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Family of James Brown Settles 15-Year Battle Over His Estate

The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer’s estate, according to an attorney involved in the mediation. David Black, an attorney representing Brown’s estate, confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that the agreement was reached July 9. Details of the settlement were not disclosed. […]

Hollywood Docket: Bloomberg Awarded $17M Suit Over Terminated Optima Media Group Deal

Bloomberg has been awarded more than $17 million in damages in a dispute over whether it properly ended its partnership with Nigeria-based Optima Media Group. OMG in 2017 sued Bloomberg for $60 million over its termination of their license agreement. Back in 2012 the parties signed a deal under which OMG would create content targeted […]

‘The Apollo’: Film Review | Tribeca 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival opens with Roger Ross Williams' 'The Apollo,' a moving ode to the historic Harlem theater.

James Brown Family Feud: Inside a 12-Year Fight Over Bigamy, DNA Tests and Copyright Law

When James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," died at the age of 73 in 2006, he left behind quite a legacy — as well as a mess over his $100M estate.

James Brown Drummer John “Jabo” Starks Dies at 79

Starks played with Clyde "Funky Drummer" Stubblefield in a duo called The Funkmasters, on his own and with other blues acts.

NAACP Image Awards: The Winners

'Selma,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' and 'black-ish' were among the big winners.

Oscars: Secrets Behind the Sounds on 4 Contenders

Rain-tossed arks, falling trees and James Brown, live at the Apollo: Experts behind the noises reveal how they did it

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: ‘Selma,’ ‘Get On Up’ Land Top Film Nods

'Black-ish,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Scandal' are among the top TV nominees

James Brown Documentary Director, Producers Talk About Finding Rare Footage

Alex Gibney, Peter Afterman and Blair Foster reveal how they made some of their most exciting discoveries

James Brown’s Daughter Details Domestic Abuse, Son Alleges Murder in Dueling New Memoirs

Yamma Brown offers chilling details of how her father beat her mother, and Daryl Brown writes he has a "gut feeling" the singer was murdered

HBO Nabs Rights to Mick Jagger-Produced James Brown Documentary

'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown' will debut on the network on Oct. 27