Good Samaritan Shot & Killed After Paying for Meals & Handing Out $20 Bills at Waffle House

Police said a good Samaritan paying for people’s meals and handing out $20 bills at a Waffle House was shot and killed early Monday morning (Apr. 8) after getting into an altercation with a disgruntled woman.25-year-old Ezekiel Hicks was charged with murder Sunday (Apr. 7) in the death of 41-year-old Craig Brewer, who was fatally shot at a Waffle House restaurant in Gainesville, Florida, just a few miles from the University of Florida.Witnesses told police “that the victim was paying for meals a...
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Critics Notebook: Ben Monder and David Torn, Jazz Guitarists Unafraid to Wrestle With Darkness

Both musicians’ careers have inspired a new flock of artists who treat jazz, metal and electronic music as interrelated systems.
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The Golden Age of Genre Blending Has Arrived

Soundcloud Rappers are creating emo, pop acts are making hip-hop, and now rappers are making country. The Golden Age of genre blending has arrived. Lil Nas X country-trap hit ‘Old Country Road‘ climbing the Billboard Hot 100 will be the big story of 2019. Nobody could guess that an Atlanta based rapper would be the talk of the town in Nashville. We could see more of this since digital streaming has created its own industry outside radio.Many artists won’t even label themselves. Anthony Fondale,...
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Dwyane Wade’s 11-Year-Old Son Zion Surrounded by Love & Support During Gay Pride Event in Miami

It was a family pride affair for the Wade clan. Dwyane Wade’s son, Zion, had much support from his family as he attended an LGBTQ pride march over the weekend.Donned with pride gear, the 11-year-old, along with his cool stepmother Gabrielle Union, rode a float during the annual Miami Beach Pride event on Sunday (Apr. 7).Union chronicled the experience with photos and video on Instagram. Dwyane was, unfortunately, unable to join his family because the Miami Heat had a game in Toronto. However,...
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Lil Uzi Vert – “That’s A Rack” & “Sanguine Paradise”

Lil Uzi Vert has been maintaining the hype surrounding his long-awaited sophomore album, Eternal Atake. Two weeks ago, he released a loose single called "Free Uzi," but it was taken down due to copyright issues regarding the song's G Herbo sample. Today, he shares two new tracks, "That's A Rack" and "Sanguine Paradise," … More »
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Boosie Badazz Released From Jail on $3,500 Bond After Arrest for Felony Gun & Drug Possession

Boosie Badazz is a free man after being released from jail today following his arrest for felony gun and drug possession yesterday.As we previously reported, the rapper was arrested Monday (Apr. 8) in Georgia with his bodyguard after a traffic stop.Boosie (real name: Torrence Hatch Jr.) and his bodyguard, Antonio Allen, were reportedly pulled over Monday afternoon after an officer observed the White Dodge Charger Boosie was driving swerving in and out of lanes and nearly sideswiping another vehi...
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JAG – “Drippin” (Video)

Off the South Central spitter's Loren Miller album.
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Open Discussion :: Suhr guitar straps

Author: Ralph Subject: Suhr guitar straps Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:26 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 Hey - when will these be back in stock? Thanks Ralph
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AKA Adviser & Six Others Indicted in HBCU Prostitution Ring Scandal

Seven people, including an Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority leader, have been indicted on charges relating to a prostitution scandal involving the HBCU Fort Valley State University in Georgia.The “ring leader” of the prostitution ring, Alecia Jeanetta Johnson was charged with six counts of prostitution, three counts of pimping, and two counts of solicitation of sodomy last week.She allegedly performed sex acts on men for money and arranged and provided prostitutes for men within the small college comm...
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The Don Kap – “Cannot Listen (Fake Friend Diss)” (Video)

New York City’s own The Don Kap raps about how he no longer listens to fake people. The banger single “Cannot Listen” was written directly after he dumped a 25 year-long best friend. “The friend was jealous, selfish, continuously trying to one-up him, playing ego games, and not rooting for the don”. Follow The Don Kap on Twitter: @TrustTheDon
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Myspace's music purge is the latest cultural scrubbing we'll regret | Will Cox

