The Portfolio: How Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry gave Bob Marley his chops

An extract from the biography ‘People Funny Boy’: how the maverick producer transformed the sound of reggae and its number-one group The post The Portfolio: How Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry gave Bob Marley his chops appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Netflix documentary looks at mob-affiliated minor league hockey club

Of course there's a tax crime connection. A defunct Connecticut minor league hockey club is the focus of a new Netflix documentary. The film's tales of the brawling Danbury Trashers offer this weekend's diversion, along with a bit of a tax connection. I fell in love with hockey when I went to my first game, a Washington Capitals match back in 1981 shortly after we moved to the National Capital area. Those early Capitals' teams sucked majorly. But they had some good individual players. ...
Tags: New York, Texas, Taxes, Maryland, Washington, Sports, Netflix, Connecticut, Pop Culture, Waste Management, NHL, Tax Evasion, Sam, National Hockey League, Organized Crime, State

Gulch Announce Final Shows

Gulch, the Santa Cruz hardcore band that quickly became one of the most cultishly beloved and talked-about bands in the entire scene, are seemingly splitting up. Closed Casket Activities, the label that released Gulch’s ridiculously intense debut album Impenetrable Cerebral Fortress, shared a poster announcing Gulch’s “final shows” today. Every date and location on the list is scratched out except for two: 11/7 in San Francisco and 1/8 in Tampa — at FYAFest, which also shared the poster on Twitt...
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André 3000 Releases Statement About Kanye’s Leaked Drake Diss Track

“Life Of The Party,” the Donda outtake that Drake leaked yesterday in which Kanye West appears to take some shots at Drake, opens with a lengthy verse from André 3000 about his late mother. In a new statement, Three Stacks comments on the whole Drake/Kanye situation, saying he had no idea that the Drake diss was going be on the track and claiming that the song was left off of Donda because of Kanye’s recent anti-profanity stance:
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Watch Phoebe Bridgers Cover Bo Burnham At Tour Opener

Bo Burnham’s “That Funny Feeling” — from his comedy special Inside and its accompanying album Inside (The Songs), which recently hit the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 and is getting a physical release in December — already pretty much sounded like a Phoebe Bridgers song. Burnham and Bridgers performed it together at the Largo in Los Angeles last month (where no video was allowed). And last night, Bridgers covered “That Funny Feeling” by herself as the encore for her tour kickoff in Chesterfield, M...
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Drake Leaks Unreleased Kanye West Song “Life Of The Party” Dissing Drake

Drake and Kanye West reignited their cold-war feud in the lead-up to their respective new albums Certified Lover Boy and Donda. Drake took some lyrical shots at Kanye; Kanye talked shit to Drake in a group chat with Pusha T and doxxed Drake’s home address. And yesterday, Pitchfork points out, the saga continued when Drake leaked an unreleased Kanye West track dissing Drake.
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Drake Leaks Unreleased Kanye West Song Dissing Drake

Drake and Kanye West reignited their cold-war feud in the lead-up to their respective new albums Certified Lover Boy and Donda. Drake took some lyrical shots at Kanye; Kanye talked shit to Drake in a group chat with Pusha T and doxxed Drake’s home address. And yesterday, Pitchfork points out, the saga continued when Drake leaked an unreleased Kanye West track dissing Drake.
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Drake, Kanye, Donda Drake

Naomi Osaka Announces Break From Tennis After Frustrating US Open Loss To Leylah Fernandez [VIDEO]

After a US Open loss, two-time champion Naomi Osaka announces a shocking indefinite leave from competitive tennis in a tearful press conference.
Tags: Video, News, Sports, Tennis, Jazz, Athletes, Naomi Osaka, For Your Information, For Discussion, Black Girl Magic, Sh*t Is Real, Leylah Fernandez

Livestream Made In America Fest For Free

Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival is taking place in Philadelphia this weekend. Justin Bieber and Lil Baby are headlining, and the lineup also incudes Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda, Baby Keem, Lil Durk, A$AP Ferg, Freddie Gibbs, Tinashe, and more. All of the performances on all three of the festival’s stages will be available to stream for free via Tidal; find set times and watch below.
Tags: Music, News, America, Justin Bieber, Philadelphia, Jay, Made in America, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch Bobby Shmurda, Baby Keem Lil Durk, AP Ferg Freddie Gibbs Tinashe

Bey-Day Love! Tina Lawson Pens Sweet Birthday Message To Her Babygirl Beyoncé

The Queen herself, Mrs. Tina Lawson wishes her first born a very Happy Birthday on Instagram with a sweet post.
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Checkmate! Drake Makes His Latest Chess Move By Leaking Kanye West & André 3000 Song ‘Life Of The Party’

