Jasmine Eiland Sues Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub Over Alleged Sexual Assault Streamed on Facebook Live

Jasmine Eiland, the woman who streamed her alleged sexual assault on a dance floor on Facebook Live, is suing the Atlanta nightclub where the attack took place.30-year-old Eiland filed the lawsuit Monday (Feb. 11) against Opera Atlanta, as well as unidentified owners, security companies and security personnel.Eiland and her lawyer held a press conference Tuesday to announce the lawsuit, which claims that the club failed to provide adequate safety and security when Eiland was allegedly assaulted....
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Cardi B Returns to Instagram to Announce New Song With Bruno Mars

Cardi B is back on Instagram, and she has a huge announcement!The rapper, still on a high from her first Grammy win this week, took to her newly reactivated Instagram to announce a new song with Bruno Mars.“Ok so I’m back from retirement to announce I have a brand new song coming out Friday at midnight with @brunomars,” Cardi wrote.On Sunday night (Feb. 10), Cardi’s debut album Invasion of Privacy won the award for Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards, making history as the first solo album ...
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Mars B – “UFO” (Universal Funky Outcast) LP

Los Angeles based artist/producer Mars B provides a space funk vibe with creative wordplay on his new project, “U.F.O (Universial.Funky.Outcast)“. 
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YNW Melly Charged In Double Murder

Today, Miramar police announced that emerging Florida rapper, who most recently collaborated with Kanye West on "Mixed Personalities," shot two of his friends dead last October. As the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports, he then tried to make it look like they had died a drive-by shooting. More »
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Bamboon – “”Rain City Rejects” Vol. 3 Ft. Noise & Brakebill (Mixtape)

Seattle based rising producer Bamboon drops Vol. 3 of his “Rain City Rejects” beat tapes series featuring Noise and Brakebill.
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Guess what? There is ... Live jazz in Rochester, NY, February 14-20

Every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on JazzRochester. Sign up for our email list to get your local jazz goodness every week (plus, whatever else I publish from time to time).  We just hit 500 subscribers (but always could use some more...). Check us out on social media (links at the top of the column to the right). Whatever floats your boat.... Start here, but if you hear about something that I haven't added below, please drop m...
Tags: Jazz, Rochester, Cornell, Bill Stewart, Hanna, Dave Holland, Pat Metheny, Rochester NY, John Scofield, Kenny Barron, Fallsview Casino, Alan Murphy, Scott Bradlee, John Gabriel, Charley Brown, Party House

South Carolina Pastor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student at High School Athletic Event

The pastor of a church in Aiken, South Carolina has been charged with sex crimes after police say he forced himself on a teenager at a high school athletic event in Spartanburg, S.C.49-year-old Lorenzo Renard Washington—the pastor at Mt. Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Aiken—was arrested in Greenville County on Friday (Feb. 8).Deputies said they were alerted to the alleged incident two weeks ago. They said a Dorman High School student reported that a booster club member (Washington) had assaul...
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Reminder: Ryan Adams and Bryan Adams are not same guy

One letter different, but a world apart. So, Bryan Adams is the '80s MTV pop star your trusty Gen-Xer blogger grew up listening to and watching. He's this guy. Here's one video, here's another. He's great! Now, Ryan Adams is this guy, below. Not great. Ryan Adams is accused by multiple women, recording artists and others, of being a self-confessed “like R. Kelly” sexual predator whose predations include a minor. Ava was 14. She played bass, and she was serious about it. Excerpt, NYT: Their ...
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I Traded My Brunette Bob For Pink, Anime-Inspired Hair

For some people, dark brown hair is just that. But for Cristina Gómez, her dark-colored strands were a piece of her identity. In the latest episode of Hair Me Out, Gómez tackles a beauty goal she's had for a long time: dyeing her hair pink."I've always wanted to dye my hair pink," she says. "But I've hesitated because I thought it would take away one of the things that makes me fit in with my culture. I've always been a white-passing Latina, so I feel like if I take away that dark hair, then ...
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T-RoMaN – “I Believe I Receive” EP

