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Muhammad Ali and the complexity of black identity

The Champ who changed the rules<p>The day after shocking the world by defeating heavily favored Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship in 1964, …

Veteran Rapper Redman And Renowned DJ/Producer Jayceeoh Team Up, Creating An Impressive New Project 1000Volts

Photo By: Adam Kargenian<p>To stamp this 1000Volts team as electrifying, is an understatement. This pair comprised of the legendary artist Redman and world-renowned turntables Jayceeoh has taken their artistry to the next level. Sitting down with the talented duo showed proof, why their collaboration …

Report: OS X 10.12 to feature support for unlocking Macs with iPhone’s Touch ID

Earlier this year, we reported that Mac OS X 10.12 would bring Siri support as one of the tentpole features. Apple is likely to introduce the next big update to OS X in just a few weeks at its annual WWDC event, and now we’re learning a bit more about what the company has in store. A new report …

King of Rap: The Notorious B.I.G. [EXPLICIT]

A Tribute to Big Poppa, The King of Rap <i>1972--1997</i><p><i>"Stay far from timid Only make moves when your heart's in it And live the phrase sky's the limit"</i><p><i>The Notorious B.I.G. famously photographed in a crown.</i><p>It has been 19 years since the death of rap legend Christopher Wallace. He rapped about the life of …

‘Fallout 4’ Mods Are Coming To Consoles Soon, And This Is How They’re Going To Work

The ability to create your own mods has been a standard feature of PC RPGs and open-world games forever, but that freedom has almost never extended to console games. That ends with <i>Fallout 4</i>, which is bringing the crazy world of PC mods to the Xbox One and PS4. But wait, how’s this all going to …

Bethesda

'Rocket League' is getting a basketball mode

It's already pretty tough to argue against <i>Rocket League</i> being the best multiplayer game of 2015, but things are about to get a lot more fun. With March Madness almost upon us, Psyonix, the team behind the smash-em-up soccer car game, has teased a new game mode they're working on -- and it looks …

Rocket League

Microsoft considering compensation for recent Xbox Live outage

Microsoft is considering compensating Xbox Live users for the recent downtime.<p>Xbox Live has been buckling a lot recently, demonstrating frequent …

Xbox One news 2016: System update rolls out; more backward compatible games becoming available

In January, Microsoft talked about an upcoming update for the Xbox console, and true to their word, the company released last week the latest system …

Surface Book Review: 24 Hours With Microsoft's Ultimate Laptop

Microsoft calls it the ultimate laptop. The Surface Book is striking, it stands out from the crowd, and it has seen Microsoft enter the luxury laptop market with an impressive slice of style. But can it do the job of a laptop?<p>I’ve received a review unit from Microsoft to help me answer that …

Car makers switch to smaller and safer robots working alongside humans for greater flexibility<p>Bucking modern manufacturing trends, Mercedes-Benz has been forced to trade in some of its assembly line robots for more capable humans.<p>The robots cannot handle the pace of change and the complexity of the …

Carbon Fiber

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 9 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 11 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Top 40 Hip Hop Albums 1993

1. Wu Tang Clan - Enter The Wu Tang (36 Chambers)<p><i>“And if you want beef, then bring the ruckus /</i> <i>Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nuttin’</i> <i>ta fuck with” (Wu-Tang Clan</i> …

Kobe gave Tony Allen a farewell gift signed to the 'best defender I ever faced'

Kobe gives someone else a gift for a change! And it's probably the best one possible.<p>Earlier this season, Kobe Bryant revealed that Tony Allen was the defender who gave him the most trouble in the NBA. Kobe had to deal with T.A. in the 2010 NBA Finals, plus a few times per season since Allen moved …

50 Cent and Ebro Darden Are Beefing Over the State of New York Hip-Hop

Another day, another beef that <b>50 Cent</b> is involved in, as the veteran rapper is currently going back and forth with Hot 97's <b>Ebro Darden</b> over the state …

AT&T Blocks FaceTime, Net Neutrality Complaint Filed

AT&T is not allowing Apple's FaceTime on its network unless mobile users subscribe to the carrier's new Family Share plan. Public advocacy groups say …

Ex-Michigan lawmakers face felony charges over affair

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two former Michigan lawmakers were charged Friday with felony misconduct in office, the state attorney general announced, after …

MSNBC's Melissa Harris of MSNBC Refuses to Return to Her Own Show: I Am Not a 'Token' or 'Little Brown Bobble Head'

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is refusing to return to her own show after weeks of halting the series, named after Perry, in exchange for election …

Sanders' message does speak to black voters in South Carolina -- the younger ones

For LeAndrea Montgomery, uneasy and sometimes hostile encounters with white people have occurred all too often in recent years.<p>The police stops while he was an undergraduate at Clemson University. The questions from security while he shopped at Kmart. The women clutching their purses as he walked …

Government

mnrdaily.com

Should I get free anti-virus software or pay?<p><b>Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.</b>

MacBook Pro

Bernie Sanders is right: Bill Clinton’s welfare law doubled extreme poverty

After 20 years, Bernie Sanders wants to put welfare back on the national agenda, seeing a chance to use his message of economic equality to undermine Hillary Clinton's base of support among black voters.<p>Primaries across the South over the next few days give him what might be the best chance he'll …

Income Inequality

Lil’ Troy’s cousin, Lil Will, best-known for hit single, “Wanna Be A Baller,” died in firey Houston car accident

<b>By Jay Mack<br>Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer</b><p>Over the years, Houston and the surrounding area has produced a great number of hip hop stars. In 1998, Lil’ Troy …

11 Albums That Didn't Live Up to the Hype

Everyone can't be great all the time.<p>One thing we're good at as music fans is anticipation. The thirst for new music from our faves keeps us in a perpetual state of excitement. Who's releasing a new single? Who's reuniting? Who's reissuing which beloved classic? When our desire's fulfilled it's a …

US expats in Europe 'feel the Bern' and threaten never to return if Trump wins

Half a day after the Democratic debate took the stage in Las Vegas last month, TJ Mulloy was searching for the footage on YouTube. When it aired, at 1am, he was already asleep.<p>Mulloy is an American – a proud Democrat – living in Dublin.<p>Americans at home might already be experiencing …

Middle-class

Why President Barack Obama Must Go to Paris

The events that have transpired in Paris in the last 24 hours leave the civilized world stunned. It served no purpose, it advanced no cause. It will not change French government policy in Syria or in the Middle East. It was simply an act of murder carried out on a mass scale, an act of murder …

Funny Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Video Pokes Fun at Sony

During E3 2013, Sony released a tongue-in-cheek video that poked fun at Microsoft for its (since-reversed) used game policy. Now, two years later, Microsoft appears to have responded with its own little jab.<p>The Xbox UK team released the video above this week to mark the release of backwards …

Cruz condemns Obama 'lunacy' on Syria as Republicans react to Paris attacks

Ted Cruz led Republican criticism of White House policy on Syria on Saturday, in light of the devastating terror attacks in Paris, deriding Barack Obama’s pledge to take more refugees and calling for intensified action against Islamic State. Marco Rubio took a different tack, however, in declaring …

Middle East

Police Have Killed over 1000 people in 2015

According to killedbypolice.net an online website that tracks daily statistics of deaths at the hands of police the police in America have killed …