The Drake and Kanye West beef continues as The Certified Lover Boy made a shiesty move in the early hours of Saturday morning.
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Lucy Dacus, Jack Antonoff Pledge Texas Concert Proceeds To Abortion Funds

Senate Bill 8, also known as the Texas Heartbeat Bill, went into effect in the state of Texas this week. The most extreme abortion ban in the country, the law prohibits abortions after a heartbeat becomes detectable at six weeks and allows private individuals to sue abortion providers for a minimum of $10,000. Many artists have spoken out against the draconian legislation, and some are trying to do something about it.
Tags: Music, Texas, News, Senate, Bill, Lucy Dacus, Kathleen Hanna, Jack Antonoff, Bikini Kill, Lucy Dacus Jack Antonoff

Still Not Over: Dr. Dre Files Lawsuit Against Nicole Young Over Allegedly Embezzling $350K

The ongoing divorce between Dr. Dre and Nicole Young is still dragging on, and now, there's a lawsuit involved.
Tags: News, Newsletter, Divorce, Jazz, Dr. Dre, Divorces, Dre, SMH, For Your Information, For Discussion, Really, Nicole Young

Anita Baker Gets Her Masters Back, Gives OK To Stream

Anita Baker has given the green light for fans to stream her music again after announcing that she’s finally regaining control of her masters. “All My Children Are Coming Home,” she tweeted yesterday alongside a photo of her albums. “Catalog. Impossible Things Happen… Every. Single. Day. Gratefully.”
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So Sad: NeNe Leakes Honors Late Husband Gregg After He Dies Of Colon Cancer

Unfortunately, news of his passing didn't exactly come as a surprise. Less than a week before his death, NeNe told fans at the Linnethia Lounge in Duluth, Georgia, that Gregg’s health had taken a turn for the worse.
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KKKopping Pleas: Capitol Rioter Known As ‘QAnon Shaman’ Faces 4 Years After Pleading Guilty

Jacob Chansley, known as the 'QAnon Shaman' from the Jan. 6 Capitol Riots, pled guilty to a felony charge and agreed to a 4-year sentence. The former Navy sailor was originally facing 28 years for 6 charges.
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40th Birthday Bey: Here’s How Poised, Polished, Perfectionist Beyoncé Encompasses All Things Virgo

Beyonce embodies all the quintessential Virgo traits from her relentless work ethic and determination to her insurmountable creativity and humble stature.
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Amyl and the Sniffers’ Amy Taylor: ‘I wanna punch stuff and yell ... but not all the time’

Having blazed a trail with raucous gigs, the Melbourne punk band’s singer deepens her oft-caricatured image on their new albumThere is a moment at the end of Amyl and the Sniffers’ music video for Guided by Angels that sees frontwoman Amy Taylor quiet and alone, for once. After ripping down freeways and tunnels in the back of a Mitsubishi Lancer, her tiny body hanging halfway out of the back window, diving into the sea and dancing between the stationary Sniffers – drummer Bryce Wilson, guitarist...
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Instagram and Facebook made easy: 30+ tips every agent needs

Social media is a huge undertaking in real estate, but it’s also a powerful, mostly free tool that can reach more clients with less effort, if you do it right. Here are the tools and tips you need to make it easy from social media guru Katie Lance.
Tags: Facebook, Video, Music, Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Insights, Story, Service, Radio, Stories, Teams, Agent, Gifs, Fonts

Does “Fatherhood” Still Mean Something?

If you had asked the question “what does fatherhood” mean this side of ten years ago, you’d have received a very different answer to what you’d get right now.  There is absolutely no doubt about it, the changing roles of modern society mean that what we might have once been held as sacrosanct is now viewed with suspicion, and what might have seemed “traditional” or good is now held to a very different standard.  We’re not assuming where you stand on the “modern dad” standard, but irrespective of...
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5 Reasons To Start Ordering Your Stash from Online Dispensaries

Finally, there is no need to hide away from society if you want to get a marijuana buzz. Even though weed is still strictly regulated in many areas, the use and distribution of this drug are no longer illegal in many states. However, we have noticed that buying good-quality weed can still be quite a pain. We explored purchasing marijuana from an online dispensary and were thrilled with its benefits. Dispensaries guarantee to provide buyers a safer and classier experience. Luckily for us weed e...
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6 Ways To Treat Yourself & Stay Happy & Well

As a busy dad and parent, you likely don’t have a lot of extra time on your hands. Therefore, when you do, you should take advantage of it and be kind to yourself. You may not know what you should be doing or how to relax if it’s unfamiliar to you. In this case, learn more about six ways to treat yourself and stay happy and well so you can be your best self and take diligent care of the ones you love. 1. Take A Road Trip with the Guys One way to treat yourself and stay happy and well is to h...
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