Trystan Andrew Terrell Identified as University of North Carolina Charlotte Shooter

22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell has been identified as the student who shot six people, killing two, on the campus of University of North Carolina Charlotte.NEW: Sources tell @wsoctv this is the suspect- Trystan Terrell #UNCC— Joe Bruno (@JoeBrunoWSOC9) April 30, 2019 The shooting at UNCC was first reported around 6:50 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 30th. Authorities believe there’s only one suspect and no ongoing threat. PREVIOUSLY: 2 Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting at UN...
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Pete Rock Shares Vaulted Instrumentals on ‘Return Of The SP1200’ Project

A new (old?) batch of beats from the living legend.
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Whoa, Baby! Pregnant Erica Dixon Shows Off Massive Baby Bump As She Awaits Arrival of Twin Girls

When it comes to the miracle of life, many men take for granted the sacrifice, discomfort and transformation that women’s bodies undergo for the 9 months while they’re pregnant with child.While her claim to fame on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta was as Lil Scrappy’s baby mama, Erica Dixon has maintained a social media following all on her own since her diminished role on the reality TV show that made her a household name.The latest thing keeping tongues wagging on Instagram is news that broke earlier th...
Tags: Photos, Celebs, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Baby Bump, Dixon, Erica, Bambi, Erica Dixon, Lil Scrappy, Celebrity Pregnancies, celebs on Instagram, Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, Rotimi From Power

Soundcloud Adds DEX 3 DJ Software Integration

SoundCloud has added a new DJ performance software integration with DEX 3. DJ's can now instantly stream content from SoundCloud’s massive catalog of original tracks in high-quality audio available with a SoundCloud Go+ premium consumer subscription. How to get started building mixes with DEX 3 Download and log into DEX 3 online Enable SoundCloud within DEX 3, then log in using a SoundCloud Go+ premium subscription username and password Restart the DEX 3 application to begi...
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Gunman Kills Two, Injures 4 At UNC-Charlotte On Last Day Of Classes

At least two people were killed and four were injured after a gunman opened fire at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday evening. The attack took place on the last day of classes, as many students prepared to leave campus and begin their summer break.Authorities said a suspect is in custody and the scene is currently secure. Police have not yet released the identity of the alleged gunman to the public, but video captured by the local NBC affiliate WCNC showed a young man in ha...
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Gunman Kills 2, Injures 4 At UNC-Charlotte On Last Day Of Classes

At least two people were killed and four were injured after a gunman opened fire at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday evening. The attack took place on the last day of classes, as many students prepared to leave campus and begin their summer break.Authorities said a suspect is in custody and the scene is currently secure. Police have not yet released the identity of the alleged gunman to the public, but video captured by the local NBC affiliate WCNC showed a young man in ha...
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Carlos Lyra: Além da Bossa

In the late 1950s, Rio de Janeiro experienced enormous optimism. North American trade was on the rise, and the advent of jet travel between Brazil, France and the U.S. boosted tourism. Business at the city's hotels, lounges and restaurants soared. Throughout Rio, a new form of music was stirring. The home-grown sound was more jazz-romantic and folk-centric than the whistle-infused samba. It also was more intimate and sophisticated, and celebrated the sensuality and cool of the young beach crowd...
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Waka Flocka Flame Cancels UNC Charlotte Performance Following Campus Shooting

Following the tragic shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte on Tuesday (April 30) that left two people dead and at least four others injured, Waka Flocka Flame canceled his performance scheduled to take place on campus later that night. More »
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Waka Flocka Flame Cancels Concert at UNC Charlotte After Mass Shooting on Campus

Waka Flocka Flame’s free concert for students at UNC Charlotte has been canceled following a deadly shooting on campus.Waka was scheduled to perform Tuesday night (Apr. 30) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’ Jerry Richardson Stadium, but the concert was scrapped after a student opened fire on campus, killing two students and injuring four others. The campus remains on lockdown after the shooting. PREVIOUSLY: 2 Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting at UNC Charlotte; Suspected Shooter in Cust...
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Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade & Other Celebs Donate Money for Bullied Gay Teen Nigel Shelby’s Funeral

Celebrities have come to the aid of the mother whose 15-year-old son recently committed suicide after being bullied.TMZ is reporting the Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Ludacris, and Janelle Monae are among a group of celebrities that have donated money to help cover the funeral of LGBTQ teen Nigel Shelby.Though TMZ’s source did not reveal exactly how much the celebs donated, the source stated that it was enough to cover Nigel’s funeral, tombstone, and a separate amount for his mother, Camika Shel...
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22 Beauty Products That Won Our Editors' Hearts In April

As the saying goes, "April showers bring May flowers," which makes April sound like a real bummer. But we think the month deserves a little more credit, because this year it brought us more than rainy weather: Game of Thrones returned, giving us a reason to look forward to Sunday night. There was Beyoncé’s Homecoming album and Netflix documentary. We got new music from Taylor Swift. And to top it all off, a ton of springtime beauty launches dropped (hello, floral fragrances and pretty pastels)....
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18 Gifts For The Mom Who Would Be Happy With A Phone Call

As we dive deeper into the warm-weathered, blossomy bliss of spring, we are faced with the same quandary that rolls around each May: What is the perfect gift for the person who gave you the gift of life? That's right, Mother's Day is fast approaching, which means so is the annual challenge of finding a present worthy of the most special woman in our lives. This is particularly difficult if you have the kind of mom that insists she doesn't want anything at all.But before even considering another...
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Tuck – On My Way (Video)

