Ohio Man Who Called COVID-19 a “Political Ploy” & Said Lockdown Was “Bulls**t” Dies of Coronavirus

An Ohio man who called the coronavirus pandemic a “political ploy” and said the state’s stay-at-home order was “bulls**t” has died after testing positive for the virus. 60-year-old John W. McDaniel passed away last Wednesday (Apr. 15) at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus just one month after he shared a number of posts on Facebook downplaying the seriousness of the disease that has infected over 2.5 million people and has killed over 170,000 worldwide. “Does anybody have the guts to say t...
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Amadeus the Stampede x Rusty Joints – “Kill Or Die” (Album)

New collab project by Amadeus the Stampede and Hip Hop producer Rusty Joints titled “Kill Or Die“.  This is a must listen for all real underground Hip Hop heads!
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Missy Elliott – “Cool Off” (Video)

A night at the museum... with Misdemeanor.
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Ruciano x Killah H2o Da Don – “In Here” (Video)

Check out this new hard-hitting single/video by Ruciano and Killah H2o Da Don titled “In Here“, off Ruciano’s Atlantis “The Compilation” mixtape.
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Texas Lt. Governor on Ending State’s COVID-19 Lockdown: “There Are More Important Things Than Living”

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made headlines back in March after he said the country should remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic despite the potential health risks. Now, he’s back with an even more controversial hot take, saying that re-opening the country is “more important” than saving lives. Patrick appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight Monday (Apr. 20) claiming to be “vindicated” after he was criticized for saying in March that he thought “lots of grandparents” across the...
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Missy Elliott’s “Cool Off” Video Will Have You Spinning ‘Round Like A Ceiling Fan

Missy Elliott's fans and peers campaigned for years to get her a Video Vanguard Award, an MTV Video Music Award ostensibly designed to honor music video visionaries, one she very much deserved after all the wildly colorful and eccentric visuals she's dropped in her lifetime. At last summer's VMAs, it finally happened. Around … More »
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Chicago Woman Shoots Boyfriend in the Face After He Walked in on Her With Another Man

A Chicago woman is facing serious charges after she shot her boyfriend in the face after he walked in on her with another man. And yes, you read that exactly right … SHE shot HIM after HE caught HER cheating on him with another man. WhereTheyDoThatAt?! According to police, 26-year-old Tamara Chapman and her 27-year-old boyfriend had gone shopping for groceries early Saturday (Apr. 18). When they returned to Chapman’s home, the man left in her car to drive to his home to grab a blender. When Chap...
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Stream Chelsea Peretti’s Coffee-Themed Comedic Music EP Foam And Flotsam

Chelsea Peretti is funny, but can she be funny in song? Today we find out. The comedian -- who used to star on Brooklyn Nine-Nine alongside Andy Samberg, one of America's leading authorities in this field -- has released an EP of comedic music. More »
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In the Netherlands, the Dance Festivals Have Gone Dark

The Dutch dominated a global, multibillion-dollar industry employing tens of thousands and spawning millionaire D.J.’s. On Tuesday, it was shuttered.
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Swim Turns 10

Caribou had already taken many forms. First working under the name Manitoba before adopting a new moniker in the mid-'00s, Dan Snaith had already tried his hand at bleary IDM and '60s-indebted psychedelia; he had taken strands from shoegaze and krautrock. Having unexpectedly kicked off a solid music career at the same time he completed … More »
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"Seinwave," a vaporfunk rework of the Seinfeld theme

SeinWave by Abelard In recent weeks, I've shared the joy of Seinfeld with my teenage son. To reciprocate, he's been turning me on to the myriad incarnations of vaporwave, vaporfunk, chillwave, and other desktop electronica microgenres of the last decade. Finally, today, he decided the time was right to reveal an unholy hauntological overlap of our interests: "Seinwave" (2015) by Abelard. Listen above. From Abelard: Seinwave is a rework of the iconic slap bass infused pop-click theme...
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Jayy Grams Makes DopeHouse Debut with ‘Every Gram Counts’ Album

A young talent from Baltimore making his 2DBZ debut.
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Hayley Williams – “Dead Horse”

Paramore leader Hayley Williams is splitting her debut solo album Petals For Armor into three parts that she's releasing as separate EPs. We already got Petals For Armor I in February. And now we're getting Petals For Armor II, which includes new song "Dead Horse" in addition to the previously shared “More »
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Streaming Yes, But The Tech Still Has A Way To Go

When it comes to live music streaming, and in particular, the capacity to play together real time over the internet, the technology could be said to be in a nascent state — still very much under construction. – Ludwig Van
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Physically Distance From Your Stress With Our Pandemic Playlist

