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Former Warner Music Group chief Lyor Cohen has announced the official launch of his new “content company,” 300. Cohen, alongside former WMG notables Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz are looking to spark a revolution in the way the music industry operates. All three men have long ties in the industry and as colleagues: Moscowitz is the ex-president of Warner Bros, Liles was formerly the executive vice president. All three men also worked together at Def Jam.

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Wiz Khalifa announces his marriage to Amber Rose Wiz Khalifa is officially a married man. The 25-year-old rapper took to Twitter Monday to confirm that he and Amber Rose, 29, tied the knot.   No further details on their nuptials have been released. Prior to today’s courthouse wedding, Rose shared a snap of her wedding…

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Former United States House of Representatives Majority Whip and past UNCF president William “Bill” Herbert Gray III dies at 71. Gray served six terms in Congress and was the highest-ranking African American during his tenure. A sterling politician, he held the following positions while in Congress: chair of the House Budget Committee, chairman of the Democratic caucus,…

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, 94, has been in the hospital for two weeks in Pretoria, S.A., fighting a lung infection. He went into cardiac arrest at his home in Johannesburg on June 8th. It’s the fourth time he has been hospitalized since December. Mandela’s liver and kidneys are reportedly functioning at 50 percent,…

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TV dad Phillip Drummond from the hit 80’s series “Diff’rent Strokes” passed away at 89 at his home in Livermore, Calif.  on Monday, Jan. 14. At press time, the cause of death is unknown. Preceding him in death were his TV kids, Dana Plato (Kimberly) and Gary Coleman (Arnold). The last surviving member of the…

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Miss USA Olivia Culpo has been crowned Miss Universe 2012. It’s the eighth win for Miss USA; previous titles were won in 1954, 1956, 1960, 1967, 1980, 1995 and 1997. Culpo will wear the crown designed by Diamond Nexus Labs, which is set with 1,371 gemstones, weighing a total of 416.09 carats.  It contains 544.31 grams of 14k and…

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Actress Tamera Mowry and her husband Adam Housley have revealed the first pictures of their baby boy Aden. In Touch magazine was given first dibs on the first baby pictures of their whopping bundle of joy who was welcomed into this world on Monday, Nov. 12 as reported by Danielle Canada. “We are so happy!”…

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President Obama wins his second bid for the presidency.  He wins 303 electoral votes to opponent Mitt Romney who pulled in only 206. The Democratic incumbent took the battleground state of Ohio, which has 18 electoral votes, pushing past the 270 needed to win the presidency, CBS projected. It has been a long and grueling…

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During a conference call in June, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney strongly urged employers to tell employees how they should cast their ballots in the upcoming presidential election – so they can keep their jobs. It sounds like another desperate tactic to incite fear. This type of behavior is what caused Albert Peterson, a wealthy defense contractor to go…

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A Florida judge has set the start date for George Zimmerman’s trial: June 10, 2013. Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. on February 26, 2012. He claimed the shooting was in self-defense and has pleaded not guilty. –yvette caslin Travyon Martin’s Childhood Pictures

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