 Rising 29 year old Hip Hop artist T-RoMaN from Philly releases his new powerful and spiritual EP titled “I Believe I Receive“. Follow him on Instagram!
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Ryan Adams: multiple women accuse singer of emotional abuse, report says

Seven women allege musician ‘dangled career opportunities’ while sexually pursuing female artists, New York Times reportsMultiple women have accused singer-songwriter Ryan Adams of emotional and verbal abuse and harassment, the New York Times reported Wednesday.Seven women and more than a dozen associates of Adams described a “pattern of manipulative behavior in which Adams dangled career opportunities while simultaneously pursuing female artists for sex”, the New York Times wrote. The story inc...
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7 Women Accuse Singer Ryan Adams of Inappropriate Behavior: Report

A lawyer for Adams denied the claims to the Times
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Street Life & Method Man – “Squad Up” (Prod. By Havoc)

Longtime collaborators Street Life and Method Man have released a new single, “Squad Up.” The track features, and was produced by, Havoc of Mobb Deep.
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It Started With A Shooting At Their School. But They Know It's About More Than That.

"I thought I was going to die. As I lay there, I begged God to please make it fast," Aalayah Eastmond, a 17-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, said, her voice quivering. Testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last Wednesday, she described the oft-told story of February 14, 2018, from her own, terrifying vantage point: She was in her fourth-period Holocaust history class, where the students were presenting projects on campus hate groups. When ...
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WATCH: Pregnant Woman Smashes Jamaican Restaurant’s Windows Because They Ran Out of Beef Patties

A pregnant woman who was angry that she wasn’t able to get a beef patty from a Jamaican restaurant used a baseball bat to smash the Bronx eatery’s windows, and the whole thing was captured on video.According to the New York Daily News, workers at the Back Home #2 Restaurant told police that the woman walked into the store around 4:15 p.m. on January 15th and ordered a beef patty.When an employee told her they had run out of beef patties and she would have to order something else, she got upset a...
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Every Beauty Sale To Shop Over Presidents' Day Weekend

If there's anything that can get you through a Wednesday slump, it's knowing that you're just two days away from a long weekend. In case you haven't heard — or just forgot with this week's insanity — Monday is Presidents' Day, which means the banks are closed, work is cancelled, and to sweeten the deal, there are a ton of sales happening. Do you need any other incentive to engage in a little mid-winter retail therapy?From free shipping at Glossier, when you buy the Skin Tint and Stretch Conceal...
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New Video: Young Dolph “On God”

Young Dolph enjoys the sights and sounds of London in the video, “On God.” The new video in support of Role Model finds the Memphis rapper posted up outside surrounded by girls scantily-clad in lingerie. As local Brits and tourists takes in Dolph shutting down the block, the group eventually moves around London before ending the night off with a huge feast. Watch below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Young Dolph – “Still Smell Like” (Video)
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Jetting Off For The Long Weekend? These Are The Shoes You Should Be Traveling In

While we might still be caught up in ensuring that Valentine's Day goes off without a hitch, by the time your head hits the pillow tomorrow night, it'll be on to the next thing. Which, thanks to President's Day, are our long weekend getaway plans. Turning Galentine's Day into Galentine's weekend? Planning a surprise romantic getaway for two? Sneaking off for a post-NYFW spa weekend? No matter where you're jetting off to or why, it's always best to do so in style.Whether you're taking a PJ to So...
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Watch Rico Nasty’s Countin’ Up’ Documentary

Maryland rapper Rico Nasty recently teamed up with The FADER for a new documentary entitled “Countin’ Up,” which premiered last night at a private screening event held at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. Watch after the jump… The documentary’s director Orian Barki: “This is for all my young mamas out there. Don’t let them tell you what you can and can’t do!” The 20-minute film follows Rico on the road on her most recent tour. While she balances the role of rock-star and new mother, she is ...
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We Tried Tarte's New Face Tape Foundation — & Here's What We Really Think

