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Conservatives Very Offended by Lizzo Twerking With Slave Owner’s Crystal Flute

Photo: Shawn Miller/Library of Congress Conservative men online are mad about a lot of things right now: Black people getting cast as mermaids. Black people getting cast as mythical elves. And now, a Black woman playing a crystal flute owned by dead slave-owning president James Madison on stage—while twerking, bedazzled, and pantsless—has simply sent them …

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Teenage Engineering’s Tiny Record Player Also Makes Custom Vinyl

If you asked fans of Teenage Engineering’s musical toys and instruments what the company’s next creation would be, they probably assumed it would be a new Pocket Operator, another speaker, or maybe an update to the OP-Z. In reality, it’s the company’s first device that wholeheartedly embraces analog audio: a portable record cutter. Analog audio …

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PnB Rock shooting: LAPD identifies suspect in fatal shooting of rapper and arrests 2 others

CNN — The Los Angeles Police Department identified a suspect and arrested two other people in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock earlier this month. Freddie Lee Trone was identified “as being a person involved” in the killing of the rapper, according to a LAPD news release. Trone is considered armed and …

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor on Joey Jordison: “He Had Demons That Would’ve Killed Normal People”

Slipknot’s new album, THE END, SO FAR, is the first since the death of their founding drummer Joey Jordison, who passed suddenly in July 2021 at the age of 46. In a new interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music 1, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor was asked to talk about his relationship with his ex-bandmate, …

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Singer R. Kelly, already behind bars, ordered to pay victims

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) – R. Kelly, the multiplatinum R&B singer convicted twice this year of sex crimes, will be required to pay at least $300,000 in restitution to some of his victims, a federal judge said on Wednesday. The money will compensate two women, known as Jane and Stephanie, for the costs of …

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Post Malone Hospitalized, Says He Has ‘Stabbing Pain’ When He Breathes

Rapper Post Malone postponed a concert Saturday night in Boston, advising fans 30 minutes before he was due to start that he had been hospitalized. “On tour, I usually wake up around 4 o’clock PM, and today I woke up to a cracking sounds on the right side of my body,” the 27-year-old, whose full …

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Jim Root Has Misgivings About Slipknot’s New Album ‘THE END, SO FAR’

Slipknot’s highly anticipated new full-length, THE END, SO FAR, is almost upon us. Due out Friday, September 30th, the album was produced by Joe Barresi (TOOL, Queens of the Stone Age, Melvins), and will be the band’s final LP for the Nine’s longtime label home Roadrunner. Yet, despite all the hoopla around the release, from …

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Spice 1 Calls Out DJ Akademiks Over Disrespectful Comments

Spice 1 slammed DJ Akademiks for his recent comments on “dusty” old rappers. Spice 1 voiced his frustration with DJ Akademiks in response to his comments on old rappers being “dusty.” Speaking with Art of Dialogue, Spice could be seen visibly upset while venting about the lack of respect for veterans of hip-hop. When asked who …

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