Hip-hop rules at Grammys show, Adele falls flat

February 16, 2016 in International

[caption id="attachment_9824" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kendrick Lamar performs a medley of songs at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 15, 2016[/caption] Hip-hop ruled the Grammys stage on Monday in performances that put racial tension back in the national spotlight and where some of music’s...

Kanye West appears to declare Bill Cosby innocent

February 11, 2016 in International

Only polarizing rap star Kanye West could steal Donald Trump’s spotlight. The self-declared “Yeezus” left fans scratching their heads, and in some cases outraged, when he inexplicably tweeted on the night of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary: “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” It’s still unclear whether the hip-hop...

Obama urges politics free of fear

February 05, 2016 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Barack Obama yesterday cautioned against populist appeals based on fear, in an annual religious message laden with campaign politics. “Fear does funny things,” Obama told a national prayer breakfast, which comes in the midst of a bitter election campaign...