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Founder Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire dies at 74

Feb 5, 2016

Founder Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire dies at 74

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like “September,” “Shining Star” and “Boogie Wonderland,” died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother, Verdine, said. White, who was 74, suffered from ...

Straight Outta Beijing: Xi slogan gets the hip-hop treatment

Feb 5, 2016

Straight Outta Beijing: Xi slogan gets the hip-hop treatment

China’s official news agency has released a cartoon featuring an animated bald man with waistcoat tucked into his trousers disco-dancing and rapping President Xi Jinping’s signature “Four Comprehensives” ideological slogan. The catchphrase, premiered by Xi in 2014 and since plastered across newspapers, banners and ...