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Ahead of Notting Hill Carnival, look back at the brilliant festival fashion of years gone by

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Style

Stampd throws a Hollywood Hills house party to celebrate its latest Puma collaboration

Given designer and 2016 CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund finalist Chris Stamp’s mantra “Made to Make It” — which glows in neon on the wall of his La Brea Boulevard boutique — it’s hard to think of a more appropriate setting than a Ciroc- and Red Bull-fueled house party in an $18.5-million Hollywood Hills …

Collaboration

Pandora Looks for a Way Out of the Doldrums. Cue Questlove.

Last fall, Questlove, of the Roots, visited Pandora Media’s headquarters in Oakland, Calif., for what he assumed would be a perfunctory outreach meeting. Pandora, the internet radio giant, was one of several digital music outlets then trying to curry favor with him, Questlove said.<p>But the meeting …

Pandora

See the Photographs That Captured the Icons of Jazz

Hit it!<p>Ted Williams started his career far from the limelight, serving in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. But he took up saxophone and clarinet when he returned stateside, and then studied photography at the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and immersed …

Duke Ellington

The Chicago footwork dancers at the dawn of a new era

House music changed the world when it appeared 30 years ago, but the stories of its dancers were left behind. Today, dance crew The Era are reminding the world of the culture’s history<p>It’s been 30 years since house music reformatted popular culture forever, turning the nightclub into a site of …

Footwork

A Guy Called Gerald Talks Us Through the Evolution of Dance Music | Thump

Usually when a writer starts an article about an artist by saying that the performer in question needs no introduction what they're actually doing is admitting that they're too lazy to hop over to Wiki and slightly alter the first two sentences of the producer or DJ's entry because it's 2016 and …

Dance music

NFL Power Rankings 2016: Breaking Down Preseason Look at League's Pecking Order

We're halfway through the NFL preseason, and many questions are starting to be answered as we gear up for the 2016 NFL season.<p>Position battles are starting to come into focus for many teams, while other teams are finding more questions than answers.<p>Not much changes in the power rankings at this …

Football (U.S.)

Futuristic Lotus C-01 Motorbike Sold at an Auction

Categories<p>Food<br>• Lifestyle<br>• Nature<br>• Travel<p>All Photography<p>Photography<p>Miniature Cake made in a Tiny Kitchen<p>Photography<p>Creative Geometric Soy Sauce …

Design

Ryder Cup 2016: Tiger Woods a 'future captain' of Team USA

<b>(CNN) —</b> He may no longer be the force he once was but Team USA is hoping Tiger Woods can help it hunt down Europe's top golfers at next month's Ryder Cup.<p>The 14-time major winner will line up as one of Davis Love III's vice-captains at Hazeltine next month with the US aiming to win the tournament …

Tiger Woods

Blood Orange: ‘I don’t want people to immediately like my music. That's scary’

It’s late July in New York and Dev Hynes (AKA Blood Orange) is sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park. It’s a scorching day, even in the shade, and he’s wearing dark shades and a baseball cap that covers his dreadlocks. A few feet away there’s a teacher trying to manage a rowdy school trip, …

Music

How to Hack Your Way to Success With Real-World MBA Skills for Less Than $30

<i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>What would you do if someone says you can learn all the skills of an MBA grad in just eight hours, for less than $30?<p>Before saying “It’s impossible,” or “That’s a scam,” you might want to check why the …

MBA

Watch Live: Aftermath of Italy Earthquake

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits central Italy and rescuers are searching for survivors.

Earthquakes

The hottest hair trends of 2016

From the coolest street style bobs and the model pack's summer styles to the latest way to braid, here’s all the inspiration you need for hair that's …

Hair

The ’50 Cent’ Store Is Your New One Stop Shop For All Those Random Needs

50 Cent dropped by <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> on Tuesday, once again putting his name to good use for one of the host’s sketches. This time, he’s the owner of a store featuring his name and selling the goods that people want. It’s the 50 Cent Store, your one-stop-shop for things like a Judge Mathis …

50 Cent

Frank Ocean is reportedly no longer signed with Def Jam

<b>Endless was his last album with the iconic label.</b><p>Frank Ocean’s tandem release of <i>Endless</i> and <i>Blond</i> is a little bit more unconventional than just its …

Frank Ocean

Hear Thundercat's Incisive New Song 'Bus in These Streets'

