B.S., the updated figures put the Dungeon Dragon over the dynamic duo.
Busta’s numbers are the same as yesterday’s, with 59,100 fans picking up the New York vets’ 8th solo album but his standing on the Billboard 200 has changed, with him moving up one spot to no… Continue
Here's some photos we spotted on Bossip from a recent performance at the WaMu Theater in New York City, where she and her dancer simulate sex right on stage. As you can see, her dancer gets to touch it from the back, spank her, and even get the spread eagle view.
All we can say is wow. It definitely doesn't look like a show for kids. Her performance is a part of her set on Keyshia Cole's A Different Me Tour featuring Keri, and Bobby… Continue
It’s gonna get real ’90s in Times Square when Raekwon headlines the second show in the Hip-Hop Legends Concert Series on June 17 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill.
Hosted by Funkmaster Flex and Chuck Chillout on the ones and twos, Black Moon, Das EFX, Lord Finesse, MC Lyte, Naughty by Nature, Nice & Smooth, Showbiz & AG, and Smif-N-Wesson will all hit the stage as well.
The first show in the Legends series took… Continue
It seems Jay-Z has more labels than a fashion house. The rapper/ businessman is negotiating a number of multi-million dollar deals for two new record labels, according to multiple reports. The longtime Def Jam star recently split from that label after buying out his contract for a rumored $ 5 million.
Music industry Web site Hits Daily Double first reported on Tuesday (May 28) that Jay-Z is close to inking a deal with Sony Music for… Continue
Several weeks after Depeche Mode canceled a string of European dates because singer Dave Gahan was reportedly suffering a severe case of gastroenteritis, a spokesperson for the band announced on Thursday that Gahan had undergone surgery to remove a malignant tumor on his bladder.
"On May 12th, lead singer Dave Gahan suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis, leading to his hospitalization and the cancellation of the [May 12] Athens… Continue
Last week, we dropped a bombshell of OME proportions when we announced that the cast of "New Moon" will be presenting exclusive footage from their upcoming "Twilight" sequel during the MTV Movie Awards. Now we can reveal that the never-before-seen video that Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner will be introducing on Sunday's live show is the movie's first trailer.
The stars will present the premiere of the "New Moon"… Continue
Several major acts, including U2, No Doubt, Taylor Swift and the Dave Matthews Band, have already announced they'll offer discounted tickets for their tours this summer — good news to concertgoers during a recession. Beyoncé is following suit: According to a press release from her label, the singer will set aside 2,000 seats for each date on her forthcoming North American tour at a discounted price of $20. The tour is in support of her recent I… Continue