Friday, 15 April 2016

James Cameron Announces Four ‘Avatar’ Sequels: 'It's Going to Be a True Epic Saga'

Setting a new bar for “epic”! James Cameron announced at CinemaCon on Thursday, April 14, that his hit fantasy film Avatar will be getting not one, not two, not three, but four sequels within the next 10 years.
“We’ve decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic project, making four epic films, each one of which stands alone but which together form a complete saga,” Cameron said during a surprise appearance at the Las Vegas extravaganza.

Selena Gomez Would Like You to Stop Talking About Her Rehab Stint

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Selena Gomez is moving on from her past.
In her latest interview with GQ, the “Hands to Myself” singer vents her frustrations about the public’s fascination about delicate matters in her personal life. Though she’s been living in the public spotlight for years now and understands why people are curious about her life, she insists that a line needs to be drawn.
When the interviewer starts asking Gomez about her 2014 stint in rehab, where she later revealed she had received chemotherapy for lupus, the 23-year-old immediately cuts him off with a “no, no, no, no, no.”

Here’s What Critics Are Saying About ‘The Jungle Book’

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Mowgli, Baloo and Shere Khan are invading theaters this weekend! Check out what the experts think of Disney’s new film.
Continuing their impressive crusade to turn classic animated films into live-action features, the House of Mouse is releasing the star-studded CGI dazzler The Jungle Book this weekend. So it looks terrific, but is it any fun? This is what the critics are saying…

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Teyana Taylor just gave her Snapchat followers another reason to hate her.
The mother-of-one posted a sexy video of her baby daddy Iman Shumpertwearing only his drawls while cuddling their infant daughter, Iman Jr.
Obviously the photos are NOT SAFE FOR WORK!! So click the link at your own risk.

Thursday, 14 April 2016

New Music: Styles P Feat. Sheek Louch “Famous” + “Ghost Don’t”

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Styles P has been flooding the world wide web with freestyles over some of today’s hottest tracks. The D-Block spitter keeps the records coming, first linking up with Sheek Louch over Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo single “Famous.” The Ghost isn’t done there, keeping things on the solo front, dropping a verse on Bryson Tiller’s T R A P S O U L hit “Don’t.”

Diana Ross Injured in Limo Accident

R&B/Soul icon Diana Ross was injured in a limousine accident, the NY Post reports.
The 72-year-old singer escaped with minor injuries after a SUV ran a stop sign and collided into a limo taking her to a performance in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
Ross, who complained of head and neck pain, told paramedics she would seek further treatment on her own.

New Music: Kid Cudi “All In”

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Late last month, Kid Cudi tapped into his Man of the Moon days with “The Frequency” produced by Mike Dean and Plain Pat. The record instantly became a favorite of music lovers across the internet, and now the Cleveland native is back with another track. Produced by Mike WiLL Made-It, “All In” finds Cudder crooning over booming drums and the added background sounds of the tranquil ocean.
Listen to “All In” below.

Rihanna & Drake Perform “Work” at ‘ANTI World Tour’ In Toronto

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Rihanna’s “ANTI World Tour” took over Toronto’s Air Canada Centre for back-to-back nights this week. During the second show on Thursday night (Apr. 14), RiRi was joined by Drake to perform their smash-hit “Work.” It’s the third time the two friends have done their No. 1 song live following the BRIT Awards and “ANTI World Tour” stop in Miami last month.
After their moment together on stage, the 6 God gave the first live performance of his Views From the 6 single“One Dance” and “Jumpman.” Watch some fan captured footage below plus a message from Drake backstage.

PICS: Rob Kardashian & Blac Chyna, Lupita Nyong’o, EJ Johnson

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Rob Kardashian couldn’t contain his laughter as he and socialite Blac Chyna were swarmed by paparazzi outside Ace’s nightclub in Long Island City, New York on Wednesday. Rob and Chyna were paid to host a party at the nightclub. Rob was dressed slovenly while Chyna’s assets bust out of her skimpy black designer frock.
Photos: Matthew Nelson/INFphoto.com

Dad comforts crying daughters who don’t want to go home with their alleged abusive mother

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A child custody battle played out in an elementary school’s principal office in a heart tugging scene that was captured on video.
During a sad reunion with the biracial girls and their father, the girls cried and pleaded with him not to leave them with their mother.