Bob Dylan’s first acting role was wiped because it took up space. What might we mourn from 50m songs deleted from Myspace? Back when people still bought CDs and streaming media was a slow and frustrating experience, my teenage band recorded a number of average songs and put them out. I have copies of two of the three EPs we released. What didn’t get committed to those low-print-run, landfill-fodder discs was uploaded to our MySpace and left to float in the digital forever of the internet.Two wee...
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The best record stores in the US

Record store day is this Saturday, April 13, and if you’re reading this, that means that you are likely among the last bastion of badass music fans that actually care about the quality of the sound in your ears. While most cram trebled-out Spotify tunes through Bluetooth headphones, you are curled up on the futon next to a turntable and a pair of speakers drowning in a full spectrum of highs and lows that may have not even been recorded on a digital mixing board. For you, intrepid listener, t...
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New York Couple Worried About Being Mugged Before Vanishing in the Dominican Republic

The families of a New York couple are in a frantic search to find their loved ones after they failed to return from a romantic getaway in the Dominican Republic nearly two weeks ago.Orlando Moore and his girlfriend Portia Ravenelle were expected to return to the States on March 27, however, the couple has seemingly vanished without a trace. It’s been confirmed that they never boarded their scheduled return flight and had their phones have been turned off.“This is definitely not my brother,” Lash...
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Watch Lizzo Cover “Shallow” From A Star Is Born

In ten days, Lizzo will release her third studio album, Cuz I Love You. We've heard three incredible advance singles: "Juice," "Tempo," and the title track. Today, she stopped by SirisXM Hits 1 to promote the forthcoming LP and treated listeners to a stirring acoustic … More »
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Spotify’s Secret Genius Songwriters Pen Letter To Daniel Ek Over CRB Rate Appeal: “You Have Used Us”

In 2017, Spotify launched its Secret Genius Awards annual event to honor songwriters and producers behind some of the streaming platform's most-played songs. But now some of those same honorees are speaking out about something much less celebrated -- Spotify's plan to appeal Copyright Royalty Board rates, along with Google, Pandora … More »
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Chicago Rapper Black Jezuss Reportedly Brain Dead After Getting Shot

Up and coming Chicago rapper Black Jezuss is reportedly on life support and has been declared brain dead after getting shot Monday (Apr. 8).Trippe Redd revealed the sad news in a post on Instagram.He wrote: “Tired of losing everyone &everything I love… pray for my brother he brain dead on life support @blackjezuss_”BlackJesuzz himself was last active on his Instagram account on Saturday (Apr. 6) when he posted to celebrate his latest music video with Trippie Redd for a song called “Stomp” gettin...
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New Music: Lil Uzi Vert “That’s A Rack” & “Sanguine Paradise”

Lil’ Uzi Vert stepped out of retirement late last month with a new management deal at Roc Nation, and the track “Free Uzi.” It appears prior issues the Philadelphia star had with Generation Now, the label he’s signed to owned by DJ Drama and Don Cannon, are now a thing of the past. As fans continue to wait for Uzi’s long-awaited Eternal Atake project, two new records are officially released on Monday (Apr. 8). Stream “That’s A Rack” and “Sanguine Paradise” below. Continue after the jump…. ...
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10 Record Store Day 2019 releases you’re gonna want include David Bowie, Janis Joplin and more

Record Store Day is like Easter. It comes every spring, usually in April. And it’s packed with cool treats that come in a rainbow of colors – eggs and candy for Easter, colored vinyl LPs for Record Store Day. And while we can’t guarantee what the Easter Bunny will bring to your door this year, we can tell you about the exclusive and limited releases featured in Record Store Day 2019, which arrives on Saturday, April 13 this year. We scoured the catalog of new music – or sometimes old music in fr...
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Ulta's Massive Spring Haul Sale Is Here — & It's Full Of Best Sellers

Ulta Beauty is out to make an Ulta-exclusive shopper out of all of us. Just days after the finale of the 21 Days of Beauty super-sale, the beauty retailer dropped what its calling a Spring Haul blowout sale, and honestly, these deals might be even better than last month's.Unlike the 21 Days calendar, which had 24-hour-only offers, this haul is a warehouse-clearing drop with every deal running for an entire week. From today, April 9, through Saturday, April 13, you'll be able to get up to 50% of...
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Brandi Carlile Announces Performance Of Joni Mitchell’s Blue

