One playlist proves Mike WiLL Made-It was behind most of 2016’s game-changing hip-hop

musicOne playlist proves Mike WiLL Made-It was behind most of 2016’s game-changing hip-hop
Music was 2016’s saving grace. Every time it felt like giving up and retreating into a Netflix hole was a good idea, a new anthem or album dropped to save the party. Not every offering will be remembered years from now (the Chainsmoker’s “Closer” and …
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Before #Blacklivesmatter, there was hip-hop
Long before there was Eric Garner or Michael Brown, there was Eleanor Bumpers, Amadou Diallo and several others. And long before people spoke out against injustice on social media, joining their voices with the hashtag #Blacklivesmatter, there was hip-hop.
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Exploring The Intersection Of Hip-Hop And Social Justice
To understand the awesome shared history of hip-hop and activism you have to acknowledge that while music can shine a light on injustice, it can’t, on its own, heal the wounds of oppression. We’re not all waiting for that perfect anthem to save the day.
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The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

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The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world
When billionaires have free time, they have the means for extravagant hobbies, whether it’s collecting classic cars or jet-setting across the globe. But the most common hobby billionaires pursue isn’t a display of wealth — it’s philanthropy. Wealth-X …
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Flashback Friday: 54 Frugal Hobbies You Should Try Immediately
The next time you’re bored on a weekend or during your free time, you might want to consider taking up a new hobby. Your first thought might be, I can’t afford to pay for lessons to learn a new skill. I get that mindset, I do. But there are plenty of cheap …
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A Little Insight Into a Depressive Episode
I don’t know why I can hardly talk to my friends and family or why I can’t seem to enjoy my hobbies anymore. I don’t know why, but at some point in the future — it could be tomorrow, it could be next month — but some point in the future I will …
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Taylor Swift is #1 on Star Mag’s 35 ‘most hated celebrities’ list: fair or no?

Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts - Arrivals Featuring: Taylor Swift Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 28 Feb 2016 Credit: WENN.com **Not available for publication in Germany**Taylor Swift is #1 on Star Mag’s 35 ‘most hated celebrities’ list: fair or no?
It’s time for Star Magazine’s annual (semi-annual?) “Most Hated Celebrities” list. Gwyneth Paltrow once topped this list, much to her chagrin, but Goop will be happy to know that she fell pretty far on this year’s list. This year’s list is …
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Can you guess celebrities’ real names?
Many stars are better known by their stage names, but do you know what name they were born under? Let’s find out what these stars’ real names are, starting with Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for HBO The actress/comedian/TV host …
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Barry column celebrities
RIO DE JANEIRO — In a moment I will bring you an Olympic news update, but first you will want to hear about my celebrity encounter. This happened in Ipanema, the famous Rio beach neighborhood immortalized in the song “The Girl from Ipanema,” in which …
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Most U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels

cusineMost U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels
(CNN)The most popular alcoholic beverage in America is about to get all health-conscious: Most beer brewers are voluntarily including freshness dating, calories, nutritional details and an ingredients list on their labels. The goal for brewers and …
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Calorie Labels: They’re Not Just for Light Beers Anymore
Beer brewers are being asked to share nutritional information on labels, but what does the move really mean? Light beers are in the business of touting their low calories on their label. But you may soon find more beer makers slapping calorie counts on …
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12 Beers of Summer @ Gladstone Hotel
Don your ugliest Hawaiian shirt and cozy up with a beer (or 12) at our all-night party. We’ve gathered a long list of our favourite breweries who will all descend on the Gladstone Hotel on Friday July 29th, where they’ll be pouring glasses of good cheer in …
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Who Is The Most Popular Pop Music Diva of 2014? This Is What The Numbers Tell Us…

musicWho Is The Most Popular Pop Music Diva of 2014? This Is What The Numbers Tell Us…
With access to music more readily available than ever, fans everywhere are able to listen to the most popular artists; in turn making it significantly more difficult to determine who the most popular artist is now. It used to be as simple as looking at …
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The Ultimate Pop Diva Workout Playlist
Once in a while you’ll find a song so strong you can build a whole workout playlist around it—and want to belt it out loud as you run on the treadmill. The list below presents one such case. We took Christina Aguilera’s explosive, chart-topping number …
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Amy Winehouse dies; drug-haunted British pop diva was 27
Amy Winehouse, the Grammy Award-winning pop singer-songwriter whose sultry and profane compositions reflected — and ultimately were overshadowed by — a turbulent personal life and struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, was found dead July 23 at …
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This restaurant just unseated Chipotle as the most popular Mexican chain