When everything sucks, you might as well get up and dance. Or curl up and cry. You know what helps with both those things? Music. That’s why I turned to my Lifehacker coworkers to find out what songs have been getting them through the last few weeks. Here are a few highlights—plus the entire playlist on Spotify—for…Read more...
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Here’s The Joke Jerry Seinfeld Punched Up For David Byrne’s American Utopia

What's the deal with that one joke in David Byrne's American Utopia? One can never be certain, but that's presumably what Jerry Seinfeld said when he was giving Byrne unsolicited advice on how to punch up one of the jokes in his Broadway show, which is supposed to return for a second run in the … More »
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2Dope To Sleep On: Brandon Banks

A talented, well-versed product of Inglewood, CA.
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Looking For Gift Ideas for Dad? Peep the Top 10 Gifts for Dad

Who is the Superhero of your life? Your dad. Right? Dads love us more than anything else and want all the best for us. You know dads are hard to shop for. You may want to buy a gift for your dad on any special day like- father’s day or his birthday to show love to your father and make your dad love you even more than before. It’s really hard to decide which gift can make your dad smile because he deserves best of the bests. We’ve done this task easy for you. We advise you to give a practical gi...
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Disturbing Video Shows Mom Confronting Boyfriend About Molesting Her 12-Year-Old Daughter

In one of the most disturbing videos you will ever see, a Florida woman confronts her boyfriend for molesting her 12-year-old daughter. In the 3-minute clip, which was reportedly live-streamed on social media, the man admits to the horrible crime after the woman reveals her daughter told her he touched her. “So what the f**k was you thinking?” she asks him. The man responds back to her: “I wasn’t.” The angry and devastated mother continues telling the man how much she trusted him with her child ...
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What Classical Musicians Are Revealing As They Stream From Home

David Patrick Stearns: “The carefully-curated public images of the past … have, ironically, faded away in this era of social distancing. Any exterior glamour that creates psychological distance suddenly feels out of fashion in a health crisis that we’re all in together. … [And] some use the blank-page spontaneity for the kind of reckless innovation that might not normally be permitted.” – WQXR (New York City)
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J. Cole Meets The Neptunes on DJ Critical Hype’s ‘In Search Of… COLE’ Mixtape

Jermaine over beats by Chad & Pharrell? Gotta hear this
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Hopsin – “Covid Mansion” (Video)

Hopsin returns from the shadows with the aggressive “Covid Mansion”.
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Christine And The Queens – “Highest In The Room” (Travis Scott Cover)

Christine And The Queens has covered Travis Scott's recent-ish single "Highest In The Room," which came out last fall. In her social media posts accompanying the cover, she places it in the timeline of "Morning after 4/20," and she switches some of the lyrics into her native French. Christine has kept herself busy … More »
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Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez Are Trying To Buy The New York Mets

Superstar multi-hyphenate Jennifer Lopez is looking to add another hyphen. After taking the world by storm in recent years with an acclaimed acting role in Hustlers, a Super Bowl halftime performance, and a Video Vanguard Award from MTV, the actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer, and businesswoman is reportedly looking to buy a baseball team. More »
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Masego – “Veg Out (Wasting Thyme)”

With his single “Tadow” recently going Gold. Masego returns with a follow-up…
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The Precarious Comeback Of StageIt, Where Live-Streaming Musicians Actually Get Paid

Almost two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, "going live" at home has become the new normal for scores of musicians. There's homegrown operations, like Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby's weekly living-room sessions; charity-based efforts have abounded, from Angel Olsen's new-music-previewing concert earlier this month to Global Citizen's Lady Gaga-assisted and … More »
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Louisiana Pastor Tony Spell Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Run Protester Over With Church Bus (VIDEOS)

Controversial Louisiana pastor Tony Spell was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he was seen on video appearing to attempt to run over a protestor with a bus outside his church. Pastor Spell—who heads Life Tabernacle Church in Central, Louisiana—turned himself in to police custody Tuesday morning (Apr. 21). The building is closed due to COVID-19, so the arrest was made in the parking lot, WAFB 9 News reported. Central Police said Spell allegedly ba...
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Here’s Danny Elfman Performing Oingo Boingo’s “Running On A Treadmill” From Home

Danny Elfman was already in reflection mode before this whole quarantine process began. The composer was gearing up to perform a career-spanning set at Coachella, which would have been going on right now but has been rescheduled for the fall (for now). Elfman started thinking about his past life as the leader of … More »
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Album Of The Week: Elder Omens

The floating world doesn't float the way it once did. Three years ago, the psychedelic Massachusetts power trio released an album called Reflections Of A Floating World, and they had their reasons for picking that title. At the time, frontman Nick DiSalvo said, "The term 'the floating world' comes from a particular period … More »
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