LeBron trading card could fetch record price at auction
LeBron James might be on the cusp of setting another record. A one-of-a-kind James trading card — called the “Triple Logoman” — is up for auction this month, with some believing that it wind up as the most expensive card ever sold. The current record is $6.6 million that was spent for a Honus Wagner trading card last year.news.yahoo.com
Video of Drake buying women shots in Detroit goes viral
DETROIT - Video has gone viral showing one of the biggest music artists on the planet buying a couple of women some shots at a Detroit restaurant. The Canadian rapper/actor is seen in a video posted on Instagram a few days ago by Brittney Keara. “Went to Joe Muer for happy hour ended up having shots with Drake. TMZ says it spoke with Keara who says she was there with a friend when Drake came in with a couple of bodyguards. Drake, who TMZ says explained he was in Detroit for business, upgraded Keara’s order of a shot of Jack with a shot of Johnny Walker before picking up the tab.mlive.com
Louis C.K. Wins Grammy for Best Comedy Album, Proving Once Again That ‘Cancel Culture’ Is a Myth
Kevin Mazur/GettyIf only this hadn’t been so predictable. Louis C.K., who in 2017 confirmed sexual misconduct allegations made by five different women, won a Grammy Sunday night for Best Comedy Album. The nomination for Sincerely Louis C.K. was his first since his accusers came forward. This year’s Grammys already felt a little cursed. Kanye’s been banned from performing; The Weeknd is boycotting; Drake withdrew his nominations; and on top of C.K., Marilyn Manson and Dr. Luke have both receivednews.yahoo.com
Alex Storako’s no-hitter highlights Michigan softball’s spring break trip
Michigan’s softball team ended its spring break road trip on a high note. Senior Alex Storako threw a no-hitter against Drake on Saturday in a 1-0 victory at the John Cropp Classic in Lexington, Kentucky. Despite the team’s bus breaking down Wednesday on the way from North Carolina to Lexington, Michigan arrived on time to face No. Michigan had 10 hits in a 13-0 five-inning victory, including home runs from sophomores Keke Tholl, Sierra Kerston and Kaylee Rodriguez. In the rematch against the Wildcats on Friday night, Michigan struck first in the opening inning, but Kentucky responded with seven straight runs in a 9-2 victory.mlive.com
Toba Sushi now serving Japanese, Korean cuisine in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI — Toba Sushi & Grill quietly opened without any fanfare near the busy intersection of Drake and West Main in Kalamazoo in mid-January. It only took two days before owner Jin Kook found himself unable to catch his breath as his modern Japanese and Korean restaurant began filling up daily for lunch and dinner.mlive.com
New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith
This week’s new entertainment releases include a double album from Alicia Keys and a posthumous one from Juice Wrld, Sandra Bullock playing an ex-con in the Netflix film “The Unforgivable” and Will Smith testing himself in a wildlife documentary series.
2021 American Music Awards: BTS take home artist of the year honors
Underwood won for favorite inspirational artist and favorite female country artist and Doja Cat also won two other awards: favorite female R&B artist and her “Planet Her” was named favorite R&B album. Luke Bryan was named favorite country artist and Bad Bunny was the favorite male Latin artist. The Weeknd was crowned favorite male R&B artist and Drake won the favorite male hip-hop artist. Gabby Barrett took home the favorite country album for “Goldmine” and favorite country song for “The Good Ones.”For the older viewers, New Edition and New Kids on the Block performed together. Later her song “Up” was named favorite hip-hop song.mlive.com
How to Watch the “2021 American Music Awards”
The “2021 American Music Awards” air tonight at 8/7c on ABC. Watch the world’s largest fan-voted awards show for free with a FuboTV subscription. The American Music Awards honor the year’s hottest music, artists, and collaborations. Tune in tonight at 8/7c on ABC, and enjoy music’s hottest night—the American Music Awards. Click here to get started, and don’t miss the “2021 American Music Awards”—tonight at 8/7c on ABC.mlive.com
Clips of musicians including Dave Grohl and Adele responding to potentially injured concert-goers resurface after 8 people died during Travis Scott's Astroworld
Following 8 deaths during Travis Scott's Astroworld festival, social media users are highlighting how other musicians have reacted to issues in crowds.news.yahoo.com
Travis Scott, Drake, Live Nation, others sued by concertgoers over deadly crowd surge at Astroworld music festival