Welcome to Unfiltered, where we give our honest, no-B.S. reviews of the most buzzed-about beauty products, brands, and services on the market right now.In 2019, makeup companies have zero excuses when it comes to product inclusivity. And after facing controversy last year with a very limited shade range in the much-anticipated Shape Tape Foundation — a product inspired by the best-selling Shape Tape Contour Concealer — Tarte set out to start anew. This month, the company is removing the embatt...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wore Berry Lipstick — & Now We Want To Wear It, Too

Even before she formally became a congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was already a beauty icon, with a bright red lip that led thousands to Google, "What lipstick is AOC wearing?" The answer for those still wondering: It's Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Beso, a true red that has since sold out (over and over again) at Sephora. Call it the AOC effect.And while it was already her signature on the campaign trail, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's red lip has grown more iconic by the day. At her s...
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New Video: Lil Baby & Gunna “Close Friends”

Lil’ Baby goes back to last year’s Drip Harder collaborative album with Gunna, returning with the video “Close Friends.” Directed by DAPS, the clip was filmed in Paris where Baby is seen wining and dining his on-screen love by the Eiffel Tower. The couple deal with relationship issues during their stay in the ‘City of Love,’ as Baby vents through his verses surrounded by views of the Parisian city. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Lil Baby & Gunna – “Drip Too Hard” (Video)
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Ryan Adams Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With Underage Fan; Phoebe Bridgers, Mandy Moore Detail Abusive Behavior To NYTimes

Ryan Adams has been accused of engaging in a pattern of manipulative and abusive behavior that includes offering up career opportunities to female artists while at the same time pursuing them for sexual relationships, according to a new report from New York Times. Adams, through a lawyer, has denied the allegations. The Times … More »
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B Leafs – “The Cloth” Ft. Cormega & Dark Lo

Boston producer, B Leafs drops new single “The Cloth” featuring Cormega and Dark Lo off his debut LP, “The Horizon“.  
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Why is this Valentine’s song made by an AI app so awful?

Do you hate AI as a buzzword? Do you despise the millennial whoop? Do you cringe every time Valentine’s Day arrives? Well – get ready for all those things you hate in one place. But hang in there – there’s a moral to this story. Now, really, the song is bad. Like laugh-out-loud bad. Here’s iOS app Amadeus Code “composing” a song for Valentine’s Day, which says love much in the way a half-melted milk chocolate heart does, but – well, I’ll let you listen, millennial pop cliches and all: Fortu...
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Lolo Zouaï: Lose Myself

On her new hip-hop-inflected tune “Lose Myself,” Lolo Zouaï details how she got to where she is—referencing her first car, stories of adolescence and the music that inspired her. But the singer also explores a deep fear of losing the people and things that made her who she is. “I don’t want to lose myself to this,” she sings. On the self-produced track, Zouaï showcases her talent and her …
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Ryan Adams Dangled Success. Women Say They Paid a Price.

Several women say Adams offered to jumpstart their music careers, then pursued them sexually and in some cases retaliated when they spurned him. He denies the claims.
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Let Me Tell You About My Friend Maria Butina

Gay Talese told me I was getting the story wrong. We were sitting next to each other at a sprawling wooden table at Morso, a Manhattan restaurant so far east I could see the Queensboro Bridge stretching into Queens from the window.This meeting between me, a recent college graduate, and one of world’s most renowned journalists was organized by the now-indicted conservative political operative Paul Erickson, who worked mostly in the shadows to establish connections between the National Rifle Asso...
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Spotify Login For Artists

A lot of RouteNote artists have been asking about how they can control their Spotify artists page. The answer: Join Spotify For Artists Within Spotify For Artists you can control your bio, photos, playlist picks and more. Its worth signing up for Spotify For Artists! The post Spotify Login For Artists appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
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