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Tom Ford Is Giving Drake His Own Shade of Lipstick

While social media timelines continue glow from his trending “Hotline Bling” music video gifs, Complex reports that Drake is now gifted with his own shade of lipstick with Tom Ford. The “deep burgundy” color will be apart of the luxurious brand’s “Lips & Boys” collection, where each shade is set to be “inspired by notable men” in Ford’s…

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Kanye West Debuts Soundcloud With Two New Tracks

In a now deleted post, Travis Scott took to Instagram to share the news of two exclusive unreleased tracks from Kanye West. It appears to be the debut of his newly-minted Soundcloud page, including a new version of 808s & Heartbreak intro track “Say You Will,” with additional background vocals and strings from Carolina Shaw. The reworked…

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Rita Ora Wants to Remake “Lady Marmalade” With Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus & Charli XCX

While Rita Ora is currently working on a new solo album — which will be her major debut released project in the United States — the British singer also has plans for a dream come true. In a recent interview with The Sun, Ora mentioned that she’s always had interest of taking a stab at…

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Fetty Wap Has Allegedly Been Involved in Motorcycle Accident

It appears that Fetty Wap has just been involved in a motorcycle accident in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. Though there hasn’t been an official report yet, eyewitnesses have indeed confirmed the rapper’s identity via social media. Plus, Fetty Wap was recently seen driving off on a bike shortly after his recent album release party…

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Janet Jackson Shares New Dance Track Featuring Missy Elliott

Janet Jackson is currently on a world tour. However, she still finds time to drop new music — this time being an uptempo dance track featuring Missy Elliott titled “Burnitup!” This is the third sample taste of what to expect on the upcoming LP, which is her first album to drop in seven years. The singer previously shared slow-jam single…

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Def Jam Recordings Set To Get A Biopic

With the stellar box office success of Straight Out of Compton, it appears that Hollywood’s newest infatuation are Hip- Hop orientated biopics. The latest rumored film to join the list with Death Row Records and Outkast is set to present the rise of Def Jam Recordings. Deadline reports that the movie will be based off around Def Jam co-founder…

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Kelela’s “Rewind” Music Video Is Such A Vibrant Thang

Kelela first blessed us with the release of her new single “Rewind,” the perfect tease from her forthcoming Hallucinogen EP set to drop October 9th. Now, she returns with the music video to the track, featuring her dancing gracefully through various vibrant rooms while fashionably dressed to match the glowing and flickering color hues. This…

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Kanye West Previews New Track With Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign

Kanye West just debuted his Yeezy Season 2 collection moments ago for New York Fashion Week. The star-studded runway show was filled with attendees like Anna Wintour, Pusha T, Vic Mensa, Post Malone, and much more. Just like “Wolves” was premiered last year at the Season 1 show, Kanye took today’s opportunity to debut a new…

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Muslim Ninth-Grader Arrested For Homemade Clock Mistaken For Bomb At School

Ahmed Mohamed is a ninth-grader who attends Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas — and he simply likes to invent things. Well, this past Monday, he built a clock and took it to school to show off to teachers and friends. However, obviously due to the nature of discrimination, his name and tone of…

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Listen To Sam and Disclosure’s Soulful House Cover Of Drake’s “Hotline Bling”

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” shows no signs of burning out anytime soon. The track is currently sitting at #16 on the Hot 100 charts and it’s looking like the track is going to be biggest crossover since 2013’s “Hold On We’re Going Home” single. Alessia Cara, Kehlani and even Spanish speaking artists are covering the track. Now, Sam…

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Street Etiquette’s ‘SLUMFLOWER’ Presents The Beauty of Black Youth Imagination

Street Etiquette presents SLUMFLOWER, an amazing 20-minute short story film and an editorial that puts a twist on reality and fantasy from black youth perspective. Premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the film shares a narrative inside look of the mind a highly imaginative young boy from the projects. We’re introduced to Jeremiah, a young aspiring botanist who lives…

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Tweet Will Be Dropping A New Album & Missy Elliott is Surely Apart Of It

Word on the street is that our beloved southern hummingbird Tweet will soon be returning to the limelight with a new radio single and an album. I remember back in January this was an idea but now acoustic single is officially titled “Won’t Hurt Me” and will be the lead track from her upcoming album, Charlene. The song is…

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