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Justin Bieber’s Party Posse: A Primer on Khalil, Lil Za & Lil Twist

There’s a not-insignificant, less-asked question about these recent troubles: Why do these young, significantly less famous black artists — Khalil, Lil Za and Lil Twist — keep getting jailed up in Bieber’s wake?

01/23/2014

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Listen To The Killers’ New Song ‘Shot At The Night’ Featuring M83

‘Direct Hits,’ out November 11, features 13-tracks spanning all four of the band’s records.

09/17/2013

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Justin Bieber Promises New Music, Film By Year’s End

“Rest of the world tour, movie, and #NEWMUSIC all coming this year! never stop working. #focused,” Bieber Tweeted.

06/21/2013

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How Ryan Tedder & A Kidney Stone Inspired Parachute’s New Album

“My tour manager said I was singing that song through my stupor and pain so I knew at that point that was going to be the single,” Will Anderson said.

06/21/2013

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New Mariah Carey Album Coming This July

Mariah Carey surprised fans on Twitter yesterday (June 5) by announcing the release date of her new album. This will be the singer’s 13th release. It wasn’t a flashy announcement. Instead Carey’s tweet stuck to […]

06/06/2013

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The Wanted Show Their Real Side On ‘The Wanted Life’

Fans got a glimpse into what life is really like for the guys Sunday night (June 2) on the series premiere.

06/03/2013

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Justin Bieber Posts Suggestive Illustration On Instagram

Just days after Justin Bieber made headlines for his visit to the Anne Frank House, and writing in the guest book that “hopefully she would have been a Belieber,” the Biebs is at it again. […]

04/18/2013

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Justin Bieber Takes A Cue From Jay-Z In Teen Vogue

Justin Bieber has had his ups and downs this year but in a cover story from the May issue of Teen Vogue, he said that he takes a cue from Jay-Z when dealing with press […]

04/03/2013

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The White House Asked The Wanted To Read To Kids

The Wanted are well known as being the bad boys of boy bands. So, when it was announced that they’d be reading for children at the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, our eyebrows […]

04/03/2013

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How Elvis Presley And Quentin Tarantino Influenced Gin Wigmore’s New Record

Inspiration often comes from unlikely places. For New Zealand singer Gin Wigmore, her new album Gravel & Wine took a new turn when she traveled down South to Elvis Presley’s old stomping grounds. “It’s a […]

04/02/2013

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Fall Out Boy Announces Tour With Help From JFK, The Joker & Conan

Some bands announce a new tour with a basic, to-the-point press release that lays out the dates to be played and nothing more. Fall Out Boy does things a little differently. In a video released […]

03/28/2013

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Justin Bieber Investigated On Battery Charges: L.A. County Sheriff Confirms

Justin Bieber has made headlines again, this time after alleged assault against his neighbor at his Calabasas home in California. Reports from TMZ began circulating yesterday afternoon, claiming that Bieber was being investigated for battery against his neighbor. […]

03/27/2013

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Justin Bieber Vents On Instagram, Insults Lindsay Lohan

Justin Bieber is at it again. After being hospitalized after collapsing at a London show, then canceling a show in Portugal, the extra time on his hands has allowed him to process things. Earlier today, […]

03/14/2013

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Justin Bieber Explains Paparrazi Fight: ‘I’m Human’

Just hours after Justin Bieber was released from the hospital after collapsing on stage, he had an altercation with a photographer and threatened the man. In a video clip posted by TMZ, the singer can […]

03/08/2013

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5 Things We Learned From Justin Bieber’s Twitter Meltdown

Justin Bieber’s first week as a 19-year-old isn’t off to a good start. He even dubbed it his “worst” birthday on Twitter. While touring in London, he’s been reamed by the press for his extreme […]

03/07/2013

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Justin Bieber Embraces Faith, Endorses New Religious Book

Justin Bieber may be a global heartthrob, but he doesn’t shy away from his faith. A Christian, the Biebs is currently endorsing his pastor’s new book Jesus Is___: Find a New Way to Be Human. […]

02/27/2013

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