Garcia Vega – “Bruce Leroy”

Garcia Vega just dropped his new single, “Bruce Leroy.”  Vega’s music embodies the hustle and grit from streets of North Carolina never told before. The Rapper/Producer is quickly rising above the ranks of Carolina MC’s. Stay on the look out for the “Bruce Leroy” visuals. He is also working on a new record with Da Baby called, “Look At God.”
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Boosie Badazz & Former NFL Player Antonio Allen Arrested on Felony Drug & Gun Charges in Georgia

Boosie Badazz and former NFL player Antonio Allen were arrested Monday (Apr. 8) on felony drug and firearm charges following a traffic stop in Newnan, Georgia.According to the Newnan Times-Herald, Boosie (real name: Torrence Hatch Jr.) and Allen, a former free safety with the New York Jets, were taken into custody after police reportedly found a loaded firearm and marijuana in their car.Boosie and Allen were reportedly pulled over Monday afternoon after a cop observed the white Dodge Charger he ...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Crime, NFL, Georgia, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jets, Houston, New York Jets, South Carolina, Hatch, Lil Boosie, Boosie Badazz, Allen

Boosie Badazz Arrested on Felony Drug & Gun Charges in Georgia

UPDATE (Apr. 9th): Boosie Badazz Released From Jail on $3,500 Bond After Arrest for Felony Gun & Drug Possession Original story:Boosie Badazz was arrested Monday (Apr. 8) on felony drug and firearm charges following a traffic stop in Newnan, Georgia.According to the Newnan Times-Herald, Boosie (real name: Torrence Hatch Jr.) was taken into custody after police reportedly found a loaded firearm and marijuana in the car he was driving.Boosie and another man, Antonio Allen, were reportedly pulled ...
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Rizzo Richie – “Check Up” (Music Video)

Following up on his Young Chop collab, “Need Some Mo,” Chicago’s Rizzo Richie wraps up his late 2018 EP, Honolulu, with one last visual, “Check Up.” In the video, Rizzo shows you exactly what happens when that edible kicks in as he wakes up in the middle of nowhere. After getting his bearings, he lyrically flexes over Banks The Genius’ production. “The instrumental was initially made for Juice WRLD,” Rizzo Richie explains. “Who didn’t do anything with it, but when Banks let me hear it I insta...
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“Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X is Now the #1 Song in America

Lil Nas X has gone from viral internet sensation to chart-topping artist in a matter of weeks.Billboard reports that Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is now the #1 song in the country after leaping from No. 15 to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, dethroning Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” after eight weeks.Lil Nas X’s road to Billboard chart success began last December after he dubbed the catchy song over shots from the popular video game “Red Dead Redemption 2” and posted it on YouTube. “Old Town Roa...
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Watch the Trailer for Echo in the Canyon, the New Documentary on the 1960s Laurel Canyon Music Scene

Next month will mark the release of Echo in the Canyon. Directed by Andrew Slater, the new documentary revisits the 60s music scene that emerged in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon--a fertile period when folk went brilliantly electric. Find the brand new trailer above, and a short summary below: Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the ...
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R. Kelly Charges Fans $100 for 28-Second Performance & Selfies: “This is How I Got to Get Paid Now”

Before he even arrived for his first paid gig since being released from jail over unpaid child support, R. Kelly was already begging the media to “take it easy” on him.Ha. Like that was gonna happen!Kelly—who was recently charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse—left many fans disappointed after a brief paid appearance at Dirty South Lounge in Springfield, Illinois on Saturday night (Apr. 6).Fans paid $50-$100 to attend the event, only to be underwhelmed as Kelly did the absolute bare minimum and ...
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Nipsey Hussle’s ‘Celebration of Life’ Memorial to Take Place at STAPLES Center

A memorial service for the late Nipsey Hussle has been announced. The Celebration of Life memorial is set to take place this Thursday (Apr. 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m PST. The news was announced in a post on the slain rapper’s Instagram account. The memorial will be open to the public, as tickets will be available to Californian residents only starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Apr. 9) via Due to the outpouring from the greater Los Angeles community and ...
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Joseph Grantham's Playlist for His Poetry Collection "Tom Sawyer"

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. Joseph Grantham's poetry collection Tom Sawyer is both haunting and fascinating. Vol. 1 Brooklyn wrote of the book: "Writer and bookseller Joseph Grantham makes the quotidian fasc...
Tags: Music, New York, New York City, David, Brooklyn, Penguins, Bob, North Carolina, Sam, Sonny Smith, Sun Kil Moon, Tom Sawyer, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Jersey City, Bruce, Lucinda Williams

