Kendrick Lamar

Rapper Kendrick Lamar faces allegations of copyright infringement by an African artist who alleges he misappropriated her copyrighted artwork for his music video, "All the Stars".

On Saturday, a lawyer for Lina Iris Viktor, a British-Liberian artist, sent a letter to Lamar and label head, Anthony Tiffith at Top Dawg Entertainment, detailing the copyright violation of a painting in her series "Constellations."

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Bruno Mars with Grammys President Neil Portnow at 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Grammy Awards President Neil Portnow responded to public criticism that the 2018 Grammy Awards major category winners were 75% male. Portnow responded to the backlash that sparked a #GrammysSoMale hashtag on Twitter.com on Sunday.

Only one woman took home a trophy in a major category -- Alessia Cara who won for best new artist.

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Trump curse? Rapper JAY-Z was completely shut out at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, despite leading all GRAMMY nominations with eight at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, in New York City.

Hours before the live telecast, JAY-Z accomplished something rapper Eminem could not: he got the attention of President Donald Trump on Twitter.com.

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Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar

JAY-Z, left, looks set to dominate the 2018 Grammy Awards after receiving eight nominations on Tuesday.

The aging rapper scored top nominations for Album of the Year for 4:44 and Song of the Year for the single of the same name as well as Record of the Year and Best Music Video for "The Story of OJ".

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Rapper-of-the-moment Kendrick Lamar hopes his new $109 Reebok sneakers will promote peace, unity and equality in the world.

The 29-year-old Compton, California native became a "brand ambassador" for the sportswear giant in 2014, and he has used similar ideological guerrilla marketing to sell sneakers to his fans.

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Monday night's Grammy Awards live telecast garnered the lowest ratings in 7 years.

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards drew 24.95 million viewers and a 7.7 rating among adults 18-49, according to Deadline.com. That's a significant drop in ratings of 9.4%. The lowest since 2009.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Premiere Red Carpet at The Ziegfeld Theater in NYC

Power Couple Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz attended the New York Premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" movie at The Ziegfeld Theater on Thursday, April 24.
Photo: Jennifer Mitchell / Splash News

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Rihanna goes from casual to fancy for early morning TV appearance Rihanna arrives to "Good Morning America" wearing a fur coat

Troubled singer Rihanna was seen arriving and departing "Good Morning America" today wearing a fur coat over grey sweatpants and New Balance sneakers. She departed the studios wearing a fashionable skirt and high heels.
Photos: North Woods, Jackson Lee and 247PapsTV for Splash News

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Keri Hilson and Kendrick Lamar

Singer/songwriter Keri Hilson cheered on her boyfriend OKC Thunder star Serge Ibaka before he got ejected from the game for tussling with LA Clippers stars Blake Griffin and Matt Barnes during the Clippers' 111-103 victory at the Staples Center on Wednesday, November 13, in Los Angeles, CA. Keri looked nervous until she saw her man getting the upper hand in the skirmish.

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Nicki Minaj

Rapper Nicki Minaj put her foot in her mouth recently when she claimed to be the undisputed King AND Queen of New York.

Minaj, 30, made the statements when Charlamagne of Power 105's Breakfast Club asked her why Kendrick Lamar left her off his list of top rappers in his verse on Big Sean's track "Control". Charlamagne also asked Nicki to comment on Lamar dubbing himself the King of NY.

“I’m the queen of New York. I’m the king of New York. Let me tell you why,” she told Charlamagne. “Platinum albums. Albums. Plural. Number one in five motherfucking countries, n-gga. ”

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