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Lenny Kravitz to Play Marvin Gaye in Biopic
NEW YORK (AP) - Lenny Kravitz has signed on for his first leading film role, playing singer Marvin Gaye in a biopic that will be shot next year.
The rocker's publicist Carleen Donovan confirmed the news Tuesday. Kravitz has played supporting roles in the past, including a small part in "…
Jay-Z the Subject of Georgetown Sociology Course
Calling Jay-Z an "icon of American excellence," Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson is using the hip-hop mogul's life and lyrics as the basis of a new course.
Dubbed 'Sociology of Hip Hop: Jay-Z,' the class focuses on how Hova fits into African-American…
Big Sean Taps Kanye for ‘Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay’
Rapper Big Sean has had a long road to success. Though he was immediately signed to G.O.O.D. Music in 2005, after kicking one freestyle in front of Kanye West, the Detroit MC has seen his 'Finally Famous' album debut delayed time and again...
Name That Tune: Songs Notorious for Their Use of Sampling
Once controversial, the practice of sampling is now generally regarded as a viable artistic method of production and a mostly legitimate commercial endeavor. Good public reception of a sample-use often depends on a combination of factors including what is sampled, who is sampled, and how that sample…

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