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Haleema Khan is a writer from Toronto, ON, who also contributes to RESPECT and Boi-1da.net – A dedicated tastemaker, she also performes rare DJ sets on the regular.

Chinese Brand Li-Ning takes New Direction after being criticized for Copying Adidas for Years

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Chinese sportswear brand Li-Ning (who recently signed Portland Trailblazer CJ McCollum) is embracing a new “futuristic sneakers hall of fame” aesthetic amids a brand face-lift. The brand is one of China’s leading local sportswear marketers and it recently revamped it’s brand by designing a new logo and slogan, to better compete with rivals Nike and Adidas both […]

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Drop Powerful Visual for “All The Stars”

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With the Black Panther soundtrack hitting shelves streaming services this Friday, Kendrick Lamar and SZA drop their “All the Stars” collaboration a visual makeover to accompany the song. Directed by Dave Meyers and The Little Homies, who just recently won the GRAMMY for Best Music Video for Kendrick’s “HUMBLE”. The video sends a powerful message […]

John Cena set to Publish children’s book series

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John Cena has just revealed his latest career pivot and it is becoming a children’s book author! The WWE superstar-turned-actor will make his authorial debut with a new line of children’s books published by Random House Books for Young Readers, the imprint announced on Tuesday. The books will focus on a boisterous family of monster […]

West Coast Metal Innovators Lethal Injektion Drop Visual For “The Crossover”

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Finesse involves the unique ability to maneuver seamlessly around people or objects in a smooth manner. It’s the refinement of performance, execution, and artisanship. The band Lethal Injektion personifies the essence of finesse. Innovation is the centerpiece of the group. They are the pioneers of West Coast Metal. Lethal Injektion fuse the vocal elements of […]

New Music: Listen to “Aymo” by Balkan Bump Ft. Talib Kweli

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Speaking of good music, The intersection between electronic music and live instrumentation is also a thing. The newest artist who is quickly filling this role is Balkan Bump, a producer who has stormed onto the scene with a debut collaborative single with Talib Kweli. Balkan Bump dropped another version of the same song in the late […]

H&M Plans to Close Select Stores Following Decline in Sales

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As if Paris Hilton imitating Kim Kardashian in the latest YEEZY campagin shoot wasn’t enough, here is another one: H&M has been a center of a big controversy ever since their new campaign for kids was revealed. Now word around town is the swedish retailer might be closing down around 170 stores this year. According […]

2 Good Lo Tells His Story Through ‘The Good Life: Season 2’

College students often spend time figuring out what they want to do career-wise. For 2 Good Lo, it didn’t take long to discover his destiny while in college. And that destiny was music. After dabbling into music here and there with his roommates, the artist realized the depth of his newfound passion very quickly. The […]

KAWS Reveals New Seeing/Watching Sculpture

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For the first time ever, KAWS is bringing together Companion and BFF for a new large-scale sculpture. To mark the May 2018 opening of the Wharf Group-developed Changsha International Finance Square complex in China, KAWS is unveiling a permanent sculpture in collaboration with curator AllRightsReserved featuring the two characters’ first joint appearance. Celebrating the opening […]

OVO’s Roy Woods Announces Say Less Tour

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OVO’s Roy Wood$ starts 2018 off with a new tour. Drake’s protégé had a strong 2017 and finished the years off by dropping a new album Say Less. The tour kicks off in Orlando, Florida on 3rd of March and Ends in Toronto on August 6th. #SayLess TOUR Has Arrived ?? Tix on sale Fri […]

Dephree Releases Video For “Nobody Like Me”

Dephree is an extremely talented artist signed to 9:19 Music Group (Jenvoix, Gunny H). Originally being from Indianapolis, Indiana and currently living in Los Angeles, California, Dephree is constantly working on his music with his impactful team. Dephree is in the studio with King Graint, who has solid production credits for artists like Riff Raff, […]

The Cleveland Indians are finally retiring their controversial Logo

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The Cleveland Indians’ controversial Native American mascot who has served as the team’s primary logo until recently. The announcement was made on Monday, via the New York Times, as the team said the Wahoo logo has been criticized as a racist caricature by many over the years and now they have decided that it will […]

GRAMMYs Hands Out ‘Consolation Puppies’ This Year & Twitter Loses It

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At the Grammys on Sunday, host James Corden didn’t just dish out those little golden gramophones. “Consolation puppies” were also handed out to nominees who didn’t win their category. Jerry Seinfeld (who was nominated for Best Comedy Album) was given a puppy called Roxy and Corden described her as “a biter”. Advertisement But not everyone […]

Netflix Announces New Hip-Hop Documentary Series ‘Rapture’

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Netflix is gearing up to premiere a new hip-hop documentary series called Rapture. Disclosed via an official YouTube announcement, the program will dig into the lives of various artists, new and old. The first season of Rapture is then set to center around the likes of Nas, Logic, T.I., 2 Chainz, Just Blaze, Rapsody, Dave […]

Florida Rapper Pouya Drops ‘Handshakes’

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Miami rapper Pouya has been one of the artists at the forefront of South Florida’s newfound reputation as the ground for rap talent in hip-hop. Pouya has continued to be instrumental in putting South Florida back on the national radar in 2017 and from the looks of it he is starting out 2018 very strong […]

New York Governor signs executive order protecting Net Neutrality in the state

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A month after the Federal Communications Commission’s openly criticized decision to essentially kill net neutrality, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wastes no time in signing an executive order to protect net neutrality in the state of New York. The order states that the internet is “an essential service that should be available to all New […]

After producing for Rick Ross, Dave East, French Montana & More, AlistFame Releases Debut LP MAN·I·FES·TA·TION

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Producer AlistFame unveils his first full-length solo LP, MAN·I·FES·TA·TION. The album, which is released via MadMisfit/Penalty Ent., is an instrumental project that encompasses a wide array of his signature sounds that have become favorites among his collaborators. AlistFame’s clients include Rick Ross, Dave East, TDE, Chinx, Bobby Shmurda, Prodigy and more. A native of Paterson, […]

Jay Electronica Announces North American Tour

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Jay Electronica is coming to a city near you this winter. The Roc Nation MC is hitting the road on a quick North American tour, starting next month. Kicking off February 1 in Chicago, he will also hit Detroit, Toronto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Santa Ana, and Atlanta, before wrapping up on March 10 in the […]