New Music: J Dilla Feat. Nas “The Sickness” (Prod. Madlib)

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Following “The Introduction” and the Snoop Dogg and Kokane-assisted “Gangsta Boogie,” here’s arguably the most appetizing track on J Dilla’s upcoming posthumous LP, The Diary. First previewed at SXSW last month, “The Sickness” finds Dilla trading verses with fellow rap legend Nas over some pounding Madlib production.
Dropping Friday, April 15, The Diary is Dilla’s long lost vocal album from the early ’00s that has since been completed with mixes and masters from his personal archives. You can also look forward to the re-release of Dilla’s Jay Love Japan on May 6.

New Video: Curren$y “Smoking In The Rain”

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Curren$y can keep his joints burning in the rain, sleet, hail or snow. It’s not like he doesn’t prefer a sunny day to roll weed up, but as he shows in his latest video, the stoner lifestyle is for smokers who can stand all forecasts.

Anna Wintour Reveals Why She Cried at Kanye West’s Fashion Show

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It’s really not what you think.
Vogue’s EIC Anna Wintour went on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday night (Apr. 12, 2016) where she got super real about Kanye West’s fashion show. Except it was less about the Yeezy show/Life of Pablo concert, and more about how she cried after getting lost in Madison Square Garden.

Watch Kobe Bryant’s NBA Farewell Tribute (Video)

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Kobe Bryant’s last game in the NBA went down like a story book ending on Wednesday night (Apr 13) at the Staples Center. The Black Mamba played his last official pro game like the all-star that he is by dropping a whopping 60 points against the Utah Jazz.
Though, the Lakers still trailed at halftime, Kobe had all the yellow & purple pride pumping through his blood as he took his beloved Lake Show to victory. Everyone from Hov, Kanye and the TDE squad were in attendance — not to mention a who’s who of Hollywood. Before the game kicked off, the Lakers organization and his famous friends put together a special video tribute for the young legend which you can see after the jump.

This 360-Degree Tour of the ‘Game of Thrones’ Opening Is Mind Blowing

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Is it Melisandre’s blood magic!? No…but it’s damn cool.
Because Game of Thrones simply can’t release enough promotional materials for season six, they gave fans a fresh piece of amazingness today.
The marketing team behind the hit HBO show posted a tour of Westeros and Essos from the opening credits on their Facebook page. But get this, it’s not just a tour, it’s a 360-degree exploration of the show’s setting, which you can (somewhat) control.

Kim Kardashian Baring Her Bra..!!

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Kim Kardashian showed off her figure for all to see while visiting a studio in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Apr. 13, 2016). Clad in a see-through top and a cutout pencil skirt, the mom-of-two dared to bare some major skin as she made her way to her car.

Out This Weekend: ‘The Jungle Book’

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This movie has all “The Bare Necessities”!
This weekend marks the arrival of Disney’s latest live-action adventure, The Jungle Book. Not only does this big-budget remake of the animated classic have a swarm of big names voicing the film’s characters, it’s also helmed by Jon Favreau, the guy behind Iron Man.
So, without any further ado, let’s get into the details!
 Who’s in it?

New Music: Uncle Murda Feat. Future, Fabolous & Jadakiss “Right Now (Remix)”

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Uncle Murda has kept busy in the new year, starring in season 2 of the popular web series Money & Violence, and recently dropping The Yellow Tape with Maino. The Brooklyn rapper returns with an official remix to last year’s single “Right Now”. The new version keeps Future from the original, plus additional guest verses by the Freddy vs. Jason tandem of Fabolous and Jadakiss.
Listen below.

The First Presidential 3D Portrait...!!

Obama sitting down for the first 3D Presidential Portrait Photograph in history!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Tupac Shakur is Alive? Here Are 7 Reasons People Still Believe It.


It’s been almost 20 years since Tupac Shakur was murdered, but the rapper has hardly been able to rest in peace. This week, a retired cop supposedly claimed that he helped the beloved star fake his own death. This isn’t the first time fans have revisited his death based on real or imagined events. Rumors about Tupac secretly being alive—and living on an island somewhere-- have circulated for years. Like Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, fans refuse to believe that the “California Love” rapper is actually dead. 2Pac back? Maybe so, according to these conspiracy theories.

