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A book by rapper Meek Mill on sale at  Black and Nobel Bookstore. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

North Philly Book Store Serves As Unlikely Incubator For Hip-Hop

North Philadelphia book store is serving as the incubator for budding artists in the genre.


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New Film Focuses On Exploits Of A Female Working On Wall Street

Actress Alysia Reiner, best known for her role as “Fig” on Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black,” calls her new film “Equity” the first female driven Wall Street movie ever made.


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The Bearded Ladies Cabaret And Opera Philadelphia Collaborate For Popera

John Jarboe, director and librettist of ANDY, gives a brief overview.


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Philadelphia’s Low Cut Connie On Obama’s Playlist

Just in time for summer. Wait… A couple months into summer, the White House has decided to join Spotify to release the President’s Summer Playlist.


BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 17:  Grace Potter and The Nocturnals performs live for fans at the 2014 Byron Bay Bluesfest on April 17, 2014 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

New Music Friday: Grace Potter, New Politics, And More

As we continue to digest last week’s surprise release from Dr. Dre, and buy tickets to see his life story unfold on screen, New Music Friday seems quieter than usual.


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Billy Joel Celebrates At Citizens Bank Park

One day removed from the birth of his second child, Billy Joel proudly flashed pictures of his new born daughter across video screens at Citizens Bank Park.


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HBO To Carry ‘Sesame Street’

he Muppets, longtime residents of PBS, are getting a second home at HBO.


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Interview: Philadelphia’s TJ Kong And The Atomic Bomb

Bringing the festivities to a close on Saturday will be Philadelphia’s own TJ Kong And The Atomic Bomb.


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Beyonce Lands Vogue Magazine Cover For September Issue

Beyonce is gracing her presence on the cover of Vogue magazine for the September issue.


(L-R) Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Guy Ritchie, Elizabeth Debicki, Henry Cavill and Luca Calvani attend the New York Premiere of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' at Ziegfeld Theater on August 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Based on the 1960s campy and comedic spy series, the retro thriller is set when the Cold War is at its hottest, the sixties are still seen as swinging, and two rival spies are forced to work together to save the world.


Actor O'Shea Jackson, Jr. arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton' at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

(3 stars out of 4)Sprawling and perhaps overstuffed but energetic and insightful, the biographical melodrama “Straight Outta Compton” addresses rap’s bad rap in a powerfully resonant way.


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Britney Spears To Guest Star On The CW’s ‘Jane The Virgin’

Britney Spears is getting ready to meet “Jane the Virgin.”


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Driver Fatigue Cited As Cause Of Deadly Crash That Injured Tracy Morgan

Comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair of Peekskill, New York, a mentor of Morgan’s, was killed. Morgan suffered head trauma, and was in a coma for two weeks. Three other passengers in the limo suffered serious injuries.


Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in 2014 (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for SBIFF)

Scorsese, DiCaprio To Adapt ‘Devil In The White City’

Erik Larson’s “The Devil in the White City” is finally headed to the big screen, with Martin Scorsese directing and Leonardo DiCaprio starring in it.


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Stephen Colbert Announces First Late Show Musical Guest

Kendrick Lamar will be Stephen Colbert’s first musical guest when the show debuts on September 8th.