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Los Angeles Times
When Kanye West told George Bush that Black Lives MatterT en years ago, Kanye West publicly accused George W. Bush of thinking that Bla
When Kanye West told George Bush that Black Lives Matter
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
T en years ago, Kanye West publicly accused George W. Bush of thinking that Black Lives Didn’t Matter. As we look back at the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, it is amazing how... Read more
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TechCrunch
Brands Without WaxJoe Rizk is an advisor and investor in technology and design. He was most recen
Brands Without Wax
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
Joe Rizk is an advisor and investor in technology and design. He was most recently Venture Lead at IDEO and previously at Lerer Ventures and GroupMe. The ancient Romans had a word to describe the most precious artistic works of the time: sincere. A... Read more
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Business Wire
The Urbanworld® Film Festival Presented by BET Networks with Founding Sponsor HBO Announces 2015 Festival SlateBET’s Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ will serve as the opening night film at
The Urbanworld® Film Festival Presented by BET Networks with Founding Sponsor HBO Announces 2015 Festival Slate
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
BET’s Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ will serve as the opening night film at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23. The biographical tribute to the former heavyweight champion, directed and executive produced by Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike... Read more
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Billboard
Soulection & The Sound of Tomorrow: From Bedrooms to Beats 1When Apple launched Apple Music on June 30, Beats 1 Radio was a crucial element
Soulection & The Sound of Tomorrow: From Bedrooms to Beats 1
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
When Apple launched Apple Music on June 30, Beats 1 Radio was a crucial element of the new platform: a round-the-clock broadcast in 100 countries commanded by slew of dazzling musicians, including buzzed-about youngsters (Disclosure, Drake), veteran... Read more
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Billboard
Back to College: The Roots, MKTO & More Reveal Their Favorite School MemoriesFrom encouraging teachers to in-school performances to meeting future bandmates
Back to College: The Roots, MKTO & More Reveal Their Favorite School Memories
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
From encouraging teachers to in-school performances to meeting future bandmates, find out what these artists' favorite memories from school are. Lin Manuel-Miranda, Hamilton creator: "My senior year of college, spring fling, The Roots... Read more
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Miami New Times
Electric Pickle Hosts Free Lunch Break Dance Party With Peanut Butter WolfHave you ever been sitting at your desk around noon, and suddenly you feel like
Electric Pickle Hosts Free Lunch Break Dance Party With Peanut Butter Wolf
Miami New Times / Posted 16 days ago
Have you ever been sitting at your desk around noon, and suddenly you feel like Billy Elliot? It's like you're possessed by the dancing spirit of Bob Fosse. Your heartbeat starts to sound like a low booming bass and you just need to explore this... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
10 '70s albums that can still rock your worldThe '70s were the best of times. The '70s were the worst of times. Yet from my
10 '70s albums that can still rock your world
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
The '70s were the best of times. The '70s were the worst of times. Yet from my musical perspective, the '70s were simply the best of times. The music of the decade was chic, like Chic, super like Supertramp, and electrifying like Electric Light... Read more
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NBC New York
“Hamilton” Opening Night Bash Brings A-List Stars, FireworksThe event at Pier 60 in Chelsea included a bright, 12-minute fireworks display
“Hamilton” Opening Night Bash Brings A-List Stars, Fireworks
NBC New York / Posted 19 days ago
The event at Pier 60 in Chelsea included a bright, 12-minute fireworks display at Hudson River Park and a surprise performance from the Grammy-winning group and "Tonight Show" house band The Roots. Among the many stars in attendance cheering on the... Read more
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Philly.com
'Hamilton': Rapping with the Founding Fathers/ I'm young scrappy and hungry." This has been called Broadway's "first authen
'Hamilton': Rapping with the Founding Fathers
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
/ I'm young scrappy and hungry." This has been called Broadway's "first authentic hip-hop show" by no less than Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, drummer of the Philadelphia hip-hop (and Tonight Show) band the Roots, which is producing the original... Read more
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Billboard
'Hamilton' Opens on Broadway With The Roots, Fireworks & Famous Faces in the CrowdIt’s not every day Busta Rhymes comes to a Broadway opening, but Hamilton has p
'Hamilton' Opens on Broadway With The Roots, Fireworks & Famous Faces in the Crowd
Billboard / Posted 22 days ago
It’s not every day Busta Rhymes comes to a Broadway opening, but Hamilton has proven to be the exception to many rules. Not only that, but artists like Busta and his contemporaries served as inspiration for characters and songs in the sung-through,... Read more
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New Now Next
Jake Gyllenhaal, Laverne Cox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jonathan Groff And More Stun At "Hamilton" Broadway Opening NightLast night, Broadway it-boy Lin-Manuel Miranda was front row center at the Broa
Jake Gyllenhaal, Laverne Cox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jonathan Groff And More Stun At "Hamilton" Broadway Opening Night
New Now Next / Posted 22 days ago
Last night, Broadway it-boy Lin-Manuel Miranda was front row center at the Broadway opening night of his new musical, Hamilton. A visibly emotional Miranda invited the entire cast and creative team on stage following the show’s official Broadway... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sarah Jessica Parker showcases cleavage in embroidered emerald gown alongside husband Matthew Broderick for opening night of Broadway's Hamilton
Sarah Jessica Parker showcases cleavage in embroidered emerald gown
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
alongside husband Matthew Broderick for opening night of Broadway's Hamilton Sarah Jessica Parker showcased her cleavage in an embroidered emerald gown for the opening of Broadway's... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Song Exploder: the podcast that lifts up the hood on musical motorsIt’s hard to ignore the fact that Song Exploder is an incredibly cool podcast.
