Donald Byrd, one of the most well-known jazz trumpeters of the 1950s, died Feb. 4 at a hospital in Delaware, The Washington Post reports. He was 80.
A spokeswoman for Haley Funeral Directors in Southfield, Mich., confirmed the death, but no cause was given. Reports of Byrd's death had been circulating on the Internet for the last week. Alex Bugnon, a...
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Singer Erykah Badu has paid a $500 fine and will serve six months of probation for disorderly conduct after filming a music video that offended tourists, The Associated Press reports.
On March 13, Badu stripped naked and acted out being fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza —where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — for a music video for her song "Window Seat."
Erykah Badu says her music video, "Window Seat," in which she stripped nude and feigned being shot at the site of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, has been "grossly misunderstood" and was not intended to insult the memory of the late president.
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Erykah Badu will be fined $500 for disorderly conduct after she stripped nude and pretended to be shot in the head in the same Dallas plaza where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, The Dallas Morning News reports.
At first, police said no citizens complained after...