Q&A With South Centrals Very Own Show Luciano aka Lit Papi

– Show Luciano, what city and state you rep? $outh €entral WATCH YA MOUTH N MENTAL CREN$haw NIGGA $hit ya DRAWS. – How long have you been rapping? PROFESSIONALLY GHO$twriting singn & RAPPN 10yrs. – Are you the only one in your city making noise? NAW BUT IM DEFINITELY ON A DIFFERENT VOLUME LEVEL AND FREQUENCY. – Any other in your circle or camp? BLOCXNATION X KIOE. – Are you singed to any label, or strictly independent at the moment? BLOCXNATION RECORDS LLC DA LABEL. – Congrats on your new proje...
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Chance The Rapper Reveals New Album Out “In Jooly”

The follow-up to Coloring Book is coming.
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New Music: Gunna “Speed It Up”

Gunna’s new solo project, Drip Or Drown 2, is set to impact everywhere on February 22. After releasing its first single “One Call” and announcing a North American tour, the Atlanta star returns with a new track called “Speed It Up.” Produced by Turbo, the bouncy record is a perfect laid back record that can work in a party or strip club. Listen below. Continue after the jump…. New Music: Gunna – “Speed It Up” Previously: Gunna Announces Drip Or Drown 2 Release Date & North American...
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Why Did the Grammys Cut Drake Off in the Middle of His Acceptance Speech?

After winning the Grammy for Best Rap Song (for “God’s Plan”), Drake delivered an impassioned speech that was cut short by Grammy producers.The Canadian rapper surprised the audience by appearing from under the stage to personally accept his fourth trophy. But instead of thanking his team and his family (like most artists do), Drizzy chose to use his moment to let everyone know that awards really aren’t all that important.“This is like the first time in Grammys history where I actually am who I ...
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The Bachelor Season 23, Episode 6 Recap: Break Up With Colton, I'm Bored

Colton must find The Wife! And that is not to be confused with The Wife, the movie starring Glenn Close (soon-to-be Oscar winner). As he valiantly searches for his one and only, though, he's discovering that "wife material" is actually a tall order. So, incidentally, are the women around him. The rose-colored (heh) glasses have been removed, placed on the ground, and smashed. Yup, this show isn't as fun as advertised! Yes, you'll go to Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam in less than a month, but ...
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XXXTentacion Left Out of 2019 Grammys “In Memoriam” Segment Because of Domestic Violence Allegations

Each year, the Grammy Awards pay tribute to musicians who have passed away since the previous year’s ceremony. This year, the Grammys’ “In Memoriam” segment featured tributes to Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Avicii, and many others.However, XXXTentacion—who was tragically shot and killed in June 2018—was missing from the segment, and fans immediately took notice:yeah call me petty but will not be watching the #GRAMMYs in the near future since they left out @xxxtentacion from the RIP section— Will...
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Katy Perry Pulls ‘Blackface’ Shoes From Retailers

Katy Perry’s fashion line is facing criticism after one of the shoe styles seems to portray racist imagery. The shoes were pulled from a number of retailers including Dillards and Walmart. More »
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Alicia Keys Wows at the Grammys With Dual Piano Flex (VIDEO)

As host of the 2019 Grammy Awards, it was expected that Alicia Keys would take the stage at some point during the 3.5-hour show. But we had no idea she would flex on all of us by playing two pianos at the same damn time!Is anyone else feeling like @aliciakeys is who they wanna be when they grow up? #GRAMMYs— Good Morning America (@GMA) February 11, 2019 After showing off a bit with her dual piano playing skills (shout to Hazel Scott!), Keys the...
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New Music: Desiigner “TOOT!”

