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Jay-Z is the First Rapper to be Inducted Into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Braking records and taking names is still the name of Jay-Z’s game. For years we’ve listened to Jay-Z’s music in awe of his lyrical genius and crazy word play and that talent has gained him the recognition he deserves. Yesterday, Jay-Z was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and not only that, he upped the ante being the first rapper to be inducted. The Songwriters Hall of Fame described Jay Z as an “accomplished lyricist,” recognized for his “remarkable wordplay.” Chance the Rapper took the time to congratulate on Twitter: S/o to my OGs, Jay Z and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, who were elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame today. I hope to one day make it there. — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) February 22, 2017 In acknowledgment of the his induction Jay tweeted, “By the way, this is a win for US,” he wrote. “I remember when rap was said to be a fad . We are now alongside some of the greatest writers in history.” By the way, this is …

FULL STORY: Chris Brown & Karrueche…The Abuse, Threats, Restraining Order & Denial Video

We always hope that relationships end peacefully, but in reality we all know that it’s not always the case. Unfortunately, yesterday we were confronted with the details of yet another situation that involves Chris Brown and one of his exes. Karrueche Tran filed for a temporary restraining order against ex-boyfriend Chris Brown that included claims of death threats and physical abuse. Here are the facts: Karrueche Tran filed for a temporary restraining order on February 17, in Los Angeles, California. The request includes that Chris stay 100 yards away from Karrueche, her mother and brother. Karrueche claims that Chris physically abused her in one case by punching her in the stomach twice and pushing her down stairs. She also stated that he assaulted a few of her friends by throwing a drink at them and threatening to “harass” them. Karrueche alleged that Chris texted her threats that included he (Chris Brown): …”was going to kill me” vowed to “take me out” …”threatened to shoot me” stated that, “if he couldn’t have, no one else could.” Full …

The Weeknd Has No Plans On Letting You Forget Who He Is in His New Video “Reminder”

He’s a star, boy! And if you ever try to forget it The Weeknd made sure he gave us star power in his new video ‘Reminder’. The Canadian native tapped a few of the best artist in the industry to star alongside him. Metro Boomin, YG, Bryson Tiller, Drake and ASAP Rocky make an appearance, just to name a few. Filmed in LA and Canada, watch as they get together and set the city on fire!

Drake Signs, Seals and Delivers Candid Interview Giving Us The REAL on Meek Mill Beef and More

There’s 3 sides to every story: her side, his side and the truth. The Drake, Meek Beef dust has settled, Meek and Nicki are over and Drake opens up in his most candid interview yet to touch upon what really started the beef, Quentin Miller’s involvement in production, the fact that he DOES write his own raps and why he faults DJ Drama for the ghost writing rumors. If you’re more interested in the cause of the beef with Meek fast forward to the 28:45 mark. Thoughts?

Getaway Wednesday: The Floating Seahorse in Dubai

The Floating Seahorse in Dubai is an iconic, one of a kind luxury lifestyle product which was officially unveiled at The Dubai International Boat Show at in March 2015. The Floating Seahorse is a truly unique underwater product which is the first of its kind in the world. It is an exclusive marine style retreat (essentially a boat without propulsion) which has its own plot in the Arabian Gulf. Each individual Floating Seahorse will boast three levels, one underwater, one at sea level and an upper deck. The master bedroom and bathroom will be totally submerged underwater and will command breathtaking views of the surrounding coral reef and marine life. The sea level accommodation will boast floor to ceiling windows, uninterrupted sea views, a fully-fitted kitchen with a dining area, an open plan living area and when the glass façade opens the sun deck becomes an extension of the living space. The upper deck is the perfect place for alfresco dining and relaxation and features an informal bed, a mini bar, a kitchenette and a …

New Video: Joe Budden’s “I Wanna Know” featuring Stacy Barthe

A great story over a sample…that’s the perfect vehicle for a ride down memory lane. Joe Budden decided to share the video for his track “I Wanna Know” featuring Stacy Barthe off of his new album Rage and the Machine today. Over the sample “Wish That You Were Mine” by The Manhattans, Budden reflects on the events of his younger years and how they have affected his life. Filming the video in a dark room gives us the nostalgic feel we all chase after when we want to feel that old thing again. Stream or purchase Rage and the Machine on iTunes now. Watch the video below.  

Gimme Some Lip: Kristen Noel Crawly’s All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask

There are 3 areas that women almost always want to be plump at all times…the butt, the boobs and the lips. At a time when cosmetic surgery is the answer to all imperfections and all natural is almost non-exsistant, where do you find at least one enhancement that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Beauty columnist, Kristen Noel Crawly heard your prayers and answered with her all natural collagen infused lip mask. After a visit to Tokyo and a realized obsession with lip masks she noticed that there were no lip masks that were all natural. That void in the beauty market influenced Kristen’s to create her own lip mask. Trying this lip mask will save you a trip to an overly expensive medical spa and won’t break the bank. The KNC collagen lip masks are all-natural, all day. Their formula blends moisturizing rose flower oil, cherry extract and vitamin E for a gorgeous pout from the inside out. Just say no to lifeless lips. The tingle at the end? Yeah, that’s the collagen kicking in— going to work to give you …

POW [Product of the Week]:Rag and Bone Launches New Unisex Fragrance Collection

It’s been said that scent is the closest sense tied to memory and Rag & Bone knew that this would make for a great debut of the perfect memorable accessory for Fall 2016. As you would do with any accessory, there’s an 8-piece unisex collection of fragrances to pair with any look you can come up with in your wardrobe. The scents range from heady wood and oud-based aromas, to airy floral and citrus options.”We approached fragrance in the same way we approach all new collections—we started with classic components and built them out with qualities that are quintessentially Rag & Bone,” says the brand’s CEO Marcus Wainwright. “The collection celebrates the individual; we wanted each scent to create a unique connection with its wearer.” Shop the line now for $140 per bottle at rag-bone.com right now.