LAPD Investigating Attempted Murder During Nipsey Hussle Vigil After 2 People Were Shot

Just one day after Nipsey Hussle was gunned down outside his Los Angeles clothing store, an attempted murder occurred during a vigil for the slain rapper. The Los Angeles Police Department has been granted a search warrant for security footage they believe captured the vigil shooting.Two people were shot during the vigil held last Monday (Apr. 1) for Hussle.One of the victims was shot in the lower back/buttocks. She says she heard a “loud, rapid succession of gunshots from an unknown direction.”...
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Lil’ Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Rises to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

Lil’ Nas X’s viral smash “Old Town Road” rises from No. 15 to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week. The Atlanta rapper’s debut hit, released back in December, lands at No. 1 after being on the Hot 100 chart for only six weeks. The news comes right before Lil’ Nas X, real name Montero Lamar Hill, celebrates his 20th birthday on Tuesday (Apr. 8). Dethroning Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings,” “Old Town Road” is expected to stay on top of the charts after an official remix featuring Bill...
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The Cavalier Air is a hipster-looking smart-speaker that also wirelessly charges phones

Cavalier’s approach to audio is best described as classic. It uses classic materials and styles to create audio devices that don’t look particularly uber-tech. The Air, Cavalier’s latest offering, much like its ancestor, the Maverick showcases an absolutely retro-hipster attitude by ditching the boring plastic for knit fabric, wood, and leather.The Air is essentially a combination of three things. A smart-speaker, a clock, and a wireless charger. Its unique shape allows it to be all three, as th...
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Kevin Abstract – “Big Wheels” Video

Brockhampton released their last full-length album, Iridescence, last year. That album rose to #1 and made our Best Albums Of 2018 list. They've been laying low since then, aside from band leader Kevin Abstract, who has a new project on the horizon. A … More »
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The Symfonisk Speaker Lamp has the style of IKEA, but the soul of Sonos

Designed by IKEA, and Powered by Sonos, you’re looking at the Symfonisk, a range of offerings by the two collaborating companies. Designed as a table-lamp-speaker and a bookshelf-speaker, the Symfonisk aim at merging home-decor with smart-technology, and powerful audio to create products that simply enrich houses. The table-lamp comes with a lamp and lampshade at the top and a speaker at the bottom, while the bookshelf speaker is designed to occupy the spatial footprint of an encyclopedia (somet...
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Widespread Panic Replaces Fleetwood Mac (Who Replaced The Rolling Stones) At Jazz Fest

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival has named its third headliner in less than a week for its May 2 show, announcing that Georgia jam band Widespread Panic would be filing in the slot vacated by The Rolling Stones and Fleetwood Mac. More »
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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – “Planet B” Video

At the end of this month, Australian psych-rockers King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard will put out their new album, Fishing For Fishies. We've already heard the sci-fi stomper “Cyboogie," the album’s title track, and the bluesy “Boogieman Sam.” Today, they try their hand at metal with a new … More »
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12 Festival Makeup Looks That Are Worthy Of Stage Time

Once we graduated from college and got a 9-to-5 job, the excitement over vacations like Spring Break dwindled. But even though we sit at a desk all day, we're making plans for another, non-beach-related escape thanks to the arrival of festival season.Whether you're bobbing mid-crowd at Coachella or camping out at Bonnaroo, going to see your favorite artist on an outdoor stage recaptures that feeling of freedom you felt on your week-long Cancún stay. (Remember Beychella? Enough said). And creati...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Coachella, Sxsw, Cancun, Lupita Nyong, Cardi, Rodarte, Beychella

Matt Rand – “Roses And Diamonds”

With Maryland roots, Hip Hop artist, Matt Rand has been on the music scene since Myspace days. Born in Hawaii to military parents and relocated, he now calls Odenton, Maryland home. Fueled and influenced by 90’s hip hop artists as well as today’s music, check out his new chilled back and thoughful single, “Roses and Diamonds”.
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YoungSoul – “BlackOut” (Video)

YoungSoul out of Dallas links up with Hip Hop director “FilmsbyProphecy” to bring a refreshing sound and look to his new single “Blackout”, bringing a modern sound with powerful lyrics that touch the souls of anyone enduring the same struggles.
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Nipsey Hussle Public Memorial Taking Place In LA On Thursday

