Hip Hop and R&B

Rapper T.I. releases controversial music video on police brutality and oppression

T.I. drops poignant video about police. Mass Appeal Wire Reports ATLANTA — Count hip hop artist T.I. among those who have joined Colin Kaepernick’s highly-publicized attack on police brutality. Known to always speak his mind, the 35-year-old rapper released his new music video “Warzone” on Friday and he even hired a few Caucasian actors to reenact the controversial police-involved deaths ...

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ film may have killed ex-N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller

Jerry Heller dead, film responsible? Mass Appeal Wire Reports THOUSAND OAKS — Jerry Heller is dead… and the movie “Straight Outta Compton” is primarily responsible says Heller’s lawyer — Mickey Shapiro — who spoke with TMZ. The former N.W.A. manager was involved in a fatal car accident Friday around noon in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 75. Even though Heller ...

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2016 VMAs: Rihanna and Beyoncé win big, Kanye West pays tribute to himself

Rihanna, Beyoncé big VMA winners. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW YORK — If you missed Sunday night’s show, here’s all you need to know about the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards: Beyoncé slayed all opponents by winning ‘Video of the Year,’ Rihanna and Drake are apparently still in love, and Kanye West spent several minutes paying tribute to… himself. To say Beyoncé stole ...

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Radio personality DJ Khaled & fiancée Nicole Tuck expecting their first child

Khaled and fiancée expecting 1st child. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW ORLEANS — DJ Khaled is about to make the familial transition from producing records to changing diapers. That’s because the 40-year-old radio personality is expecting a son with longtime fiancée Nicole Tuck. “I’ve always wanted kids,” said Khaled in an exclusive interview with People Magazine. “This is my first kid ...

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