Kim Porter’s Official Cause of Death Revealed: She Died of Pneumonia

Kim Porter’s official cause of death has been revealed.The model and actress who was in a relationship with hip hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs for more than a decade was found dead at her home in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. She was 46 years old.A little over two months later, on January 25th, 2019, the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office released their autopsy results and confirmed that Porter died of pneumonia—inflammation of an entire lobe of lungs.Sources at the time of P...
Tags: Celebs, Montana, Georgia, Netflix, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kim, Diddy, Porter, Los Angeles California, Quincy, Sean Diddy Combs, Toluca Lake, Jessie James, Cause Of Death

Zara Larsson Is a Pop Star Who’s About More Than Just the Music

The Swedish singer sits down with TIME to discuss her journey and her latest single, "Ruin My Life"
Tags: Music, News, Uncategorized, Zara Larsson

Big Stacks – “Never Favored” (Album)

Rising New Jersey based Hip Hop artist Big Stacks releases his new album titled “Never Favored“.  Its a true classic boom-bap hip-hop album, containing gritty beats and lyricism with a lot of substance!  This is a must listen! Never Favored by Big Stacks
Tags: New Jersey, Jazz, Albums/Mixtapes, Big Stacks

Maroon 5 Tease Super Bowl Performance Of SpongeBob Song “Sweet Victory”

Last year, a petition went around to convince Weezer to cover Toto's cheesy '80s hit, "Africa." The popularity of that cover gave way to their ensuing covers album. Now, it looks like Maroon 5 might follow a similar fate. 1.1 million people have signed a petition for … More »
Tags: Music, News, Africa, Super Bowl, Maroon 5, Weezer, Spongebob

Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Artist Smitty Bandz

We want to thank you for dropping such a dope project recently “Kreative Xpressions 2”, You have been featured on our BLOG now for well over 3-4 years now!! Maybe if not more!!!..LOL We appreaciate you always fuckin with us since the jump!! Let us know how 2018 treated you so far!? And what plans do you have for 2019!!! First off, thank YOU for always supporting the underground! I think it’s important to stay in tune with what’s going on in the underbelly of it all because that’s where the main...
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17 Foundations That Cater To Your Lazy Morning Routine

With so many foundations on the market, how is a person supposed to choose just one? After all, there's a time and a place for each, from mousse to cream to cushion — hell, even aerosol. As you know, your choice of face makeup really depends on the coverage and finish you want, plus the tools you like to use. But what happens when your main priority is finding something fast and mess-free? (So basically, every weekday morning...)Luckily for the lazy rushed set, there's one formula that's gain...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, NARS, Tom Ford, Sephora, Yves Saint Laurent, Ulta, Clinique Chubby, Nude Foundation Stick, Ulta Beauty, Lucy Boynton, Anastasia Beverly Hills Stick Foundation, Tarte Clay Stick Foundation, Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick, Smashbox Studio Skin Shaping Foundation Stick

Red Hot Lingerie To Buy Just In Time For Valentine's Day

Our underwear drawers showcase a nine-to-one ratio of ultra comfy granny panties (the higher the waist the better) and itty bitty lace bikinis and thongs thrown in alongside matching bralettes. The former is trusty and reliable, providing us with everything we need for lounging around the house, errand days (worn under extra baggy sweats) and well, every other occasion we can possibly wear them to. The latter, on the other hand, is kept for one occasion and one occasion only: Valentine's Day.T...
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I Tried QVC's Best-Selling Makeup From 2018 — & Here's What I Really Thought

I Tried All Of The Top Rated Beauty Products From QVC Beauty with Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the beauty world. Never miss an episode by subscribing here.I've been attempting to suss out the best-selling products from popular beauty emporiums for the better part of a year now, and this year, I wanted to give QVC a stab. Known for its dial-in shopping empire (which is still prominent), many...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Qvc, Laura Geller, Mi Anne Chan, Lucy Boynton, IT Cosmetics CC Cream, IT Cosmetics Brow Power Universal Brow Pencil, Laura Geller Bronze N Brighten Powder, IT Cosmetics Tightline Waterproof Black Mascara


Here is one perspective on Hank O’Neal — writer, archivist, record producer, photographer, friend of Djuna Barnes, Berenice Abbott . . . and many jazz musicians from Willie “the Lion” Smith to Borah Bergman.  Hank is also an incredible resource and storyteller, … Continue reading →
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The Significance Of Maisie Williams' New Ribcage Tattoo

