Last Update on May 27, 2016 07:06 GMT
ARREST MADE IN SHOOTING AT T.I. CONCERT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police investigating a deadly shooting at a packed hip-hop concert have arrested a New York-based rap artist. Authorities say Roland Collins -- who goes by the stage name Troy Ave -- faces attempted murder and weapons charges. Officials say he can be seen on surveillance video entering an artists' lounge, stalking someone -- and opening fire. A member of Collins' entourage was shot to death in the melee. It's unclear whether authorities are seeking a second suspect in that shooting.
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004-c-16-(Oscar Wells Gabriel, AP entertainment editor)-"in the shooting"-AP Entertainment Editor Oscar Wells Gabriel reports authorities released a video clip of some of the gunplay at a rap concert in New York on Wednesday night. (27 May 2016)
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GUCCI MANE FREED
ATLANTA (AP) --Gucci Mane has been released from prison. His lawyer says the rap star was released early from the federal lockup in Terre Haute, Indiana -- where he was serving a firearms sentence. The lawyer says motions had to be filed to give Mane rapper credit for previous time served. Under the original timetable, Gucci Mane wasn't supposed to be set free until Sept. 20.
DIERKS BENTLEY NEARLY WAS DIERKS BLACK
NASHVILLE (AP) -- Dierks (DURKS) Bentley loved his wife's maiden name so much, he was ready to take her name when they got married. Her name was Cassidy Black. Bentley thought it was so cool, he told her she should keep it. He says he even offered to change his name to Dierks Black, because he likes the color black. "Black" is also the name of Bentley's new album, out today.
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BLAKE SHELTON BUYS STORE BUILDING FROM MIRANDA LAMBERT
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (AP) -- Miranda Lambert is closing her Pink Pistol clothing boutique and Blake Shelton has bought the building. Lambert closed the store in the tiny Oklahoma town of Tishomingo, where she shared a home with Shelton until they divorced last year. Lambert plans to reopen the store this summer in her hometown of Lindale, Texas. Shelton tweets that "something is brewing" for the building.
BIRMINGHAM NAMES TRAM AFTER OZZY OSBOURNE
LONDON (AP) -- Perhaps it's the Crazy Train just waiting to happen: the city of Birmingham, England, has named a tram after Ozzy Osbourne. He attended the launch ceremony yesterday and rode on its first trip. Osbourne says his personal journey from growing up in Birmingham to becoming an international star has been "incredible," but he has never forgotten his roots. He says, "Once a Brummie, always a Brummie."
LEONA LEWIS WILL STAR IN "CATS"
NEW YORK (AP) -- Leona Lewis will belt out "Memory" night after night on Broadway. She has been cast as Grizabella in the revival of "Cats." The musical will do preview performances beginning July 14, with opening night on Aug. 2.
FORMER MEGADETH DRUMMER DIED OF BLOCKAGE TO THE HEART
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza died of hypertension and blockage in his veins, according to the Los Angeles County coroner. Menza collapsed onstage on Saturday while performing with his progressive-jazz band OHM near Los Angeles. Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says he's planning an initiative to help Menza's children.