MF DOOM Ft. Kool Keith – Notebook 04
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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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Monday, 28 August 2017
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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Monday, 28 August 2017
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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Monday, 28 August 2017
These Kids Turning Up To ‘Bodak Yellow’ In School Will Make Your Day
Entertainment

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” is catching on pretty much everywhere. The viral hit is bumping in everyone’s cars and headphones and has made its way into the classroom. A teacher decided to flip the song into an educational tool by doing a little remix of it in-order to teach some geography. Video was captured by Erica B, who calls herself a “Master Educator” in her Twitter bio. We agree. “These expensive, these is red bottoms, these is bloody shoes” became,...

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Monday, 28 August 2017
Hip Hop Speaks On Floyd Mayweather’s Victory Over Conor McGregor
Sport News

Following months of promo, undefeated world champion boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather and UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor finally jumped in the ring on Saturday night (August 26) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After a brief delay due to unforeseen production issues, the first round eventually kicked off shortly after midnight EST. McGregor hung in for 10 exhaustive rounds, but Mayweather emerged victorious with a technical K.O. after the referee stepped in to stop the savage beating. Mayweather’s record...

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Sunday, 27 August 2017
Conor McGregor Gets Strip Club Invite from Floyd Mayweather’s Money Team
Sport News

Floyd’s Bodyguards Conor Can Hit Strip Club with Us … If He’s Down to Pay! 8/27/2017 1:24 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguards were so impressed with Conor McGregor after his epic throwdown with their boss … they invited him out to Floyd’s strip club! We got Jizzy Mack and Greg after the fight … about to hit up Girl Collection with the rest of The Money Team. The Brixx Bros told TMZ Sports they had mad respect for how McGregor boxed …...

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Sunday, 27 August 2017
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