January 15th, 2010
12:58 PM ET

Haitian hip-hop artist, charity worker found dead after quake

Jimmy O, a well-known singer and songwriter in Haiti who also was active in hip-hop artist and philanthropist Wyclef Jean's charity, is dead.

Jimmy O, 35, was crushed in a vehicle during the 7.0-magnitude earthquake, apparently while he was driving in downtown Port-au-Prince.

CNN was on the scene when his body was discovered Friday. A man examined the body and pulled from one of the victim's pants pocket the artist's passport. CNN saw the document, which verified the man was Jimmy O, whose legal name was Jean Jimmy Alexandre. FULL POST

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November 25th, 2009
02:48 PM ET

KISS concert goes live through Facebook

KISS still packs stadiums after more  than 35 years, but the legendary rock band will use Facebook to let even more fans experience Wednesday night's concert in Los Angeles.

"At the very least, it's a way to get a taste of the experience and  either it will undoubtedly entice you to want to come to a show, or it will you  relive what you saw when we hit your town," KISS frontman Paul Stanley said.  Their first-ever live Web concert begins streaming at 8:30 p.m. PT (11:30 p.m. ET) - as they take the Staples Center stage.  

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