Brandi Carlile has announced that she'll perform Joni Mitchell's Blue in its entirety for a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles later this year. Carlile -- who was nominated for six Grammys for her last album, By The Way, I Forgive You (she won for Best Americana Album) -- has covered … More »
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Ivanka Trump Has A Big Tax Day Announcement

In case you forgot, Tax Day is coming up on April 15. First daughter and special advisor to the president Ivanka Trump took the opportunity to remind us about the double child tax credit she was instrumental in pushing through in Congress."In 2019, as you fill out your taxes and you check the box for the child tax credit, you will have a doubled child tax credit and enhanced refundability," Ivanka said in a video posted on Twitter Monday. "Super-important, the most important investment we can m...
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Busy Philipps Defends Her Controversial New Foot Tattoo

Whenever a celebrity gets a tattoo, fans go one of two ways: Either they rally behind their favorite star, or they go on Twitter and complain about it. When Busy Philipps showed off her new foot tattoo on Instagram earlier this week, the consensus from her followers was overall positive — and then the mommy-shamers came along.After Philipps posted a photo of the new ink," a drawing of a girl skating and the phrase "fuck 'em," the comments section flooded with overwhelming praise and approval, f...
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Canadian Indigenous Music Awards Show Disrupted Over Charges Of Cultural Appropriation

Several Inuit singers quit the awards, accusing a Cree singer of appropriating Inuit culture. “Respect for different traditions shouldn’t be impediment to cultural exchanges. That’s how cultures stay vibrant. But there’s a huge difference between sharing and stealing.” – The Guardian
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Be The Most Stylish — And Thriftiest — Bridesmaid In One Of These Under-$100 Dresses

Congratulations, you’re in a wedding party! With this new position of power comes great responsibility. Depending on the ball-out levels of the nuptials in question, you may be on the hook for attendance — and maybe even planning — of an engagement party, bridal shower, or a bachelorette weekend. It’s exciting to be on this wild ride with your closest of friends, but ever-so-slightly nerve-wracking — not to mention, wallet-stretching.No matter who’s getting married or where it’s happening, it's...
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Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Oprah Winfrey is doing more to help Puerto Rico rebuild than President Donald Trump.Puerto Rico, an unincorporated U.S. territory, still hasn’t fully recovered from getting hit with back-to-back hurricanes in 2017, which severely has impacted the island’s infrastructure.Nearly 30,000 Puerto Ricans died after Hurricane Maria hit in 2017, just weeks after Hurricane Irma, and residents are still suffering through lack of power, food shortages, little-to-no medical aid, and much more.But Oprah wants...
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21 Price-Chopped Amazon Beauty Products You'll Want To Prime ASAP

It's easy to feel overwhelmed shopping on Amazon. Not that we don't do it all the time (because free two-day shipping is the bomb), but you can't help but let out a heavy groan when you realize you're almost out of an essential — say, self-tanner — and a simple Prime search pulls up 351 pages of what seems like every lotion, aerosol, or wipe ever made.Fret not, because we're here to help. After skimming through thousands of handmade soaps and razor-refill boxes, we compiled the best beauty deal...
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9 Ways To Revive Greasy Hair, According To The Pros

You might think there's one way and one way only to refresh oily roots: dry shampoo. And look — you’re not entirely wrong. But dry shampoo has its limitations (and complications). It can leave behind a whitish cast. It can make your hair feel stiff, dry, and starchy. And for really slick hair, it doesn’t always work.Professional hairstylists — the ones who deal with grungy models, over-processed actresses, and punk-cool musicians — know the world beyond dry shampoo better than anyone. Here’s ho...
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Knockout Prom Hair Inspiration From Hollywood's Youngest A-Listers

When it comes to a big fancy event, like prom, it's never too early to start planning your outfit. It's smart to get ahead of the game, so you're not scrambling at the last minute to find a dress or someone to give you a blowout. Plus, planning every little detail is an instant mood booster, and it builds excitement about dressing up and dancing until dawn.To help check one thing off your to-do list early, we've rounded up our favorite celebrity hair looks of the year, all of which fit the mood...
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