Jay-Z guest stars in the new animated series, “Secret Millionaires Club.” He plays a mogul promoting financial literacy to children on the special that premieres Sunday on Hub TV, E! online reports. Financial guru Warren Buffet is also featured in an episode giving financial advice to teenagers.
A federal lawsuit was filed Friday by a Chicago producer claiming his 1967 song “Different Strokes” was illegally sampled on “The Joy,” a song by rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z that is featured on their album, “Watch the Throne.”
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Idris Elba is back for a second season as a police detective in the BBC America series, “Luther.”
Elba, 39, plays Detective Chief Inspector John Luther, a brilliant police detective entering middle age, with erratic behavior, a broken marriage, and a nervous breakdown in his past, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
In the psychological police thriller, Luther is an anguished soul who is too keenly aware of the evil that people can do because he recognizes the criminal impulse in himself.
The second season of Luther debuted on BBC America last Wednesday.
Episode two airs Wednesday night at 9 p.m.