Jared Levy

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The Day Hip-Hop Died: The Longreaching Effects Of The 1995 Source Awards

<i>“None of us were the same after that day.”</i><p>– Questlove (of The Roots)<p>In 1995, Hip Hop music was at its pinnacle. It was in the midst of a second …

What You Should Know About Muscle Building And Weight Training Diet

Crank up some music. Research has shown that listening to music you love while you are lifting can help you do more reps than not listening to any …

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest | Dr Paul Salaman

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Climate Change

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

Confessions of a menopausal nymphomaniac

Single, menopausal and fed up with living without sex, Laurett Fenn downloaded several dating apps. In a series of adventures, she found all that she’d hoped for – and more<p>I am the poster girl for the menopause, despite the fact that there is absolutely no good news about the menopause. Its path is …

Relationships

China's Leader Xi Jinping Reminds Party Members to Be 'Unyielding Marxist Atheists'

Li Jiangong and his wife Ding Cuimei stood in front of the bulldozer in a last-ditch protest. A government-backed firm had ordered the demolition of …

China

Hip-Hop

The Scoreboard: Drake Is Earning So Many Streams, And Childish Gambino Might Be Stealing Songs<p>Derrick Rossignol 07.03.18 5 hours ago<p>Drake's Moody 'Scorpion' Offers Compelling Creative Growth<p>Drake finally grows up a little on his new album, which sees him add new dimensions to his well-established …

Rap & Hip-Hop

7 Women Share How Guys Redeemed Themselves After Awful First Impressions

In defense of the second chance.<p>First impressions are pretty important—some say they're the most important all. But what happens if you get the sense that you totally blew it? Well, as it turns out, if you don’t pull off a positive meet-cute or first date, there’s some good news: You might not be …

Relationships

4 Reasons You're Still Single

<i>Monica Parikh is a dating coach and the founder of School of Love NYC, a site intended to help people find happy, healthy relationships. Her personal</i> …

How A$AP Rocky, Rihanna and Kanye West reinvented grunge style

By mixing streetwear with rock and indie iconography, celebrities have taken grunge upscale and re-defined it<p>Streetwear, like grunge, is often spoken of in terms of attitude rather than design. Both aesthetic movements share a seed of utility anti-fashion about them. But, whereas grunge couture …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Freak Is a Freak, and Egyptian Lover Is an Icon

Ahead of his new anthology, we spoke with the gilded lothario about 808s, the state of DJing, and how he shaped West Coast hip-hop as we know it.<p><i>Photo courtesy Stones Throw</i><p>If LA has a “Planet Rock,” it’s Egyptian Lover’s “Egypt, Egypt.” Forever b-boy canon, the 1984 single evolved Afrika …

I'm Scared to Tell My Boyfriend What I Do to Have an Orgasm

Just thinking about that conversation makes me sick to my stomach.<p><b>I have to picture my boyfriend with other women to have an orgasm. It's not just this boyfriend either — any man I have been with physically, in order to get over the edge, I need to picture them looking at another naked woman,</b> …

Phife Dawg: How A Tribe Called Quest’s Everyman Genius Changed Hip-Hop

While Q-Tip was the mad scientist and mercurial artist, Phife Dawg was a lot like you: a guy who loved hip-hop, sports, and talking shit. Hip-hop …

When It Comes to Love, Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

<b>by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades</b><p>In most areas of life, having more experience is good. Want to be great in your chosen field? Sustained experience …

How Japan Remembers the Alamo

(Image: Onderdonk's <i>The Fall of the Alamo</i>, photo by Argos'Dad)<p>Have you visited the Alamo? You won't be able to access the basement, but you can …

Japan

Hip-Hop Beef: Sexually Scrutinized Rapper Young Thug Goes On Twitter Rant Dissing Future And Metro Boomin’

Young Thug Responds To Metro Boomin’s Critique Of Mixtape Rappers And Disses Future<p>Looks like we’re gonna get one more rap beef before the ball drops …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Isaiah and the There-ness of God

