Lawyers for Philadelphia rapper will ask an appeals court to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that's kept the Philadelphia rapper on probation for a decade and drawn accusations of racial bias in the justice system.
Billionaire rapper, born Shawn Carter and married to pop star Beyonce, enters fast-growing weed industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as strategist.
The rapper born Shawn Carter has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion, making him one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire.
The concert is the climax of a year of events celebrating the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth in 1918, and is part of a campaign to tackle poverty, child malnutrition and boost gender equality.
With most of music industry's top acts absent, from Beyonce to Bruno Mars, the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads for the wrong reasons.
The absence of some of the biggest female artists has marked a stark contrast with the 2017 awards.
With three days left before Americans go to the polls, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump make their final pitches in crucial swing states as to why they should be elected to the White House.
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