Drake Says He’s No Team-Jumper, But He Is Open To Buying Real Estate In Cleveland To Support LeBron

by (@emilyexton)

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The news that LeBron James is leaving Miami has monopolized the news cycle on this summer Friday. In addition to King James, every M.I.A. and LeBron-affiliated musician has become the butt of Internet jokes, but none more than his BFF Drake. Despite his strong allegiance to his hometown Toronto Raptors, Drake’s love affair with LeBron has not gone unnoticed by world at large. So does that mean that the Cavs are suddenly Drake’s No. 1 team?

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How To Prepare For A Beyonce Live Performance: A Step By Step Guide

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There comes a time in a person’s life when he or she gets to witness Queen Bey in concert. Once you earn that privilege, you must be prepared in every way possible. If you’re going to see Beyoncé (and Jay Z) this weekend when the On The Run tour hits Metlife Stadium, you better get your mind right. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Alert the Beyhive and take notes because we have all you need to know when preparing for a Beyoncé concert.

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Battle of the Summer Jams: Magic vs. Nico & Vinz

by (@sllambe)

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Welcome back to the Battle of the Summer Jams where each week two hit songs are facing off against each other to find out just which you love the most. Last week you voted Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg into the finals with a commanding 89 percent of the vote. Lil Jon and DJ Snake had nothing on “Wiggle.”

This week features two chart-toppers from Magic! and Nico & Vinz. Both are relatively new acts with songs that are tapping into the laid back vibe of the warmer months. But only one song can join the winner’s circle.

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John Legend Recruits Orange is the New Black Star Laverne Cox for “You & I” Video

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John Legend has released a new music video for the latest single off of his Love In The Future album, “You & I (Nobody In The World).” The clip features wifey Chrissy Teigen, singer-actress Tatyana Ali, comedian Tig Notaro, and Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox.

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Smooth Operator: Sade Guitarist Stuart Matthewman Debuts New Band Twin Danger

by (@BHSmithNYC)


What’s your second musical act when your first record is one of the most successful debut albums of all time? Very few musicians get to ask themselves this question but such is the quandary of Grammy winning songwriter and musician Stuart Matthewman of famed UK pop soul world beat wonders Sade. His new musical venture Twin Danger has just been signed to Decca Records/Universal Music Classics and is performing tonight at New York’s Marquee, in a special showcase hosted by neo-soul heartthrob Maxwell. Read more…

Highlight Enthusiast Mark McGrath Critiques The Famous Frosted Tips Of His Peers

by (@emilyexton)

There were plenty of regrettable style choices from the ’90s but none haunts us more than the frosted tip. For years, everyone from our favorite male pop stars (we’re looking at you, Justin Timberlake and Lance Bass) to TV chefs were highlighting their hair — voluntarily. To take a deeper dive into this phenomenon we turned to an expert: Mark McGrath, whose band, Sugar Ray, and streaky blonde highlights were the epitome of 1999.

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