Desiigner continues his string of new singles from over these past few weeks. Usually known for delivering high-energy tracks, “TOOT!” finds the Brooklyn-native slowing things downs for a change with an instrument provided by TrackSmith. Stream after the jump… No word if these last few records are in start of his album campaign, but The G.O.O.D. Music rapper has confirmed his sophomore effort New English 2 is expected to arrive sometime this year. Related: New Music: Desiigner “Finesse”...
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'Disturbing' music influences us to take fewer financial risks, Israeli researchers find

A recent study examined the different ways fast/arousing and slow/calming music affects the ways people make financial decisions.The results show that people made safer investments while listening to fast/arousing music, a finding that might be explained by the fact that people tend to be more risk averse when their working memory becomes overloaded.Although everyone experiences music differently, it's worth keeping in mind that subtle situational factors can influence the ways we make important...
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Chloe x Halle Pay Tribute to Donny Hathaway With “Where Is the Love” Cover at the Grammys (VIDEO)

Chloe x Halle made their Grammy Awards debut Sunday night (Feb. 10) with a soul-stirring tribute to the late Donny Hathaway.The sister duo—who are signed to Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment label imprint—performed Hathaway’s “Where Is the Love,” and naturally, they kilt it.Watch below:chloe x halle performing 'where is the love' by donny hathaway at the 2019 #grammys!— chloe x halle updates (@cxhupdates) February 11, 2019 Chloe x Halle Pay Tribute to Donny Hat...
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WATCH: Twitter Was Not Here for J.Lo’s Jentrified Motown Tribute Grammys Performance

When Jennifer Lopez was announced as the headlining performer for the Grammys’ Motown tribute, folks naturally scratched their heads and collectively asked: “How Sway?!?”When she finally took the stage Sunday night (Feb. 10) at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles to perform, she did her thing, yet, something was still… missing. Twitter took notice and basically said, “Nah, sis, that wasn’t it” as they roasted the hell out of her for “Jentrifying” a Motown tribute.Maybe it was the fac...
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Rihanna Gets This $800 Facial, So I Did, Too

I Got Rihanna's Favorite Facial And It Was Amazing 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.Rihanna hasn't released an album since 2016, but she hasn't been resting on a beach in Barbados. No, she's been preoccupied with building a beauty and fashion empire that champions both shade diversity and body positivity. And since the laun...
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Money Diaries, Couples Edition: A Week In Colorado

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Leading up to Valentine's Day, we're kicking off this week talking about relationships and money. Today, we're excited to sh...
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This Is The Most Popular Shoe Trend, According To NYFW Street Style

The runways may tell us what we'll be needing next season, but street style is where we can find what's cool right now. And according to the scene in New York, snakeskin patterned shoes are all the rage.There's a lot to love about this bold breed of footwear. To start: The print demands attention without trying too hard. Also, it works across all shoe categories, from knee-high boots to mules and everything in between. Whichever direction you take, expect to feel a high of fashion know-how conf...
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The Grammys Celebrated Women. So, What's Next?

In the year after #MeToo, women in music have thrived, despite having to function in an industry that still downplays their achievements and marginalizes them. This year’s Grammy awards set the tone for a women-lead year, if you want it. Women dominatied with wins in the pop, R&B, country, and roots categories, while Cardi B made history as the solo first woman to take home the Best Rap Album Grammy. Kacey Musgraves was given the Album of the Year trophy and Dua Lipa nabbed Best New Artist, whi...
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Someone Created an Entire Album Using the Crude Sounds of a Computer’s Motherboard

The range of music that Chiptune artists can squeeze from old video game consoles is unbelievable, but at the same time that’s hardware that was specifically designed to produce a range of sounds to accompany a game. Alexander Semenov, however, managed to create an entire Chiptune album using only the sound…Read more...
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8 Primers That'll Make You Break Up With Blotting Papers

There's a lot of work that goes into finding your favorite foundation. First, you scour through online reviews, scrolling from words of admiration to sentences of loathing. Then, you head to a store to swatch so many shades that your arm resembles Kylie Jenner's on a Kyle Cosmetics launch date. Finally, you find that one match that makes you feel like you've won the lottery — well, the beauty lottery.But for someone with oily skin, the work has just begun. You won't really know if you've met yo...
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Did Katy Perry Show Off During that Dolly Parton Tribute?