When you think of celebrities who have lots of tattoos, Lady Gaga, Zoë Kravitz, and Miley Cyrus might come to mind. But would you have ever guessed Maisie Williams is getting closer and closer to falling into that same camp? Probably not, but it's true.Just this past weekend, Williams revealed a new tattoo consisting of four Japanese characters on her ribcage. Although this is her first tattoo from L.A.-based artist Dr. Woo — who is famous for inking celebrities like Cyrus, Kravitz, and Drake —...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Williams, Miley Cyrus, Drake, Maisie Williams, Emilia Clarke, Westeros, Okinawa, Sophie Turner, Significance Of Maisie Williams, Lady Gaga Zoë Kravitz, Cyrus Kravitz

Steph Post's Playlist for Her Novel "Miraculum"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Steph Post's novelMiraculum impressively melds Southern Gothic and magical realism into an unforgettable feat of storytelling. Kirkus wrote of the book: "This is a tale brimming w...
Tags: Music, Interstellar, Earth, David, Air, Ruby, Cannes, Kirkus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Daniel, Hans Zimmer, Tampa Bay Times, Coward, Hayden, Trevor Morris, Library Journal

Meet Tha Native, Tech N9ne & E-40’s Opener

2018 was an impactful year for Highland, California recording artist Tha Native (FKA Short Dawg Tha Native). Releasing two hit singles in the Tech N9ne-featured “Whatcha Wanna Do” and the E-40-featured “Go Get Your Paypah”. Followed by hitting the road with E-40 on his nationwide Gift of Gab tour, in support of the latest album by the West Coast veteran of the same title. Gaining tremendous amount of new fans at every stop as Tha Native opened up for the Yay Area Ambassador. Having also toured ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, United States, Jazz, West Coast, Bay, Don, Instagram Facebook, Victorville, E-40, High Desert, Tech N9ne, Short Dawg, Gift Of Gab, Highland California, Tha Native

New Music: Kevin Gates “Right Game Wrong Ni**a”

Kevin Gates is busy working, presumably on the follow-up to last year’s Luca Brasi 3. Continuing to put out records, the New Orleans rapper drops off “Right Game Wrong Ni**a.” Gates taps into his melodic side on the hard-hitting record, a track the streets and loyal fans will enjoy. Listen to it below. Continue after the jump…. New Music: Kevin Gates – “Right Game Wrong Ni**a” Previously: Kevin Gates – “Discussion” (Video)
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The.I.Jester – “The Reapers”

New single by rising underground Hip Hop artist The.I.Jester titled “The Reapers“. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, The.I.Jester

The Who’s ‘Magic Bus’ pop-up sweepstakes rolls into Los Angeles through Feb. 10

The Who is celebrating its recently announced North American “Moving On! Tour” with a Magic Bus pop-up sweepstakes, inspired by the band’s 1968 hit. Los Angeles fans who spot the double-decker bus adorned with a flower-power paint job on the streets, from Santa Monica to Hollywood and over to Downtown L.A. through Feb. 10, could win a pair of premium tickets to one of the Hollywood Bowl shows, on Oct. 11 or 13. To enter, post a picture of the bus on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MagicB...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Briggs, Santa Monica, Hollywood Bowl, Top Stories LADN, Music + Concerts, San Fernando Valley LA, Ziggy Marley Styx

Troye Sivan introduces the world to his ‘new BF,’ but is it just a showmance?

Troye Sivan’s love life has Internet sleuths working overtime today.
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Out Musicians, Troye Sivan, Pop Music, Pop stars, Gay Musician, Gay Musicians, Out Musician

It's Expensive To Be On The Bachelor, But Contestants Make It All Back On Instagram

Since The Bachelor 's inaugural season in 2002, there have been 23 Bachelors, 14 Bachelorettes, many tears, many Laurens, a few babies, and a whole new vernacular including such terms as "two-on-one" and "hometowns." And 17 years later, there's still no shortage of hopefuls looking to find love on TV — or, if that doesn't work out, at least a long and prosperous Instagram sponcon career.Which prompts the question: How much can participants expect to milk from their few weeks of fame? While ABC ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Abc, Steve, Marketwatch, Paradise, HARRIS, Colton, Swartz, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Laurens, OPI, Nick Viall, Jason Mesnick, Ben Flajnik, Wildfox

PopMatters Seeks Music Writers

Hello. We're looking for informed, savvy, music-loving writers to publish reviews, essays, interviews, and more with PopMatters. Academics and post-academics are particularly desired, but we are open to considering the applications of all smart music writers with a deep love of music and knowledge of its history. PopMatters, est. 1999, publishes for posterity, and our work is indexed by the ProQuest Database, so the articles published on PopMatters may be referenced by future readers and aca...
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Obi Khan – “Guerillaz” (Album)

