Daryl Hall Accuses John Oates of ‘Ultimate Partnership Betrayal’ in Plan to Sell Stake in Business

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Daryl Hall has accused his longtime music partner John Oates of committing the “ultimate partnership betrayal” by planning to sell his share of the Hall & Oates duo’s joint venture without the other’s permission, Hall said in a court declaration supporting his lawsuit to keep the transaction paused. In the … Read more

At Israeli Rave Site Hit by Hamas, Music Plays Again for the Dead

[ad_1] REIM, Israel (Reuters) – In one of the killing fields of southern Israel, trance music sounds afresh in commemoration of the more than 400 revellers lost to the Hamas rampage at an outdoor dance festival. Thousands of young people were partying in the dawn hours of Oct. 7 when the armed Palestinian infiltrators swept … Read more

Four BTS Members to Begin S.Korean Military Service Mid-December

[ad_1] SEOUL (Reuters) – The remaining four members of K-pop supergroup BTS will begin their military service in mid-December, joining the three who are already serving, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, citing music industry sources. The seven-member group is on temporary break while members carry out South Korea’s mandatory military service. South … Read more

High Stakes and Glitz Mark the Vote in Paris for the 2030 World Expo Host

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — In a high-profile showdown, Rome, Busan, and Riyadh are the top contenders as the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) prepares to vote on Tuesday in Paris for the host city of the 2030 World Expo. With the stakes high, each city has escalated its campaign efforts, showcasing unique visions and ambitious … Read more

Tiffany Haddish Charged With DUI After Arrest in Beverly Hills

[ad_1] BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tiffany Haddish was arrested Friday and charged with driving under the influence, police said. The actor and comedian was detained after Beverly Hills police received a call about 5:45 a.m. Police said she appeared to be found slumped over the wheel of the vehicle while the car engine was … Read more

Rio Police Investigate Taylor Swift Concert Organizers After Fan’s Death

[ad_1] RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro’s police said on Friday they have opened an investigation into the organizers of the Brazilian leg of Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” for the death of a 23-year-old fan who fell ill at the show last week. The police will investigate whether entertainment firm Time for … Read more

Rapper Young Thug’s Long-Delayed Racketeering Trial Begins Soon. Here’s What to Know About the Case

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Opening statements are expected next week in Atlanta in the trial of rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of co-founding a violent criminal street gang and using his music to promote it. The Atlanta-based artist, whose given name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, is charged with violating Georgia’s anti-racketeering and gang laws, among … Read more

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Accused of 1991 Sexual Assault in Second Suit

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Sean “Diddy” Combs has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a university student in 1991 in a lawsuit filed in a New York court on Thursday, the second suit of its kind filed against the hip hop mogul in the past week. The complaint against Combs was among a flurry of … Read more

Organisers of Taylor Swift’s Rio Shows Say They Could Have Taken ‘Alternative Actions’

[ad_1] SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Organisers of the Brazilian leg of Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” acknowledged on Thursday they could have taken more measures to help fans cope with the extreme heat they faced last week in Rio de Janeiro. T4F’s statement follows a last-minute postponement of Swift’s performance last Saturday in Rio due … Read more

South Africa’s ‘Vogue Opera’ Honours Life of Gay Anti-Apartheid Activist Nkoli

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African anti-apartheid and gay activist Simon Nkoli, who organised Africa’s first Pride march in 1990, died 25 years ago but a group of artists inspired by him are determined to keep his legacy alive in an opera celebrating his life. “Vogue Opera” – a mix of classical music, hip-hop, protest … Read more