Olpha Selepe, also known as GeeSixFive, shot to fame with a hit single just weeks before her death.
California has introduced a new bill that restricts the use of rap lyrics as evidence in court.
With traditional channels and streaming services all constantly creating new content in a bid to win viewers, it's not often that something genuinely unique hits our screens.
Cashy C's, a rap musical about life on the breadline, is being performed in an empty Bradford shop.
Trevor Noah is quitting as the host of The Daily Show, saying his "time is up" after seven years on the late-night talk show.
The latest true crime streaming show is criticised by some - but achieves huge viewing figures.
The DJ tells listeners he wants to "celebrate the show's success and long run" after 23 years.
Former Oasis guitarist Paul Arthurs - better known as Bonehead - has announced that he has been given the "all clear" after being diagnosed with tonsil cancer earlier this year.
The Governess, Anne Hegerty, on autism and how she finds everyday household tasks difficult.
The presenter says the BBC could have handled her exit better when it decided to shake-up the show.
The popstar-slash-actor's beauty brand branches into cosmetics - but will other men follow his lead?
The pair are accused of being behind the shooting of PnB Rock in a Los Angeles waffle house robbery.
Twelve-year-old rock star Nandi answers some quick-fire questions as she releases her new song.
Liam Gallagher is among those saying how pleased they are the musician said he is now in recovery.
The star is ordered to appear in a US court over claims he copied his hit song from Marvin Gaye.
Nandi Bushell launches her track weeks after performing at an all-star Wembley Stadium tribute gig.
We speak to an Oscar winner and a grime star this week, in the latest Backstage - the TV and film podcast from Sky News.
The comedian says he is "filled with gratitude" as he announces his departure from the programme.
The star on returning to the sci-fi TV show, and his new stage production, Good, about the Holocaust.
Malala Yousafzai has hit out at the lack of diversity in Hollywood films, saying less than 4% of lead characters are Asian.
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram brands the comments "outrageous" and demands an apology.
Frontwoman Hayley Williams talks about returning to the stage and teases plans for a 2023 UK tour.
The move is part of wider BBC savings, while "accelerating digital offering and increasing impact".
The theatre director says it will be tough to bring audiences back regularly after the pandemic.
Chloë Grace Moretz has hit out at a Family Guy meme showing her walking into a hotel carrying a pizza box, and blames it for her body dysmorphia which she says led to her becoming "a recluse".
In 1995, Coolio combined street-tough lyrics with a pop sensibility - and rap wold never be the same.
R&B singer R Kelly has been ordered to pay over $300,000 (£276,000) to one of his victims, to cover the cost of herpes treatment and psychotherapy for abuse inflicted on her.
The director's live version of the 1999 film will be among the first shows at Manchester's Factory.
The rapper Coolio, best known for his 1995 hit Gangsta's Paradise has died at the age of 59.
The country singer on a brush with death, standing up to sexism, and her "celebratory" new album.
He urges the music industry to take the issue more seriously, as he's honoured for his charity work.
Tom Hanks has joked that he has made "tons" of films and "four of them are pretty good".
The star became the first person to play the flute, once owned by former US President James Madison.
The six-part series has been described as "premature" and "triggering", but also "mesmerising".
The actor, who plays Lucas Sinclair in the show, says his experience of bigotry "affected him a lot".
The BBC's arts correspondent Rebecca Jones visits the real-life setting of the popular books.
The musicians join Foo Fighters on stage, in the second of two tribute concerts for the drummer.
Ryan Reynolds confirms the X-Men star will reprise his most famous role in the action-comedy sequel.
The watchdog's new boss says he will leave his "personal opinions" to one side in his role.
Star of The Walking Dead Norman Reedus has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as Wolverine when he joins the cast of the highly anticipated Deadpool threequel, Ryan Reynolds has revealed.
Mike Joyce reflects on the band's "unusual sounding" album on the 35th anniversary of its release.
Steven Knight says the show could return with new writers, taking the story into the 1950s.
He's known as the sparkling mixologist, knocking up cocktails at moment's notice and putting nervous singletons at their ease as they embark on a first date in front of the TV cameras.
ITV's chief executive defends This Morning's under-fire hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.
The city reacts with glee after being named as one of the final two in the running to host in 2023.
He was invited to perform for the squad by manager Rob Page and was presented with a Wales shirt.
The University of Leicester is unhappy about how it are portrayed in new film The Lost King.
The hit song becomes the longest-running number one on the US singles chart by a British artist.
Singer can challenge decision that his legal battle with Robin Swann should be heard without a jury.
Seven UK cities are currently in the running to host the contest, on behalf of Ukraine.
Apple TV's new film The Greatest Beer Run Ever follows an unusual true story from the Vietnam War.
The husband of OIympic gold medallist Tom Daley has revealed he recently suffered a "serious head injury" and was advised to "shut off my brain" in order to recover.
The actor behind the voice of Star Wars villain Darth Vader has signalled that he will be stepping away from the role - but has licensed the use of his voice for future productions.
The late Queen approved the honorary knighthoods for the US pair before her death earlier this month.
The 91-year-old's famous voice is now being digitally recreated by a Ukrainian start-up.
An investigation into a death threat made to JK Rowling over her support of author Salman Rushdie has been dropped by police.
The TV hit has spawned a dance show, which creator Steven Knight hopes will attract new audiences.
The nine-time Grammy winner will headline February's event in Arizona, the NFL has announced.
Rapper Post Malone was admitted to hospital after suffering "breathing difficulties" and has been forced to postpone a gig.
Love Island stars Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury have announced they are expecting their first child together.