Obi Khan is back with his new hard-hitting album titled “Guerillaz“, featuring some true heavy-hitting emcees such as Jabba Tha Kut, Sunblaze, Slugglord Vato and more! Along with production by Thanos, Alphamatrix & others!  You can also cop this album on Bandcamp!  This is a MUST LISTEN today! 
Tags: Jazz, Albums/Mixtapes, Obi Khan, Thanos Alphamatrix

KKW Beauty Drops New Lipsticks & Fragrances For Valentine's Day

We're in the home stretch of January and, yes, a Santa-printed shower curtain is still up in our bathroom. But even though our home decor is still stuck in 2018, the beauty world is completely in the Valentine’s Day spirit as evidenced by all the romantic collections coming out.Kylie Cosmetics just announced its massive V-Day lineup, which is outfitted in lacy bras and named after Taylor Swift classics. Now, Jenner's big sis Kim Kardashian West is coming through with new launches, too.Last wee...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Taylor Swift, California, Santa, Jenner, Valentine, Kim Kardashian West, Kardashian West, South Coast Plaza, Kylie Cosmetics, KKW Beauty Drops New Lipsticks, Bae Wifey

Long-Speculated-About Trunk Reveals 5000 Pages Of Verdi Musical Notes

Locked inside the trunk were drafts and sketches for 12 operas written over nearly half a century, from “Luisa Miller” to “Falstaff,” as well as for works like the Requiem and “Four Sacred Pieces.” They have been cataloged and digitized and will be made accessible to scholars.  – The New York Times
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Buffalo’s RickHyde Drops Debut Project, ‘Plates’

Rocking with Benny the Butcher so you know he's real.
Tags: Videos, Albums, Jazz, Benny, Benny the Butcher, Rickhyde

LAST CHANCE: The 2019 Unsigned Band Promopalooza - A Great Way To Get Exposure For Your Band on Metal Injection

A great deal for unsigned bands. The post LAST CHANCE: The 2019 Unsigned Band Promopalooza - A Great Way To Get Exposure For Your Band on Metal Injection appeared first on Metal Injection.
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JS – “I ain Mad Atcha” (Video)

Rising Dallas, TX based Hip Hop artist JS releases his new video titled “I ain Mad Atcha“.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Dallas, JS

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Royal Rumble Review

We are officially on the road to WrestleMania. Royal Rumble has been one of my favorite PPVs because the Rumble is cool and all the uncertainty around it. For the second year, we had the ladies having their very own Royal Rumble match. Finn Balor challenged Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship. Daniel Bryan put up his WWE Championship against former champ, A.J. Styles. Ronda Rousey battled Sasha Banks for her Raw Women’s title. Asuka defended the SmackDown Women’s Championship against B...
Tags: Banks, David, Jazz, Bank, Wrestling, Ronda Rousey, Piper, Charlotte, Nxt, Brock, Rowan, Bryan, Sasha, NIA, Lynch, Shane

TOOL Post Teasers For New Album

It's all happening The post TOOL Post Teasers For New Album appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Upcoming Releases, Tool, Fuck Yes

Raw Proof – “Anger Has A Place” Ft. Illiminate (Video)

During this climate of civil tensions in America, check out “Anger Has A Place”, new video by Nashville based rapper Raw Proof featuring Illiminate.
Tags: Videos, America, Jazz, Nashville, Illiminate, Raw Proof

'Iconic Magazine Covers' Positions Magazine Covers As Cultural Artifacts and Historical Touchstones

None With its thick glossy paper and color illustrations, Iconic Magazine Covers: The Inside Stories Told by the People Who Made Them is visually impressive. The content, featuring interviews with the photographers, writers, designers, and editors behind these iconic covers, doesn't disappoint either. The visuals and text combine to make Iconic Magazine Covers a powerful book and a reminder that much like good film and literature, a good magazine cover tells its own story and is impactful ten, ...
Tags: Art, Music, Politics, England, Media, Review, John Lennon, Book Review, Yoko Ono, Annie Leibovitz, Johnson, Santa, Ian Hislop, Beverly Johnson, Lennon, Economist

Dr. Pimple Popper's Best (& Biggest) Lipoma Videos Of All Time

Unless you're a Dr. Pimple Popper super-fan — fully caught up on season two, a YouTube subscriber, and the proud owner of an "I'd Rather Be Watching Dr. Pimple Popper " bumper sticker — you're probably unfamiliar with pimple-popping jargon. Regulars will tell you there's a lot of hard-to-pronounce dermatological lingo tossed around on the show, but there's one important word all popping newbies should familiarize themselves with: lipoma.Sandra Lee, M.D. ( the Dr. Pimple Popper) defines a lipoma...
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