And So It Begins: BBC Radio Host Fired Over Racist Royal Baby Chimpanzee Tweet

It hasn’t even been a week since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Baby has entered the world, and he’s already the subject of apparent racism from a prominent British figure.British radio host Danny Baker was unceremoniously fired from his job at the BBC after he tweeted an image Wednesday showing a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption: “Royal Baby leaves hospital.”The tweet was sent just hours after the royal couple formally introduced their newborn s...
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Black Attorney Says She’s Responsible for Freeing the 17 Inmates Kim Kardashian is Getting Credit For

Hold up, wait a minute, let us put some truth up in it!Earlier this week, Kim Kardashian was applauded for being responsible for the early release of 17 inmates who were facing life in prison without parole for low-level drug offenses. PREVIOUSLY: Forget Daenerys Targaryen, Kim Kardashian is the Real Breaker of Chains After Reportedly Freeing 17 Inmates in 90 Days But Brittany K. Barnett—an attorney and criminal justice reform advocate from Dallas, Texas—wants the media to give credit where it’s...
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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Surrogate Goes Into Labor, Baby #4 is on the Way!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have reportedly rushed to the hospital to be there as their surrogate gives birth to their fourth child—a baby boy!According to TMZ:Kourtney and Kris Jenner taped an episode of Ellen Thursday with all of the Kardashian kids … including Kim and Kanye’s. Kourtney acknowledged Kim was supposed to be on the show but couldn’t make it because there were urgent matters to attend to … i.e., labor! And, get this, we’re told Kris didn’t even know.I surprised @KrisJenner with ...
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Beast Coast Drops ‘Rap City’ Cypher, Announces Album Title & Release Date

Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies, and The Underachievers, aka the titanic supergroup known as Beast Coast, have a collaborative album on the way. After releasing records like “Left Hand” and “Coast/Clear”, it was confirmed earlier this week by Pro Era head honcho Joey Bada$$ that joint project is finished. In the nostalgic mood, Beast Coast brings back BET’s famed Rap City for a classic cypher. Backed by DJ Powers Pleasant, watch Big Tigger, Zombie Juice, Issa Gold, Meechy Darko, Joey Bada$$, AK, Ki...
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YNW Melly, Who is Facing the Death Penalty, Seen Smiling in Newly Released Photos From Jail

YNW Melly is in jail on murder charges and is possibly facing the death penalty, yet he’s still found a reason to smile behind bars.Florida prosecutors said YNW Melly (real name: Jamell Demons) killed his two friends, YNW Sakchaser (Anthony Williams) and YNW Juvy (Christopher Thomas), and he staged the shooting to look like a drive-by, along with YNW Bortlen (Cortlen Henry), who is also being held in jail while awaiting trial.Investigators said Melly and Bortlen drove around with Juvy and Sakcha...
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Steve Harvey Clowned on Twitter for Saying “Rich People Don’t Sleep 8 Hours a Day!”

Steve Harvey was clowned on Twitter the other day for basically saying that people who sleep eight or more hours a day are destined for a life of poverty and despair.An old clip from Steve’s daytime talk show recently resurfaced and started circulating on social media showing him suggesting that those who desire to achieve great wealth should cut back on the ZZZ’s … because sleeping any more than eight hours a day is strictly for poor people.His exact words:“Rich people don’t sleep 8 hours a day...
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Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - May 8, 2019

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Exhalation by Ted Chiang Inspiring the award-winning film Arrival with his debut collection, Stories of Your Life and Others, Chiang is back again with nine stories, from rare classics to previously unpublished work, exploring poignant new ground wit...
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Anna Delvey Wore A Black Bow Dress To Her Sentencing For A Reason

