XXXTentacion’s Son Will Be Named “Gekyume” After a Word He Invented

As you may have probably already heard, XXXTentacion had a son on the way when he was murdered. The slain rapper’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, revealed months ago that her son’s girlfriend was pregnant at the time of his death when she posted an ultrasound photo on Instagram. “He left us a final gift,” Bernard captioned the image, which she posted just three days after XXX died. Since then, she has been updating fans on the progress of the baby, and back in August, she announced that the baby was...
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Tyler Perry Paid Off $434,000 Worth of Layaways for Walmart Customers in Atlanta for Christmas

Tyler Perry is doing Christmas the right way. The famous actor and filmmaker surprised a number of Walmart shoppers in Atlanta by paying off their layaways for them just weeks before Christmas. The 49-year-old posted a video on Instagram Thursday (Dec. 6) revealing his holiday surprise for shoppers at two stores in Georgia. He said anyone who had items on layaway before 9:30 a.m. that morning at stores in East Point and Douglasville would not have to worry about paying off their layaway bill bec...
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Offset’s Alleged Mistress Summer Bunni Made a Song About Him Called “Don’t Matter”—Listen to It Here

The woman in the middle of the cheating scandal that allegedly led Cardi B to break up with Offset is planning on releasing an emotional song about the Migos rapper. Summer Bunni, who issued a tearful apology to Cardi for having an affair with her now-estranged husband, told The Blast that she wrote the track—which she titled “Don’t Matter”—over the summer when she was having “mixed feelings” about Offset. “I just wanted to write about how I felt at the time,” she said, adding that she felt as t...
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Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Are there less options to customize now than before?

Author: arnoldguitar Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:02 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 9 Thanks for the clarifications, this last year I have been playing with 1,687 Benedetto GA35 nut, but I want to go back to play rock and two weeks ago I bought a second hand Suhr Modern 1,650 " nut. I have to admit that I have become accustomed so quickly that I no longer believe in changing this specification. It is really very comfortable to touch and it is not narrow. I am trying to design my new project, but I...
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Heavy Baby Ft. Recklo & G-Bo Lean – “Robe On (Remix)” (Video)

Popular Bay Area newcomers Recklo and G-Bo Lean keep the legacy of the late-Heavy Baby alive with a remix treatment to the slain Bay Area recording artist’s last hit, “Robe On”. Directed by Zach Hurth, Heavy Baby, who appears in the video, Recklo, and G-Bo hit the streets to show the love that the Yay Area has for it’s up-and-coming stars. Flossing in the flyest whips while side showing in the meanest muscle cars, throwing around blue faces, and dancing with the gang. “Robe O...
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Brendan Kavanagh (Dr K.) Teaching Boogie Woogie Piano at London Train Stations (Video)

Brendan Kavanagh (Dr K.) has been making some amazing headway of late on YouTube with teaching the London general public about Boogie Woogie piano. The Dr K. YouTube channel is now over 330,000 subscribers strong and it looks like it will be going higher even faster in 2019. Take some time and have a listen to Dr K. Make sure you also keep an eye out in a London Tube Station near you! The post Brendan Kavanagh (Dr K.) Teaching Boogie Woogie Piano at London Train Stations (Video) appeared fir...
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Watch Alvvays Cover Devo In Toronto

Alvvays are in the midst of a five-night run of hometown shows at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall right now. (Snail Mail are opening.) And at both shows so far, they've closed their set with a cover of the title track from Devo's 1980 album Freedom Of Choice, allowing them to rock out a … More »
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Hear A New 21 Savage Song In The Trailer For Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 arrives in April 2019, and in the buildup to its release, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new trailer for the game, which includes a new song from 21 Savage. Titled “Immortal,” the hard-hitting single meets its match in the gory bloodshed of the trailer, with Savage comparing the game’s characters … More »
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Apple Music may sign up more exclusive artists with purchase of Platoon

Apple purchased London-based Platoon, which is a startup that helps independent musicians get discovered by major labels. The acquisition may help Apple Music sign up more exclusive artists. The post Apple Music may sign up more exclusive artists with purchase of Platoon appeared first on Digital Trends.
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"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - December 8th

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists: American Indians in Children's Literature (best books) Andrew Kissling (top boo...
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The Royals Have A Group Text & We Bet Meghan Markle Started It

Does Prince Harry like sharing his own memes? How often does Prince William use the crown emoji? Speaking of crowns, do Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle like discussing the Netflix show in gifs? These questions and more are all we can think about since learning that the Royals have a group text of their own.Yup, it’s true they’re just like us (and the Kardashians). A source close to the royal crew recently shared with Us Weekly that William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan are “all on a family text...
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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

Our advice for the independent do-it-yourself musicians this week provided sage wisdom on engaging your fanbase holiday style, what to know before signing a recording contract, how to nail low-cost promotion, and much more! 3 Greatest Challenges Facing Musicians In The Digital Age 7 Holiday Music Promotion Tips To Engage A Fanbase [ Cyber PR ] Recording Contracts 101: Guide To Signing The Right Record Deal Change Your Artist Image On Apple Music : A How-To Guide ...
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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Tour Expenses • Public Brands • Living As A Singer • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared pieces on how professional musicians can effectively manage expenses on tour, what happens when public brands change in the music business, how to make a living as a singer, and more. Rachelle Wilber | How Musicians Can Manage, Limit Expenses On Tour Autumn Cavender | When Public Brands Change In The Music Business Jessica Dais | How To Make A Living As A Singer Caleb Murphy | 3 Online Music Courses That Can ...
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John Kelly Will Depart As Chief Of Staff, Trump Tells Reporters

