Swedish/Iranian artist Ayelle has an EP out at the end of the month and the singles released to promote it so far suggest it will be something to look out for. Her roots don’t come across in her soothing vocal style, which has more in common with the London soul scene, yet her lyrical themes of […]

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Country Music Hall of Famer Harlan Howard famously boiled the philosophy of country songwriting down to a simple phrase: “three chords and the truth.” The meaning of the oft-repeated slogan may seem self-evident, but there’s more than meets the eye behind those five monosyllabic words. Howard made half a dozen albums between the early 1960s […]

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Down 2 Earth’s Azure has dropped a brand new solo project titled Godspeed, premiering exclusively on RealStreetRadio. The West Coast rapper/producer’s latest solo release is a 10-track effort that was created over the past year. “Taking a breather from the touring life this past year allowed me to enter a place of focus I haven’t […]

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Now that we’ve established Ella Mai’s summer sleeper hit “Boo’d Up” has become a phenomenon partially because it’s an antidote to the bleak cultural vacuum in which love cannot thrive, I propose an alternate course of events where we pluck a different Ella Mai song from obscurity and shepherd its ascension to its rightful position […]

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The new trailer for the long-gestating Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody finally shows Freddie Mercury’s queerness. After some fans criticized the initial trailer (below) for straight-washing Mercury’s life, this new preview (above) shows the glamour and bisexuality of the Queen frontman, alluding to his relationships with both men and women. Bohemian Rhapsody will rock a theater […]

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Remy Ma and Papoose just renewed their wedding vows but evidently there’s more to their fairytale. On Tuesday (July 3), Remy shared an Instagram post revealing she is four months pregnant. In a video clip of their vow renewal ceremony, Remy says, “We also wanted all our family here when we told you guys … … we […]

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Rapper Drake has confirmed that he has a child after acknowledging him for the first time on his new album Scorpion. The Canadian songwriter finally made a mention of his secret son on a number songs on the 25-song album, which was released on June 29. It was claimed earlier this year that Drake, real […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Kevin Hart’s meteoric rise over the years has expectantly afforded him some invaluable relationships along the way. That includes fellow comedian/actor Tiffany Haddish, who is also enjoying escalator style success since her breakout role in 2017’s Girls Trip. The two are set to star in the upcoming fall comedy, Night School, […]

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Avengers: Infinity War is a glorious mess of a blockbuster, but it succeeds on the merits of its well-established characters — how endlessly satisfying it is to see them bump up against one another in unexpected combinations. The movie asks and answers questions we didn’t even know we had: What would happen if Thor hung […]

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Westworld The Riddle of the Sphinx Season 2 Episode 4 Editor’s Rating 4 stars Prev Next Complete Series Coverage “The Riddle of the Sphinx” is a perfect example of everything I both love and dislike about Westworld. On the negative side of the ledger, we have a long episode that’s full of “plot blocking,” when […]

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Ameer Vann has publicly denied the accusations of sexual abuse and misconduct against him. Stories about Vann’s past behavior began surfacing online over the weekend. The claims ranged from emotional abuse to allegations of sexual relations with a minor. revamping the thread to make it purely about Ameer bc he’s a bitch EAT IT UP […]

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After weeks of dropping clues, Cardi B confirmed she is pregnant with a girl during an appearance on The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday (May 9). “I’m having a girl,” she stated plainly after Stern asked if she knows her baby’s sex. Howard Stern live !!!who listening ?? — iamcardib (@iamcardib) May 9, 2018 Prior to this, the rap princess had casually […]

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Last month, author Junot Díaz wrote a widely lauded piece for The New Yorker about his experience of having been raped as a child, and how this trauma continued to affect him throughout his adult life. The legacy of this abuse was particularly apparent in his romantic relationships, he wrote, which were characterized by repeated cheating and intimacy issues. As […]

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‘April is the cruellest month…’ So begins T.S Eliot’s masterpiece The Waste Land and while his modernist musings on disillusionment and despair still resonate today, he clearly didn’t have an inbox overflowing with fresh musical goodness to cheer him up. Here are some artists you may have missed: Bad Nerves East London garage rock purveyors Bad […]

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Singer Janelle Monáe came out in a new interview with Rolling Stone, published today. The singer’s sexuality has long been a source ofspeculation, especially regarding her relationship with actress Tessa Thompson. She told the magazine she has been in relationships with men and women, and identifies with aspects of pansexuality and bisexuality. “I’m open to learning more about who I […]

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Los Angeles, CA – According to a new finding by The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Jarosik, the aspiring filmmaker who accused Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons of raping her in 2016, has dropped her $5 million lawsuit. On Wednesday (April 25), all parties filed a joint stipulation of dismissal with prejudice. In the official court documents, […]

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Major spoilers ahead for the season-four finale of Jane the Virgin. Friday’s season-four finale of Jane the Virgin pulls off one of the most astounding twists TV has seen in a long while. After Jane’s beloved husband Michael dies from sudden heart failure in the middle of season three, the final seconds of season four […]

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Jane the Virgin Chapter Eighty Season 4 Episode 16 Editor’s Rating 5 stars Complete Series Coverage There are a couple impressive things about Jane the Virgin’s current story arc. The first is pretty obvious: The show has taken its romance-driven narrative full of telenovela antics, and chosen to use that forum to tell a very […]

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