Police: No charges in shooting at rapper DaBaby’s houseMay 5, 2022 GMT
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — No charges will be filed in a shooting at the North Carolina home of rapper DaBaby, police said Thursday.
Troutman police said on social media that the investigation into the April 13 shooting has been completed, news outlets reported.
Police: Person shot outside North Carolina home of DaBabyApril 14, 2022 GMT
TROUTMAN, N.C. (AP) — A person was shot and wounded outside the North Carolina home of rapper DaBaby, authorities said Thursday, but it was unclear if he himself was involved or hurt.
DaBaby and at least one other person were at the home when the shooting happened Wednesday evening, Troutman Police Chief Josh Watson told The Associated Press.
Olympic ski halfpipers crank up the tunes before their runsFebruary 18, 2022 GMT
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Needing to rock his final Olympic halfpipe run just to qualify, Aaron Blunck proceeded to pump up the volume.
With a song called “TOES” featuring DaBaby blaring in his ears, the 25-year-old freestyle skier from Colorado struck just the right note to turn in the best run of anyone.
DaBaby offers 2nd apology after recent homophobic commentsAugust 2, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper DaBaby offered another apology Monday while facing heavy backlash after he made crude and homophobic remarks at a recent Miami-area music festival.
DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic commentsAugust 1, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.
The Grammy-nominated artist, whose name is Jonathan Kirk, had been scheduled as a closing act on the final night of the four-day music festival in downtown Chicago.
2 charged in Miami Beach shooting, DaBaby detained, releasedJune 2, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was detained for questioning in a shooting that wounded two people in Miami and later released, officials said Tuesday. Police said two suspects are now charged in the case.
Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby top BET Award nominationsMay 27, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby are the prom queen and king of the 2021 BET Awards.
The chart-topping rappers each scored seven nominations at the show airing live on June 27 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Billie Eilish, J Balvin, A$AP to play NY’s Gov Ball festivalMay 4, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish completed the third stop of her massive tour, and was just two days away from headlining Madison Square Garden, before she had to cancel the trek because of the coronavirus pandemic last year...
Billboard Awards: 16 nods for Weeknd, 6 for Morgan WallenApril 29, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weeknd was snubbed by the Grammys but he’s the leading nominee at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, where rappers Pop Smoke and Juice WRLD earned multiple posthumous nominations, including top artist, and disgraced country singer Morgan Wallen is a six-time nominee...
The Weeknd is top nominee for May’s iHeartRadio Music AwardsApril 7, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch are among the top nominees for next month’s iHeartRadio Music Awards...
Grammy performers: Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Billie EilishMarch 7, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week’s Grammy Awards...
Old vs. new school: the best rap album debate at the GrammysMarch 5, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby have blazed the Billboard charts, but Grammy voters gave the young hip-hop stars the cold shoulder in the best rap album category, instead, surprisingly nominating the genre’s more matured voices like Nas and Jay Electronica...
Rapper DaBaby arrested on Beverly Hills weapons allegationJanuary 8, 2021 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby has been released from a Los Angeles County jail after an arrest in Beverly Hills, where police said he took a loaded gun into an upscale store on Rodeo Drive...
Roddy Ricch has Apple Music’s top album, song of 2020December 3, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Roddy Ricch is the king of Apple Music: The rapper has the music platform’s most-streamed song and album of the year.
Apple announced Thursday that Ricch achieved the feat with his hit “The Box” and his debut album, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial.”
2021 Grammy Awards: List of nominees in top categoriesNovember 24, 2020 GMT
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy...
BTS, Lady Gaga win top awards at MTV Europe Music AwardsNovember 8, 2020 GMT
The South Korean pop group BTS won a leading four awards including best song for “Dynamite” and best group at the MTV Europe Music Awards Sunday night, while Lady Gaga took the best artist prize...
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch lead AMA nominations with 8 eachOctober 26, 2020 GMT
A how-to: BET pulls off artistic, virtual, political successJune 29, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — You’d think trying to produce the 2020 BET Awards during the coronavirus pandemic would be filled with restrictions, but instead, show producers took another approach: We’re not limited to a single stage, so sky’s the limit and let your creative minds run free...
Despite pandemic, MTV VMAs to take place Aug. 30 in BrooklynJune 29, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will still go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic...
BET Awards highlight Black voices as artists turn politicalJune 29, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The BET Awards served as an extension of the voices of Black people protesting in the streets about the inequalities Black people face daily, as artists used their performances to highlight the Black Lives Matter movement, civil rights and the lives of those lost because of police officers, including George Floyd...
Oprah on rap song ‘Oprah’s Bank Account’: LOVEEEEEEEE IT!April 1, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Yachty, DaBaby and Drake's new rap song “Oprah's Bank Account" is one of Oprah's favorite things...
With 208th song on Hot 100 chart, Drake sets new recordMarch 16, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake has landed his 208th song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, setting a new record for most songs on the music chart...
Rapper DaBaby handcuffed, given pot citation after concertDecember 24, 2019 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was handcuffed and cited on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in North Carolina hours after he performed a concert and gave away toys to children...
Breakthrough Entertainer: Megan Thee Stallion feels gratefulDecember 18, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Thee Stallion's schedule has become so frenetic that she can spend days, or even longer, away from home, in a different city every night...