View this post on Instagram FINAL LOOK – May 9th, 2019: “I apologize for the mistakes I made.”- Anna Delvey’s last words before being sentenced to 4-12 years. Iconic. Photo credit: Timothy A. Clary, Getty Images A post shared by AnnaDelveyCourtLooks (@annadelveycourtlooks) on May 9, 2019 at 12:29pm PDT Right now in popular culture, we're fascinated by women who seem to have gotten away with something. Whether it's E...
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6 Timeless Nail-Polish Shades Fitting For Any Bride

With celebrity nails on the mind — Meghan Markle's clean manicure at the Baby Sussex reveal and Hilary Duff's engagement announcement featuring glossy French tips, for example — we're considering the unique importance of the occasion manicure. It also happens that summer bridal season is coming up. So, it's only appropriate to contemplate the big day that trumps them all: your wedding.You've chosen the flowers and the bridesmaid color palette, and your wedding-day manicure should get the same c...
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Beats Powerbeats Pro Review

Beats’ first true wireless earbuds, the Powerbeats Pro, borrow technology from Apple in a pair of waterproof earbuds with nine hours of battery life. Unfortunately, an intermittent connection issue has us pumping the brakes on these Beats beauties. The post Beats Powerbeats Pro Review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Ulta's Gorgeous Hair Event Is Coming — See All The Deals

Ulta just announced its Gorgeous Hair Event is coming and... Hear that? It's music to a beauty lover's ears. The sale, which kicks off on May 12 and runs through June 1, offers up to 50% off of some of the best hair loot. That's almost four full weeks of savings on your holy-grail hair care, plus all the other items on your bucket list.Each day the retailer will be dropping new goods at marked-down prices. The selection runs the gamut from color-preserving shampoo s, volumizing mousse, hair sup...
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Doopy Rugz – “Comfortable” | MIC SESSION

Akron, Ohio native Doopy Rugz stops by our HQ and drops an exclusive Mic Session performing his smokers anthem, “Comfortable”.
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Offset Reportedly Targeted in Drive By Shooting Outside Atlanta Recording Studio

Offset may have been the target of a potentially deadly shooting in Atlanta Wednesday night (May 8)TMZ reports that a studio where the Migos rapper was recording music was sprayed with bullets in a drive-by shooting.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … cops responding to the shooting at the Crossover Entertainment Group studio Wednesday night were told by witnesses that Offset was there recording when the shots were fired into the building. Officers responded, but Offset was long gone by the time ...
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Ulta's Gorgeous Hair Event Is Coming — Here's Everything You Need To Know

You know that promise you made to yourself in January? The one where you actually finish one dry shampoo before buying a new one? Or your resolution to not blow your grocery budget on new curl creams? Consider it out the window because Ulta's Gorgeous Hair event is coming and it's good.The shopping bonanza kicks off on May 12 (just in time to take your mom shopping for a last-minute gift) and runs through Saturday, June 1st. During the Gorgeous Hair event, you can enjoy up to 50% off hair pr...
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The Best Travel-Sized Beauty Products — Now All You Need Is A Vacation

Hate packing? Join the club. The only thing we hate more than packing clothes (an outwardly simple act of folding shirts, pants, socks, etcetera into a suitcase) is having to downsize a comprehensive 10-step beauty routine into something that won't get tossed at airport security. Which serums do we choose? Will our jars of hair masks fit?! Which eyeshadow palette is worthy?!?Relax. Breathe. We've got a solution that makes this process a little less emotionally scarring: Ditch the full-sized pro...
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Ciara Is Living Her Best Life But Not Making Her Best Music

With all due respect to her formative influences and one-time contemporaries Destiny's Child, Ciara is a survivor. More »
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OffTopik – “Greatness”

Soon after dropping his Mic Session at our HQ, Inland Empire’s OffTopik of TeamBaker premieres the full single to, “Greatness”.
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St. Vincent Shares Essay About Actor’s 10th Anniversary

Over the weekend, St. Vincent's sophomore album Actor turned 10 -- we looked back at it as an inflection point for Annie Clark's career and indie music as a whole. Clark has just written an essay of her own, which she sent out via her newsletter, reflecting on the recording process … More »
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Dating After College: It's Different, It's Fancier, & It's Way More Serious

