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Jackie Wilson honored with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Singer Jackie Wilson, who helped usher in the emergence of soul and rhythm-and-blues music in the 1960s, was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Sept. 4. Motown founder Berry Gordy, legendary singer Smokey Robinson and Marshall Thompson, a member of the R&B/soul vocal quartet “The Chi-Lites,” were among Read More…

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Kevin Hart undergoes back surgery following car crash

CALABASAS — Comedian Kevin Hart is recuperating from surgery to repair a back injury suffered when his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda rolled down an embankment on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas Sept. 1. Hart, 40, was taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Center, and the driver, 28-year-old Jared Black of Woodland Hills, was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Lizzo says ‘I’m Listening’ for National Suicide Prevention Week

Lizzo, the plus-size bombshell who nabbed her first No. 1 track on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with the two-time platinum selling “Truth Hurts,” is joining fellow recording artists Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Tegan and Sara, Blink-182, athletes, first responders as well as mental health professionals for “I’m Listening,” a two-hour, commercial-free radio broadcast aiming Read More…