Rappers Travis Scott and Drake, as well as Live Nation and others are among the defendants in at least three suits. The "mass casualty incident" occurred during Scott's performance on Friday night, authorities said.cbsnews.com
Three 1800s-era shipwrecks discovered in Lake Superior
WHITEFISH POINT, MI – Experts have announced the discovery of three 1800s-era shipwrecks in Lake Superior. Here is a closer look at each of the discovered shipwrecks courtesy of the GLSHS. Drake was towing the schooner-barge Michigan in the vicinity of Vermilion Point, 12 miles west of Whitefish Point. The Michigan’s crew eventually jumped from their sinking ship onto the Drake. Drake were discovered in 1978 by the Shipwreck Society, and her rudder is on exhibit at Whitefish Point.mlive.com
Drake tops Wichita State for first NCAA win in 50 years
Joseph Yesufu scored 21 points and Drake held on to beat Wichita State 53-52 in a tense First Four matchup between former Missouri Valley Conference rivals. Wichita State left for the American Athletic Conference in 2017. Both mid-major powers were given at-large bids into the NCAA field, and their matchup was dominated by defense — Drake shot 38% while Wichita State shot 34%. We just didn’t get it done tonight.”AdDrake missed 10 straight shots as Wichita State built an early 18-6 lead. Wichita State was scoreless for the last five minutes of the half.
LA police: Armie Hammer under sexual assault investigation
FILE - Armie Hammer attends the 13th Annual Go Gala on Nov. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police said Thursday, March 18, 2021, that they are investigating actor Armie Hammer for sexual assault. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Actor Armie Hammer is under investigation for sexual assault, Los Angeles police said Thursday. Hammer is the main suspect in a sexual assault that was reported to police on Feb. 3, LAPD spokesman Officer Drake Madison said. The Associated Press does not generally identify alleged victims of sexual assault.
Loyola Chicago gets MVC crown over Drake, 7th NCAA berth
20 Loyola Chicago to a 75-65 win over Drake in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. He sent Loyola Chicago on a 7-0 run with a hook shot from the lane that broke a 24-all tie. Loyola Chicago, which hit 10 of 24 shots (63%) in the opening half, won its three tournament games by a total of 50 points. BIG PICTURELoyola Chicago: Heading to the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time and first since 2018 team reached final four. AdUP NEXTChicago Loyola: Will be making its second NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 31 years.
NCAA bubble trouble: Pandemic pushes mid-majors to margins
Earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament won't pull Drake out of its financial hole, but every little bit helps. Earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament won't pull Drake out of its financial hole, but every little bit helps. The cancellation of the NCAA Tournament last year because of the pandemic forced the association to slash its revenue distribution to schools and conferences by $375 million. Streaking San Diego State (NET 19) is looking good, but if the Aztec win the Mountain West tournament that could leave Colorado State (NET 40), Boise State (NET 43) and Utah State (NET 47) outside the field. A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade said she is not as concerned about the potential loss of NCAA Tournament revenue as the loss of exposure.
EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?
The icon for the social media app Clubhouse is seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. You can also download the app and get on a waiting list to be let into Clubhouse. Although Clubhouse hasn't divulged how many people are using its service, its app has been downloaded 5.3 million times, according to analytics firm App Annie. Thousands of Chinese users have flocked to the app in recent months, lured by the unfettered discussions it allowed with people abroad — particularly about democracy, Taiwan and other sensitive topics. Users still could download it if they had access to an Apple app store abroad.
Valparaiso hands No. 25 Drake its 1st loss of season, 74-57
Drake head coach Darian DeVries reacts as his team falls behind in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Valparaiso, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Valparaiso, Ind. – Ben Krikke scored 15 points and Valparaiso handed No. 25 Drake its first loss of the season with a 74-57 romp on Sunday. 25 Rhode Island 65-62 on Nov. 29, 2016 and are now 2-42 against ranked opponents since the start of the 1999-2000 season. Roman Penn scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, trying to rally the Bulldogs back from a 36-24 halftime deficit.