President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, will leave the job by the end of the year, the President announced on Saturday.“John Kelly will be leaving — I don’t know if I can say ‘retiring,’” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn according to The New York Times. “But he’s a great guy. John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year.”Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, was one of several ex-military men who joined the Trump administration early on, initially as Secretary of Homelan...
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A Week In London On A $63,516 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an accountant working in banking who makes $63,516 per year and spends some of her money this week on Massaman curry.Editor's note: All prices have been converted to U.S. dollars.Occupation: Accountant Industry: BankingAge: 27Location: London, England...
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Amid Lawsuits, Experts Caution More Research Into IUDs Causing Neurological Disorder

Hundreds of women — at present, 856 and counting — have filed lawsuits against German drug company Bayer over the last two years, claiming that the popular IUD Mirena is causing severe neurological side effects. Experts who have been following the case, however, say that more research is needed before a connection can be made between the contraceptive and the disorder.Mirena is a tiny piece of T-shaped plastic that is inserted directly into the uterus as a way to prevent pregnancy. The FDA appr...
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Watch Yo La Tengo & Sharon Van Etten Cover The Ramones For Hanukkah

Last night was the sixth night of Hanukkah, which means it was also the sixth night of Yo La Tengo's annual eight-night run of Hanukkah shows. Every night, they bring out different surprise guests, and so far, the Sun Ra Arkestra, Graham Nash, the Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jon Langford, More »
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Watch Mark Ronson & Miley Cyrus Perform “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” Live For The First Time On The Graham Norton Show

Miley Cyrus and superproducer Mark Ronson just teamed up on the new song "Nothing Breaks Like A Heart." And yesterday, they were both guests on the BBC's The Graham Norton Show, where they discussed the collaboration and how it came about and performed it live together for the first time. Miley sang from … More »
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Shakira Could Face Criminal Proceedings For Tax Fraud: Report

After a year-long investigation into her alleged failure to pay 14.5 million euros (over $16.5 million) to the Spanish government, Shakira will reportedly face criminal tax fraud charges, according to Spain’s El Pais newspaper. A report in El Pais published on Friday (12/7) said that authorities have notified the singer’s attorney of the … More »
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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Frontman Releases Two Holiday Covers

One featuring Distillers frontwoman Brody Dalle. The post QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Frontman Releases Two Holiday Covers appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Get Your Melo-Death On With NIGHTRAGE's New Song "By Darkness Drawn"

New album in March. The post Get Your Melo-Death On With NIGHTRAGE's New Song "By Darkness Drawn" appeared first on Metal Injection.
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BRING ME THE HORIZON Frontman Says Modern Rock Music Is Soft, Miserable & Boring

"Rappers are almost the new rock 'n' roll or punk or whatever." The post BRING ME THE HORIZON Frontman Says Modern Rock Music Is Soft, Miserable & Boring appeared first on Metal Injection.
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ARCH ENEMY Releases "Reason To Believe" Music Video & 7" Record

Plus a covers compilation in January. The post ARCH ENEMY Releases "Reason To Believe" Music Video & 7" Record appeared first on Metal Injection.
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What Happens Now That The Mueller Probe Directly Connected Trump To A Federal Crime?

For nearly two years, there’s been endless speculation about whether or not President Donald Trump is guilty of collusion with Russia to win the 2016 election. While the investigation is ongoing on that, federal prosecutors led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller have connected Trump to a federal crime for the first time.Court documents filed by the Justice Department say that Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, arranged illegal, secret payments to repress information about his extra...
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Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance At Art Basel

Kanye West surprised fans at a tribute honoring the late rapper XXXTentacion during Art Basel, jumping onstage to perform a brand new song that features West and the rapper who was gunned down in Florida earlier this year. More »
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The Best New Beauty Products Coming To Sephora This Month

At Sephora, the season of giving means a cornucopia of limited-edition collabs (hi, Desi Perkins x Benefit!), glitter, advent calendars, and one-off gift sets. But low-key buried under the deluge of flashy holiday merch are new beauty launches that are not only drool-worthy in their own right, but are going to change the game in 2019.We're talking about a very exciting sequel to Sol de Janeiro's cult favorite Bum Bum Cream (a lighter gel that will be perfect once the snow starts to thaw). Ther...
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The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan Responds To Calls To Censor “Fairytale Of New York”

The Pogues' Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the lines, "You scumbag, you maggot/ You cheap lousy faggot/ Happy Christmas, your arse/ I pray God it's our last," and earlier this week, 2FM DJ Eoghan McDermott took … More »
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James A. Fields, Jr. Is Convicted Of First-Degree Murder After Killing Heather Heyer In Charlottesville

James Alex Fields, Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder and eight counts of malicious wounding on Friday, little over a year after driving his car into counter-protesters at 2017’s Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA, resulting in the death of Heather Heyer and the injury of some 35 counterprotesters, the Washington Post reports.Defense attorneys for Fields argued that he caused the deadly crash out of “fear and confusion” and that he “regretted his actions immediately.” Prosec...
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Today's Best Daily Buys From Amazon's 12 Days Of Deals

Back Friday and Cyber Monday are done, but Amazon isn't. Just when we thought the huge wave of holidays sales had hit a crescendoing peak, the mega online shopping destination lit up a whole new batch of steals — and dubbed it the 12 Days of Deals. Starting today and continuing on through the festive month ahead we'll be able to snag discounts on everything from books to boardgames, tech to fashion gear, beauty to food, home decor, and more. Essentially, Amazon is now Santa and he's given us 12...
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