New Music: Rome Fortune “Something New”

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A ploy to sell more tickets.. or an honest song about a chick he just can’t get out of his mind? Either way, Rome Fortune can add this mellow number to his resume.
The ATL artist’s self titled LP can be purchased now on iTunes. Also, tickets for Rome’s current tour are available here.

New Music: Black Dave “F*ck You Mean”

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Black Dave is working on a bunch of new material for release this year. After heading back to the Big Apple from a trip to Barcelona with the Zoo York team, the Bronx rapper touches down with “F*ck You Mean.”

New Video: Popcaan “Never Sober”

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Spending time on a hot sunny beach with a flock of scantily clad women doesn’t sound so bad right now. It’s the middle of April in New York City, and the weather is still in the 50s… But enough of my bitchin’, let’s all live vicariously through Popcaan. Noisey recently premiered his new visuals where it’s nothing but bikinis and big spliffs.
“Never Sober” is available for purchase on iTunes now.

Justin Bieber Performs “Baby” with Ludacris In Atlanta

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Justin Bieber has been calling a few friends to join him during his “Purpose World Tour.” The 5-month North American trek pulled into Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on Tuesday night (Apr. 12). The pop superstar called in another favor for his Beliebers, as Ludacris appeared on stage to perform his 2010 smash-hit with the Canadian singer, “Baby.”
Earlier this week, the 22-year-old was nominated for 12 Billboard Music Awards, trailing only The Weeknd who received 19 nods.

Taylor Swift Helps Celebrate Alessandra Ambrosio’s Birthday

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Taylor Swift threw on a camo jacket and some Daisy Dukes to help celebrate her pal Alessandra Ambrosio’s birthday at Nobu in Malibu, CA.
The “Blank Space” singer and Ambrosio were joined by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Lily Aldridge at the scenic locale.

First Teaser Trailer for ‘Doctor Strange’ Is All Kinds of Trippy Awesomeness

The brand new teaser trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strangedebuted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday, and gave us a taste of how star Benedict Cumberbatch becomes the titular character.
He plays Dr. Stephen Strange, a once brilliant and arrogant surgeon whose life is nearly ruined but gets a second chance when he meets a sorcerer named the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), who takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Kendrick Lamar Tributes Kobe Bryant In ESPN’s ‘Fade to Black’

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The legendary career of Kobe Bryant will come to an end this week, as the future NBA Hall of Famer will play his final game on Wednesday night versus the Memphis Grizzlies. The sports icon has been on a farewell tour during his 19th and last NBA season. Growing up in Los Angeles, Kendrick Lamar has had a first-hand look at the 37-year-old’s long storied run, and now the TDC MC tributes the 18-time All-Star in ESPN’s Kobe Bryant: Fade To Black.
Written by Scoop Jackson, the short narrated by Kendrick includes various highlights of the Los Angeles Lakers guard’s long career, soundtrack by Lamar’s untitled, unmastered. single “untitled 07.″

Kate Middleton and Prince William Visit India and Bhutan

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The Duchess looks stunning.
Prince William and Kate Middle, the Duchess of Cambridge, continued on their seven-day tour of India and Bhutan. Kicking off day two, the Royal couple began by placing a wreath, in memory of those killed in battle, at the India Gate Memorial.Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton Visit India and Bhutan

WATCH: The Newest ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Trailer is Here!

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Last night during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, the latest trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Thempremiered and the wizarding world is back and better than ever. The two-minute trailer shows Newt Scamander, played byEddie Redmayne, arriving in 1920’s New York after having been expelled from Hogwarts for “endangering human life,” although his expulsion was highly contested by the all knowing Album Dumbledor.

New Video: Kodak Black “Deep In These Streets”

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One of the most buzzing street artists on the come up is Kodak Black and he’s making sure people see the fruits of the labor now. For his “Deep In These Streets” video, he’s enjoying his time in a hot tub counting cash, talking about the come up and how he fell in love for the game. Now that he’s getting that paper, he’s sharing his success with the homies.