If you recently graduated college, a whole lot of things are about to change: you might start working full-time. Dorm living is no longer an option. Friendships will work differently. And yes, dating will change, too.How much dating will change after graduation will depend on a lot of things: the age you graduated college, if you’re moving somewhere new after graduating, if you lived on campus or at home, if you attended college full-time, or if you’re starting a new job. For me, dating after c...
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Rihanna’s Jade Nails Are The Coolest Take On A Marble Manicure

The marble manicure has become the French manicure's cooler cousin. The design, modeled after the glossy countertops and home decor we save on Pinterest, has taken on a life of its own when painted on nails.You can go classic and opt for muted, nude colors that look good any time, anywhere. But the marbling technique allows for a fun combination of colors. You can use just about any color scheme with the swirling and smudged technique to get a crystal effect. Take rose quartz nails, for example...
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Rihanna Just Ushered In Summer's Biggest Nail-Art Trend

The marble manicure has become the French manicure's younger, cooler cousin. The trend, modeled after the glossy countertops and home decor we save on Pinterest, has taken on a life of its own when painted on nails.You can go classic and opt for muted, nude colors that look good any time, anywhere. But the marbling technique allows for a fun combination of colors. You can use just about any color scheme with the swirling and smudged technique to get a healing crystal effect. Take rose quartz na...
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From Facebook Divorce Announcements To Instagram Shade: The Art Of The Social Media Breakup

First Chris Pratt and Anna Faris took to the 'gram to announce their divorce. Then Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan. And who could forget Jonathan Van Ness's iconic breakup announcement and subsequent IG Story?Breaking up is hard to do. And in the digital age, it's even harder. How much do you share with the cyber world? How do you alert your loved ones when shit gets real? What's worth keeping private? The answer, of course, varies for everyone — but one thing's for sure: tons of people post abo...
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Ben Gibbard – “Filler” (Minor Threat Cover)

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has shared a cover of Minor Threat's "Filler," the first track off the iconic hardcore punk group's debut self-titled EP. "I covered this only once at a solo show in D.C. in 2012. I felt like recording and sharing it today. enjoy," Gibbard said in a brief statement … More »
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An Expert Guide To 20 Years Of Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Wedding anniversaries mark the number of years since two people decided to make things officially official. Back in the day, these relationship milestones carried even more emotional significance: spouses in Medieval Germany would adorn partners with golden wreaths on their 50th anniversary. And while an extravagant AF headband may not be the most timely gift for 2019 couples, you can still do something a bit more meaningful than dinner out on the celebratory occasion.Since coming up with a uni...
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Taylor Swift Says Her Rainbow Manicure Was Her Very First Clue

Taylor Swift has some of the most loyal fans in the game. Her Swifties, as they're called, are so faithful that when the ME! singer started dropping clues that she was working on a super secret seventh album, they began feverishly dissecting the pop star's every move, post, and temporary hair color for theories.Knowing her fans and their collective thrill for the chase, Swift has been dropping clues aplenty for almost a year, including one tiny hint you might've missed from her "Delicate" video...
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Survey Of UK Musicians With Disabilities: 70 Percent Hide Their Disability So They Can Work

Seventy percent said they had kept their disability hidden because of worries it would damage a relationship with a venue, promoter or festival, while two thirds said they had to “compromise their health or wellbeing” to be able to perform live. – The Guardian
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“Power” to End After Season 6, Which Premieres This August & Will Have 15 Episodes

It’s a wrap for “Power” after Season 6 premieres this August.The show’s executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson broke the news Thursday with a post on Instagram, but added that fans shouldn’t “trip” because there are a number of planned spinoffs in the pipeline.“Augs25 starts Season 6 is the final season of POWER,” 50 wrote. “I have 4 spin off shows coming so don’t trip. Starz” View this post on Instagram Augs25 starts Season 6 is the f...
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