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DMX Teases New Album

DMX is an example of the negative effects that drugs can have on a person, and he’s pretty much walked the path that many successful musicians who …

Tinashe’s Studio Session Nightmare Shows How Ruthless The Music Business Really Is

Tinashe’s career has been an interesting one to follow. The talent is there, but it seems like the singer just can’t reach the next level after making a huge splash in 2014 with the platinum single, “2 On” and her critically-acclaimed debut album, <i>Aquarius</i>.<p>Her surprise mixtape, <i>Nightride</i>, was …

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Hikaru Cho’s ‘Intimate Illusions’ Is Both Chilling and Beautiful

If you’ve ever wondered how a hole in your body or perhaps how someone would look like as a wolf, Japanese artist Hikaru Cho has got you …

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Marvel Reveals New Variant Covers Based on Albums by Dr. Dre, Nas, Missy Elliott, More

Last year, comic book publisher Marvel began releasing variant covers that re-imagined classic and modern hip-hop cover artworks as covers for Marvel titles. They recently continued the series with covers based on Chance the Rapper’s <i>Coloring Book</i>, Kevin Gates’ <i>Islah</i>, and Wu-Tang Clan’s <i>Iron Flag</i>, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rappers Who Deserve The Nobel Prize In 2017

Now that Bob Dylan can add “Nobel Prize winner” to his already lengthy resumé, it got me thinking who in hip hop deserves those honors? Dylan received the ever-prestigious award for literature which just opens the door for a rapper to step through and claim the prize.<p>But if Swedish Academy simply …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Disgusting hyper-realistic busts of Ren and Stimpy

The <i>Ren & Stimpy Show</i>, often called simply <i>Ren & Stimpy</i>, was a madcap and often subversive cartoon show produced by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon …

10 best new web design tools for October 2016

These days many of us are working on sites that involve a complex tangle of dependencies; if that’s you, this month there are a few tools that might …

Animal Prints by Charles Williams

Check out this colorful series of illustrated animal prints created by Charles Williams.Charles Williams is a gifted freelance illustrator and …

Graphic Design

Fifty years since the Black Panthers formed, here’s what Black Lives Matter can learn

The Panthers were known for their high-profile trials and confrontations, but that’s not where their true revolutionary work was done<p>On 15 October 1966 Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland, California. The Panthers quickly became one of the most …

Black History

How to check which URLs have been indexed by Google using Python

Google Search Console can help you determine which of your website pages are indexed, but what about identifying the ones that aren't? Columnist Paul …

Just Blaze Wants to Share His Building Blocks With a New Generation of Artists

After making hits for Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, and more, the groundbreaking producer turns his sights to mentorship.<p>In 2014, I saw Just Blaze play the drums in a crowded airport hangar-sized venue in Austin, Texas, as part of a Boiler Room event during SXSW. Watching New Jersey-born Justin Smith …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How This Startup Raised $1.9 Million With No Connections

The founders of this user onboarding startup didn't know anyone in the Valley. Here's how they raised almost $2 million anyways.<p>Startup accelerators are a golden opportunity for raising capital. With unicorn success stories like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Twilio, Silicon Valley hit factories Y Combinator …

Startups

Martin Star Thomas 'Tommy' Ford Dead at 52

<b>Updated Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:30 p.m.:</b> Actor Thomas “Tommy” Ford died Wednesday afternoon in an Atlanta hospital, surrounded by friends and</b> …

Arsenio Hall

Watch Danny Glover, Michael B. Jordan and Van Jones in Powerful Racial Profiling PSA

<i>Against the Wall</i>, a sobering PSA short film released on Wednesday, seeks to tackle police brutality and racial profiling.<p>In the film, celebrities …

Justice

7 Best Business Intelligence Certifications and Job Training

Want to bulk up your business intelligence skills? Looking to add a few thousand dollars to your yearly salary?<p>Keep reading, because I’ve checked the …

From Post-it notes to published cartoonist

<b>Chaz Hutton is a 32-year-old Australian living in London who has become famous for his funny, bite-sized observations about everyday life drawn on Post-it notes and posted to Instagram, where he has attracted more than 140,000 followers.</b><p>His talent for drawing stick men on sticky paper and whales of …

Social Media

Tiny Bank-Beating Trading Firm Doesn’t Use Any Human Traders

One of the world’s fastest-growing trading shops doesn’t have any traders.<p>XTX Markets Ltd. has emerged as a foreign-exchange powerhouse, relying on …

Artificial Intelligence

Insane Street Art Looking Too Real

The powerful work of street artists sometimes can play tricks with our own minds: it is all about the connection between the surrounding environment …

United Airlines Kicks Passenger Off Plane Because of Marvel Superhero Hat [UPDATE]

A passenger wearing a Black Panther baseball cap has been told to remove the headgear because it—along with a t-shirt with an upside-down American …

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Cannabis Does Not Kill Brain Cells, It Protects Them

Identifying the biggest lie told about cannabis is similar to trying to name Donald Trump’s most outrageous statement; it’s impossible. But by far, one of the most pervasive lies about cannabis is that it kills brain cells, and few things could be more wrong.<p>There are more than 5.3 million people …

The Brain

'I'm Serious' at 15: T.I.'s Overlooked Manifesto and the Rise of Atlanta Rap 2K

Why did the world ignore T.I.'s first album?<p>In 2016, the Bankhead-raised rapper is one of the most respected veterans in hip-hop. He's released 10 …

Batman villains that NEED to be in a movie | Comics Amino

Hello, so with the new batman movie coming out with a much needed Deathstroke in it. And I read a comic book with an amazing villain who will be …

Comic Books

The Future of Sex Is Orgy Domes

We spoke to Emily Witt about her brilliant new book 'Future Sex', which takes on cultural myths around sexuality and sexual experimentation with a serious, radical eye.<p>When I met Emily Witt six years ago, I felt that touch of vertigo that comes when you realize you're in the presence of a highly …

Books

This Disturbing Video Could Be The Key To Finding Teen Kidnapped Seven Years Ago

A creepy video that has been circulating the internet for the last seven years is now part of an FBI investigation into the whereabouts of a teenaged …

#BankingWhileBlack: White Manager Refuses To Accept Female African-American Architect’s Paycheck

Bank Manager Refuses To Accept Black Architect’s Paycheck<p>An African-American architect claims she was discriminated against when a white banker in …

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