WATCH: Kanye West Defends VMAs Incident with Taylor Swift Again

Who doesn’t love a good Kanye West rant?!
Yeezy performed in the Philippines on Saturday night (April 9) where he broke out his track “Famous,” which made waves when his new album was released because it references the rapper’s bizarre incident with pop singer Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.
The lyrics to the song state: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous (goddamn) / I made that bitch famous.”
Apparently Saturday was Kanye’s first time performing “Famous” live, which had the performer pretty excited.

Iggy Azalea Threatens to Cut Off Nick Young’s P3nis if He Ever Cheats Again

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The rapper is laying down the law.
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young have maintained a united front ever since a video of him confessing to cheating on his fianceé hit the internet. Azalea insisted to her Twitter followers and even Ellen Degeneres, that she and her basketball player bae were “good” and even went as far to say that the controversy only existed on the internet. Well, now the rapper is singing a different tune, because despite the fact that the couple is allegedly “good,” she would still cut her fiancé’s p3nis off.

Will Smith Honored at 2016 MTV Movie Awards (Video)

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It takes a whole lot for Kevin Hart to turn his funnyman persona off, so you know last night was serious when the comedian straightened up to present Will Smith with a special award. During the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, Kevin, Queen Latifah and more presented the accomplished actor with the MTV Generation Award.
Will was definitely moved himself as he took a minute to choose the right words to share about his 30 year career in Hollywood. Lonely Island also joined in by performing a medley of Mr. Smith’s biggest rap hits.
“I am humbled and I want al of you I am dedicated to be a light in this world,” said Smith. “Every day when I wake up I want to help people, I want to display love and play roles that have dignity and I want to help in this world.”

Check Out This Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Kong: Skull Island’

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This movie is going to be a (big, harry) monster!
During the MTV Movie Awards, a brief behind-the-scenes video for Kong: Skull Island was released teasing an ambitious, star-studded adventure.
The new King Kong reboot will star Tom Hiddleston andBrie Larson, whose characters explore an uncharted island.

New Video: Migos “See What I’m Saying”

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We’re used to seeing Migos on their turn up and ignorance, but they’re getting a little serious in their new video for “See What I’m Saying.” The Back To The Bando track finds Quavo and Offset talking about some of the things they pioneered in the new rap game and why they fathered so many styles you hear today. The two just post up in front of some expensive whips, but they’re talking their ish.

WATCH: Ciara Refuses to Say Future’s Name During Billboard Nominees Announcement

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Well, this is just awkward.
While revealing the 2016 Billboard Music Awards nominees on Monday (Apr. 11, 2016), Ciara let her feelings about former fiancé Future be heard — or rather: not heard — when she purposefully skipped over his name when it came time to announce his category.
While listing off nominations for Top Rap Artists, the songstress deliberately paused when she got to her ex’s name. After a moment of dead air, fellow presenter Ludacris jumped in and filled in the blank with Future’s moniker before Ciara resumed with the announcement, naming Wiz Khalifa — who is friends with Future — and Silentó as the last two nominations. Future was the one person Ciara didn’t verbally address during the speech.

Michael B Jordan Clowns Kobe Bryant in Apple Commercial

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Father time catches up to L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant in this new Apple Siri commercial. Actor Michael B Jordan plays Kobe in a fictional biography on his life. But Kobe is frustrated when Jordan reminds him he’s old and on the decline.
Bryant: See that? That’s the guy you’re playing in this movie: a cold blooded assassin.
Jordan: “Locked in a battle with father Time.
Bryant: Exac… No… What?

DJ Khaled And LA Reid Announce We The Best/Epic And New Album ‘Major Key’

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I worked my whole life for this…🔑” -DJ Khaled on his Epic Records partnership.
On the heels of what has been a year of massive mainstream saturation…DJ Khaled called us to give us the good news that he’s brought his We The Best label over to Epic Recordsand will be releasing his 9th solo album, Major Key, there as well. So as both label head and artist, Khaled will be partnering with Epic’ chief LA Reid, no stranger to cross-pollination of fame himself. It’s a reunion of sorts, since LA Reid gave Khaled his first major distribution deal for We The Best while heading Def Jam in 2008. As Khaled and I discussed in the cover story of SneakerNews Volume Three, We The Best is celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary…at the same time as Khaled is reveling in being Snapchat’s 6-million-followerman, and becoming a fixture on everything from Beats1 (We The Best radio show) to Jimmy Kimmel Live. As for the leak about an upcoming collabo featuring Jay-Z and Future? Khaled promises that’s just one of the big treats he has in store.

