TRUB – “Top”

Its #TRUBSeason. Standing out has always been a priority for TRUB. His style is different, his sound his different; add that to the undeniable hustle and you’ve got the secret to success. The Memphis, TN born rapper found a niche for his music early. In the world of hip-hop where sex, drugs, and negativity are the norm, TRUB wanted to give a new perspective. His first step was relocating to Atlanta to put in the much-needed work to elevate his career. Those investments led him to work with s...
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Tink Returns With “Voicemails’ Mixtape

Her first full-length project in many moons.
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Woodstock 50 thrown into doubt after backer 'cancels' festival

Lead investor pulls funding but organisers say event will go ahead and will be ‘a blast’There are conflicting reports as to whether a planned three-day concert to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival has been cancelled or not.Woodstock 50 was scheduled to take place on 16 to 18 August in Watkins Glen in upstate New York state with a lineup including the rapper Jay-Z, the singer Miley Cyrus and the rockers the Killers. Continue reading...
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50 Cent, Vanderpump Rules Star Call Truce

Nothing in this world makes my brain feel as smooth and empty as watching an episode of Vanderpump Rules. Hollywood’s hottest waitstaff struggle to balance shifts at SUR (Sexy Unique Restaurant, yes, it is actually called that) with their tumultuous friendships and cheating scandals and failed music careers and I am eating takeout. But my … More »
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Anderson .Paak Performs “Make It Better” on ‘The Ellen Show’

Anderson .Paak’s new album Ventura debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 album chart last week. The Grammy Award-winning musician continued his recent promo run with an appearance on The Ellen Show. Backed by The Free Nationals, the California star delivered a soulful performance of the album cut “Make It Better.” Watch below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Anderson .Paak – Ventura (Album Stream)
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Celebrities denounce proposed boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Stephen Fry, Marina Abramović and former winner Conchita among stars describing the boycott movement as ‘an affront to both Palestinians and Israelis’Public figures including Stephen Fry, Sharon Osbourne, Marina Abramović and pop mogul Scooter Braun have signed a letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year’s Eurovision song contest, which is to be held in Tel Aviv in May.Their letter states that Eurovision’s “spirit of togetherness” across the continent is “under attack by those ...
Tags: Music, Israel, Tel Aviv, Culture, Palestinian territories, Pop and rock, Television & radio, Eurovision, Scooter Braun, Conchita, Stephen Fry Marina Abramović, Stephen Fry Sharon Osbourne Marina Abramović

From Mean Girls To Mykonos: Inside Lindsay Lohan's Empire

It's hard to believe it's been 15 years since "She doesn't even go here!" entered the lexicon, but alas, Mean Girls is now a full-fledged teenager, and its star Lindsay Lohan is now a movie star-turned-grande dame of a Mykonos club with her own reality show. (Who could ever forget that viral video of LiLo dancing with abandon on the beach? Not I.)Lohan has come a long way since her days as Cady Heron declaring that the limit does not exist, and so has her net worth. Ahead, we did the math.After...
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Boyz N The Hood Director John Singleton Dead At 51

The film director John Singleton died today. Singleton suffered a stroke two weeks ago while staying at a Los Angeles hospital. His family announced today that they would take him off life support, as Deadline reports. Singleton was 51. More »
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The best waterproof Bluetooth speakers

There's nothing like venturing into the great outdoors with a soundtrack to keep you trekking. Here are our picks for the best waterproof Bluetooth speakers, no matter your preferences. The post The best waterproof Bluetooth speakers appeared first on Digital Trends.
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A Conversation With The Director Who Saw The Magic Of AOC Before The Media Did

By now, you know Rep. Alexandria Ocasi0-Cortez. But long before the mainstream media and the entire political world was taken aback by her primary upset last year, director Rachel Lears was following this millennial, working class' woman long shot bid at defeating one of the most powerful House Democrats in the country.Knock Down The House, which premieres May 1 on Netflix, is an intimate portrait of Ocasio-Cortez’s candidacy, alongside with that of Amy Vilela in Nevada, Cori Bush in Missouri, ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Kim Kardashian, Congress, Netflix, Missouri, House, Nevada, Alexandria, Cori Bush, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Lears, Rachel Lears, Amy Vilela

How Many Artists and Podcasters are on Spotify?