Now that I'm firmly located in the second half of my life -- okay, okay, the third third of my life (and no, I'm not calling it the last third of my life; I'm not ready to go there -- yet) . . . now that I've moved along in my life, past the time when I have to make my mark on the world, produce …

Jidenna Reacts To Game Dressing Up As Him For Halloween

Hip Hop costumes for Halloween were up to par this year and perhaps one of the best was Game dressed up as the <i>Classic Man</i>, Jidenna.<p>Recently speaking …

Rap & Hip-Hop

One on One: Dating, Relationships, and Why Single Isn't Always So Bad

We sat on the Upper East Side rooftop. I hated the words coming out of my mouth. I hated the way his eyes looked. They were so wide. And with the lights reflecting from the skyline backdrop, it was like the whole city fit inside them.<p>"I just...I don't see us going much further."<p>...<p>The scenario …

3 Lessons I've Learned From a Bad Breakup

It was December 26, 2011.<p>My bags were packed and I was ready to go. I was sitting in my studio apartment waiting for him to text me to let me know he was here to drive me to the train station.<p>And I was the most nervous I had ever been in my life.<p>More nervous than when I got my first dorm room for …

Book Review: Trump's Sloppy, Illogical 'Crippled America' Is A Jumble Of Contradictions

Given how often Donald Trump reminds us of his incredible accomplishments as a businessman, you might reasonably expect that his new book on “how to …

Donald Trump

Woman Takes Professional Engagement Photos with Box of Pizza

Nicole Larson, a 19-year old Canadian who resides in Alberta, is in love.<p>She's not engaged, yet she feels such passion for her significant other that …

They want kids to be robots: Meet the new education craze designed to distract you from overtesting

“Reformers” talk about mindfulness as if it’s an answer, not just another way to sneak corporate culture in schools<p>From inner-city classrooms to wealthy boarding schools the mindfulness juggernaut has hit education. A recent Atlantic article shows that despite its “inherent nebulousness” as a …

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can’t face the past, and it’s poisoning our future

Faulkner’s maxim is truer than ever — and while the whole world struggles with history, America’s denial is toxic<p>No quotation from American literature, with the possible exception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “boats against the current” passage, is repeated as often or carries as much resonance as …

Hiberdating: Dating a Guy You're Not Going to Marry

__Hiberdating (verb): Dating a guy who you know is not "the one" but is better than nothing. __<p>Wondering if you're truly into the guy you're dating or just his excellent pancake cooking skills? Not to worry. We've compiled a list of classic hiberdating behaviors to help you suss out if your …

Sex, Death and Mushrooms

The forest air is sweet and winy with decay. It’s raining hard. I wipe drops of cold water from the tip of my nose, open an umbrella and ready myself for a walk with my old friend Nick, emeritus professor of the history of science and amateur mycologist. For the last 15 years I’ve accompanied him …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Amber Rose & The Slut Walk Represents This Year’s Under The Radar Resurgence Of Wiz Khalifa

For some strange reason, Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa’s divorce drama is reaching <i>Kramer Vs. Kramer</i> levels of theatrics. Then again, this type of thing …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Homeless woman 'dead for seven hours' in Hong Kong McDonald's before anyone noticed

Woman found dead Saturday morning 24 hours after she first entered Hong Kong McDonalds held up as an example of growing number of city's "McRefugees"<p>A homeless woman lay dead at a Hong Kong McDonald's restaurant for hours surrounded by diners who failed to notice her, sparking concern over the …

Chrissie Hynde: 'I'm Just Telling My Story'

<i>In an interview with NPR's David Greene, Chrissie Hynde discusses her new memoir,</i> Reckless: My Life as a Pretender. <i>The interview touches on portions of the book that have generated some controversy, including Hynde's description of a possible sexual assault.</i><p>The Pretenders' 1979 rock anthem "Brass …