The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Drake Lead the 2016 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

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The 2016 Billboard Music Awards nominees have been revealed, and it seems like the Canadian artists are dominating.The Weeknd leads the pack with 19 noms including “Top Artist,” “Top Male Artist,” and “Top Billboard 200 Album,” while Justin Bieber follows with 12 nominations. Drake — who is nominated for 11 awards in 10 categories — is tied with Fetty Wap, while other favorites like Taylor Swift and Adele have eight nominations each.

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna Want to Televise Their ‘Wedding’

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Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian are eagerly searching for a cable TV network to televise their wedding.
A source told People magazine that “Rob and Chyna are definitely looking to tape their wedding.”
“They are figuring out the best situation and the best deal,” added the insider. “They are in no rush, and will be tough negotiators.”
The fake couple has been in contact with cable network producers hoping to get a lucrative deal to televise their sham wedding.

WATCH: Trailer #2 for ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Hints at Revenge in Westeros

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Spoilers are coming!
If you are waiting with baited breath for season six of Game of Thrones to arrive on April 24, then the second trailer will be both exciting and infuriating.
Okay, if you haven’t watched the second trailer, then that has to happen first…

Album Stream: Royce Da 5’9″ ‘Layers’

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Royce Da 5’9″‘s Layers solo LP arrives later this week on April 15. The Detroit MC decides to make the full album available for stream on SoundCloud before it hits stores. T
he 17-track project, which can be pre-ordered on iTunes, features contributions from Rick Ross, Pusha T, S1, Mr. Porter, DJ Khalil, Jake One, Nottz, and more.
Press play on Layers below...

Kylie Jenner: ‘I Always Regret’ Posting Sexy Photos

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Unlike her sister Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner doesn’t like taking scantily-clad selfies.
Speaking with Marie Claire as one of the publication’s five cover girls for their May 2016 issue, the 18-year-old reveals that — contrary to popular belief — she feels “weird” whenever she shares a sexy picture of herself. (Even though, like, there aremany out there.)
“When I post sexy photos, I always regret it,” she says. “Like, Oh my God, everyone is seeing my body. I get really weird about it.”
Jenner, who is named as a Fresh Face of 2016 in the magazine, also feels that there needs to be boundaries set between her personal life and social media. Despite having more than 57 million followers on Instagram and being the most-followed person on Snapchat, the reality star insists she doesn’t necessarily make a large portion of her life public.

Life After Death: A Biggie Hologram Is Actually Happening

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Following Tupac and Eazy-E‘s “resurrections” at Coachella and Rock The Bells, respectively, The Notorious B.I.G. is set to become the latest MC brought back to life in hologram form this year. According to Billboard, Los Angeles-based holographic technology company ARHT Media have secured the rights to Biggie’s hologram after striking a deal with ByStorm Entertainment, who handles the late rapper’s estate alongside his mother Voletta Wallace and widow Faith Evans.
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Lil Wayne Talks About The 2 Chainz Song That Made Him Shed Tears

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Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz are heavy into the Collegrove promo grind as they make their rounds in NYC.
Most recently, they saddled up with Genius to share some gems about the recording process of their joint LP. Tune even reveals what 2 Chainz song made him stop everything he was doing.

Rihanna Wins Today: Ties Record with the Beatles and Unveils Furry Puma Slides

We see you Rihanna, putting in work.
Queen Rih is having the best Monday humanly possible on this eleventh of April given that she’s shaken up both the fashion and music sectors in a matter of 24 hours. First, Puma announced that her newest shoe from the Spring/Summer 2016 Fenty Puma by Rihanna collection will be furry shower slides.

New Music: KEY! & Lil Yachty “Treat Yourself”

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KEY! and Lil Yachty made a tune that has been stuck in my head all damn day long. Even on a groggy Monday, don’t ever forget to “Treat Yourself” to a little something special.

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Kendrick Lamar Inducts N.W.A Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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It was a historic moment for West Coast rap — and hip-hop as a whole — last night as N.W.A were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 28 years after the release of their iconic debut album Straight Outta Compton, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, MC Ren and the late Eazy-E were finally recognized at a special induction ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
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