Trenton standout Tuck takes us on a ride through the New York City streets before he ends up at hotbed nightclub Playroom for the official video to his “OMW” track off of his forthcoming Shield Talk 3 mixtape. Check out the visual below:  
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Royal Trux Cancel Tour

Lo-fi rock pioneers Royal Trux released their first album in 19 years, White Stuff, in March. They were set to go on a North American tour in February, but the tour was postponed because of “some unresolved issues arising from a past arrest” involving Jennifer Herrema. After rescheduling for … More »
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“Empire” Renewed for Season 6, Fox Says “No Plans” for Jussie Smollett to Return

Fox has announced that they are renewing Empire for Season 6, but Jussie Smollett won’t be coming back to the show next season … at least not at first.Via Entertainment Weekly:“By mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for season 6, but at this time there are no plans for the character of Jamal to return to Empire,” Fox Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV said in a statement.Still one of the network’s signature and highest-rated series, Empire was ...
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A Week In Washington State, On A $123,000 Income

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.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
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Welcome to YouTube Hell: A MIDI pack reseller silences criticism

YouTube is elevating new voices to prominence in music technology as in other fields. But the platform’s esoteric rules are also ripe for abuse – as one YouTube host claims. The story begins with around a product, the Unison MIDI Chord Pack. This US$67 pack is already, on its surface, a bit strange. Understandably, users without musical training may like the idea of drag-and-drop chords and harmony – nothing wrong with that. But the actual product appears to be just a set of folders full of...
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Nipsey Hussle’s Sister Doesn’t Think His Baby Mama is Capable of Taking Care of His Daughter Emani

Nipsey Hussle’s sister has reportedly filed paperwork to obtain legal custody of the rapper’s daughter Emani.According to TMZ, Samantha Smith filed legal docs in L.A. County Superior court seeking legal guardianship of 10-year-old Emani Asghedom.Sources close to the family say that Samantha doesn’t think her niece’s mother—Nipsey’s first baby mama, Tanisha Asghedom—is capable of caring for her.Nipsey was reportedly Emani’s primary caregiver before his tragic death, and Samantha said she helped t...
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Ludovic Alarie – “je te laisse fermer mes yeux” Video

Everybody out there been keeping up with the rollout for Ludovic Alarie's We're A Dream Nobody Wrote Down? I would not be surprised to learn that the singles so far have escaped your attention, but I intend to rectify that right now. Alarie is from Montreal, and his records up until now have all been … More »
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Violent Femmes Release New Song With Tom Verlaine, Sneaker With Stefan Janoski

Violent Femmes have announced Hotel Last Resort, their 10th studio album and the follow-up to 2016's We Can Do Anything, their first LP in 16 years. And today they're sharing its lead single and title track, which features the legendary Television frontman Tom Verlaine. Violent Femmes bassist Brian Ritchie, who first met Verlaine … More »
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How to get $20 tickets (fees included) to huge shows at venues throughout Southern California

Concert promoting giant Live Nation is celebrating National Concert Week by making tickets to select shows in Southern California just $20 including all fees. National Concert Week will take place from Wednesday, May 1 through Tuesday, May 7 and Live Nation is including over 2 million tickets to over 2,800 shows nationwide within this promotion. The general on sale starts at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 1 at A complete list to all shows will be available at that time, however here a...
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Neuroscience Tries To Figure Out Why Music Gets Hold Of Us

“We’re starting to comprehend how melodies affect our feelings, why certain music makes us want to get up and dance and why some harmonies trigger fear. Some studies have already had direct applications in the field of music therapy, which uses music to treat neurological, emotional and physical disorders.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Chaka Khan Used Fabric Dye To Get Her Iconic Red Hair Color

Chaka Khan has always been larger than life to me. I remember sitting in the back of my mom’s car as she blasted the Waiting to Exhale soundtrack on repeat, and I’d always sing along when “My Funny Valentine” came on (even if I didn't understand the words at six years old).When I first saw the face behind those soft chords — her bright smile, red lipstick, and flowing burgundy hair — she reminded me of the many other strong Black women in my family. The cool aunt who gave me my first glitter ey...
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The 29 Most-Wanted Goods This Month — According To You

Hello again, it's us: your friendly neighborhood product enthusiasts. April is over and we're ready to checkout the goods that were trending in your expert-shopping carts over the past 30 days. Welcome to our second edition of Refinery29 Readers' Most-Wanted Items, where we cumulate the bestselling monthly products across the web according to you — and your friends, and your friends' friends.Just as we analyzed March's shopping data to craft an optimized product guide of the most-purchased good...
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Soulja Boy Sentenced to 240 Days in Jail for Violating Probation

Soulja Boy will spend the next 8 months behind bars after a judge ordered him to serve jail time for violating his probation.Soulja appeared in court Tuesday (Apr. 30) and a judge determined that he violated his probation by getting caught with gun ammo at his home during a police raid. The judge reportedly told Soulja he considered giving him two years in state prison, but decided to go easy on him, acknowledging that he’s missed out on business opportunities while behind bars.As punishment fo...
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Leven Kali – “Mad At U” (Video)

Off the SoCal singer's Low Tide project, out May 10th.
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The New Miss Teen USA Was Crowned Wearing Her Natural Curls

As each competitor took her turn in the stylist's chair before the 2019 Miss Teen USA pageant, Kaliegh Garris put the finishing touches on her own curls, picking out the coils and scrunching in shine serum. "The night before, I finger curled every single piece of my hair in the shower, which led to a very long shower, but it was for the greater good," the 18-year-old from Connecticut tells Refinery29. “I know what I look like with straight hair, with extensions, and with my curly hair, and I fe...
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