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China’s ‘ban’ on hip-hop evidences music’s cultural permeability [Editorial]

Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff of Migos collectively brimmed with anticipation on January 26, 2017. Culture, the Atlanta hip hop trio’s second studio album, was scheduled to drop at midnight — a follow up to 2016’s EP, 3 Way. Its two lead singles, “Bad and Boujee” and “T-Shirt,” had catalyzed just the heavy anticipation for its release that Migos had sought: […]

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Exclusive: UZ returns to the US for The Rebirth Tour, unveils new 21 Savage remix

Quality Goods label head and seasoned trap producer UZ has announced he will embark on a lengthy North American tour, kicking off in April 2018. The Rebirth Tour, Part 1 will come alongside the release of UZ’s second LP, of the same name. So far, the tour roster includes stops in Chicago, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Dallas, […]

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Exclusive: UZ returns to the US for The Rebirth Tour, unveils new 21 Savage remix

Quality Goods label head and seasoned trap producer UZ has announced he will embark on a lengthy North American tour, kicking off in April 2018. The Rebirth Tour, Part 1 will come alongside the release of UZ’s second LP, of the same name. So far, the tour roster includes stops in Chicago, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Dallas, […]

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Glastonbury Festival set to ban plastic bottles come 2019

Glastonbury Festival is looking to implement a site-wide plan on plastic bottles come 2019. Festival co-organizer Emily Eavis originally shared the news of the initiative with BBC Radio 6, describing it as “the big project,” in conjunction with the festival’s return in 2019. The festival isn’t set for 2018, as it is a “fallow” year, allowing for […]

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Glastonbury Festival set to ban plastic bottles come 2019

Glastonbury Festival is looking to implement a site-wide plan on plastic bottles come 2019. Festival co-organizer Emily Eavis originally shared the news of the initiative with BBC Radio 6, describing it as “the big project,” in conjunction with the festival’s return in 2019. The festival isn’t set for 2018, as it is a “fallow” year, allowing for […]

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Time Warp unveils massive lineup for 2018

German techno gathering Time Warp released their lineup ahead of the festival’s 2018 edition. Since 1994, Time Warp has solidified itself as Germany’s premiere underground gathering, and has since become a globally recognized event. Featuring artists like Speedy J, Sven Väth, and Richie Hawtin over the years, the festival is known for pushing the envelope with stellar underground […]

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Time Warp unveils massive lineup for 2018

German techno gathering Time Warp released their lineup ahead of the festival’s 2018 edition. Since 1994, Time Warp has solidified itself as Germany’s premiere underground gathering, and has since become a globally recognized event. Featuring artists like Speedy J, Sven Väth, and Richie Hawtin over the years, the festival is known for pushing the envelope with stellar underground […]

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Deadmau5 trolls Hardwell, sends fan jar of toilet water in the mail

In response to the release of Dutch superstar Hardwell‘s Eclipse fragrance last October, the king of trolls, deadmau5, sent a fan a mason jar of toilet water in the mail and charged them $50 for it. Deadmau5 previously announced on Twitch that he would be auctioning off a bottle of his aptly-dubbed eau de toilette with the proceeds set to be donated to the […]

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Deadmau5 trolls Hardwell, sends fan jar of toilet water in the mail

In response to the release of Dutch superstar Hardwell‘s Eclipse fragrance last October, the king of trolls, deadmau5, sent a fan a mason jar of toilet water in the mail and charged them $50 for it. Deadmau5 previously announced on Twitch that he would be auctioning off a bottle of his aptly-dubbed eau de toilette with the proceeds set to be donated to the […]

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Trump’s Official Patriotic Form Letter To Parents Of School Shooting Victims

Dear Mr. and Mrs. (parents of victim): It is with great sorrow that I acknowledge the loss of your (son/daughter), (name of victim), in the recent shooting at (name of school) in which _____ children tragically lost their lives. Though your (son/daughter) might not have known it while sitting in …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump’s Official Patriotic Form Letter To Parents Of School Shooting Victims

Dear Mr. and Mrs. (parents of victim): It is with great sorrow that I acknowledge the loss of your (son/daughter), (name of victim), in the recent shooting at (name of school) in which _____ children tragically lost their lives. Though your (son/daughter) might not have known it while sitting in …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Here’s What Went Down At Nike Makers of the Game On Day 2 and Day 3

DAY 2 DAY 3 The Nike Makers of the Game event was a 3-day event full of interactive experiences, athlete/celebrity appearance and limited sneaker drops. Day two highlights included scrimmages with local high school teams, Makers customization sessions, and appearances by athletes including Draymond Green, Anthony Davis, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. The day ended with a Makers of the […]

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Trump Continues To Attack Obama For Not Doing Anything About Russia

Donald Trump, despite his obsessive and destructive use of Twitter, doesn’t seem to know anything about the internet. He doesn’t know about the behemoth resource called “Google” or its subsidiary “YouTube.” Using either platform, it’s relatively easy to unearth clips, news stories, previous …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Beyond The Booth 011: Kicking it with UMEK

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Weak Female Murders Her “Emotional Support” Hamster, Sues Airline For “Emotional Distress”

We’ve heard of women hamstering before, but one American woman has hamstered about murdering her “emotional support” hamster. Swift Airlines wouldn’t let her take it onboard a plane, so she elected to drown the hamster by flushing it down a toilet in Baltimore. Instead of taking responsibility for her actions, Belen Aldecosea has decided to […]

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Trump Was Just Officially Ranked America’s Worst President Ever

According to an assortment of scholars across the political spectrum, Donald Trump, after just one year in office, is one of the worst presidents to ever darken the Oval Office. When tallied together, the collective score for Trump is…dead last: Let’s say that, according to the 170 members of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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