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5/17/18
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View on The Grapevine | The Root
View on The Grapevine | The Root

Although cops allege that rapper T.I. was drunk and disorderly during his recent arrest, in a newly leaked jail video it appears that the rapper was quite lucid when he was questioning a police officer as to why he was arrested in the first place.

5/16/18
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View on Jalopnik

After a five-year hiatus, hipster-but-also-popular band Arctic Monkeys have finally released their newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. I, for one, couldn’t wait, mostly because of the fact that this album featuring a song that I thought was going to be incredible. That song was called The World’s First

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5/16/18
2:22 PM
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View on Music | The A.V. Club
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View on Music | The A.V. Club

The standard narrative goes like this: Bruce Springsteen without the E Street band is like a painter missing a color from their palette—there’s just something incomplete. His years with the band on hiatus, in this reading, were those of a musician lost in the creative wilderness. But the new remasters collection Bruce

5/16/18
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View on The Grapevine | The Root
View on The Grapevine | The Root

After a Tuesday night out, Atlanta-based rapper T.I. attempted to re-enter his gated community home but realized that he’d misplaced his keys. Apparently the security guard wasn’t interested in letting him into his home, and an altercation occurred, which ended up with T.I. being arrested at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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5/15/18
1:25 PM
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View on The Concourse | Deadspin
View on The Concourse | Deadspin

If you’ve ever spent time around people blessed with a particular combination of self-absorbtion and privilege, this story, from Indy Week, about a Duke administrator getting two campus baristas fired for daring to listen to rap music while on the job won’t really shock you. It will make you mad as hell, though.

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5/14/18
3:33 PM
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View on The Muse | Jezebel
View on The Muse | Jezebel

Constructing an album as a reflection of sexual awakening is practically a rite of passage for pop singers (particularly women pop singers) at this point. There was Madonna’s Erotica, Janet Jackson’s janet (and then The Velvet Rope and then All for You and then Damita Jo and then...), Rihanna’s Rated R into Loud,

5/14/18
1:37 PM
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View on Lifehacker
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Although concerts can be transcendental experiences that inspire collectivism unlike anything else on this earth, anyone who’s been to a show has at least one story about another audience member tainting the experience with some form of disruptive behavior.

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