This Thursday, a public memorial for Nipsey Hussle will be held at the LA Staples Center. The event is called Nipsey Hussle’s Celebration Of Life and tickets are available to California residents only. More »
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Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Hits #1 On Billboard Hot 100

Lil Nas X has climbed from the #15 spot to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his debut viral hit "Old Town Road." The song was initially removed from the country charts, but Billboard said they may revisit that decision. Last week, Billy Ray Cyrus vouched for the track's … More »
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New Orleans’ Big Choo x GameOva Skip x Bruce Dillon – “WHY”

Coming from New Orleans, LA, Bruce Dillon has been influenced musically by talent emerging from his city, like Hot Boyz and Juvenile. His new single, “Why”, is produced by Beat Demons with additional help from Raj Smoov and Blaza the Beat Contractor. Those producers are known for their work with Lil Wayne and Big Freedia. The single features Gameova Skip and the popular Big Choo. The single is becoming an anthem in New Orleans and Bruce Dillon is now ready to share it outside of his hometow...
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Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Climbs To #1 On Billboard Hot 100

Lil Nas X has climbed from the #15 spot to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his debut viral hit "Old Town Road." The song was initially removed from Billboard's country charts, but was put back on following backlash. Last week, Billy Ray Cyrus vouched for the track's country … More »
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Goodbye, Travel Steamer: These Wrinkle-Free Clothes Are Perfect For Packing

There’s nothing like the nervous anticipation of going on a trip. Whether you’re headed to another city for work, or crossing borders for a soul-searching solo trip, the prospect of being away from your routine and familiar surroundings, can give you a rush of excitement and anxiety. And if there’s one thing that going to put a wrinkle in your perfectly planned trip, it’s the prospect of actual wrinkles that are sure to plague all of your lovingly packed outfits as they sit jammed into your car...
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Steve Lacy – “N Side”

Steve Lacy has shared a new track, "N Side." It's the first new music we've heard from the Internet member since his 2017 solo debut Steve Lacy's Demo, though he's kept plenty busy in the meantime. Over the last year, the guitarist has popped up on albums by Solange, Blood Orange, Mac Miller, … More »
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The Most Popular Shopping Site Among Teens Is... Amazon?

When it comes to marketing, teenagers are the ultimate get. Just look at the success of MTV (when they still played music), Abercrombie & Fitch (ten years ago) and Mean Girls. Basically, if marketers can get teens to latch on to their product, they're good to go for years to come — or at the very least, until the next generation comes along and finds something new to obsess over. But whilst a weekly trip to Target for the next installment of Twilight and a fresh box of Gushers always seemed to ...
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Chris Lane – “Puppet”

Jaz-O, who’s known as Jay-Z’s mentor, returns with a track he produced for the emerging emcee, Chris Lane about the awareness of mental health, creatively-titled, “Puppet.” Lane’s inspiration behind the song is based on mental health. We have a nation of people being controlled and enslaved through the mind. Chris Lane wanted to bring awareness to how these negative thoughts that are coming at us through media, television, commercial, etc. are destroying our kids and adults. People are commi...
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Another visit with our favorite Jazz Eminence who, having spoken first of saxophonists Dexter Gordon here, Sonny Stitt, and Lee Konitz here, moves on to pianists Solal (with a digression to critic / violinist Hodeir), pianist-vibraphonist Costa, and pianist-force of … Continue reading →
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Daddy’s Hangout WrestleMania 35 Review

WrestleMania 35 have come and gone! The weekend started with another amazing NXTTakeover and it was followed by the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame. First things first, WrestleMania was long, I mean really, really long. If you include the preshow, there was about seven hours of action and I’m exhausted. Instead of talking about what supposed to happen, we’re going to jump right into it. After Alexa Bliss introduced Hulk Hogan and they did their thing, Paul Heyman barged by both to head to the ring. He...
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Tae Snap – OG and a Palm Tree [LP]

Venice, California recording artist Tae Snap links up with the talented act Myke T for an electrifying 12-track new project, properly-titled, OG and a Palm Tree. Ready to make his global debut, Tae Snap delivers a catchy, energetic, and outstanding body of work with high anticipation of what will come from the rising star the rest of 2019. For more on Tae Snap, follow the new artist on Instagram for daily updates. OG and a Palm Tree is available now via Ocean Grown Music Group. Stream “OG and...
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