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  • Cast of Broadway's 'Hamilton' to perform at Grammy show 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 1:01 pm

    NEW YORK - The Grammy Awards this year will have a little Broadway sparkle: The cast of "Hamilton" will perform live via satellite from the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

  • From college dropout to Kendrick Lamar's liner notes 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 9:03 am

    HYATTSVILLE, Maryland - Yudu Gray Jr. knew not to ask his guests too many questions. On a frigid night in January 2015, he waited for them at his office on the outskirts of the District. It's not the easiest place to find - on a dead-end street past a tile distributor and a towing company in an industrial park. But in this case, the isolated location was a plus.

  • Macklemore explores his 'White Privilege' in new rap song story has photos
    Updated: Jan-23-16 3:48 pm

    NEW YORK - Macklemore explores racism and hip-hop in a new song called "White Privilege II," rapping about a white person's position in society with black people fighting injustice and even namechecking Iggy Azalea for appropriating black culture, along with himself.

  • Pianist Chick Corea heads up Newport Jazz Festival lineup 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 8:28 pm

    NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Pianist Chick Corea, who turns 75 this summer, will be celebrating the milestone with his all-star trio at the nation's oldest jazz festival.

  • What does Obama carry in his pocket? Find out on YouTube story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-15-16 7:30 pm

    WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama feels tired or discouraged, reaching into his pocket can help him get over it.

  • Original song nominees at Oscars is battle of the pop stars story has photos
    Updated: Jan-14-16 12:50 pm

    NEW YORK - The race for best original song at the Academy Awards is a full-blown battle of the 20-something pop stars, with Lady Gaga, Sam Smith and the Weeknd up for the honor this year.