Thundercat has released a clever new song "Bus in These Streets," in which the bassist portrays the blandness of the tech-consumed existence with a cheerful melody.<p>The track finds Thundercat putting a peppy spin on his dusty, funked-out tunes. He juxtaposes playful chimes and vocal harmonies …

New Music

Kanye West Calls On Mainstream Radio To Play Frank Ocean's New Music

Kanye West praised fellow innovator Frank Ocean for his new, long-awaited sophomore album Blonde, which arrived on the internet Saturday evening (and his visual album, Endless, on Friday).<p>West, who featured Ocean on his most recent album The Life of Pablo, called on mainstream radio to play the …

Kanye West

Green Day Reveal That Their New Album Was Inspired By Black Lives Matter

Green Day says that the title track of the band’s upcoming 12th album <i>Revolution Radio</i> was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.<p>In an interview on <i>Rolling Stone</i>‘s “Music Now” podcast, Billie Joe Armstrong says that the idea for “Revolution Radio” came after Armstrong found himself swept up in …

Green Day

Cam’ron Wants You To Know He’s Not Beefing With 50 Cent, Jay Z Or Nas Anymore

Once upon a time, Cam’ron was rap’s premiere sh*t-starter. The Harlem vet has never been afraid to knock a superstar off his pedestal and take a lasting bite out of their aura with a potent diss track or five. At his peak, Cam had to be respected both lyrically and in terms of popularity so when he …

50 Cent

Finally, The Best Song Off ‘Anti’ Will Be Rihanna’s Next Single

While the rest of us try to catch up to Rihanna’s tremendous vision, <i>Anti</i> remains a slow-burning classic in the making. If you haven’t spent any time with this album yet — and I mean <i>really</i> spent some time with it — then you’re depriving yourself of one of the only good things in 2016’s otherwise …

Rihanna

New Music: Ayo Jay feat. Chris Brown Kid Ink – 'Your Number (Remix)'

Chris Brown and Kid Ink are trying to get “Your Number” as they join forces for Ayo Jay’s new remix.<p>The trio delivers an uptempo bounce on this …

Chris Brown

Pokemon Go's new 'Appraisal' feature: What it is and how to use it

Find out your Pokemon's fighting strengths and weaknesses with this new feature.<p>Pokemon Go has finally gotten another update and those elusive team …

Pokémon

Thousands of fish have washed up dead in New Jersey

Hundreds of thousands of fish became trapped close to the shore in New Jersey and died due to a lack of oxygen, the BBC reports.<p>The fish, which are known as peanut bunker fish, were trapped in the creek by bigger fish in Raritan Bay and have completely surrounded some of the boats moored there.<p>They …

New Jersey

Student charged with sexual assault won't go to prison, be 'burdened with the stigma'

A former Massachusetts high school student charged with sexually assaulting two other students while they were unconscious will not spend time behind bars.<p>He was instead given two years of probation in a recent district court decision, after which legal evidence of the assault may disappear from …

Women's Rights

Daft Punk and The Weeknd Are Working on Music Together So Get Excited | Thump

Following last year's <i>Beauty Behind the Madness</i>, it looks like the Weekend is hard at work on the follow-up to his best-selling 2015 record, with a little help from some French robot friends. As Pitchfork reports, Canadian R&B superstar Abel Tesfaye has logged studio time with none other than Daft …

Punk music

Tour A Modern House That Pulls Off Black Walls With Flair

This home strategically makes use of a dark color palette, offering a modern take on traditional house design.<p>Black is rarely a paint color that comes into consideration for walls, with many homeowners presuming it will make a space feel dark, cramped and dungeon-like.<p>A newly designed house in …

Design

Everyone is making fun of James Harden's signature shoe

The internet likes this as much as it liked the Chef Currys<p>Remember when everyone clowned Steph Curry's shoes back in June? Of course you do -- you're on the internet. Anyway, the Chef Currys have a spiritual sequel: the "Triple Black" colorway of James Harden's new signature shoe from Adidas. …

James Harden

What Does It Mean If Universal Music Group Is Really Banning Streaming Exclusives?

Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal have spent the past few years gradually gobbling up shares of the music market, essentially changing the way music is consumed and released, so much so that Billboard eventually changed their calculations for charting music sales. It’s been an …

Universal Music Group

New Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous hits 0-60 in 2.5s

Tesla has taken the wraps off its fastest electric car yet, the new Tesla Model S P100D, capable of hitting 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds and only bested …

Electric Vehicles