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LittleDaniel    5,894

Nice (and short) AV Club doc about Open Mike Eagle's new album was posted yesterday.  It shows him going back to the former site of the Robert Taylor Homes in Chicago, which inspired the album.  If y'all haven't checked out the album, I'd definitely recommend it.

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tristy    2,227

YouTube Red is offering 3 months for free right now - I encourage everyone to get it and binge watch a lot of the shit on Complex's channel. I know not everyone is into sneakers, but they had a really good 8 episode reality competition series about aspiring shoe designers (some of shoes they made for Fetty Wap were bananas). They also have this Blueprint series, and I'm currently watching one about Chance the Rapper's manager that's reallyyyyy good. They had a short one about the founder and CEO of Stadium Goods, but the best one was a 30 minute mini doc about Pusha T and his beginnings, Clipse's rise to fame and eventual downfall, and how he came to be the President of G.O.O.D. Music. It's fantastic. It might be one of the free episodes, I'm not sure. They also had a really good 40 minute mini doc about the culture of Supreme and it's resellers, but I realize stuff like street fashion and sneakers aren't for everyone.

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GhostMachine    887

Sean Combs has apparently changed his stage name from Diddy to Brother Love.

Wonder why no one informed him it's far too late for him to manage the Undertaker?

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tristy    2,227

so Eminem is about to drop a new single and album, like, any day now. The first single will probably be called "Walk on Water" and the album is most likely titled "Revival".

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Talib Kweli posted the (already public) business address of an alt-right lawyer who was attacking people with racist and hate speech on Twitter, and Twitter locked Kweli's account and threatened to suspend him. 

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“Twitter saw fit to suspend him from Twitter but they think my posting of his public business address is to incite harassment. This essentially means they only care about their culpability, but they don’t care about the community this ‘lawyer’ serves in real life. A lawyer who does this should have his very public contact info shared by everyone so that we as a community can demand accountability.

If someone is claiming to be a defense attorney and they are making extremely disparaging remarks, unprompted, to and about women, black people, anti fascists, gay people on top of threatening to kill these people, shouldn’t the community he serves have be able to have a place to call or an address to visit to express their grievances? If that is not the time to tell someone to contact a business, when is?

Getting back on Twitter is not my concern. Allowing a major corporation to say I harassed someone who tweeted me out of the blue making wild racist threats at me and those who support me is.

There is a community outside of Twitter that the lawyer is still a threat to. How can you not care about that community?”

 

http://uproxx.com/realtalk/talib-kweli-interview-twitter-racism/

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tristy    2,227

Lil' Peep overdosed and passed away on his tour bus last night around 10pm in Tuscon, AZ. He was only 21. :(

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It still jars me that Killer Mike is kind of an outspoken gun nut type. I guess you can take the man out of the south, but not the south out of the man. Any time there's gun control reform talked about he's on Twitter and IG immediately telling people to push back against it and to arm themselves to protect their families and shit.

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