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Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland seeks plea deal on fraud charges

The failed Fyre Festival founder is looking for a break after bilking investors. Billy McFarland, 25, is in negotiating a plea deal after prosecutors say he duped two investors  — who backed the Bahamas debacle  — out of $ 1.2 ...

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Brooklyn basketball courts renamed for Notorious B.I.G.

A Brooklyn basketball court and playground got a B.I.G. overhaul Wednesday. The Crispus Attucks Playground now contains the Christopher “Biggie” Wallace Courts, named after late rapper Notorious B.I.G. during a ceremony led by City Councilman Robert Cornegy. And it fulfills ...

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Black Keys drummer: Bon Jovi spoke to me to avoid Chris Christie

He was livin’ on a prayer he wouldn’t have to talk to Chris Christie. Patrick Carney, the drummer for bluesy rock twosome the Black Keys, recounted a story in which a famous Garden State rocker essentially asked him to take ...

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SEE IT: Justin Bieber butchers the Spanish lyrics in 'Despacito'

Somebody buy Justin Bieber a Rosetta Stone program, stat. The pop star recently showed off his seemingly impressive Spanish-speaking skills on the official remix of Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi’s No. 1 hit “Despacitio,” but it appears the ...

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Ariana Grande shows canceled through June 5 after terror attack

Multiple concerts on Ariana Grande’s European tour have officially been canceled in the aftermath of the deadly bombing that killed at least 22 people outside her show in Manchester on Monday. Each of the singer’s scheduled performances through ...

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Ronnie Wood, Rolling Stones guitarist, has lung lesion removed

A spokesperson for Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones guitarist has had a lung lesion successfully removed and is expected to make a full recovery. Wood, who turns 70 next week, says in a statement that he is ...

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Trump-inspired ‘Building the Wall’ — theater review

A “what if” scenario can lead a writer anywhere. Robert Schenkkan goes to the near-future to imagine horrifying aftershocks of Donald Trump’s presidency in the cautionary two-hander “Building the Wall,” at New World Stages. It’s 2019. In a ...

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Cher rocks perfect bod at Billboard Music Awards

Cher was honored as an Icon at the Billboard Music Awards over the weekend, where the 71-year-old songstress rocked the stage in classic Cher ensembles, including pasties, lace, leather and her trademark wigs. CLICK HERE FOR MORE KATHIE ...

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Demi Lovato commemorates five years of sobriety

Demi Lovato just achieved five years of sobriety — and she’s singing the praises of those who helped her get there. The pop star celebrated the inspiring milestone on Wednesday with a rousing Instagram post, looking back on her journey ...

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Song and Story with KAMAU

He wants people to see him through his music and lyrics. So he hides his eyes when he performs. KAMAU is a singer/songwriter from Washington, D.C. Now living in Brooklyn, he’s the focus in our latest episode of “Song and ...

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