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Kanye West's weekend pop-up store in Boston draws big crowds

Kanye West "Pablo" Pop-Up Shop Opens in LA

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Kanye West's pop-up clothing store has opened in downtown Boston. Read more

'NSync, Backstreet Boys creator Lou Pearlman dies in prison

Boy Band Creator Dies

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Lou Pearlman, credited for starting the boy-band craze and launching the careers of the Backstreet Boys and 'NSync, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for a massive Ponzi scheme. Read more

New Vikings stadium gets harsh reviews after 1st concert

The new U.S. Bank Stadium is getting some harsh reviews after its first concert. Read more

Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip holds final show

Canadians are watching the final concert by their rock band The Tragically Hip, whose lead singer and songwriter Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Read more

4-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania kills mother, daughter

Authorities say a mother and daughter were killed in a four-vehicle crash in central Pennsylvania. Read more

Frank Ocean debuts 'Blonde,' his 1st album in 4 years

Frank Ocean

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The wait for Frank Ocean's latest album is finally over. Read more

Apple Music posts new Frank Ocean video album

Frank Ocean

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Apple Music has released new and long-awaited music from Grammy-winning singer Frank Ocean in the form of a 45-minute "visual album." Read more

Mali releases radio host whose arrest caused deadly protest

Authorities in Mali have released a radio host whose arrest caused violent protests in the capital that killed at least one person and injured more than a dozen others. Read more

Coldplay releases video recorded in Mexico City

Coldplay Chris Martin

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The British rock band Coldplay has released a video recorded in Mexico City for its new single "A Head Full of Dreams." Read more

Kanye West's weekend pop-up stores in NYC, 20 other cities

Kanye West "Pablo" Pop-Up Shop Opens in NYC

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Kanye West fans waited in line overnight in lower Manhattan on Friday for the chance to buy pieces from a new clothing line centered on the rapper-turned-fashion mogul's latest album. Read more

Nephew of reality TV star Benzino convicted of shooting him

The nephew of hip-hop artist and reality TV star Benzino has been convicted in connection with Benzino's shooting during a funeral procession in Massachusetts. Read more

Tyler reacts to Disney altering Aerosmith coaster video

People Steven Tyler

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Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler isn't giving Disney World a thumbs-up for digitally altering his hand in a video that plays at an attraction featuring the band. Read more

10 Things to Know for Friday

Rio Olympics Lochte Robbery

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Read more

Colombia singer's bike taken, jokingly apologizes to Shakira

Carlos Vives Bicycle Stolen

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Carlos Vives, who recently recorded a song about a bicycle with Shakira, has jokingly apologized to his fellow Colombian singer for being unable to give her a ride on his bike after it was stolen. Read more

City to rename street 'Jackie Wilson Lane' after late singer

Cottage Grove Street in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park will be renamed Jackie Wilson Lane after the late soul-singing legend. Read more

'Diddy' delays tour to recover from shoulder surgery

Music Sean Combs

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Sean "Diddy" Combs will be kicking off his tour later than expected after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury. Read more

The Latest: Tony Bennett arrives to standing ovation

Tony Bennett Honored

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The Latest on Tony Bennett in San Francisco (all times local): Read more

UN chief: 130 million need assistance to survive

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a message on World Humanitarian Day that a record 130 million people depend on assistance to survive, a staggering number that would comprise the tenth most populous nation on earth. Read more

Police: Inmate behind Justin Bieber threat made anthrax hoax

A Vermont inmate who once hatched a plot in a New Mexico prison to kill pop singer Justin Bieber was behind an anthrax scare at a courthouse where he was sentenced for killing a 15-year-old girl, police said Thursday. Read more

Drake is top BET Hip Hop Awards nominee for 3rd year

Music-BET Hip Hop Awards

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Drake is dominating at the BET Hip Hop Awards for a third year, garnering the most nominations with 14. Read more

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