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Richard Pryor's Daughter Slams Brando Claims

Richard Pryor's daughter insists the late actor never slept with Marlon Brando.Rain Pryor admitted her seven-times married father was progressive and sexually open, but dismissed claims from producer Quincy Jones - that were corroborated by...

Marlon Brando 'Slept With Richard Pryor'

Richard Pryor's widow has confirmed that the late comedian had a sexual encounter with Marlon Brando.Jennifer Lee Pryor - who was twice married to the iconic stand-up comic - has verified the claims first made...

Quincy Jones Confesses He Hates The Beatles' Music

It doesn't matter that they are considered one of the most influential rock bands in history, Quincy Jones has nothing good to say about The Beatles - particularly Ringo Starr. Though, in all honesty, he...

Quincy Jones: The Beatles Were 'Worst Musicians In The World'

Quincy Jones believes The Beatles were the ''worst musicians in the world''. The 84-year-old record producer - who has worked with the likes of Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra - insists he hasn't ever heard...

Quincy Jones Wants To End Racism

Quincy Jones has admitted he wants to end racism.The 84-year-old record producer believes the world still has ''a long way to go'' before the problem of discrimination is completely dealt with, and has blamed US...

Quincy Jones Isn't Impressed By Taylor Swift

Quincy Jones has slammed Taylor Swift's songwriting.The legendary music producer has taken aim at the chart-topping star's songwriting talents, suggesting that her tunes are too hook-heavy.Quincy - who has previously worked with the likes of...

Quincy Jones Rejected Marilyn Monroe

Quincy Jones rejected Marilyn Monroe because he thought her breasts looked like ''looked like pears''.The 84-year-old record producer was offered a date with the iconic actress via his good friend and former collaborator Frank Sinatra,...

Quincy Jones As 22 Girlfriends

Quincy Jones has 22 girlfriends.The 84-year-old producer - who has six daughters and a son, Jolie with first wife Jeri Caldwell, Martina and his only boy, Quincy III, with second spouse Ulla Andersson, Kidada and...

Quincy Jones Victorious In Michael Jackson Royalties Lawsuit

After a nearly four-year long legal dispute, this week Michael Jackson's long-term producer Quincy Jones is finally awarded nearly $10 million after he sued the estate for in unpaid royalties from music used in the...

Quincy Jones Awarded 9.42m In Michael Jackson Estate Dispute

Quincy Jones has been awarded $9.42 million following a royalties dispute with Michael Jackson's estate.The 84-year-old producer filed a lawsuit in 2013, alleging he was owed up to $30 million for his work on a...

Stars Pay Tribute To Hall Of Fame Inductee Jay Z

Jay Z has become the first rapper to enter the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The '99 Problems' hitmaker has joined the likes of the late John Lennon, Sir Elton John, Burt Bacharach and Lionel Richie in...

Elton John And Quincy Jones Curating Vinyl Subscription Service

The music superstars have signed up to oversee Experience Vinyl as artist-curators, alongside rapper Talib Kweli and Sean Lennon. Those who subscribe to service will be sent their chosen...

Quincy Jones Royalties Lawsuit Heading To Trial

Jones sued estate officials and Sony Music Entertainment executives in 2013, seeking upwards of $10 million (£8.1 million).He claimed the defendants re-edited songs like Billie Jean and Thriller for the This Is It...

John Legend's Role Model Is Quincy Jones

John Legend says Quincy Jones is one of his role models.The 'All Of Me' singer is hugely inspired by the legendary music producer and the pair have discussed working together in the future.Speaking about his...

Rashida Jones Attacked By Michael Jackson's Chimp

Rashida Jones was attacked by Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee.The 40-year-old actress - whose father, Quincy Jones, produced the late singer's iconic 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller' and 'Bad' albums - still has a scar from when...

Laura Mvula: 'Sometimes I Feel Like Nobody Cares'

The Green Garden singer has made a name for herself with her unique sound, earning her three BRIT nominations and two MOBO Awards. Even though she has a massive fan base, Laura isn't immune to...

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Rod Temperton

Quincy Jones has been left with a ''heavy heart'' following the death of Rod Temperton.It was announced on Wednesday (05.10.16) that the legendary songwriter - who penned songs including Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', 'Off The Wall'...

The Weeknd: 'Mj Is Like A Dad To Me'

The 26-year-old singer has made his admiration and respect for the late king of pop no secret, and from listening to his music it's clear The Weeknd was inspired by him. His second studio album,...

Jazz Composer And Musician David Baker Dies

The composer and musician, who founded Indiana University's jazz studies programme, died at his home in Bloomington, Indiana, on Saturday (26Mar16), the school said in a statement. His cause of death was not revealed. "His...

Bill Cosby Accusers Want Quincy Jones Deposed

A group of seven women recently filed suit against The Cosby Show star in Massachusetts federal court, accusing the comedian of calling them liars after going public with claims he drugged and/or raped...

Judge Greenlights Quincy Jones Royalties Fight

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Stern has ruled a jury should decide if the producer is owed money from his work with the King of Pop. Jones sued bosses at the...

Marlon Wayans: 'Chris Rock Should Not Step Down As Oscars Host'

Jada Pinkett Smith is boycotting Hollywood's big night because no African-American stars picked up acting nods for the second year in a row, while Spike Lee isn't attending and Quincy Jones has demanded...

Quincy Jones Threatens To Quit As Oscars Presenter

The Oscar-nominated songwriter/producer claims he was asked to present with Pharrell Williams and rapper Common at the ceremony on 28 February (16) but he plans to withdraw if he cannot address the absence...

Quincy Jones Honoured For Humanitarian Work

The songwriter and producer received the Humanitarian Award from officials at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at their gala event, where he was celebrated with special performances from Ledisi, Patti Austin, saxophonist...

Quincy Jones To Be Honoured For Philanthropic Efforts

The 82 year old will receive the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award in recognition of spearheading the production of benefit recordings for African famine relief and victims of Superstorm Sandy, which ravaged America's East...

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Late Phil Woods

Woods passed away in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania , aged 83, after suffering complications from emphysema, his agent Joel Chriss confirmed. The jazz saxophonist, who won four Grammy Awards during his career, worked...

Quincy Jones: 'I'm All Good After Hospitalisation'

The 82 year old was admitted to a medical facility to treat chest pains and breathing difficulties after falling sick at his home in Bel Air, California. A representative subsequently insisted Jones...

Quincy Jones Recovering After Being Rushed To Hospital

Quincy Jones is recovering after being rushed to hospital on Thursday (17.09.15).The 82-year-old music producer was taken by ambulance to a local medical facility near his Bel-Air home after suffering shortness of breath but he...

Quincy Jones Hospitalised

The 82 year old was taken to a local medical facility by ambulance on Thursday afternoon (17Sep15) to treat chest pains and breathing difficulties. He was admitted for observation, and a representative...

Quincy Jones To Be Honoured By The Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame

The 82 year old will be feted at the 2015 La Musa Awards In Miami Beach, Florida in October (15). Previous recipients of the accolade include Natalie Cole and late media mogul...

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