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Tesla's Model 3 is causing a global scramble for the 'new gasoline'

Unveiled just on 31 March and already with 325,000 orders, it seems that the market, too, understands that the Model 3 is more than just another electric vehicle.<p>In one week alone, Tesla has racked up around $14 billion in implied future sales, making it the "biggest one-week launch of any product …

Panama Papers: US launches criminal inquiry into tax avoidance claims

US attorney for Manhattan says Department of Justice has opened investigation related to revelations exposed in massive leak of documents<p>The US Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into the widespread international tax avoidance schemes exposed by the Panama Papers leak, …

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Watch Tupac Discuss Income Inequality and Donald Trump in This Unaired 1992 Interview Clip

"There's no way that these people should own planes and there are people that don't have houses."<p><i>Screenshot via MTV News</i><p>Income inequality. Giving people a level economic playing field. Donald Trump.<p>You'd be forgiven for assuming that someone bringing these topics up was talking about the 2016 …

Kanye West: In His Own Words - PAPER

I know people want to talk about the American Dream, but my dream is a world dream. It's a world in which everyone's main goal would be to help each other. The first thing I told my team on New Year's Day was, "You know, people say bad news travels fast, but this year let's make good news travel …

Kanye West and Rick Rubin Are Working on Justin Bieber's Upcoming Album

Fresh off the airing of his Comedy Central Roast, Justin Bieber sat down with USA Today for an<p>Fresh off the airing of his <i>Comedy Central Roast</i>, Justin Bieber sat down with <i>USA Today</i> for an exclusive interview. Focusing on his yet-to-be-released LP and “growing up” as of late, Bieber revealed in the …

6 Things We Need to See in the New X-Files

Here's how the revived series can satisfy longtime fans.<p>Fox has announced that <i>The X-Files</i> is indeed coming back, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and creator Chris Carter all on board. It will be a six-episode "event series," filming this summer, and that feels like the right way to …

Black girls’ sexual burden: Why Mo’ne Davis was really called a “slut”

Just as I was harassed at 8 years old, baseball wunderkind Mo’ne Davis is a target of sexual shaming. Here’s why<p>Mo’ne Davis is a Black girl wunderkind. At age 13, she has pitched a shutout at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl ever to do so, and she has been on the cover of …

Suge Knight collapses in court after bail set at $25m in hit-and-run murder case

• Hip-hop icon not receiving medication for diabetes and blood clot, lawyer says<br>• Judge orders bail amount due to Knight already being on bail for robbery case<p>Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight collapsed in a courtroom Friday shortly after a judge ordered him to be held on $25m bail in a …

NYC Schools Suspend Black Girls 10x More Often Than Whites

American schools need to talk about race and gender at the same time.<p>Last August, a 12-year-old Georgia student named Mikia Hutchings faced expulsion …

OMG, Classic!: All We Can Do Right Now Is Appreciate the Genius of Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

People already love 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' and they should.<p><i>“I remember you were conflicted. Misusing your influence. Sometimes I did the same. Abusing my power, full of resentment. Resentment that turned into a deep depression. Found myself screaming in the hotel room. I didn’t want to</i> …

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Interview: Allan Kingdom Speaks on His "All Day" Feature and Working With Kanye West

The day of the BRIT Awards, <b>Allan Kingdom</b> hopped on a flight to London...but not before changing his number. Within a few hours he'd be on stage next …

Shabazz Palaces Announce World Tour

Shabazz Palaces have announced a world tour in support of last year's <i>Lese Majesty</i> LP. The worldwide trek kicks off April 3 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and includes appearances at Bonnaroo and Primavera Sound, as well as European dates supporting Flying Lotus. Check out the full …

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Marvin Gaye's family says Pharrell's Happy is another copy

For now, singer’s children and ex-wife have no plans to bring a new case, but they are agreed on Happy’s resemblance to Gaye’s Ain’t That Peculiar

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Watch Kanye West & John Legend Perform “Gold Digger” 12 Years Ago

“Gold Digger” is definitely one of Kanye West’s most iconic numbers, and now thanks to the miracle<p>“Gold Digger” is definitely one of Kanye West‘s most iconic numbers, and now thanks to the miracle that is the Internet we are able to enjoy a throwback version of the track from 2003. This …

A-Trak Reveals Process Behind Kanye West Songs "Gold Digger", "Stronger", "Robocop" on Genius

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Following in the footsteps of Grizzly Bear, Rick Rubin, and many others, A-Trak has taken to Genius to annotate some of the most famous tracks he's worked on. It includes his annotations of songs he worked on with Kanye West ("Gold Digger", "Stronger", "Robocop"), plus records …

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Reflective Home with Mirrored Facades by Reform Architekts

Located just outside of Warsaw in the midst of a tranquil forest environment sits the Izabelin<p>Located just outside of Warsaw in the midst of a tranquil forest environment sits the Izabelin House by Marcin Tomaszewski of Reform Architekts. The two-storey residence serves as a country retreat for a …

Staple 2015 Spring "Future Classic" New Arrivals

With warmer weather just around the corner, Staple returns in time for the Spring 2015 season with<p>With warmer weather just around the corner, Staple returns in time for the Spring 2015 season with its “Future Classic” collection. The expansive, athletic-inspired range spans the spectrum from wovens …