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Rapper Lil Wayne with model Denise Bidot

Lil Wayne's Newest Girl: Denise Bidot

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An Instagram Story Confirms Lil Wayne's New Girl is Denise Bidot.READ MORE

R. Kelly

Twitter Roasts R Kelly for Watching Kobe Bryant's Last NBA Game on a Tiny TV

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R. Kelly posted a photo showing him watching Kobe Bryant's last NBA game before retirement, and Twitter users are roasting the R&B icon's tiny TV.READ MORE

Utah Jazz v Los Angeles Lakers

Kobe Bryant Scores 60 Points in Final Lakers Game; Jay Z, Kanye West, Adam Levine & More React

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Kobe Bryant went out with a bang last night (Wednesday, Apr. 13), scoring 60 points in his final NBA game. Some of today's biggest celebrities gathered in the arena at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to watch the iconic shooting guard deliver an epic performance during his last day as a Laker. Jay Z, Adam Levine, Kanye West and many more reacted to the game and reflected on his enviable career.READ MORE


Flea Says Kobe Bryant is John Coltrane & Jimi Hendrix of Basketball

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Flea compares Kobe Bryant to John Coltrane, Jimi Hendrix and more musical greats ahead of the LA Lakers' star's final NBA game.READ MORE

 Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers smiles and walks onto the court during the opening announcements before the start of the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center on February 22, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: U

Kobe Bryant Credits Michael Jackson as NBA Career Inspiration on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

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Living NBA legend Kobe Bryant is wrapping up his final season on the basketball court before his retirement, so it makes sense that he'd stop by big LA Lakers fan Jimmy Kimmel's Live! ABC late night talk show to share stories and more. Reflecting on his first season in the sport, Bryant explained to the audience that it wasn't another athlete that he looked to for inspiration, but the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson. It turns out that Jackson's career in the music industry influenced how Bryant played and grew in his own career.READ MORE

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar on His Decision to Perform Unreleased Material at 2016 Grammy Awards

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Kendrick Lamar has explained his decision to perform unreleased material at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Lamar took home Best Rap Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony this past Sunday (Feb. 14) and gave viewers a big surprise when he chose to perform brand new material on air that had yet to be released.READ MORE


Sting to Perform at 2016 NBA All-Star Game & Tour With Peter Gabriel in May; Tickets Rising

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2016 is already slated to be a huge year for Sting, as the NBA recently announced the former Police frontman will headline the 65th NBA All-Star Game halftime show on Sunday, February 14 in Toronto. The 64-year-old will also join forces with Peter Gabriel this summer for a co-headlining run called the Rock Paper Scissors Tour, which will hit 19 dates in North America. Sting is a 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, playing countless sold-out tours and shows as both a member of The Police and as a solo artist. Tickets to see Sting at both the NBA All-Star Game, as well as on the Rock Paper Scissors Tour have hit the secondary market, and are rising in price quickly.READ MORE


Future Appears in Nike's 'Bring Your Game' Ad Alongside LeBron James, Kobe Bryant

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Nike Basketball recently released its Bring Your Game ad and they enlisted a number of NBA stars, including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, to show off the perks of their day to day schedules. DS2 rapper Future also made an appearance alongside Serena Williams and others.READ MORE

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on December 1, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloadi

Philadelphia 76ers Honor Retiring Kobe Bryant with Tribute Video at Final Hometown Game

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After announcing his retirement from professional basketball last month, NBA icon and living legend Kobe Bryant has been on somewhat of a farewell tour in his final run of games with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2015 season. In Philadelphia last night, Dec. 2, to play the 76ers for the last time in his career, Bryant was honored in his hometown in a special tribute video entitled "Dear Kobe," and presented with his Lower Merion High School basketball jersey from former coach Gregg Downer and Sixers legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving.READ MORE

Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors

Kobe Bryant Retires After 20 NBA Seasons; LA Lakers Star Shares Emotional Basketball Poem

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All good things must come to an end right? After multilpe NBA championship wins, a 20-season career, and a basketball track record that might even make Michael Jordan look twice, Kobe Bryant is calling it quits. On Sunday (Nov. 29) via The Player's Tribune website, the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard revealed he will be retiring after this season through an emotional poem.READ MORE

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Brings Ryan Tedder Onstage; Receives Banner From Kobe Bryant [WATCH]

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Friday night, Taylor Swift kept up with her tradition of bringing celebrities onstage during her '1989' world tour and in turn, was honored with a banner at Los Angeles' Staples Center for selling out a total of 16 shows there--more than any other artist.READ MORE

Fetty Wap & Drake

HipHopWired Drops 'Official' Rapper Emojis: Drake, Eminem, Future and More

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The NBA was recently rocked by several emoji-related news stories, including DeAndre Jordan's waffling between the Clippers and the Mavericks, and DeMarcus Cousins labeling coach George Karl a "snake in the grass" with the digital art. It's somewhat humorous to consider near seven-foot men tweeting like teenage girls, but we digress. HipHopWired took it in an entirely different direction when it decided to make an "unofficially official" listing of hip-hop emojis for most of the genre's biggest stars.READ MORE

Demi Lovato (far right) and friends at the big dance.

Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Drake and More: 7 Stars Attend Prom with Very Lucky High Schoolers

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Justin Bieber and his crew made a stir over the weekend when they appeared at a high school prom in California to surprise the students in attendance. The result was a student body gone mad, resulting in one of the more memorable proms of all time without the pop star actually delivering a single song, reportedly. At least one attendee can tell her future (and possibly current) boyfriend about how she danced with Bieber at prom. Some musical acts have gone far beyond just crashing a prom however, actually attending a dance as someone's date. Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Drake: All have made appearances at high school way after attending high school.READ MORE

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera Will Kick Off the NBA All-Star Game with The Rockettes

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Christina Aguilera will collaborate with The Rockettes to put on a glitzy, glamorous performance before the NBA All-Star Game Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden. Ariana Grande is already scheduled to be the halftime entertainment. The appearance will come a few days before the Staten Island native is back in her coaching chair for "The Voice."READ MORE

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Wanted to Join Michael Jordan, Washington Wizards in 2003

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Rumors have long flown about NBA superstar Kobe Bryant wanting to join Michael Jordan and the Washington Wizards more than a decade ago in 2003. Now, Bryant acknowledges that the reports were true.READ MORE

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