Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

  Jurors in the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have found him guilty of first degree murder, which carries a penalty of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Hernandez was also found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. As the verdict was read, the former standout tight end appeared upset... Read More

Jay Z Holds The Tidal Torch To Change Music

Jay Z Holds The Tidal Torch To Change Music

Jay Z is bringing in the launch of his new streaming service, TIDAL. Jay Z recently acquired European streaming giants, TIDAL and WiMP, and as of today, the two services will co-exist under the name TIDAL. The rapper and business mogul is making an announcement of the launch at 5 P.M. today, so tune in live to see exactly what Jay has in store for his new artist-friendly Spotify... Read More

Jury Rules In “Blurred Lines” Copyright Case

Jury Rules In "Blurred Lines" Copyright Case

For the last year and a half, the music industry has been gripped by a lawsuit over whether Robin Thicke’s hit “Blurred Lines” was merely reminiscent of a song by Marvin Gaye, or had crossed the line into plagiarism. A federal jury in Los Angeles on Tuesday agreed that “Blurred Lines” had gone too far, and copied elements of Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up”... Read More

Common And John Legend Wins 2015 Oscars For “Glory”

Common And John Legend Wins Oscars

For best picture nominee Selma, Common and John Legend collaborated on the song “Glory”, which was nominated for, and ultimately won, the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Watch them perform it below, backed by a full chorus in a recreation of the march on Selma. Shortly after performing the song to a standing ovation, the duo accepted the award with a speech connecting... Read More

Grammy Awards 2015: Performances Online

Grammy Awards 2015: Performances Online

Sam Smith had a huge night at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, picking up four awards, three of them in major categories: best new artist and song of the year and record of the year for his smash hit “Stay With Me.” But it wasn’t quite a clean sweep. Beck surprised everyone with an album of the year win for “Morning Phase.” And Kanye West tried to upstage his own infamous... Read More

Nigerian’s “Queens Of Africa” Dolls Surpass “Barbie” Sales

Nigerian's "Queens Of Africa" Dolls Surpass "Barbie" Sales

Taofick Okoya was trying to find a doll for his niece a few years ago. He lives in Nigeria and was appalled at the fact that he couldn’t find a black doll. Barbie has produced dolls of other races but there aren’t many and they are not anywhere near as readily available as the white dolls. So Okoya decided to take matters into his own hands and start up a doll company... Read More

Nigeria’s Attack Named The ‘Deadliest Massacre’ In History

Nigeria's Attack Named The ‘Deadliest Massacre’ In History

Mike Omeri, the government spokesman on the insurgency, said fighting continued Friday for Baga, a town on the border with Chad where insurgents seized a key military base on January 3 and attacked again on Wednesday. “Security forces have responded rapidly, and have deployed significant military assets and conducted air strikes against militant targets,” Omeri said in a statement. District... Read More

Stuart Scott Dies At Age Of 49

Stuart Scott Dies At Age Of 49

  Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. Among the features of the new ESPN studio in Bristol is a wall of catchphrases made famous by on-air talent over the years. An amazing nine of them belong to one man — from his signature “Boo-Yah!” to “As cool as the other side of the pillow” to “He must be... Read More

Pharrell’s Lawyer Set to Sue YouTube For $1Billion

Pharrell's Lawyer to YouTube: Remove Our Songs or Face $1B Lawsuit

  There are songs, and then there are dances. Here’s a song-and-dance routine that, according to one of the lawyers involved, could amount to a billion-dollar lawsuit against YouTube. Through a new outfit called Global Music Rights, music industry heavyweight Irving Azoff manages the performance rights of some 20,000 songs including works composed by the Eagles, Pharrell... Read More

Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions

Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions

The protests over the lack of indictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases have expanded to Congress. Congressional staffers walked out of their jobs Thursday afternoon in a symbol of solidarity with protests taking place in the streets, on the basketball court and on football fields across the country. The walk out was led by Senate chaplain Barry Black. Staffers stood... Read More

Dake Hospitalized After Brawl With Diddy

Dake Hospitalized After Brawl With Diddy

    Miami was filled with celebrities who were winding down Art Basel celebrations over the weekend, but it sounds like things turned sour at club LIV on Sunday night, when Diddy and Drake crossed paths, at a birthday party for DJ Khaled. MTV News was able to confirm the fight with a source who witnessed the incident, while Rick Ross’ DJ, Sam Sneaker, gave a detailed... Read More

Eric Garner Case: NYPD Officer Not Indicted in Choke Hold Death

Eric Garner Case: NYPD Officer Not Indicted in Choke Hold Death

  Garner’s family has already indicated that they plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD for $75 million. The grand jury was made up of 23 residents of Staten Island and led by a foreperson. A decision required a majority of the jury — meaning at least 12 people. Pantaleo, 29, and his police partner, Justin D’Amico, testified in front of the... Read More

No Chargers Against Mike Brown Shooter

No Chargers Against Mike Brown Shooter

  Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, will not be indicted on any charges, a St. Louis County grand jury decided Monday. The grand jury had the option to indict Wilson on a variety of charges, ranging from first-degree murder to involuntary manslaughter. The grand jury, which was made up of 12 jurors who were selected... Read More

Bill Cosby’s Lawyer Responds To Janice Dickinson Rape Claims

supermodel Janice Dickinson became the latest women to accuse Bill Cosby of rape in an interview where she says he drugged and mounted her in 1982. The shocking interview sent waves through the Internet and evidently, straight to Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer, who issued this statement

  The rape allegations against Bill Cosby are toppling over. Last night, supermodel Janice Dickinson became the latest women to accuse Bill Cosby of rape in an interview where she says he drugged and mounted her in 1982. The shocking interview sent waves through the Internet and evidently, straight to Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer, who issued this statement: “Janice (Dickinson’s)... Read More