The Grammy-winning artist is known for blending funk, soul, R&B , reggae and hip-hop on his music. “Cultural appropriation,” according to the Cambridge Dictionary, is “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this …
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A promising local baseball player was killed in a 2015 drive-by shooting in Yonkers. Police say the drive-by was connected to a fight over a drag race that happened two nights earlier. The shooter ended up pleading guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Since then, Michael Nolan’s heartbroken family has worked on drag racing laws in Yonkers, gun buyback programs, and college scholarships for local high school students. A special basketball tournament is being held Saturday to raise money for those scholarships. Michael’s brother, James, stopped by to talk more about the Michael Nolan Memorial Fund .
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Basketball Tournament Held For Local Ballplayer Killed In Drive-By Shooting
Singer Tinashe extends the reach of her latest single, “Faded Love,” featuring rapper Future, by unleashing a sexy, iPhone styled, choreographed dance video. The clip kicks off with the R&B songstress faded on the floor in a white bra and matching underwear over fishnet stockings before she arises …
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Tinashe Drops Sexy Dance Video For Future-Assisted 'Faded Love'
JEFFERSON PARK (CBSLA) — No arrests have been made in connection with the death of a father who was shot while driving home from his own birthday celebration, officials said. The shooting occurred at about 4 a.m. Saturday in the area of Western Avenue and 29th Street, according to Los Angeles police. The victim, identified by family as Ervin Galbreath, was driving home from his 28th birthday celebration when a gunman opened fire on the passenger side of his car. Galbreath was struck by the gunfire, causing him lose control and hit a parked car. The passenger in his vehicle was not hit. Galbreath was pronounced dead at the scene. Galbreath is survived by 7-year-old twins. “It’s said,” said Denise Wright, a neighbor. “My heart breaks for his family and his kids have to grow up without their dad because someone decided to take his life.” Investigators say it remains unclear why Galbreath was targeted. Family members say he was about to start classes to become an electrician.
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‘My Heart Breaks For His Family’: Father Of Twins Shot Dead After Celebrating 28th Birthday
He certainly knows how to celebrate New Year's Eve.The R&B singer and his beautiful bride celebrated their nuptials at the Oheka Castle on the North Shore of Long Island, New York, on Sunday.
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R&B singer Brian McKnight weds Leilani Mendoza
Those who know the Houston hip-hop music scene know that it's long been dominated by men — like DJ Screw, Paul Wall and Trae Tha Truth. But as Texas Monthly wrote in October, “For perhaps the first time, there is a growing contingent of women taking over Texas's hip-hop scene.” The “blue-haired …
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A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu