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J. Cole returns to Queens following Grammy Awards
J. Cole returns to Queens following Grammy Awards
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 1/27/2014 at 1:43PM

St. Johns University graduate and former Queens Courier employee Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known as J. Cole, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Sunday night, but unfortunately lost out to mentor Jay Z.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/27/2014 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High around 40. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 14. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Live music at LIC Bar Check out live music every Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday night at LIC Bar, located at 45-58 [...]

Nicki Minaj’s Grammy performance shocks
Entertainment Billy Rennison 2/13/2012 at 10:36AM

No one from Queens walked away with a Grammy Award during Sunday night’s show — Queens rapper Nicki Minaj and St. John’s graduate and former Queens Courier employee J. Cole both lost — but Minaj may have turned in the night’s most discussed performance. The awards were bookended by rappers from Queens.  The show opened with [...]

Clues hint at pill-pop Whitney Houston’s drowning; police could release new details today
Clues hint at pill-pop Whitney Houston’s drowning; police could release new details today
News Jay Lane 2/13/2012 at 9:18AM

Clues hint at pill-pop Whitney Houston’s drowning; police could release new details today Authorities yesterday were investigating the possibility that troubled singer Whitney Houston took sedatives, fell asleep and drowned in a tub in her Beverly Hills hotel room. Police may release more details about Houston’s death today. The tragic 48-year-old star spent the final [...]