Song Exploder: the podcast that lifts up the hood on musical motors
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 days ago
It’s hard to ignore the fact that Song Exploder is an incredibly cool podcast. The show features some of the hippest musical acts (Sylvan Esso, How To Dress Well, Thundercat), as well as some of the most influential (U2, The National, Death Cab for... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hall & Oates returning to isle stage in fallHall & Oates was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. Daryl Hal
Hall & Oates returning to isle stage in fall
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 26 days ago
Hall & Oates was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. Daryl Hall and John Oates are returning to Honolulu's Blaisdell Arena for a one-night-only concert on Oct. 24, after filling the arena for a well-received show in March, 2011.... Read more
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Salon.com
Critics and musicians take on 50 years of Dylan, album by albumFor much of the career of the man born Robert Zimmerman, there’s been a kind of
Critics and musicians take on 50 years of Dylan, album by album
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
For much of the career of the man born Robert Zimmerman, there’s been a kind of critical consensus. He started as a folky, singing acoustic protest songs that spoke to a generation. Then one day — at Newport in 1965 — he plugged in, and musical... Read more
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Pitchfork
Lil B, DOOM, GZA Get Marvel Comic Book CoversThat's Thor, above, in the style of Madvillainy; below, Hercules gets the Lil B
Lil B, DOOM, GZA Get Marvel Comic Book Covers
Pitchfork / Posted 29 days ago
That's Thor, above, in the style of Madvillainy; below, Hercules gets the Lil B treatment, while GZA is used for the Contest of Champions. The GZA-inspired cover goes on sale in October, while Lil B and DOOM/Madlib can be had in November. "The... Read more
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Billboard
Marvel Debuts Lil B, MF Doom & GZA Inspired Comic CoversIn the comics realm, crossovers are as common as a superhero delivering a chees
Marvel Debuts Lil B, MF Doom & GZA Inspired Comic Covers
Billboard / Posted 29 days ago
In the comics realm, crossovers are as common as a superhero delivering a cheesy riposte while fighting a bad guy. There are crossovers between titles, universes and even different comic book publishers. This year, however, saw the ultimate... Read more
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Salon.com
No mourning, no peace: Sam DuBose, Sandra Bland and why Black lives don’t matter (yet)There are many bad things that come along with losing your mother to metastatic
No mourning, no peace: Sam DuBose, Sandra Bland and why Black lives don’t matter (yet)
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
There are many bad things that come along with losing your mother to metastatic breast cancer when you’re 15 years old. For me, one of the worst parts was being told by my father, a few weeks after her passing in July 2000, that I would have to start... Read more
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Billboard
Questlove Recalls Being 'Held at Gunpoint' By Police as a Teen While Listening to U2Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Join U2 at Madison Square Garden In a long post on hi
Questlove Recalls Being 'Held at Gunpoint' By Police as a Teen While Listening to U2
Billboard / Posted 30 days ago
Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Join U2 at Madison Square Garden In a long post on his Instagram page, the 44-year-old Philadelphia native tells a story of being introduced to the band after seeing the film Rattle and Hum and proceeding to buy all the... Read more
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Billboard
Billboard Cover: 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Questlove and Black Thought on the Runaway Broadway Hit, Its Political Relevance and Super-Fan Barack ObamaSix years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of s
Billboard Cover: 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Questlove and Black Thought on the Runaway Broadway Hit, Its Political Relevance and Super-Fan Barack Obama
Billboard / Posted 30 days ago
Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of song and poetry at the White House. The writer, composer and performer was fresh off of a Tony Award win for In the Heights, his debut hip-hop- and salsa-inflected... Read more

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