Sasheer Zamata made a low-key but notable debut on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend as the first black female cast member since 2007.
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Saturday 05 December 2009
Born in the mid-Sixties to lefty London parents, I am a fully paid-up member of Generation X. We've been called the slacker generation and, until 9/11 at least, we were pretty apolitical.
Friday 27 November 2009
In no other field of music does the autobiographical imperative wield as much power as it does in R&B.
Friday 20 November 2009
The world's biggest cruise ship - boasting its own open air park and amphitheatre - was officially unveiled today.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Chart star Rihanna has described the horror she felt as her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown was biting and punching her during a violent argument, saying she saw "no soul in his eyes".
Tuesday 20 October 2009
For one day only: preview Rihanna's new single "Russian Roulette"
Friday 18 September 2009
His main subject may still be himself, but Jay-Z tackles it here with a renewed vigour and freshness.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
US singer Chris Brown was sentenced to probation and community work for beating his former girlfriend pop star Rihanna.
The Barometer: Jay-Z featuring Kanye West and Rihanna; Radiohead; Eric Roberson; MyToys Like Me; We Only Come Out At Night; Simian Mobile Disco feat Jamie Lidell
Friday 07 August 2009
Tuesday 21 July 2009
R'n'B star Chris Brown issued a public apology for beating up his former girlfriend, singer Rihanna.
Tuesday 23 June 2009
Chris Brown pleaded guilty to assaulting Rihanna and the two were ordered to stay away from each other, in a deal that keeps the singer out of prison but requires him to clean up graffiti or roadside trash.
Sunday 21 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
Singer Rihanna will appear at the June 22 hearing of her former partner Chris Brown, her lawyer has confirmed.
Thursday 11 June 2009
The Annual House of Lords vs House of Commons Tug of War, sponsored by Macmillan Cancer support, has been part of the English season for 22 years but this time the humorous potential was huge. In the College Garden of Westminster Abbey on Tuesday night, wits speculated about how many of the Commons team would later claim for the rope. Well-heeled charitable type wondered if the Commons Fees Office would allow expense claims for sweat bandanas and accidental hernias.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Detectives released a photograph today of a man accused of raping a woman after jumping on her from the ceiling of a nightclub toilet.
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Rihanna is back — on the red carpet, at least.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation