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Rashida Jones Dumped Robin Thicke For R&b Star In Junior High

The former Parks and Recreation star, daughter of music superproducer Quincy Jones and model/actress Peggy Lipton, mingled in the Hollywood scene alongside Thicke, whose father Alan Thicke, was a hit TV star when...

Snoop Dogg Says Quincy Jones Is His 'Musical Father'

Snoop Dogg thinks of Quincy Jones as his ''musical father''.The 43-year-old rap star has revealed he's turned to the 82-year-old record producer - who heavily influenced the early work of Michael Jackson - as he...

Quincy Jones Never Leaves Home Without Sinatra's Ring

Jones had a special friendship with Ol' Blue Eyes and now never leaves home without the ring that bears the Sinatra family crest. He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I wear this all...

Quincy Jones: 'The Chicago Of My Youth Was A Super-tough Place'

The legendary producer spent 11 years in Chicago before his family moved to Washington, D.C. and in that decade he witnessed a lifetime of hurt, pain and violence that he'll never forget....

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Mentor Clark Terry

Quincy Jones has paid tribute to his mentor Clark Terry following the jazz trumpeter's death on Saturday (21Feb15).The veteran musician, who had been battling advanced diabetes in recent years, passed away less than two weeks...

Quincy Jones Receives Lifetime Award

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones was praised by Ll Cool J and Chaka Khan as he received a lifetime achievement honour on Wednesday (19Nov14).The producer was lauded at Ebony magazine's annual Power 100 Gala in...

Quincy Jones Lands Top French Honour

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones has landed France's highest cultural honour for his contribution to the arts.The producer was named a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Monday (06Oct14). Jones says...

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection...

Quincy Jones Terrified Of Driving After Road Crash Horror

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones has never learned to drive because cheating death in a horrific traffic accident as a teenager left him severely traumatised.The producer was just 14 years old when he was caught...

Quincy Jones Blasts Michael Jackson Album

Quincy Jones has blasted the new Michael Jackson album 'Xscape'.The legendary producer - who masterminded some of the late singer's biggest hits - thinks the posthumous recording was only released to ''make money''.He said: ''It's...

Quincy Jones Slams New Michael Jackson Album

Michael Jackson's longtime producing partner Quincy Jones has criticised the decision to release a new album of the late star's previously unheard material, slamming it as a purely money-making venture.Jones, who produced Jackson's huge hit...

John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Delayed Wedding

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen had to delay their wedding. The couple married in September last year by Lake Como in Italy, but their big day didn't go according to plan as they were forced...

Peggy Lipton And Quincy Jones To Act With Daughter Rashida

Rashida Jones has recruited her real-life mother and father, Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones, to play her on-screen parents in her new Tv sitcom.The actress recently left her role on hit U.S. comedy Parks and...

Introducing: The 'Life And Times' Of Noah Francis Johnson

He may have kicked off his solo music career late in life being now in his fifties, but Cardiff-born singer Noah Francis Johnson has certainly proved that time and patience is enormously beneficial with his...

Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate.The music producer and close friend of the late King of Pop - who produced some of his biggest hits including 'Thriller' and 'Billie Jean' - is seeking $10...

Quincy Jones Sues For Jackson Royalties

Legendary producer Quincy Jones is suing bosses at Sony and Michael Jackson Productions, accusing them of cutting him out of profits from the late King of Pop's music.The music mogul claims he is owed a...

Quincy Jones Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson Family Estate

Quincy Jones is taking Michael Jackson's family estate to court over allegedly unpaid royalties, with his estimates claiming that he is owed $10 million from the estate of the late King of Pop. Jones produced...

Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate Over Owed Royalties

American music producer Quincy Jones has filed a lawsuit for $10 million aimed at Michael Jackson's posthumous music releases.TMZ reported, Jones is suing Michael Jackson Productions (MJJ) and Sony citing the works 'This Is It'...

Drake: My New Track Is A Wedding Song

Drake insists his new single is a ''wedding record'' rather than a rap song.The 26-year-old rapper is hoping his new track 'Hold On, We're Going Home', which features on his upcoming album 'Nothing was the...

Rashida And Quincy Jones Team Up For Prostate Cancer Campaign

Actress Rashida Jones has teamed up with her famous dad Quincy Jones for a new prostate cancer awareness campaign ahead of Father's Day next month (Jun13).The father and daughter appear in a new campaign for...

Stars Turn Out For Phil Ramone Memorial

Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones and Josh Groban were among the stars who came together in New York on Saturday night (11May13) for a memorial in honour of late music producer Phil Ramone.The producer...

Michael Caine And Quincy Jones Host Party For 80th Birthdays

Veteran actor Sir Michael Caine and legendary music producer Quincy Jones united in Las Vegas on Saturday (13Apr13) to host a joint party to mark their recent 80th birthdays.The famous friends both reached the milestone...

Prince And Diana Ross Could Testify In Michael Jackson Case

Prince, Diana Ross and Spike Lee are among the witnesses who could be called in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.The late star's mother Katherine Jackson has accused promoters AEG Live of being negligent in...

Phoenix Record New Album On Michael Jackson's Thriller Console

Cult band Phoenix mixed tracks for their upcoming album Bankrupt! on the Harrison 4032 recording console which Michael Jackson and producer Quincy Jones used to record Thriller.Guitarist Laurent Brancowitz reportedly found the console for sale...

Quincy Jones Pays Homage To Close Pal Claude Nobs

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has paid a moving tribute to his close friend Claude Nobs, who passed away on Thursday (10Jan13).The founder of the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival fell into a coma after a skiing...

Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

Quincy Jones And Michael Caine To Turn 80 In Style

Legendary music producer Quincy Jones and veteran actor Sir Michael Caine have no intention of slowing down as they approach their 80th birthday - the pair is throwing a huge celebratory bash in Sin City...

Stars Pay Tribute To Dave Brubeck

Quincy Jones and Jamie Cullum have led tributes to jazz legend Dave Brubeck following his death on Wednesday (05Dec12).The revered musician and Dave Brubeck Quartet bandleader passed away at a Connecticut hospital a day before...

Dave Brubeck Dead Aged 91; Jazz World Mourns True Pioneer

Dave Brubeck, the jazz musician heralded for defying convention and experimenting with complex rhythms, has died in Norwalk, Connecticut - he was 91. Brubeck, who would have turned 92 on Thursday (December 6, 2012), gained...

Adam Ant Hung Up On Michael Jackson

Adam Ant hung up on Michael Jackson.The 'Prince Charming' hitmaker met the late King of Pop in 1983 after appearing on the TV special 'Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever' - which saw Michael perform his...

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