Shomari O'Connor

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GOP feuds over Obamacare tactics

A brewing Republican versus Republican fight over whether to use a government funding measure to choke off Obamacare is splitting the party ahead of this fall’s budget battles.<p>A growing number of Republicans are rejecting calls from leading conservatives, including Sens. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and …

If You Think The French President Is 'Stupide,' Just Say So

The French are famous for their insults, but traditionally they haven't taken it well when the target is the president of the republic.<p>A vote in parliament on Thursday has changed that. For the first time in 130 years, it's now legal to say how you really feel about the French leader.<p>So, if you …

Mohammed Morsi Is Detained as Egypt Braces for More Protests

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On a day that was already expected to bring tension and possible violence to the streets of Egypt, a …

The History of the Trumpet

Track Listing<p>Track<p>Length<p>Preview<p>DVD chapters<p>History of the trumpet<p>39:58<p>From the beginning<p>11:29<p>Essential Tips for Getting Your Sound<p>22:30<p>Liner Notes<p>In …

Spike Lee On Tyler Perry's Movies Shows! Its Coonery Buffoonery

Teisha Marie Album Release Concert

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>The Official Album Release …

Will Anybody Leave Spotify for iTunes Radio?

Earlier this week, Apple announced its egregiously late entrance into the music-streaming business with iTunes Radio, a service that builds custom …

Killer Mike and El-P Bring in Big Boi, Prince Paul for ‘Run the Jewels’ Track List

Killer Mike and El-P have already liberated three tracks from their new collaborative project, Run the Jewels: “Get It,” “Banana Clipper” and “36” …

Latest Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Track List Is Close But No Cigar

<b>UPDATE:</b> The “I Am a God” studio footage featuring Rick Rubin has been shared to YouTube and is now embedded above.<p>Kanye West’s <i>Yeezus</i> drops on June …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Morrissey Announces South American Tour Dates, Doctor’s Orders Be Damned

Morrissey will be touring South America in July. The former Smiths singer had a birthday last month — we celebrated by listening to a robot read his …

Where Have All the Music Games Gone?

E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) has wound down, and all the buzz out of the seizure-inducing trade show is about the PS4’s beauty, Microsoft’s …

CHVRCHES Announce Debut Album With Trippy ‘Gun’ Video

CHVRCHES will release their debut album, <i>The Bones of What You Believe</i>, September 24 in the U.S. via Glassnote. Abroad, the record will drop the day …

The Weeknd’s ‘You Belong to the World’ Covers Portishead in Grime

The Weeknd debuted a new song from oft-teased new album <i>Kiss Land</i> last night (June 13) at Toronto’s Mod Club. “You Belong to the World” buries any …

Watch Robin Thicke and Pharrell Bomb at Myspace Launch Party

Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” is the No. 1 song in the country, but apparently no one told the audience at last night’s Myspace Launch Party. There, …

Rick Rubin Was as Crucial to ‘Yeezus’ Success as Kanye West

Kanye West’s totally humble and self-effacing <i>New York Times</i> interview earlier this week shared a few clutch details about Rick Rubin’s golden …

Bonnaroo 2013 Live-Stream Schedule: Paul McCartney, Wu-Tang, the National, More

Tickets for Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2013 are sold out, but that’s no reason to miss this year’s 30 Must-See Acts. Organizers for the …

Bonnaroo 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw on Friday

<b>10. Foals</b><br>The pallid Brits of Foals might not write the most memorable hooks or have winning stage personalities, but at Bonnaroo they will forever be …

Sarah Palin: D.C. a 'hot mess'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin outlined her disdain for Washington political culture in a speech Saturday morning, denouncing Democrats’ “religious faith in the power of government” and calling D.C. a “hot mess.”<p>“The problem is government grown so big that it intrudes into every aspect of our …

Hassan Rouhani wins Iran presidential election

<b>Reformist-backed cleric Hassan Rouhani has won Iran's presidential election, securing just over 50% of the vote and so avoiding the need for a run-off.</b><p>Crowds gathered in Tehran to hail Mr Rouhani, who said he had achieved a "victory of moderation over extremism".<p>Some 72.2% of the 50 million …

South Asia

MEN’S FASHION Spring 2013: 5 patterned swim trunks that make a splash this season

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Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Rite Of Spring : Deceptive Cadence : NPR

The Evolution of the Treble Clef

The Grand Staff. Treble Clef on upper staff; Bass Clef on lower staff (image: wikipedia)<p>The curving flourishes of music notation have always been …

Charli XCX Is On Her ‘Marilyn Monroe Shit’ In Lil Xan’s ‘Moonlight’ Video

Hip-Hop<p>The ultimate source for all the latest hip-hop music news updates and everything hip-hop culture.<p>Issues<p>Cudi is moving forward<p>Music<p>The first …

Action Bronson & Harry Fraud “Saaab Stories” EP Artwork & Tracklist Revealed

Ashanti Bares Bikini Body in Las Vegas

While most celebrities left town after Memorial Day weekend, Ashanti kept the party going. The “Army Wives” star enjoyed some fun in the sun in Las …