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In this, Friday, May 19, 2017 photo, Haitian-American hip-hop star Wyclef Jean gestures as he speaks during a news conference at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Jean performs Friday in Miami's Little Haiti, a community worried that the Trump Administration won't renew post-earthquake immigration benefits for roughly 50,000 Haitians. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 19, 2017 - 10:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member. The former Fugees star said he had been wearing a similar...
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FILE – In this July 4, 2012, file photo, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots performs during an Independence Day celebration in Philadelphia. The drummer and DJ assured students at a Pennsylvania high school Friday, May 19, 2017, that he will perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier, posting on Twitter he "adjusted some things" to perform during the Saturday, May 20, 2017, senior prom for Pennsbury High School's East Campus in Fairless Hills, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:32 pm
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Questlove is assuring students at a Pennsylvania high school that he will still perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier. The Roots' drummer and DJ posted on Twitter on Friday that he has "adjusted some things" to perform Saturday at senior prom at...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, file photo, musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park in Chicago. According to his representative, rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died Wednesday night in Detroit at age 52. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 4:10 p.m. An official says the results of a full autopsy and toxicology tests in the death of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell could take days before they are completed and released. Lisa Croff, a...
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May 19, 2017 - 4:13 pm
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 18, 2017: Top Songs 1. Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee 2. Malibu, Miley Cyrus 3. I'm the One (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), DJ Khaled 4. HUMBLE., Kendrick Lamar 5. Believer,...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell plays guitar during a portrait session at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell, 52, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died at a hotel in Detroit and police said Thursday, May 18, 2017, that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. A spokeswoman for the show's producers, dick clark productions, told The Associated Press on Friday that the rock band will talk about how the Soundgarden and Audioslave...
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Flowers sit on a bench at the Sound Garden sculpture, for which the band Soundgarden was named, in Seattle's Magnuson Park in tribute to Chris Cornell, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The sculpture features vertical, organ-like pipes that make sounds depending upon wind direction and speed, and overlooks Lake Washington. Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 19, 2017 - 9:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell'...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, Big Sean performs "Jump Out the Window" at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. It was announced on May 19, 2017, that Big Sean will headline Billboard’s Hot 100 Music Festival on New York’s Jones Beach. The two-day concert begins Aug. 19. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Sean, Major Lazer and Zedd are set to headline Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival on New York's Jones Beach this summer. The two-day concert gets underway Aug. 19 and will feature more than 30 stars. Other acts include former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello, DJ Khalen, Gucci...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell plays guitar during a portrait session at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell, 52, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died at a hotel in Detroit and police said Thursday, May 18, 2017, that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:40 am
DETROIT (AP) — Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 7, 2017 file photo, DJ Khaled arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. A group of future number-crunchers had their commencement crashed by DJ Khaled. The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony Wednesday, May 17, 2017, for statistics graduates at the University of California, Berkeley. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:25 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A group of future number-crunchers had their commencement crashed by DJ Khaled. The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony for statistics graduates at the University of California, Berkeley. In a video posted by the school ,...
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Obasi Shaw poses outside the gates of Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, May 18, 2017. Shaw, an English major who graduates from Harvard next week, is the university's first student to submit his final thesis in the form of a rap album. The record, called “Liminal Minds,” has earned the equivalent of an A- grade, good enough to ensure that Shaw will graduate with honors at the university’s commencement next week. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 18, 2017 - 5:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — While other Harvard University students were writing papers for their senior theses, Obasi Shaw was busy rapping his. Shaw is the first student in Harvard's history to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in the English Department, the university said. The album, called "Liminal...
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