If you have any experience in the entertainment industry, then you know how deeply difficult it is for an artist to share the spotlight. While some are generous and humble, others are not and even if that spotlight is occupied by an absolute legend — it’s no matter. Such was the case for Katy Perry, … Continue reading "Did Katy Perry Show Off During that Dolly Parton Tribute?" The post Did Katy Perry Show Off During that Dolly Parton Tribute? appeared first on The Dishmaster.
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The 25 best love songs you can stream on Spotify

Valentine's Day comes but once a year, but love is forever. If you're hoping to impress your significant other -- or if you're trying to procure one -- we put together a list of the best love songs for your wooing pleasure. The post The 25 best love songs you can stream on Spotify appeared first on Digital Trends.
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13 Valentine's Day Nail-Art Ideas That Are Chic, Not Cheesy

As one of the breakout nail trends of 2019, tiny red or pink hearts make for a fun manicure any time of year, not just around the second week of February. But if you're wearing hearts from January to December, how are you going to make your mani feel different for Valentine's Day? Well, we've got a few ideas.Our favorite manicures of the moment are loosely inspired by Cupid, flowers, and all things love. But just like your favorite poppy-red crewneck sweater, these nail looks are timeless and a...
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5 Smart Foundation Hacks For A Flawless Base Every Time

Shopping for foundation is no mean feat. First, there's deciding which formula and finish is best for you: matte or dewy? Full-coverage or sheer? From there, it's down to deciphering your skin's undertone (yes, it matters when hunting down the perfect shade match) and arming yourself with the best tools for application, from brushes and sponges to just your own fingertips. It's almost like you need the help of a professional just to figure it out — which is why we called on Nicole Faulkner to s...
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The Sweetest Online Shops For Ordering V-Day Treats

If you ask us, the absolute best gifts are edible. Very few have been known to reject a personal platter stacked full of warm cookies — or, better yet, a basket of cupcakes that are sprinkled and frosted to perfection. So, unless you have a bunch of sweets -opposed Valentines on your upcoming gifting lists, the fresh-baked treat idea is absolutely golden.Instead of going the Willy Wonka route and turning your own kitchen into a chocolate factory, turn off the standing mixer and enlist some outs...
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New Music: Buckwild Feat. Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Big Pun & Reef Hustle “Fire”

D.I.T.C. member and producer Buckwild brings the “Fire” on his new record. The track is a Terror Squad reunion in some form, as Fat Joe, Remy Ma and the late Big Pun all appear on the track. Fans of Big Punisher will recognize his verse from the song “My World,” a track that appeared on the Bronx MC’s posthumous album, Endangered Species. Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. New Music: Buckwild Feat. Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Big Pun & Reef Hustle – “Fire” Previously: Fat Joe & Remy Ma Fe...
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Out Run Music Collection Full of Classic Gaming Memories

Sega has announced it will be releasing a compilation of all classic Out Run songs in one comprehensive music collection (based on the Nintendo Switch “Sega Ages” version of the title). This OST features the original four tracks from the arcade version, the two new songs from the 3DS version, four new songs in the […]
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The Corner Podcast ep.196

The 'Elite Flow & Style of a Brazilian Shad Moss' Episode
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Red Bull Music 3Style Celebrates the Globalism of DJ Culture

In Taipei, the competition showcased a thriving community A week in Taipei, Taiwan, surrounded by DJs from around the world both at the breakfast buffet and into the nightclubs will teach you that competition for them isn’t really about winning or losing; it’s an opportunity to touch the global DJ pulse. DJs were not competing for space, but working as a unit to propagate their …
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Listen: GHOST's Four-Song Live BBC Radio Set Available For Streaming

Before Ghost's Tobias Forge got on a plane to show up to the GRAMMYs to look dapper as fuqq, he... The post Listen: GHOST's Four-Song Live BBC Radio Set Available For Streaming appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Nicki Minaj Drops Off BET Concert After Network’s Cardi B Social Media Post

Nicki Minaj says she has cancelled a planned upcoming appearance at the BET Concert Experience in June, where she was set to co-headline with Cardi B days before the annual BET Awards, as TMZ reports. The concert's lineup was announced a couple of weeks ago, and it seemed like … More »
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