MF DOOM Ft. Kool Keith – Notebook 04
Hip-Hop

Master P Calls Out Kevin Hart’s Celeb Harvey Challenge
Hip Hop News

Master P Kevin, Stop Bullying Celebs Let Them Donate What They Want 8/30/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Master P thinks Kevin Hart is missing the boat by strong-arming celebs into donating $25k for Harvey relief. The hip-hop mogul has personally donated a significant amount but won’t say how much, and he thinks that’s the way it should be. People shouldn’t be judged by how much they give … they should give from the heart, and it’s not a competition. Master P...

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Leatherface Movie Review
Movie News

Leatherface: Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury’s full-throttle reboot is the best Texas Chainsaw Massacre film since the first While it’s unfortunate and tragic that director Tobe Hooper’s passing comes at the heels of a brand new film set in the world and with characters Hooper created in his signature film, 1974’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, there are an interesting set of questions that come along with Inside co-directors Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury’s Leatherface. Would the film be yet another entry...

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Yung Joc Tells Everyone To Chill After Joking About Fat Chyna, Catches Backlash
Hip Hop News

Atlanta rapper Yung Joc is trying to do some serious damage control. The hip-hop veteran has stepped forward to simmer down the Internet getting at him over a Blac Chyna joke gone wrong. On Tuesday, Joc went to Instagram and asked fans to not takes his jokes so seriously. Prior to his explanation, Joc rubbed the Internet the wrong way with his dicey IG post. Biz Jones Source...

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Uber gives free insurance to drivers in India
What The What

In the Philippines, meanwhile, Uber has put an early end to a one-month suspension on its services by agreeing to pay about $9.6 million in penalties, including a fine and financial help to drivers who were hurt by the suspension. The country had ordered a stop to Uber’s business after it ignored a demand to stop signing up new drivers while officials caught up on ridesharing permits. Uber had previously offered to pay a far smaller fine but had been...

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Katy Perry Sued By Stagehand Who Lost A Toe While Working On Her Tour
Entertainment

Katy Perry feels the heat. Katy Perry has had a pretty up-and-down year where her music career is concerned. The newly-minted American Idol judge will be making $25 million to be a part of the TV franchise reboot, a fact that was defended by an executive at the network amid outrage at how high that figure was. Her new album, Witness, has yielded the radio singles “Chained to the Rhythm,” her Migos collaboration “Bon Appetit” and her latest link-up, a Nicki Minaj-assisted track called...

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Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Eminem Had Some Words For Donald Trump During His Concert
Hip Hop News

Never one to shy away from controversy, Eminem is taking his frustrations with Donald Trump to center stage.  On Sunday (Aug. 27), the “Stan” rapper shared his distaste for 45 before a sea of fans during his festival performance in Leeds, England. “I don’t want to cause any controversy, so I won’t say no names,” Em started off his rant. “But, this motherf*cker Donald Trump I can’t stand.”  The Shady Records CEO then proceeded to lead the screaming crowd into...

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Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Grandmaster Flash Called Out Kool Herc?
Hip Hop News

Subscribe to TheBoombox on Earlier this month, Google celebrated hip-hop’s birth with a “doodle” celebrating the origins of the culture that featured two turntables and a crate of classic records for fans to scratch. The doodle gave props to DJ Kool Herc, who pioneered the break. Herc’s DJing at a house party at 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx on August 11, 1972, is considered the birth of hip-hop. But another pioneering deejay seemed to take exception to the gesture–and...

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Monday, 28 August 2017
LeBron James Co-Signs Conor McGregor’s Grit, Predicts How Many Rounds He’d Last W/ Floyd Mayweather Jr. [Video] – SOHH.com
Sport News

NBA champion LeBron James knows there’s no doubting Floyd Mayweather Jr.‘s greatness. The Cleveland Cavaliers leader recently talked about Money Mayweather’s headline-generating pay-per-view fight against UFC champion Conor McGregor. Approached by paparazzi, both King James and his teammate J.R. Smith gave their take on the bout. TMZ Sports was right outside the T-Mobile Arena when we spotted Bron and Cavs teammate J.R. Smith breaking down the fight. LeBron: “You gotta respect .” Smith: “The thing is he came out strong...

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Mick Fleetwood on Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dirty Laundry,’ Drugs, Band’s Future
Entertainment

Mick Fleetwood opens up about Fleetwood Mac’s legendary “dirty laundry” and why a farewell tour isn’t in the cards in a new Last Word interview. Mike Summers for Rolling Stone It’s been two days since Fleetwood Mac played in front of a sold-out crowd at Citi Field in New York City and drummer Mick Fleetwood is leaning back in a chair high up in an Upper East Side suite hotel room marveling at the fact that the group pulled the...

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Samsung recruits Panasonic to bring HDR10+ to more devices
Tech News

At present, the two competing software offer similar results. Unlike static HDR10, Dolby Vision and HDR10+ both use “dynamic metadata” to adjust brightness levels on a scene-by-scene basis — and even a frame-by-frame-basis. But, there are a couple of notable differences between the next-gen standards: Dolby Vision boasts a future-proof 12-bit color range and maximum 10,000 nit brightness. Critically, it also charges royalties, whereas Samsung only asks for an administrative fee. Whether that will be enough to convince...

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