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Eminem’s Monster Coachella Set Features Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, And Some Apparently Accurate Mean Tweets

Coachella’s first weekend has come and gone, and there’s no questioning that it featured a ton of special moments. Beyonce put on a huge show, Cardi B was characteristically epic, and of course, the Yodeling Walmart Kid was there. Also among the finer moments was Eminem’s set, which was huge and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

Beyonce Brings Out JAY-Z, Solange And Destiny’s Child for Historic Coachella Headlining Set

All hail the queen.

Dance

Fire brigade called to rescue boy from toilet seat stuck around his neck

<b>By now, you should be well aware that firefighters don’t only fight fires.</b><p>Who could forget the Tinder date which ended in a 999 call-out when a woman …

Asperger Syndrome

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Now Inducts Songs, And These 6 Are First

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame began honoring songs in addition to artists at the 33rd annual induction ceremony on Saturday night (4/14) in …

Hall of Fame

Cardi B Led The Charge For Women In Rap With Her Epic Coachella Performance

The future is female.<p>More than just a clever slogan from Hilary Clinton’s ill-fated campaign for the Presidency, this simple but deep mantra would appear to be Coachella’s philosophy for 2018 — at least with regards to hip-hop. No less than five women rappers graced four different stages Sunday at …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Eminem Cements His 'Rap God' Status With Fiery Headlining Set at Coachella 2018

After watching The Weeknd and Beyoncè torch their respective sets with smoldering efforts, on Sunday night (April 15), Eminem added the finishing …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tarantula Topping Draws The Brave Into North Carolina Burger Joint

A hamburger intentionally topped with a tarantula is attracting customers to a restaurant in Durham, North Carolina.<p>Bull City Burger and Brewery is currently celebrating “Exotic Meat Month” by featuring burgers made with everything from alligator to iguana, python, bison, turtle and insects.<p>But …

Food

How Did Prince Die? A Look At The Evidence

New information has come to light<p>Prince died on April 21, 2016, at the age of 57, and the exact cause and circumstances of his death remain a …

New Jersey

10 of the Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

It’s undeniably good to curl up with a book when the weather is spiteful, as it is to tote one along to the beach—but what about spring book season? Is spring the underdog of reading periods, not yet the subject of clichés and best-of lists but yet arguably the best time to get into a new title? …

Books

Man Spends 409 Days Recreating Forrest Gump’s 15,000 Mile Run Across America

In Robert Zemeckis’ 1994 film <i>Forrest Gump</i>, Tom Hanks’ character is supposed to have run a total of 15,248 miles coast-to-coast across America, after …

Tom Hanks

So You Want to Read Time Travel Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Any respectable list of time travel novels has to start with H. G. Wells’ groundbreaking novel <i>The Time Machine</i>. Casting aside the magic and mysticism …

Science Fiction
Childish Gambino

10 Books on Natural Disasters That Rocked the World - Signature Reads

Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital<p><i>Five Days at Memorial</i> is an expansion of Sheri Fink’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning article, <i>The Deadly Choices at Memorial</i>. Fink, an investigative journalist and physician, distilled six years of reporting to chronicle a terrifying five day period at Memorial …

The 19 Best Poetry Books to Read This Year - Signature Reads

<i>Listen, trying to forget is not the same</i> <i><br>as leaving—sometimes we must</i> <i><br>forget to allow forgiveness</i> <i><br>to comb the knots from our hair.</i><p>These are poems of love, forgetting, heartbreak, and desire. Some of them reflect on the difficult love between Nguyen and his mother, who scorns her gay son for his …

11 Classic Rap Albums That Never Won A Grammy, But Should Have

In a recent conversation with my best friend, we discussed what we are often known to discuss whenever we are together — music. In this particular …

Donald Glover Confirms He’s Definitely Retiring Childish Gambino

Despite his five Grammy Award nominations, Donald Glover confirms he still plans to retire his stage name, Childish Gambino. “I stand by that. I’m …

Grammys 2018: The Complete Winners List

The full rundown of who won what on Music's Biggest Night<p>The 60th annual Grammy Awards returns to New York for the first time in 15 years when the …

Sexual Harassment

Plenty of fire and fury at 60th annual Grammy Awards

Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time's Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for artists to address sexual harassment and abuse, but also President Donald Trump, immigration and gun violence.<p>Artists arrived on the red carpet with white …

Sexual Harassment

The Best Grammy Performances Of All Time

In its 60 years of existence, the Grammys have remained the most compelling event of awards season. A lot has changed since the music’s best and …

Across The Pond

7 Novels To Pick Up When You Need Creative Inspiration, But Don't Want To Read Another Book About Writing

I have a dark and terrible confession to make, internet: I'm not that into "how-to" books. Don't get me wrong, I've most certainly delved into the …

Does Losing A Major Grammy Actually Help An Artist More?

Spending long days and nights perfecting his craft in Queensbridge, a young Nasir Jones probably never imagined he’d someday win a Grammy for the same words that flowed so effortlessly from his pen. Rap itself only began to be recognized at the famed award show in 1996; one year later, Nas was …

20 Underrated Hip Hop Albums Of 2010

With a new year comes a new series here on HHGA. This series is focusing on the most underrated/underappreciated albums of the decade, per year. Now …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How OutKast Set An Impossible Grammys Standard With Their Album Of The Year Win

When OutKast won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 2004, nearly the whole world seemed to think that the dynamic Atlanta duo was the most deserving. Before Carlos Santana and Faith Hill read the list of nominees, someone in Staples Center in Los Angeles yelled “ANDRE,” as in Andre 3000, who had …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Diana Ross Says Farewell To The Supremes

Their fans had known it was coming for some time, but the night of 14 January 1970 was an emotional one for lovers of <b>the Supremes</b>.<p>Late in 1969, …

Soul Music

The death of the best of: why Rihanna will never get her greatest hits

Unless you’re a veteran like Vera Lynn, a career spanning compilation is unlikely to happen - and it’s all thanks to streaming<p>Like socks, a Lynx shower gel gift set and a comedian from Mock the Week’s standup on DVD, Best Of collections have always played a vital role in last-minute present-buying. …

Kylie Minogue

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates

Meshell Ndegeocello Previews New Covers LP With Prince Song

Hear singer-songwriter's "Sometimes It Snows in April" and Force MDs' "Tender Love" from new 'Ventriloquism' album<p>Singer-songwriter Meshell …

Rihanna Was Quietly One Of The Best Rappers Of 2017

In 2017, hip-hop evolved in many weird, wacky, fun, experimental, and dope ways over the course of the year. But we’re still figuring out and speculating how that would affect the direction of the culture and the genre in 2018. One thing I didn’t really get to address though, was how the form …