Daniel Ek recently confirmed in the most recent quarterly numbers that there are over 3.9 million artists (and podcasters) now on the Spotify platform. This is still a very long way behind Soundcloud who have over 20 million artists using their platform. The post How Many Artists and Podcasters are on Spotify? appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
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Macy's Friends & Family Sale Has ALL Of Our Essentials — But Where To Begin?

The 160-year-old department store Macy’s has always been a presence in our lives. From our little-kid memories of watching its Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, to shopping for party dresses holding our mom’s hands, to discovering — and then frequenting — the beauty counter in high school, its been there for us shopping-obsessives since our earliest days of browsing. Now, with a reliable roster of essential brands, its become a go-to for all of our wardrobe staples: everyday makeup, denim, dresses...
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Meet The Lawyer Behind Kim Kardashian's Legal Education

The daughter of a Democrat from Sweden and a Trump supporter from Mississippi, Jessica Jackson is used to navigating extremes. In her career as a human rights attorney, she's represented people on California's death row in their appeals. And now, as the national director and cofounder of #Cut50, a national initiative to reduce the prison population, she's brought together unlikely allies to fight for criminal justice reform and an end to mass incarceration.How unlikely? Well, along with CNN's V...
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21 Home Sales Worth Shopping This Week

If we could avoid ever paying full-price for another purchase, you bet your ass we would — which is exactly why we created a roundup solely devoted to the best decor and furniture sales happening as we type. Welcome to The Score, it's our new home for the best marked-down goods from all of our most-browsed shopping destinations.With a plethora of freshly-discounted finds from our favorite home stores popping up on a weekly (if not daily) basis, there's no reason to go out of budget on your next...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Georgia, Lulu, Anthropologie, Martha Stewart Living, Macy, Wayfair, Keaton, Le Creuset, Dormify, Nordstrom Anthropologie, Fort Makers Cherry Hexagon Cutting Board, Home Sales Worth Shopping This Week, Urban Outfitters Hex Wall Shelf, Urban Outfitters Macy

Griff & Alex Ludovico – “Scarf Tissue” EP

“Scarf Tissue” is a collaborative EP from Alex Ludovico and Griff. It was releases in March as part of Alex Ludovico’s #MedecineMondays where he drops a new song every Monday and an EP the last Monday of the month. “Scarf Tissue” is the first EP produced exclusively by Griff in the series. Sonically, the goal was to create 5 songs full of high energy beats and intense bars.    
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What Beyoncé's Natural Hair Really Looks Like

When you're one of the most idolized and talked-about celebrities on earth, people want to know everything about you, from what you eat and drink to your daily routine and what you look like before the glam squad arrives.This is especially true for Beyoncé and her natural hair. The conversation around the star's god-given texture picked up steam in 2017, when her longtime hairstylist Neal Farinah confirmed on Instagram that a naturally-curly look Bey sported to the Sports Illustrated Sportspers...
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Chris Stapleton Was In Last Night’s Game Of Thrones

Real-life musicians are no stranger to Game Of Thrones. In the past, the HBO series has recruited the likes of Mastodon, Sigur Ros, and even Ed Sheeran to pad out their enormous cast, and in last night's episode they had country musician Chris Stapleton go to war. As Rolling Stone reports, Stapleton played … More »
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This Lawyer Is Helping Kim Kardashian With Her Legal Career

The daughter of a Democrat from Sweden and a Trump supporter from Mississippi, Jessica Jackson is used to navigating extremes. In her career as a human rights attorney, she's represented people on California's death row in their appeals. And now, as the national director and cofounder of #Cut50, a national initiative to reduce the prison population, she's brought together unlikely allies to fight for criminal justice reform and an end to mass incarceration.How unlikely? Well, along with CNN's V...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Sweden, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington, Cnn, United States, Tennessee, Kim, Jackson, Alice, Kim Kardashian West, Trump

SUE’S CRUISE: A MUSICAL SOUVENIR from the first STOMPTIME CRUISE (Brian Holland, Danny Coots, Marc Caparone, Evan Arntzen, Steve Pikal, April 27, 2019)

