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D.C. Federal Judge Cites Own Drake, Eminem Fandom in Court Opinion

Judge <3s DrakeWill the real Judge <b>Amit P. Mehta</b> please stand up?In a U.S. District Court for D.C. opinion dated Sept. 17, Mehta, a 40-something <b>Obama</b> …

Lessons in Manliness from President Andrew Jackson | The Art of Manliness

“I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me.”<p>While his countenance graces our $20 bill, many Americans do not know much about the life of …

Billboard Names "10 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats Of All Time"

Billboard created a list of “The 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time.”<p>The site says it looked for production that “stood the test of time.” It says …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Snoop Dogg & Ghostface Killah Respond To Billboard's "10 Greatest Rappers"

Billboard released its list of “10 Greatest Rappers Of All Time” last week.<p>Snoop Dogg took to Instagram today (November 17) to express his …

Benjamin Franklin Quotes | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: Benjamin Franklin was one of the most quotable men in history. Everyone knows his famous sayings like “God helps them who help</i> …

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight | Inc.com

<i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and suddenly, simple tasks seem complicated.<p>You're not the only one. While the National …

University of California

9 things to do on Sunday night to set yourself up for a successful week

In fact, a 2013 poll conducted by Monster.com found that a whopping 78% of surveyed adults worldwide experience the "Sunday night blues" on a regular basis.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on …

Success

The 80-hour workweek doesn’t truly work

One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was from my boss at one of my first jobs. During a performance appraisal, he broke script and encouraged me to put my interests above the company's.<p>Last week, after reading in these pages how Kevin Sandhu, chief executive officer of the online loan …

The 10 Best Tools to Help You Save Money

We all know that money doesn’t grow on trees, yet many of us don’t really know how to save money, so we don’t worry about unexpected expenses. …

Billboard Names “10 Greatest Rappers Of All Time"

Billboard has compiled its list of “The 10 Greatest Rappers of All Time.”<p>The publication says that it determined its list using “MC means proving …

The 11 Best Eminem Tracks You Won't Hear On The Radio

Eminem’s commercial success eclipses long-standing legends such as Fleetwood Mac, Prince and Bruce Springsteen, and he leaves his contemporaries …

Your kids can break this tablet as many times as they want (for a while)

The $100 Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablet comes with a two-year guarantee.<p>As tempting as it is to think that Amazon's $50 Fire tablet is a great and affordable tablet to buy for your kid, it would be wise to invest in an upgrade to the Fire Kids Edition, if only for the two-year guarantee that …

Eminem x Carhartt x Air Jordan 4 Charity Auction Postponed

Due to high demand.<p>The collaborative charity auction originally scheduled for today has been postponed, as announced by Marshall Mathers himself via Instagram. The cross-brand event was slated to offer 10 pairs of the highly coveted Eminem x Carhartt x Air Jordan 4 sneaker with all proceeds going …

Jadakiss Reveals Top 5 Rappers

With his <i>Top 5 Dead Or Alive</i> album scheduled for release on November 20, Yonkers, New York rapper Jadakiss was asked to share his picks for top five …

Pusha T Named President Of G.O.O.D. Music

Pusha T has been named the president of G.O.O.D. Music, Billboard reports.<p>The decision was a four-month process that label-owner Kanye West initiated.<p>…

Music

Why Insanely Messy Albums Like The Voidz's 'Virtue' Are Enjoyable<p>Steven Hyden 03.30.18 21 mins ago<p>The Monthly Mixtape: Steven Hyden's Favorite Songs From March 2018<p>Steven Hyden 03.30.18 2 hours ago<p>SZA's Success Marks A Turning Point For Women In R&B<p>The young star has more than just the success of …

Retrospective: Jadakiss vs Beanie Sigel

<i>By @TrueGodImmortal</i><p>There are moments in hip hop that last forever and remain important in history. Some albums, some performances, some tracks, are …

How to Live Your Best Life, According to a Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius has been read for 1800 or so years now and he’s arguably just as relevant today as he was when he was ruler of the Roman …

The legendary radio show that launched Jay Z and Nas

Stretch and Bobbito are two goofball hip hop heads from New York City. In the 90s they hosted a legendary radio show called The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show on WKCR. The show, which was completely one-of-a-kind at the dawn of that decade, changed many people’s lives, not least the rappers …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

Music

Rock At Coachella Is Dead, Let It Rest In Peace<p>Philip Cosores on the festival's first year without a rock headliner, where many on the undercard also felt out of place.<p>Philip Cosores 04.16.18 16 hours ago 6 Comments<p>All Of The Best Indie Rock Playlists On Spotify<p>Philip Cosores 04.16.18 18 hours …

8 Morning Habits That Make You More Valuable at Work | Inc.com

Valuable employees are hard to find. At a bare minimum, it's challenging to find enough employees who can show up on time and get along with other people. A 2015 survey of business leaders from the New York Fed showed that 42 percent of employers have trouble finding punctual workers, while about …

Time Management

7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to develop better habits.<p>You've probably heard the saying that 20 percent of your activities account for 80 percent of your success. This means that 80 percent of your activities are of at least low value, if not a complete waste of time. …

Time Management

Hip-Hop

The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar<p>Andre Gee 06.22.18 11 hours ago<p>Why Drake's 'Comeback Season' Was His True Star-Making Moment<p>Aaron Williams 06.21.18 2 days ago<p>'Everything Is Love' Is A Rare And Exuberant Triumph<p>On their first official joint album, The Carters erect what may be the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This | Inc.com

Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties in the U.S. military.<p>Over on …

Self-improvement

Angels And Demons: An Investigation Into The Dark, Divine Powers Of Occult Literature

In Sam Raimi’s 1981 horror film, <i>The Evil Dead</i> (<i>Ash vs. Evil Dead</i> premieres on Starz this Halloween, and you can read our interview with Raimi here), the protagonists accidentally summon a swarm of demons when they play a tape recording of someone reading out of <i>The Book of the Dead</i>, also known as …

Ancient Civilization

How To Lace Boots: Make Your Boots Fit Better

A frugal take on the $400 original.<p>A new line of dress shoes from one of our favorite bootmakers.<p>Our picks from this huge sale – you won't likely see …

Discover The Samples Behind These Hip-Hop Legends [WATCH] | Power 106 | #1 For Hip Hop

The homie @vinrican celebrates and honors the life and music of some hip-hop late greats. He dug through certain samples that were used by some of …

17 Short Stories That Will Scare The Pants Off You In No Time

Halloween snacks you can finish during your lunch break -- as long as you keep those pants on.<p>The air is growing crisp, jack-o’-lanterns appearing on doorsteps, huge bags of candy stockpiled in cupboards: Yes, it’s nearly Halloween. Maybe all you want to do is watch scary movies and work on your …

The Best Creepypasta Stories to Give You Nightmares Forever

This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.<p>The True Tale of Creepypasta<p>Not too long ago, people …

Urban Legends