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Russell Simmons Denies ‘Baseless And Utterly False’ Rape Allegations From A Jane Doe

Russell Simmons has been accused of sexual misconduct and rape by several women – and he’s again striking back against what he deemed “baseless and utterly false” allegations in a recent statement. He’s sidelined his ill-advised #NotMe response, and his team sent us an official response decrying …

Russell Simmons

How Birds-To-Be Get Oxygen Inside Eggs

Your body needs oxygen to function — and that was true even before you were born. As you grew inside your mother's womb, even before you had working lungs, your cells were crying out for oxygen. And your mother kindly answered that call. Oxygen and nutrients from her blood made their way down your …

Eggs

Philadelphia’s District Attorney’s Office Agrees To Grant Meek Mill A New Trial

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said in court today that Meek Mill should be granted a new trial with his decade-old gun and drug charges vacated. This decision was a small but clear victory for Meek’s legal team, who broke the news to cheering supporters awaiting the decision, which …

Demonstration

People Were Extremely Disappointed By Migos’ Coachella Set — Especially How They Handled ‘Motorsport’

Coachella is a stage unlike any other in the world. On the one hand, with seemingly the entire music industry either present or watching at home via the live stream, the festival gives artists one of the biggest possible platforms to stage either a Beyoncé-like career-defining performance, or a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hear Taylor Swift's Acoustic Cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September'

Pop star also issues new version of 'Reputation' track "Delicate" as part of Spotify's Singles series<p>Taylor Swift reinterpreted Earth, Wind & Fire's …

Celebrity Gossip

The new 'Ocean's 8' trailer is here and it's everything we dreamed

What happens when you put eight scene-stealers in a room together?<p>Well, in the case of <i>Ocean's 8</i>, they pull off the heist of the century at the …

Anne Hathaway

What's the deal with sex robots? This film seeks to find out

Whatever your thoughts on sex robots and the complicated ethics surrounding them, it's clear that one day we'll have to seriously grapple with their …

Robots

Introspective Chicago Rapper Saba Bares His Heart And Soul With ‘Care For Me’

Chicago might be nicknamed “The Second City,” but in recent years it’s become the number one major metro on the forefront of innovation in hip-hop.<p>Within the last 24 months, Chicago has seen genre-bending, ultra-cerebral releases from the likes of Vic Mensa, Mick Jenkins, Towkio, Dreezy, and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why Can There Only Be One Dominant Woman in Rap?

<i>“I heard these labels are trying to make another me / Everything you’re getting, little hoe, is because of me.”</i><p>Nicki Minaj delivered this pointed jab …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Daring man pulls off impossible oversized Jenga move

The game of Jenga requires skill, precision, and sometimes a whole lotta luck. That goes extra when you're playing a super-sized version.<p>When faced …

Bruce Lee

Why Hip-Hop Has Largely Been Left Out Of The #MeToo Moment

Harvey Weinstein, Brett Ratner, Kevin Spacey, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Aziz Ansari, Andrew Kreisberg, and numerous other heavyweights in their profession have all had their careers tarnished or ended by the #MeToo movement and other women coming forward with their accusations of sexual misconduct. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Charli XCX Outrageously Dressed Up As Ed Sheeran And Lip-Synced ‘Shape Of You’

Many of the biggest pop, film, and sports stars go all the way out when they appear on the television show <i>Lip Sync Battle</i>. Who among us will ever forget the time Channing Tatum channeled his inner Beyonce while pouring himself into “Run The World?” Or when LaVar Ball broke the Internet and ran …

Charli XCX

YouTuber makes a very sharp knife using a roll of regular aluminum foil

Forget the daily trip to Ikea, there are plenty of items around the house that will make excellent silverware. It just might take a little …

Knives

How One Line Derailed Ludacris’ Rap Career And How He Might Get It Back On Track

“I fill her up… balloons!”<p>Those five words were all it took to completely derail the career trajectory of one of the most prominent MCs of the 2000s.<p>Now, don’t get it twisted. Ludacris still holds a spot as one of the most respected rappers to enter the game in the late ’90s, and I doubt he’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Darren Criss Responds To Fans Who Want His Butt To Nab An Emmy

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” has earned Darren Criss some of the best reviews of his career, not to mention early awards buzz.<p>It isn’t just Criss’s portrayal of serial killer Andrew Cunanan, who murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace (played by Edgar Ramirez) in …

Celebrity News

The wild-eyed genius of Kate McKinnon’s political satire

In an astounding feat of comedic versatility, the comedian Kate McKinnon brought <i>Saturday Night Live</i> back from the brink of irrelevance this weekend, with her brilliant impressions of US attorney general Jeff Sessions and education secretary Betsy DeVos.<p>The sketch comedy show has struggled to stay …