  Now that I’ve gotten your attention.  That’s what I’ve been eating (with some digressions) on my first cruise — also the inaugural STOMPTIME cruise — on the Celebrity Equinox.  Tasty, fresh, lively.  The same can be said about what … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, Salad, Brian Holland, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Ideal Places, Evan Arntzen

Woodstock 50 Backers Attempted Last Minute Bailout By AEG Or Live Nation, Co-Founder Denies Official Cancellation

Just days before financial supporters of Woodstock 50 announced the festival was being cancelled, the main backers of the anniversary concert made a last-ditch effort to bring on another experienced festival operator with the capital and expertise needed to fix the deeply troubled event, Billboard has learned. Hoping to save the festival, organizers were planning … More »
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Spotify Adds 40,000 New Tracks Every Day [That's Not A Typo]

During an earnings call Monday, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek shared that the streamer now offers 60 million tracks. The catalog continues to grow by a whopping 40,000 tracks every day, according to Ek. Podcasts Additionally, more than 50,000 podcasts have been submitted to Spotify through Spotify for Podcasters, enabling listeners around the world to discover new and unique content that suits their interests. Today there are more than 250,000 podcast titles available on our platform. MOR...
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29 Home Steals From Macy's Friends & Family Sale

The days of stepping foot inside actual department stores to shop may be dwindling, but the annual cross-category sales from these super-stocked companies are not. Macy's, one of the GOAT brick-and-mortars, is currently hosting its Friends & Family Sale online with up to 30% off a massive selection of already-discounted home buys — and the lineup of affordable finds, from stylish bedding to premium kitchenware, is virtual shopping gold.The site's stacked pages of sale options seem endless, so w...
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Creator Support: A New Way To Pay Artists For Streaming {Mark Mulligan]

How to fairly compensate creators as consumption becomes dominated by streaming is the subject of vigorous debate. But a new model dubbed 'creator support' is gaining traction because it will pay many artists more with minimal impact on the wider royalty pool, says MIDiA's Mark Mulligan. ___________________________________ By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry blog User-centric licensing (i.e. stream pay-outs based on sharing the royalty income of an individual user split...
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Daenerys Targaryen's Hair Should Rule The Seven Kingdoms

With the Battle of Winterfell officially won, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) has made it out of the Long Night relatively unscathed. No one really anticipated that she would meet an untimely death in the North, but Game of Thrones fans also didn't expect what's coming next to happen so soon: Daenerys setting sail to reclaim the Iron Throne.Regardless of where your house loyalty currently lies, you can't deny that Daenerys' character arc is one of the best in and out of Westeros, and her evo...
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John Coltrane in 1958

John Coltrane in 1958 was unnerving. If you were a tenor saxophonist back then, Coltrane's playing in clubs and on albums must have been gripping and daunting. A year earlier, Coltrane was largely a sideman on recordings, notably with pianists Thelonious Monk, Red Garland, Sonny Clark and Tadd Dameron as well as with a batch of trumpeters. There were two major leadership dates where Coltrane began to show his prowess and promise—Coltrane and Blue Train. But 1958 was a different bag. That year, ...
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Woodstock 50 Is Likely Toast After Top Investor Pulls Out

Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers were already announced as headliners
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21 Savage – “ball w/o you” (Video)

Fresh off performing at J. Cole’s Dreamville Fest, and appearing on DJ…
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Weekly Dope: ScHoolboy Q, Flying Lotus, ROMderful & More

A playlist of our favorite songs of the week.
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Real 92.3’s Real Street Festival Lineup: ASAP Rocky, Future, Migos, 2 Chainz, Big Sean & More

Los Angeles radio station Real 92.3 has curated a stacked Hip-Hop lineup for their first-ever Real Street Festival. A$AP Rocky, Future and Migos will headline the two-day event this summer. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Miguel, TDE (Jay Rock, SiR, Reason & Zacari), Rae Sremmurd, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Lil’ Baby, Kid Ink, KYLE, Rich The Kid, Trippie Redd, Blueface, YBN Cordae, Sheck Wes and more make up the loaded lineup. A surprise fourth headliner and additional guests will also be announc...
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