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Alicia Keys Says She Would Never Return to Her 20's: 'It Was the Worst'

“I swear, I wouldn’t go back to being 20 if somebody paid me — it was literally the worst time ever,” Keys shared as Instyle’s July cover star. “I wanted to fit in so desperately.”
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Hello, Disney! Lionel Richie's Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Variety reports that Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled ‘All Night Long,’ and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.
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Billie Eilish, Rihanna, and More Sign Letter Calling for Repeal of NY State Law

The singers are just a few of the hundreds of members of the music community who signed the open letter about the law, the repeal of which has been mentioned as an action item since the death of George Floyd.
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Justin Bieber Admits to and Apologizes for Benefiting From Black Culture

In a note shared with his 138 million Instagram followers on Saturday, Justin opened up about how black culture has played a role in his career.
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John Legend Shares an Update on His Friendship With Kanye West: 'We’re in Different Places'

In a new interview with the ‘Times of London,’ the singer has shared an update on his relationship with Kanye. “I don’t think we’re less friends because of the Trump thing. I just think we’re doing our own thing,” says Legend.
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Migos Discusses COVID-19's Disproportionate Toll on African Americans

Migos’ members Offset and Quavo caught up with Vice TV’s ‘Shelter in Place’ to discuss the disproportionate toll COVID-19 has taken on the African American community and their families.
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Beyoncé Sends Megan Thee Stallion Flowers to Celebrate Their Billboard #1 "Savage" Remix

The track marks Megan’s first-ever Billboard Hot 100 number one record, and a seventh for Beyoncé. Megan also revealed the single had hit number one on the Urban and Rhythmic Radio chart.
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Rihanna Thanks Fans as 'Pon de Replay' Turns 15: 'I Cherish You'

“Pon De Replay” was released on May 24, 2005, and was the lead single off of Rihanna’s debut studio album ‘Music of the Sun.’ The singer has teased her highly-anticipated ninth album studio album, but has yet to announce a release date.
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Mariah Carey, Babyface, and More Will Honor the Late Andre Harrell in Tribute Broadcast

The tribute to Andre Harrell will air Sunday, May 24 at 7PM ET on BET, REVOLT TV, FOX Soul, and all iOne digital brands - featuring a long list of stars he impacted during his life.
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Wu-Tang Clan Launches 'Protect Ya Hands' Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

The “Protect Ya Hands” sanitizer comes from the A Better Tomorrow Collection, created in partnership with the City of Ottawa, Canada, Mayor Jim Watson, and RZA’s 36 Chambers company, which supports culture, consciousness, and creativity.
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