MF DOOM Ft. Kool Keith – Notebook 04
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Chance the Rapper Announces $2.2 Million Fund for Chicago Schools
Hip Hop News

Chance the Rapper announced Friday that his SocialWorks organization has raised $2.2 million for the Chicago Public Schools’ arts programs. “Quality education for public schools is the most important investment a community can make,” the rapper said at Chicago’s Harold Washington Cultural Center, four days before the school year begins in the city. “So today, all of us at SocialWorks are excited to take our biggest, boldest step yet and announce our first-ever grants from the New Chance Fund. Today...

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Saturday, 02 September 2017
Huawei’s next mobile chipset is ready for our AI-powered future
Tech News

According to WinFuture, this chip has significantly more transistors onboard (5.5 billion) than the Snapdragon (3.1 billion). It includes a dedicated “Neural Processing Unit” that appears to consist of purpose-built silicon (as Apple is rumored to have in the works), which differs from Qualcomm’s approach on the current Snapdragon 835 (which is inside the latest Galaxy S8 / Note 8 phones as well as LG’s V30). There, a “Hexagon” DSP built for other types of number crunching works with the...

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Saturday, 02 September 2017
Chuck D Calls Flava Flav ‘Ungrateful’ Following Recent Public Enemy Lawsuit
Hip Hop News

According to docs obtained by TMZ, Flav claims that not only did he fail to receive payment, the latest Public Enemy album uses his voice and image without consent. Chuck D quickly took to Twitter setting the record straight on what’s going on behind-the-scenes of the legendary rap group. Despite his disappointment, the iconic rap star told TMZ that he believes they will “be on a future stage” and feels that in due time, Flav will see the error in his ways....

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Saturday, 02 September 2017
Chuck D Speaks on Flava Flav
Hip Hop News

Ethan Miller, Getty Images Yesterday, it was reported that Flava Flav had filed a lawsuit against Chuck D and Public Enemy’s management over unpaid royalties. Flav and Chuck have a longstanding agreement to share profits from the group’s music, concerts, and merchandise but Flav says that PE’s management, Eastlink, has failed to pay him what he’s owed. Now, Chuck D has responded to the claims made by his longtime partner. “Flav has his rights, but took a wrong road on this…We...

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Friday, 01 September 2017
Hurricane Harvey Refugees and Volunteers Get Different Food Menus
World News

Hurricane Harvey Food Fight Refugees and Volunteers Get Different Menus 9/1/2017 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The rescue shelters have literally been lifesavers for thousands of displaced people in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, but there has been some grousing over a disparity in the food served to the evacuees and the food served to the volunteers. It seems there are bigger fish to fry, but we’ve been hearing some evacuees at the Convention Center complaining that they are served hot...

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Friday, 01 September 2017
The Game Sued For Allegedly Not Paying Catering Service
Hip Hop Rumors

The Game is being sued $8500 for not paying a burger joint for their work at a 4th of July party. It looks like The Game is the latest victim of a new lawsuit. According to TMZ, the Compton rapper is getting sued by a burger establishment called Big D’s Burgers for $8,500 for unpaid catering services for a Fourth of July party they did for him. However, there is two sides to every story and The Game’s manager says not true....

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Friday, 01 September 2017
Solange To Host Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert
Entertainment

Houston, Texas native Solange took to social media announcing various Hurricane Harvey relief efforts she’s slated to host. First up, she revealed that all of the proceeds from her Orion’s Rise concert in Boston on September 28 will go directly towards Harvey relief. “I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love,” she wrote. Next up, Solo revealed that she’d added an additional show...

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Friday, 01 September 2017
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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