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On this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo workers fix the sign reading "Tula is the Hero city" in downtown Tula, Russia. In Tula, a city packed with the Russian defence industry, Californian musician David Brown and fan Pavel Bazdyrev have been making high-end microphones since 2014, taking advantage of cheap labor and second hand machinery from Kalashnikov arms plants. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
US musician makes mics in Russia using Kalashnikov machineryCalifornian musician David Brown and fan Pavel Bazdyrev are a rare example of success in Russia's consumer goods industry
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Woman wearing anti-Trump sign barred from Lincoln CenterA woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket
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Singer Chris Martin performs on stage at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit AwardsThe Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent, but the ceremony was overshadowed by the much-missed David Bowie and George Michael
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Singer Rag 'N' Bone Man with his British Breakthrough Act award on stage at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
The Latest: David Bowie awarded British album of the yearThe Brit Award for album of the year has been awarded to David Bowie for "Blackstar."
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David Bowie wins best British album prize at Brits for "Blackstar"David Bowie wins best British album prize at Brits for "Blackstar"
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, rapper Sean Kingston arrives at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A Florida man is facing felony charges after police say a shot was fired during a fight between Kingston and three-member hip-hop group Migos outside a Las Vegas Strip convention center, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Authorities said the shot was fired in the air and no one was reported to have been injured. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Man held after gun shot in Vegas fight between rapper, groupA Florida man is facing felony charges after police say a shot was fired during a fight between the hip-hop music group Migos and rapper Sean Kingston on the Las Vegas Strip
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A Tribe Called Quest has been named best international group at the Brit AwardsA Tribe Called Quest has been named best international group at the Brit Awards
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Drake named best international male solo artist, Beyonce best international female artist at Brit AwardsDrake named best international male solo artist, Beyonce best international female artist at Brit Awards
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Suspect in killing of T-Pain's niece is found deadAuthorities say the man suspected of killing rapper and record-producer T-Pain's niece has been found dead from an apparent suicide
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, Rhiannon Giddens arrives for the Americana Music Honors and Awards show in Nashville, Tenn. Giddens mines the pain and beauty of American social and musical history on "Freedom Highway," a rich tapestry with threads of blues, folk, gospel, soul, country and jazz. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway' offers rootsy relevanceSinger-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens mines the pain and beauty of American social and musical history on "Freedom Highway," a rich tapestry with threads of blues, folk, gospel, soul, country and jazz
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 3, 2016, file photo, Snoop Dogg performs at Live Nation's National Concert Day at the Irving Plaza in New York. Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May 2017, the Festival officials announced Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineupKings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Jay Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June. The Songwriters Hall announced Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017,  that songwriting heavyweights in the industry, including Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Max Martin and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will also be part of its 2017 class. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Jay Z to become 1st rapper in Songwriters Hall of FameJay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in June
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FILE - This June 20, 1989 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn, left, making a toast with guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra Stanislaw Skrowaczewski at a reception following Cliburn's concert in Philadelphia. Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Skrowaczewski has died at age 93.  Skrowaczeski’s death was announced by his management company, Intermusica. The Minnesota Orchestra says he died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at a Minneapolis area hospital after suffering a second stroke earlier this month.  Skrowaczewski conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries.  (AP Photo/Bill Cramer, File)
Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski diesFormer longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has died at age 93
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Karrueche Tran arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A judge Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, Tran, after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Judge orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from exA judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2013, file photo, shows Soulja Boy performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif. Soulja Boy said on Twitter Feb. 20, 2017 that his planned boxing match with Brown is off. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Soulja Boy says boxing match with Chris Brown is offIt looks like the highly anticipated boxing showdown between singer Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy could be off
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