Comedy

Ted Cruz Attempts To Explain Away His Campaign Ad’s Jokes About Beto O’Rourke’s Name With Little Success

The morning after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released a “jingle” criticizing his Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, after he clinched the nomination in Tuesday’s primary, the former presidential hopeful made the cable news rounds to convince his supporters (and himself) that his re-election …

Republicans

Fans Want Tiffany Haddish & Maya Rudolph to Host Oscars 2019

The 2018 Oscars gave fans a Tiffany & Maya 2019 test run -- and they loved it.<p>Jimmy Kimmel was a great Oscars host for the past two years, but viewers are already looking ahead to next year.<p>While Jimmy was treating moviegoers in the theater next door, Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph took to the …

Why Hip-Hop’s Chase For Viral Infamy Works For A Moment, But Backfires For A Lifetime

Tekashi 6ix9ine once told Adam22 of the No Jumper podcast that there would be nights where he was so hungry growing up in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn that the loudness of his stomach rumbling made his mother cry.<p>He recalls never having the means for name brand clothes, but becoming popular at …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bollywood Movies On Netflix You'll Absolutely Love

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of movies that come out in a given year? How can one choose, say, between going to see <i>Paddington 2</i> and <i>Lady</i> …

Charlie Sheen Has Been Accused Of Murder And Knowingly Spreading HIV By Former Pal Lenny Dykstra

Both Charlie Sheen and Lenny Dykstra are back in the news, and the news isn’t all that great. According to the latter, who spoke at length to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, he learned a lot about the former during their long and tumultuous friendship, which is currently no more. One of Dykstra’s …

Charlie Sheen

Rose McGowan Has Fierce Confrontation with Trans Woman in NYC: 'What Have You Done for Women?' (UPDATE)

<i>UPDATED 4:04 p.m. ET</i>: Per <i>Vulture</i>, Rose McGowan referenced her screaming match with the still unidentified trans woman at Barnes & Noble last night …

6 Albums Out Today You Should Listen To Instead of Justin Timberlake

<i>With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums and EPs by Rhye, EMA, Rich Brian, Hookworms, Field</i> …

Justin Timberlake

Calling Tomi Lahren “Tammy” is the joke that keeps giving

Fox News’ Tomi Lahren is living proof that <i>The Picture Of Dorian Gray</i> is a work of nonfiction, as a soul so bitter and fundamentally out of touch as …

Why Puerto Rico is not a US state

Puerto Ricans are US citizens. But that doesn’t mean they have the same rights as other Americans.<p>Nearly half of Americans don’t know that Puerto Ricans are US citizens. They are — and have been since 1917.<p>As residents of a US commonwealth, Puerto Ricans have US passports, can travel freely …

Caribbean

Watch Tiffany Haddish Remix Daniel Kaluuya’s Name During the Oscar Nominations

“Daniel Kaluwa! Kallelujah!”<p>It is a hallowed tradition during awards season for someone to butcher people’s names. Oscar fans will never forget the time Academy president <b>Cheryl Boone Isaacs</b> accidentally said “Dick Poop” instead of “Dick Pope.” They’ll also never forget the time <b>John Travolta</b> …

Camila Cabello Takes 'Havana' Back To The Classroom With Jimmy Fallon

Camila Cabello isn’t too cool for school.<p>The former Fifth Harmony singer gave her smash hit “Havana” a classroom instrument remix on Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” with a little help from host Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots.<p>Check it out above, and see how it compares to her …

It’s Time For J. Cole To Return To Rap And Stake His Claim For Hip-Hop’s Crown

The formula for the late night TV performance has almost always been in a stasis: An artist shows up and they perform the singles they’ve been promoting to drum up interest in their new album in front of a wide audience. But promotion was the last thing on J. Cole’s mind when he took the stage on</i> …

David Letterman

Lil Skies Is Already Charting And Showing All The Signs Of A Star In The Making

Unsurprisingly, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania rap newcomer Lil Skies has already made his <i>Billboard</i> charts debut with his stellar first mixtape, <i>Life Of A Dark Horse</i>.<p>Don’t let the name and face tattoos fool you. Unlike some of his contemporaries with similar monikers and ink, Skies remains laser-focused …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sam Rockwell recognizes son’s adult film star boyfriend in ‘SNL’ sketch

(Screenshot via YouTube.)Sam Rockwell can’t quite place where he’s seen his son’s boyfriend in the “Saturday Night Live” sketch “Marcus Comes to …

Sam Rockwell