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Music execs battle over Philly artists

Monday, January 28, 2013, 11:45 AM
Bensalem-born pop star Christina Perri and Philly-based indie band Good Old War are in the middle of lawsuit between Bill Silva Management and two former employees. Silva sued Thomas Gates and Ryan Chisholm in Superior Court alleging the erstwhile employees for intentional interference with contract... Read more

LeSean McCoy fights with baby mama on Twitter, deletes account

Monday, January 28, 2013, 4:10 PM
LeSean "Shady" McCoy lived up to his nickname Saturday night when he embarked on a Twitter battle with his baby mama, calling her names and insisting his followers also harass her on the social media site. A few hours later, the Eagles running back took town his Twitter page entirely. First... Read more

Catching up with Philly homegirl rapper Eve

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 11:00 AM
Don't believe everything you read online. I was reminded of that after I did a quick Google search before getting on the phone with Eve, the Grammy-award winning rapper, and then congratulated her on being pregnant. She's not. “It’s been circulating a lot. A lot. I don’t know where... Read more

'Bachelor' winner Helene Eksterowicz has a new fiance - and a big rock, too

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 9:35 AM
Nearly ten years after being unceremoniously dumped by banker beau Aaron Buerge, South Jersey beauty Helene Eksterowicz has finally found true love – with a one-of-a-kind, 2-carat rock to prove it. The second season winner of ABC’s hit reality TV series The Bachelor took to her Facebook... Read more

The Roots will back Naughty by Nature June 1 at the Roots Picnic

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 1:42 PM
Philly hip-hop heroes The Roots will perform their own set and also back Naughty By Nature at the group's annual Roots Picnic, taking place June 1 at Festival Pier. Last year's event was two-days long, but the Roots Picnic is now one day solidly-packed with an eclectic lineup. Artists include... Read more

Meek Mill sues Philly police

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 10:51 AM
North Philly-born and raised rapper Meek Mill is suing Philadelphia and its police Officers Andre Boyer and Michael Vargas in Federal Court for falsely imprisoning the Maybach Music Group member for nine hours and posting pictures of him while he was in custody to Instragram. The complaint states... Read more

Tearson Bites the Dust at WMGK

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 4:37 PM
There's a time honored, but not so honorable tradition in broadcasting. On-air talent hardly ever gets to say "so-long" to listeners or viewers when they're being canned. Today, the ax fell on WMGK's Michael Tearson. But will you hear the tree fall? One of Philly's true pioneers of progressive rock... Read more

WATCH: Kevin Hart's 'Let Me Explain' teaser

Friday, January 11, 2013, 12:31 PM
"As a kid I used to tell jokes on the steps. Look at my stage now." North Philly-born comedian Kevin Hart released the first trailer for his stand-up movie "Let Me Explain" recently. His movie, filmed on his most recent tour, hits theaters July 3. Hart's previous stand-up outting, "Laugh at My Pain... Read more

Lady Gaga to Kelly Osbourne: 'You have chosen a less compassionate path'

Friday, January 11, 2013, 2:02 PM
It's a new year, and Lady Gaga has resolved to continue writing those controversial, very public open letters to her critics. Thursday's target was Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Ozzy and Sharon, also a fashion critic in her own right. And although Osbourne is no Cathy Horyn (whom Gaga has previously... Read more

Mark Wahlberg, Phila. weatherman

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 1:57 PM
Movie star Mark Wahlberg, who was in town for a red carpet screening of his new film, Broken City, stopped by the Fox 29 studio this morning for a chat on on Good Day Philadelphia with Mike & Sheinelle. He stuck around to deliver the weather report. (The start of a beautiful second career?) Broken... Read more
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