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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners
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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners

“We’re going to be dancing, we’re going to be singing, we’re going to be keeping people’s names out of our mouths,” Trevor Noah said, alluding to Will Smith’s expletive-filled demand that Chris Rock stop talking about his wife at Oscars last week.

Jeen-Yuhs review: Netflix docuseries shows the elusive, self-absorbed but unwavering creative mind of Kanye West 
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Jeen-Yuhs review: Netflix docuseries shows the elusive, self-absorbed but unwavering creative mind of Kanye West 

Kanye West can never exit a news cycle. He has claimed to be many things – a god, a legend, a Donald Trump supporter, a US presidential candidate, husband to Kim Kardashian, and most importantly in the case of this Netflix docuseries, a genius.

Inside Jeen-yuhs: Co-directors of Kanye West docu-series open up on capturing the rapper's life for 18 years
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Inside Jeen-yuhs: Co-directors of Kanye West docu-series open up on capturing the rapper's life for 18 years

As Jeen-yuhs premieres on Netflix, director duo Coodie and Chike discuss the long-gestating docu-series, the ups and downs of living alongside mega-fame, and Kanye West’s last-minute demands for final cut of the film.

Surrogacy because no time for sex with husband! Is that why we are so pissed off with Priyanka Chopra?
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Surrogacy because no time for sex with husband! Is that why we are so pissed off with Priyanka Chopra?

B-town biggies such as Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have all had children via a surrogate. Why are we then attacking Priyanka?

Sundance Film Festival 2022 pivots online; check out film slate, all details here
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Sundance Film Festival 2022 pivots online; check out film slate, all details here

Sundance Film Festival 2022 is armed with nine days of high profile documentaries about everyone from Kanye West and Princess Diana to Lucille Ball and Bill Cosby, virtual gatherings and filmmaker Q&As.

Rapper Ye under investigation after battery complaint in Los Angeles
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Rapper Ye under investigation after battery complaint in Los Angeles

The street where the alleged battery happened is outside Soho West, a members-only LA downtown club popular with celebrities

Kanye West, now Ye, reportedly planning to travel to Russia, meet Vladimir Putin
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Kanye West, now Ye, reportedly planning to travel to Russia, meet Vladimir Putin

Kanye West heads to Russia to work on new business deals with Aras Agalarov, the Azerbaijani-Russian billionaire businessman with ties to Donald Trump

Kanye West is now Ye: Los Angeles judge approves rapper's petition to rename himself
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Kanye West is now Ye: Los Angeles judge approves rapper's petition to rename himself

Kanye West has earlier said in interviews that, along with the shortening of his first name he likes, Ye is a word used throughout the Bible.

Certified Lover Boy review: Drake's new album is more of the same
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Certified Lover Boy review: Drake's new album is more of the same

Certified Lover Boy is an almost 90-minute experience of navel gazing that might work with his fans who remain reluctant to admit to the sameness of Drake’s works.

Donda review: Kanye West's album is personal, grand, yet complicated
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Donda review: Kanye West's album is personal, grand, yet complicated

Kanye West has overwritten and overshared even by his own standards for Donda

Kanye West just wants to be Ye: Singer files paperwork to legally change his name
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Kanye West just wants to be Ye: Singer files paperwork to legally change his name

The Los Angeles Superior Court filing says the singer wants to get rid of his full name — Kanye Omari West — in favour of just his longtime two-letter nickname, Ye, with no middle name or last name

Exodus review: Rapper DMX's posthumous record is earnest, showcasing every side to him
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Exodus review: Rapper DMX's posthumous record is earnest, showcasing every side to him

What Exodus had in its favour right from its inception was a renewed, urgent sense of conviction from DMX and a whole lot of star power by way of collaborations.

Kim Kardashian refutes charges of violating labour laws after former staffers sue her for unpaid wages
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Kim Kardashian refutes charges of violating labour laws after former staffers sue her for unpaid wages

Kim Kardashian's spokesperson said the staffers were hired through a third party vendor and that the reality TV star takes a “lot of pride in paying people on time for their work."

Rapper DMX's legacy immortalised by family and close friends at memorial service in New York
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Rapper DMX's legacy immortalised by family and close friends at memorial service in New York

The speakers at the the two-hour ceremony at the Barclays Center in New York included Swizz Beatz and Nas, as well as DMX's daughter Sonovah Junior, who rapped in honour of her father.

Kanye West files divorce documents, agrees to hold joint custody of children with Kim Kardashian
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Kanye West files divorce documents, agrees to hold joint custody of children with Kim Kardashian

Kanye West approved of Kim Kardashian West's suggestion that two have joint custody of their four children and neither of them needs spousal support

Grammy Awards 2021: Taylor Swift becomes first female artist to win Album of the Year; see full winner's list
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Grammy Awards 2021: Taylor Swift becomes first female artist to win Album of the Year; see full winner's list

Megan Thee Stallion was announced as Best New Artist and won Best Rap song for 'Savage' featuring Beyonce.

Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West citing irreconcilable differences, seeks joint custody of children
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Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West citing irreconcilable differences, seeks joint custody of children

Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from Kanye West after six and a half years of marriage. Her filing states the couple have a prenuptial agreement that will determine how their assets will be divided.

Kanye West drops surprise EP collection Emmanuel on Christmas
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Kanye West drops surprise EP collection Emmanuel on Christmas

Composed and executive produced by Kanye West, Emmanuel is "inspired by ancient and Latin music.”

Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi among 10 highest paid celebrities of 2020
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Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi among 10 highest paid celebrities of 2020

Roger Federer is among the top athletes who have been included by Forbes in their list of the world's highest-paid celebrities for the year 2020. Leading the list is reality TV star Kylie Jenner with $590 billion.

Kylie Jenner beats Kayne West to top Forbes 2020 list of highest paid celebrities
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Kylie Jenner beats Kayne West to top Forbes 2020 list of highest paid celebrities

Forbes reported that Kylie Jenner took home $590 million this year after selling a majority of her stake in her beauty label to Coty Inc.