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Beastie Boys (Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Issues Formal Apology to Beastie Boys

“We know this is only one of the many mistakes we’re bound to make as we grow our business,” GoldieBlox wrote on their website. “The great thing about mistakes is how much you can learn from them.”

03/19/2014

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Beastie Boys Reach Settlement With GoldieBlox Over ‘Girls’ Lawsuit

The Beastie Boys have settled with GoldieBlox for an undisclosed amount over the toy company’s use of their song “Girls” in a parody video ad.

03/18/2014

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NFL Demands $16.6 Million from M.I.A.

The singer’s response calls out the NFL for “profane, bawdy, lascivious, demeaning and/or unacceptable behavior” by everyone from the players to performers picked to perform the halftime show.

03/18/2014

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Justin Bieber Turns Himself In to Toronto Police on Assault Charges

According to CNN, the assault charge stems from an encounter with a limousine driver last month. It’s the pop star’s second arrest this week.

01/29/2014

From left: Lil Twist (via David Livingston/Getty Images); Khalil (mugshot via Miami PD); Lil Za (via Bryan Steffy/WireImage)

Justin Bieber’s Party Posse: A Primer on Khalil, Lil Za & Lil Twist

There’s a not-insignificant, less-asked question about these recent troubles: Why do these young, significantly less famous black artists — Khalil, Lil Za and Lil Twist — keep getting jailed up in Bieber’s wake?

01/23/2014

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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/21/2014

Teresa & Joe Guidice

‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Star, Husband Indicted On New Charges

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and her husband were indicted Monday on additional fraud charges.

11/18/2013

M.I.A. performing at the Super Bowl (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Watch M.I.A. Fire Back At NFL For Super Bowl Middle-Finger Lawsuit

“The NFL thing is completely ridiculous. It’s been making me laugh for a while, but now it’s so boring I don’t even laugh anymore.”

09/24/2013

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3 S.I. Men Accused Of Posing As Police To Buy Grand Theft Auto V

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A trio of friends apparently couldn’t wait their turn to get their hands on the new Grand Theft Auto V video game.

09/18/2013

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Chris Brown Goes Off On ‘Racist’ L.A. County District Attorney

Last night (Aug. 22) Brown took to Twitter to rant against the “racist a**” District Attorney who gave him an additional 1,000 hours of community service.

08/23/2013

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