Tuesday evening (October 10) Diddy shared his most ambitious goal to date; The Bad Boy mogul wants to buy his own pro football league. It started when Keith Boykin tweeted that “Black players are 70% the NFL,” and “We have the power to defend Colin Kaepernick and Jemele Hill from the forces that would silence […]

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A study newly conducted by Drug and Alcohol Dependence indicates that ecstasy use is on the rise among millennials. More specifically, the research signifies that a large portion ecstasy users are “college educated young adults” aged 26-34. The study additionally determined that ecstasy use is uncommon in ages specifically between 12-17. General ecstasy use, however, […]

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Matt Ox is 12 years old. Bhad Bhabie is 14. Lil Pump—17 and known to livestream sex acts with fans—still has braces. Child stars have always been a point contention in the public eye, raising questions exploitation and agency. While repercussions have been mixed—just google your favorite child actors’ before-and-after photos—overall, there’s a general sense that child fame is […]

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Brent Faiyaz is on fire. Over the past 10 months, the 22-year-old has melted hearts as the frontman Sonder, burned up charts as the hook-man on GoldLink’s Platinum single “Crew,” and his newly-released solo debut, Sonder Son, is being received with admiration. It’s an impressive feat when a fairly unknown artist begins to make noise in January and consistently remains the […]

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Martin Garrix’s relationship with Spinnin’ Records, once revered as a dynamic duo within the dance music communities, is now dead. After a long court battle, Martin Garrix has won the rights to his music that he previously signed over to Spinnin’ Records and Music All Stars management company. The decision was made early morning on Wednesday, […]

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A recent poll has confirmed what the streets have been saying for a while now, Under Armour sneakers are fake lit. According to a survey conducted by Wells Fargo, UA sneakers are no longer perceived as cool. The study which polled young male consumers revealed that only 27% the participants perceived the brand highly. This […]

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A public service announcement produced in 1969 has been drudged up online warning about the “dangers” taking LSD. The amusing, albeit well-intentioned, short film, entitled Case Study: LSD, documents a young woman’s first acid trip where she claims a hot dog’s life. That’s right, you’re not tripping. She took a hot dog’s life who, she goes onto explain, […]

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California ficials who have fought for months to extend California’s last call time for alcohol from 2 AM to 4 AM won’t witness the institution their proposed bill anytime soon, it seems. The bill circulated throughout the state’s Senate where it passed, pushing the bill forward to the Assembly, the final hurdle in the bill acceptance process […]

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If the one friend that regularly attends concerts seems to smile a little more frequently and a little brighter than most, there’s a reason for it. A new Australian study indicates that those that frequent live music events are general happier people than those who do not. Working through a sampling  1,000 people, the study explored […]

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New York, NY – Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa, RZA and DJ/producer Mathematics recently stopped by Hot 97 to discuss the pioneering New York Hip Hop collective’s forthcoming album, Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues. About 11 minutes into the interview, as the trio was talking about Hip Hop as a business, RZA doled out a handful gems about what […]

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Solange is seemingly weary the ways the world. In the wake the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the “Cranes In The Sky” singer has deleted her Twitter account. Solo’s final tweet addressed the arrest Takiyah Thompson, who was placed in police custody on Tuesday (August 15) in connection with the removal a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. “Deleting […]

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It’s a well known fact that with the rise festival season,  sales also increase exponentially, as festival attendees turn to their favorite party drug to enhance their festival experience. However, these little pills happiness might not contain the purported party drug. A by American Addiction Centers suggests that only 34.7% MDMA pills are pure, supplementing that […]

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A recent study carried out by the BBC determined that laughing gas’ sales are skyrocketing in the Netherlands at a 400% increased rate. This increase first began when the government changed the law so it was no longer classified as a medicine — allowing companies to sell canister the gas online and over the counter. The country has […]

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Over the last few years, numerous research projects centered around Hip Hop artists and their lyrics were released. There have been studies to determine the most mentioned fashion brands in rap songs, the most mentioned car brands in rap songs, the educational level rap songs, the most prane musicians, and which emcees have the largest vocabularies. Instead looking […]

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On Saturday, June 17,  Records founder and electro-funk extraordinaire , once again headlined his own show at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO. The event marked the third year in a row that the artist, real name Denis Jašarević, has headlined the venue, and the second time his stage has been themed after one his favorite historical figures, Nikola […]

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Will Smith was essentially “Mr. Box Office” for a multi-year stretch in the 1990’s. From 1995 to 1999, the rapper-turned-actor starred in the blockbusters Bad Boys, Independence Day, Men in Black, Enemy the State, and Wild Wild West. Smith’s career also features starring roles in several other commercially successful movies which helped him become a global superstar with a lifetime […]

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Bad news for anyone born prior to 1980: new research carried out by suggests that individuals 37 or older may want to think twice about that night clubbing. Apparently, 37 is the new “tragic.” If this news comes as a shock or shatters some looming weekend plans, it may help to hear that the same research […]

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