Drake bests Aretha Franklin, Wonder to set Billboard record
1 hit on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, Drake has bested a record previously held by icons Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder. Drake's “Laugh Now Cry Later," featuring rapper Lil Durk, reached the No. Wonder and Franklin, who died in 2018, each have had 20 songs top the chart. 1 hits on the R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, 12 include him in the leading role, including “God’s Plan,” “In My Feelings,” “Hotline Bling,” “Hold On, We’re Going Home” and “Best I Ever Had,” his first major hit released in 2009. Earlier this year, 34-year-old Drake made Billboard chart history when he set a new record for most songs on the Hot 100 chart — Billboard's main songs chart that includes all music genres.
Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case
The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He went to elite U.S. universities, clerked for an appellate court judge and worked for both a D.C. law firm with high-profile clients and as a public defender attorney for low-income clients. As a judge, he’s ruled that lawmakers should get the president’s financial records and has sprinkled his music appreciation into opinions. The Supreme Court sent that case back to a lower court and it is ongoing. He earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1993 and graduated from the University of Virginia’s law school in 1997.
Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus
LIV owner David Grutman poses for a photograph at the nightclub, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. LIV, one of Miami's most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs sits empty and quiet these days, a casualty of both the coronavirus outbreak and a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus
The parties at the club are so legendary they have inspired lyrics from Drake, Kanye West and Rick Ross. Today, LIV sits quiet and empty — a casualty not just of the coronavirus outbreak but of a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge. “I cried real tears,” the 46-year-old Grutman said of his last visit to the shuttered club and nightlife's seemingly bygone era. Grutman has fielded countless calls from DJs begging to be the first when the club reopens. Others have asked to host Zoom parties from LIV, but Grutman just isn't into it.
DaBaby, Roddy Ricch to help BET celebrate awards virtually
The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. Comedian, actress and TV personality Amanda Seales will host the 2020 BET Awards, which will air on CBS for the first time. Drake is the leading nominee: Hes up for six honors, including video of the year and best male hip-hop artist. Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion follow Drake with five nominations each.
New this week: 'Clemency,' BET Awards, HAIM, 'Doctor Sleep'
(Neon via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu, Clemency was well-reviewed but got unjustly overshadowed by some of the higher profile awards contenders when it was released in December. Doctor Sleep: The Directors Cut: This Danny Torrance-focused sequel to The Shining was a little divisive upon release, which wasnt all that surprising. Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICGrey Daze: Fans of the late Grammy-winning screeching rock singer Chester Bennington will get a chance to hear him one more time. HAIM: Its been three years since sister trio HAIM have released a new album.
One killed, two injured in shooting in West Bloomfield
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. One person has died and two other people have been injured in a shooting in West Bloomfield early Wednesday morning. The incident happened in the area of 14 Mile and Drake. That intersection is closed until further notice. An investigation is underway now. Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit for updates.
Police launch arson investigation at Farmington Hills apartment complex after 2 fires
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - Police believe two fires at a Farmington Hills apartment complex were intentionally set. The say a parked vehicle was burned just before 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 at Fairmont Park Apartments on 9 Mile Road between Drake and Gill roads. The next day, there was a fire in a vacant apartment there just after 8 p.m.Police said the fires were small and quickly extinguished. Residents are asked to call 911 if they see any suspicious activity. Anyone with information about the fires is asked to call police at 248-871-2610.
BET Hip Hop Awards 2019: Winners list
Megan Thee Stallion speaks onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Atlanta. ATLANTA - The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night, and it was a good one for J. Cole, and newcomer Megan Thee Stallion. Stallion and Lil Nas X received two awards, as did Cardi B and Travis Scott. Lil Kim was feted with the 2019 I Am Hip Hop honor and performed a medley of her hits. Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road (Remix)" - *WINNERTravis Scott Feat.
Drake 'hurt' by father's allegations he faked drama to sell records
Drake accepts the Best Rap Song award for "God's Plan" onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The rapper recently took to his Instagram stories to post a note about his dad, Dennis Graham. My father will say anything to anyone that's willing to listen to him," Drake wrote in his note. "Every bar I ever spit was the truth and the truth is hard for some people to accept." He insisted he had "always been with Drake" and alleged his son was manufacturing drama between them to make money.
