| May 15, 2008
No new jurors were selected in the R. Kelly case Wednesday, leaving the count at eight—four white and four black.
Candidate after candidate came in with reasons why they could not serve on the high-profile trial. Explanations included saying they...
| May 15, 2008
| 4:49 PM
Jury selection was completed at R. Kelly's child pornography trial Thursday amid contentious exchanges between prosecutors and defense attorneys, who accused each other of trying to stack the panel along racial lines.
Of the 12 jurors who will open the...
| May 16, 2008
| 5:07 PM
A judge has denied a motion from news organizations seeking immediate access to sealed court records and transcripts in the R. Kelly child pornography trial.
Judge Vincent Gaughan (GAWN) also refused to lift a gag order forbidding attorneys to talk about...
| Apr 25, 2008
One week after taking over as chairman and chief executive of BMG Label Group, Barry Weiss appears to be toiling away behind the scenes, unconcerned about the long shadow cast by his predecessor, Clive Davis.
Living with Davis' outsize legacy is...
| Apr 11, 2010
The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis.
In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
| May 24, 2005
Five jurors who 20 years ago voted to convict a San Fernando Valley teenager of killing his mother said Monday they would have acquitted the youth had they known about new crime scene evidence and a second suspect never presented at trial.
One of the...
| Jan 5, 1997
Maybe the pop world is finally ready to believe what Calendar predicted nearly four years ago: that by concentrating on cutting-edge rock and rap music, upstart Interscope Records would become the envy of the music industry.
The Westwood-based company,...
| Jul 24, 1997
Don't talk to Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott about how bad things are supposed to be in the music business.
The Portsmouth, Va., native's debut album, "Supa Dupa Fly," burst onto the nation's pop chart at No. 3 during its first week in the stores, selling...