Reggae icon Bob Marley died 28 years ago and he is poised to challenge Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson for the title of richest dead celebrity, according to a story in Fortune.
Hilco Consumer Capital, a Toronto-based private-equity firm has struck a management deal with the Marley estate, which is expected to generate worldwide annual sales in excess of $1 billion by 2012. That seems like a huge number, but by some estimates the Marley… Continue
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Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 23, 2009 at 3:38pm —
Beyonce pulled off one of the most surprising and coolest things I've ever seen a performer of her stature do. Sasha Fierce leapt into what had to be a shocked audience at London's O2 Arena and crowd surfed like a pro(Monday November 16th). I've seen a lot of male performers do this and also one female (Courtney Love of Hole) but never a superstar like Beyonce. This didn't looked like it was rehearsed. I'm sure her management team almost had a heart… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 18, 2009 at 2:31pm —
In an exclusive interview with ABC's Robin Roberts, to be seen in "Prime Time" Wednesday night, Janet Jackson discusses the death of her brother, Michael Jackson.
Janet doesn't want Dr. Conrad Murray to continue practicing medicine, because she doesn't want the man she holds "responsible" for her brother's death to strike again on "someone else." Janet also said she doesn't know if Murray was the only doctor hooking Michael up with drugs - but… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 17, 2009 at 9:09pm —
Outrage grew in a Bay Area town over the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl as police made more arrests overnight.
National attention has been focused in Richmond over what police described as a gang rape of a 15-year-old student who struggled with attackers -- some of whom took photos and laughed -- as more than a dozen witnesses passed by and did nothing. Police said last night that as many as 20 people saw the attack, and some might have shot… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 14, 2009 at 8:32pm —
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 11, 2009 - Guyana's President Bharrat Jagdeo says the agreement which will see Norway providing US$250 million in exchange for Guyana's efforts to protect forests should be treated as a national achievement.
"This is a real watershed moment for our country. At no time in the past in our entire history has so much money been pledged to our country in a single initiative. No time," he… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 14, 2009 at 1:11pm —
The organizers of Auckland's Big Day Out have responded to criticism for including an anti-gay reggae singer in its 2010 line-up.
Jamaica's Beenie Man is set to perform at Mt Smart Stadium on January 15.
He has written and sung about cutting the throats of all gay men, killing gay DJs, and hanging lesbians. Lyrics include lines like, "I'm dreaming of a new Jamaica, come to execute all the gays" in his songs.
In a statement… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 14, 2009 at 5:31am —
The video for Rihanna's "Russian Roulette" is just as eerie as the song itself. In a preview that aired on German TV and stills that appeared on the fan site RihannaDaily.com, the singer is seen drowning, being shot at and imprisoned. Of course, there are scenes of her sitting at a table with a man seeing who can win the deadly game.
Director Anthony Mandler — who also helmed the singer's "Wait Your Turn" clip — said the video is the… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 14, 2009 at 4:00am —
KLA reports "A woman under police protection was fatally stabbed while officers were just steps away in the Mid-City section of Los Angeles. It happened inside a second-story apartment on Cochran Street near Pico Boulevard just before midnight, according to Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Rick… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 14, 2009 at 3:00am —
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia on Tuesday announced the discovery of a mine containing more than 40 tonnes of gold deposit worth 1.7 billion dollars (1.1 billion euros).
The state-run Ethiopian News Agency reported that the new find, announced by the ministry of mines and energy, will require some 200 million dollars to extract and process.
"Geological survey indicates that... an estimated 500 tonnes of gold deposit is found in the… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 12, 2009 at 12:31pm —
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 9, 2009 at 3:07pm —
Nine months after her fight with Chris Brown, Rihanna finally opens up about the night that left her bruised and bloody.
"This happened to me. … It can happen to anyone," the singer, 21, tells Diane Sawyer in an interview airing Thursday on Good Morning America and on 20/20 on Friday.
Rihanna says it was particularly difficult because of the special place Brown held in her heart: "He was definitely my first big love." [I want] to stand… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 5, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Paint the town in pinstripes! Nearly a decade after their dynasty ended on a blooper in the desert, the New York Yankees are baseball's best again.
Hideki Matsui tied a World Series record with six RBIs, Andy Pettitte won on short rest and New York beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 on Wednesday night, finally seizing that elusive 27th title - the most in all of sports.
It was the team's first since winning three… Continue
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NEW YORK—Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won a third term as New York mayor Tuesday in a closer-than-expected race against a Democratic challenger who stoked voter resentment over the way Bloomberg changed term-limits law so he could stay in office.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Bloomberg, the richest man in New York and founder of the financial information company Bloomberg LP, defeated William Thompson Jr. 51 percent to 46… Continue
Added by Dahved Levy "rocking you" on November 4, 2009 at 11:56am —