Dangerous, blighted Detroit home demolished following Help Me Hank report
DETROIT - A blighted home in Detroit was presenting a danger to residents in one neighborhood, but after a Help Me Hank report, the building has been leveled by the city. "It's boarded up right now, and it has chains where they were trying to shift it back to one side," Drake said. She said she reached out to city officials but never heard back. When Help Me Hank got involved, city officials took another look and agreed conditions deteriorated rapidly, meaning they would step in. Farkus said city officials will order emergency demolition when there's a danger of an impending collapse.
Woman calls Help Me Hank about blighted Detroit home threatening to collapse next door
DETROIT - A woman dealing with a blighted home called Local 4 for help when she couldn't get an answer about who was responsible for its upkeep. She said she reached out to city officials but never heard back. When Help Me Hank got involved, city officials took another look and agreed conditions deteriorated rapidly, meaning they would step in. Farkus said city officials will order emergency demolition when there's a danger of an impending collapse. City officials said they hope to get a contractor out to the home this week.
Celine Dion doesn't want Drake to tattoo her face on his body
Singer Celine Dion performs during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CNN) - Just because you loved her, Drake, it doesn't mean that Celine Dion wants her face on your body. The singer has asked her fellow Canadian to not get a Celine Dion tattoo. "Please, Drake, I love you very much," Dion said during an interview with iHeartRadio Canada. Whatever you want, but please..."The singer's reasoning is that she doesn't think her face will age well on Drake's body as time goes on.
Oil legend T. Boone Pickens dies
(CNN) - Legendary oil man T. Boone Pickens, whose investments helped shape the American energy industry going back to the 1950s, has died at the age of 91. Pickens announced his retirement from the oil and gas industry in January 2018 due to his poor health. A longtime maverick in the US energy industry, Pickens began a campaign in 2008 to help the US lessen its dependence on oil from OPEC nations. I have always believed that maintaining the status quo inevitably leads to failure," Pickens wrote in an op-ed for Forbes in 2017. "Back then, the notion that shareholders own the companies and managements were employees was foreign to big oil companies that would rather operate like empires.
Drake makes it 9 No. 1 albums with 'Care Package'
Drake poses with the awards for Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album for Scorpion, in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019, in Las Vegas. (CNN) - Drake got a special delivery with his new album, "Care Package." 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. "Care Package" gathers 17 of Drake's tracks that were never officially released, some of which listeners could find in the past only via Soundcloud or YouTube. Drake is tied with Garth Brooks, Eminem, Madonna and The Rolling Stones, who also have had nine each atop the Billboard 200.
Chinese tech firm to buy 10% stake in Universal Music Group
Getty Images/Dave HoganPARIS - Chinese tech giant Tencent could soon own 10% of the music group behind Drake and Ariana Grande. French conglomerate Vivendi confirmed Tuesday that it's in talks to sell 10% of Universal Music Group to the gaming and social media company. Vivendi said in a statement that Universal Music Group would be valued at 30 billion ($33.6 billion) under the deal. Arnaud de Puyfontaine, the chief executive of Vivendi, said previously that proceeds from the Universal Music Group sale would be used to buy back shares and acquire companies. In March, Tencent said a sharp fall in its profits was mainly due to costs related to the US listing of its streaming music subsidiary, Tencent Music, in December.
This app shows you what you'll look like as you age
CNN imageEver wanted to know how you'll age? Launched in 2017, FaceApp isn't necessarily new. But it's making headlines again because the app has gotten good -- like, eerily good -- at showing users what they'll look like when they age. And rapper Drake got in on the aging action (though it isn't clear if he used FaceApp to do it). The app can literally put a smile on your face, make you look younger, or swap your gender, too.
Your child can get a $4,000 college scholarship just for playing video games
Now you can add being a top player at this year's buzziest video game, "Fortnite," to the list. The college that is giving away the first-ever "Fortnite: Battle Royale" scholarship is a small school called Ashland University, in Ashland, Ohio. According to Forbes, students who are picked for the scholarship will receive $4,000 and be placed on a team of four. The university will join 66 other colleges and universities that belong to the National Association of Collegiate Esports, where students compete against each other playing video games, much like they would in any collegiate sports team. Ashland University hasn't made any announcements on when tryouts for its "Fortnite team" will happen, but if you're a video game-loving teen, we suggest you start practicing now.