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Kanye West’s Graduation 10 Years On: Six Of The Best Samples

<b>‘Kid Charlemagne’ - Steely Dan (1976)</b><p><b>As used in ‘Champions’</b><p>‘Champion’ sees West flex over a synth-heavy track with a reggae-inspired bridge sung by …

Nicki Minaj's 'Queen' Caps a Mediocre Summer By Rap's Titans

The rap superstar's fourth studio album shows flashes of her greatness, but follows a trend of poorly edited projects by the genre's top tier artists this year.<p>Summer 2018 was supposed to be a legendary one for rap. Kanye West, amidst his flagrant outbursts and rants, announced that there’d be an …

Eminem Calls Out Donald Trump & NRA In Powerful ‘Nowhere Fast’ Performance At iHearts

Eminem lit up the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Awards with an electrifying performance of ‘Nowhere Fast’ with Kehlani. Slim Shady slammed NRA …

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What you need to know about every team in the 2018 NCAA tournament field

Now it begins again.<p>The tournament has tipped off. Your picks are locked in. It's time to find out how your bracket is holding up. <b>Check your …

NCAA

Listen to Sade’s First New Song in 7 Years

Earlier this month, it was announced that director Ava DuVernay had tapped the one and only Sade to appear on the soundtrack to her new movie <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>. According to DuVernay, the elusive British singer contributed a new original song to the soundtrack titled “Flower of the Universe.” …

Super Bowl LII: 16 Things You Didn't See on TV From Minneapolis

Here’s what happened inside U.S. Bank Stadium as the Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots<p>Whether you’re an avid sports fan or only …

NFL

Watch Nas Perform 'Illmatic' at the Kennedy Center

Nas brings <i>Illmatic</i> to PBS. Twenty-four years after dropping <i>Illmatic</i>, the hip-hop icon performed his seminal debut album with the National Symphony …

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

The Human Cost of the Ghost Economy

<i>Melissa Chadburn | Longreads | December 2017 | 12 minutes (3,090 words)</i>Last year I worked undercover at a temp agency in Los Angeles. While I took …

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

The Most Perfect Rap Song Written: Shadowboxin'

This summer marked the 20th anniversary of the <i>Wu-Tang Forever</i> album dropping; pushing the nine member Hip Hop collective out into the musical …

The 30 Sexiest Music Videos of All Time

30<p>Cher, “If I Could Turn Back Time”<p>The leave-little-to-the-imagination fishnet bodysuit Cher wore in her 1989 video for “If I Could Turn Back Time” …

Scientific breakthrough sees creation of antibody that attacks 99 per cent of HIV strains

Scientists have developed an antibody that attacks 99 per cent of HIV strains.<p>Already tested on monkeys, trials on human beings could begin next year, the BBC reported.<p>Up until now, HIV has been difficult to treat because of its ability to mutate and change its appearance.<p>Eventually, the human body …

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North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean, says foreign minister

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump's threats of military action, the country's foreign minister has warned.<p>Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in New York shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an …

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9 cool AR apps you should download to try out iOS 11’s ARKit

Since it was first announced at WWDC, Apple’s ARKit has been open to developers to get a feel for the new platform. Now that iOS 11 is finally here, ARKit is available for anyone with an iPhone 6S or later, the iPad Pro, and the latest 9.7-inch iPad. In the time between the announcement and its …

Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ Could Change The Rap Game Forever If It Hits No. 1

Cardi B, success story of 2017, stands poised to topple Taylor Swift as the artist with the No. 1 song on the <i>Billboard</i> Hot 100 chart.<p>If “Bodak Yellow” were to top the chart, it would be the first time a solo female rapper has done so since Lauryn Hill debuted at No. 1 in 1998 with “Doo Wop (That …

'Petya' Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

The "Petya" cyberattack that has now struck computers in at least 65 countries can be traced to a Ukrainian company's tax accounting software, Microsoft says.<p>"We saw the first infections in Ukraine — more than 12,500 machines encountered the threat," Microsoft says. "We then observed infections in …

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Hear Ice Cube Slam Police Brutality in New Song ‘Good Cop Bad Cop’

Ice Cube released a brassy, battering new single titled “Good Cop Bad Cop” on Tuesday. “Good Cop Bad Cop” is one of three new songs that will …

Apple’s GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork apps are now completely free

No Mac or iPhone purchase required<p>Apple is making its GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) apps totally free for all Mac OS and iOS customers as of today. In late 2013, Apple began offering the software for free to anyone that purchased a new Apple device — either a Mac or …

The Most Perfect Rap Song Ever Written: Respiration

People (including 19 year old me) slept on the Black Star duo of Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli back in the day. Their music sounded …

Why March Madness is bad for college basketball

The NCAA tournament is as wildly popular as ever, but the increased emphasis on March means fewer people are paying attention to the regular season<p>Printable NCAA tournament bracket: make your March Madness picks<br>• Regional previews: East | Midwest | South | West<p>So you call yourself a college …

The 50 Best Dancehall Songs of All Time

<b>WHO CAN MAKE THE DANCE RAM?</b><br>By Edwin “STATS” Houghton<p>“Top ranking” is a phrase so common in the lexicon of dancehall reggae, it could almost be punctuation. That’s not to mention related terms like “highly rated,” “strictly the best,” and “tougher than tough.” It is doubtful, in fact, whether there …

See Missy Elliott’s Colorful Video for Slow-Burning New Song ‘I’m Better’

Missy Elliott has unveiled the colorful new surprise video for “I’m Better.” It’s her first new solo material since last year’s “Pep Rally” and first …

Hear Alicia Keys’ Kanye West-Sampling New Song ‘That’s What’s Up’

Alicia Keys has unveiled new song “That’s What’s Up” along with an accompanying video on her birthday on Wednesday. The inspirational tune samples …

Watch Bell Biv DeVoe’s Sleek ‘I’m Betta’ Video

Bell Biv DeVoe saunter through New York City and their hometown Boston in the slick new video for “I’m Betta,” off their upcoming album, <i>Three Stripes</i>.<p>…

Sundance 2017: ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ Salutes Hard Life of Rap Pioneer

During the “Roxanne Wars” of the mid-Eighties, a battle of words spilled across nearly 50 12-inch singles, captivating the earliest generation of …

Here's Why We Should See Better Racing in F1 for 2017

Formula One cars will see major changes for 2017, and that's a good thing.<p>A few months ago, we showed you a video that explained all the changes coming to Formula One cars for 2017. It showed the new car next to the old one, making it simple to understand what all was changing. In general, …

Watch Kendrick Lamar Freestyle Over Kanye West's "So Appalled"

You may also like<p>Music<p>Watch Chvrches Cover Kendrick Lamar’s “LOVE.”<p>During their set on triple j’s “Like a Version.”<p>By HP Cheung / Jul 20, 2018<p>1,013 …

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