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2020 Land Rover Defender: What We Learned Over 420 Miles Of African Safari

The Opuwo airstrip had to be cleared of goats before our Beechcraft turboprop could put down on it. The presence of an airplane at all was unusual enough to draw a crowd of spectators to the landing. As the propellers spun down, dust settled around a waiting convoy of overland-kitted 2020 Land Rover Defenders. I […]

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Beyoncé reconnects with Diplo, enlists Major Lazer on ‘Lion King’ companion album

Beyoncé and Diplo last joined forces on 2016’s year defining Lemonade, which would go on to grab nine Grammy nominations. Before that, Queen Bey famously sampled Major Lazer’s breakout “Pon De Floor” on her anthemic 2011 hit, “Run The World.” Now, the pair are reuniting once again, this time on Beyoncé’s highly anticipated Lion King: […]

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In War Torn Western Sahara, These Old Cars Are The King And Queen

Since 1975, there have been several sprawling refugee camps in the middle of the Sahara Desert, 30 miles outside a small Algerian military outpost town called Tindouf. About 165,000 Saharawi refugees live in these camps. They wait for the fulfillment of a promise made 27 years ago.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This art installation will play Toto’s ‘Africa’ in the desert for eternity

Toto’s inspiring 80s smash “Africa” found new life in 2018 after Weezer covered the track thanks to a fan’s viral campaign. The cover became the American rock band’s biggest hit in years, also igniting a flame to the original, and Toto returned the favor by covering Weezer’s “Hash Pipe.” Pitbull even sampled “Africa” in his […]

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Watch John Mayer sample ‘Slide’ during a live performance in San Francisco

While Calvin Harris recently announced that he will be “movin’ on from Funk Wav sound” in 2018 via Twitter, the 70s inspired sonic stint that diversified Harris’ catalogue will remain an exemplar of a well executed aesthetic experimentation for years to come. The feel good “Funk Wav” vibes exuded by album staples like “Feels” have proven […]

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Video Game Lobby Group Slams Newest Trump Comments As ‘Repulsive’

The video game publishers’ lobbying group in Washington, the Entertainment Software Association, has denounced comments reportedly made by president Donald Trump during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on Thursday where he is said to have called African nations and possibly Haiti “shithole countries.” The…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fox News Swoons Over Trump’s “Sh*thole” Slur

After the news broke that the Donald Trump said, out loud, “Why do we want all these people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here?”, Fox News took to the air to essentially celebrate it. This is the hate speech they live for and they couldn’t wait to baptize it as presidential. According to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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It Isn’t Easy Being An Overwatch Fan In Africa

When Shuaib Sookia, an Overwatch fan who lives in the African country of Mauritius, posted to both the game’s subreddit and official forums about how much of a pain it can be to play Blizzard’s team-based shooter without servers located anywhere on the continent of Africa, he wasn’t expecting much in the way of…Read more… […]

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Ethiopian Coffee Is Screwed Unless We Do Something About It

Climate change might not feel that important if you’re living far away from a coastline. But that doesn’t mean your life won’t change. Lots of the items people love will likely be influenced by the changing climate in some way, and the popular Ethiopian coffee is a prime example.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Listen to Diplo’s groovy two hour long house-heavy mix

Diplo is incontestably one of the most tenacious producers in the game. Between frontman duties for Major Lazer, helming Mad Decent, solo releases with the most sought after pop stars of the moment like Lil Yachty and Justin Bieber, soccer teams, Vice programming, and production work on some of the biggest records of the last year, Diplo constantly […]

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Listen to Diplo’s groovy two hour long house-heavy mix

Diplo is incontestably one of the most tenacious producers in the game. Between frontman duties for Major Lazer, helming Mad Decent, solo releases with the most sought after pop stars of the moment like Lil Yachty and Justin Bieber, soccer teams, Vice programming, and production work on some of the biggest records of the last year, Diplo constantly […]

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