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The Weeknd says COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album

Reflecting on his After Hours album, released in March 2020, The Weeknd suggested that last year’s historical events has caused a creative transition for his upcoming projects. In an interview with TMRW, the Grammy Award-winning artist opened up about his latest vision and how COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album. […]

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The Weeknd says COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album

Reflecting on his After Hours album, released in March 2020, The Weeknd suggested that last year’s historical events has caused a creative transition for his upcoming projects. In an interview with TMRW, the Grammy Award-winning artist opened up about his latest vision and how COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album. […]

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The Weeknd says COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album

Reflecting on his After Hours album, released in March 2020, The Weeknd suggested that last year’s historical events has caused a creative transition for his upcoming projects. In an interview with TMRW, the Grammy Award-winning artist opened up about his latest vision and how COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired his next album. […]

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Disney Security’s Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector’s Item

As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places. In some instances, like when the family of a recently deceased child attempted to feature…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Miles Morales Reforms Spider-Man’s Relationship With the Police When It Needs to Be Abolished

Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales follows the fledgling webhead as he steps out from under Peter Parker’s shadow. He’s defending New York City on his own for the first time just as a bitter ground war breaks out between the nefarious Roxxon Corporation and the tech-powered Underground movement. New as Miles is to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Kevin McKay

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of Black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from Black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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Live Nation launches Black Tour Directory to highlight live music’s diversity

Live Nation has launched the Black Tour Directory, a register to create work opportunities for black workers and black-owned companies in the music industry’s live sector. The initiative shows Live Nation taking an admirable step in fulfilling its recent commitment to highlighting the music industry’s diversity. The sprawling industry resource presents a range of music […]

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Killer Mike launches new banking platform for Black and Latinx users

Killer Mike has joined forces with Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover to launch a new banking platform, Greenwood. Named after the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the business pays homage to the area known as “Black Wall Street” in its mission to empower Black and Latinx communities and close the gap of racial inequity in […]

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Nintendo Switch Bans Nicknames Like ‘ACAB’, ‘Nazi’, And ‘Covid’ In Latest Update

The Switch got a new firmware update yesterday that didn’t seem to do anything unusual, but as Switch homebrew modders discovered, it’s added several new phrases to the device’s banned word list.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Lewis Hamilton Won’t Stop

Yesterday, there were reports that Lewis Hamilton would be investigated by the FIA for wearing a certain T-shirt at Sunday’s Tuscan Grand Prix. Today, there are reports that, in fact, there will be no formal investigation. Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, issued his own statement this morning.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—VNCCII

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—VNCCII

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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Ubisoft Says It Will Donate To NAACP After Using Black Lives Matter Imagery To Depict Terrorist Group

During a pre-recorded video ahead of Ubisoft’s gaming showcase later today, CEO Yves Guillemot called the recent use of raised fist imagery in Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad “an oversight” and said measures will be put in place to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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