cusineThis restaurant just unseated Chipotle as the most popular Mexican chain
Or second, or third, or fourth. Moe’s Southwest Grill, a Tex-Mex chain with less than half the number of locations as Chipotle, has unseated the former fast casual king as the most popular brand selling Mexican-inspired food, according to an annual …
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Herrera’s Cafe vs. Cafe Herrera: Which Does Dallas Tex-Mex Better?
In 1971, the Herrera family opened its first restaurant, on Maple Avenue. Herrera’s became a Tex-Mex institution with multiple locations, each of which founder Amelia Herrera bequeathed to one of her children. One side of the family kept the original …
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Spice up your Shavuot menu for a taste-tempting change
But if you are bored with bagels, blasé about blintzes and lukewarm about lasagna, do what we do in my house — culinarily speaking: We go south of the border for a Tex-Mex treat. Tex-Mex is a delicious fusion of American simplicity with traditional …
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The scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough

cusineThe scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough
Here’s some scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough of it. A whopping 80 to 90 percent of Americans do not get the recommended minimum of 8 ounces weekly, according to a recent USDA analysis. That means the vast majority of …
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Bethel Lutheran Church celebrates Shrove Tuesday
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, observed Shrove Tuesday in its fellowship hall with feasting on pancakes and New Orleans-inspired foods and wearing of beads and masks. The event is old home week for Pastor Richard Kidd and his wife, …
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New Orleans Ups Security for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. This quaint community packs costume balls, Cajun cook-offs, crawfish boils, a gator race and …
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11 Most Criminally Underrated Metal Guitarists

music11 Most Criminally Underrated Metal Guitarists
For this list, we tried to pick guitarists from incredibly influential metal acts from all sub genres, but shredders who don’t tend to get the praise their bands or bandmates do. None of these guitarists are household names when perhaps they should be …
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This Dude Has Recorded ‘Get Lucky’ In The Style Of 10 Legendary Guitarists
Remember when we told you about the guy who recorded Adele’s ‘Hello’ is the style of 25 different musicians? Sure you do. Well, it perhaps proved inspiration for guitarist André Valter of Portuguese rock group David Antunes & The Midnight Band, who has …
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The Top Ten Best Rock Guitarists of All Time
We haven’t seen a true guitar hero for quite some time. Maybe I’m too old, but it seems like music has been changing since the 1980s, and even the hardest rocking bands don’t give enough credit to their guitarists. After MTV broke onto the scene, bands …
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Miami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016

musicMiami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016
Instead of making promises to eat less pizza, quit drinking, and finally join a gym — which are all great — your music junkies at New Times present you with a resolution you’ll actually want to keep: crash more concerts. To get you pumped up for 2016 …
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Harvester schedule Drive-By Truckers and more for upcoming concerts
Rocky Mount’s Harvester Performance Center keeps making moves. The latest addition is Drive-By Truckers, the quintessential modern Southern rock band, which will debut its show at the Harvester on March 14. In a Southwest Virginia bonue, DBT tour …
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Concerts in the Houston area
Thursday 1.7. Sarah Peacock: Singer and songwriter. 8:30 p.m. at Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe; 936-271-2171. Texas Johnny Boy: Texas blues. 7 p.m. at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999. Melissa Ragsdale Darragh: …
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Are f(x) the Most Underappreciated Heroes of K-Pop?

musicAre f(x) the Most Underappreciated Heroes of K-Pop?
Concept-wise, groups like Brown Eyed Girls are similarly avant-garde, but it’s rare to find a group that experiments in the way f(x) does; their songs are usually assemblages of sounds and ideas with melodies on top. Their albums, particularly outside …
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Rema and Chris Evans could have done better with Linda
Both are proved vocalists with huge individual fan bases. Both have held a number of successful concerts. On top of that, Rema is a darling to many especially with her single, Lean On Me, where she amazes with her vocals. I don’t recall attending a …
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Demi Lovato’s ‘Confidence’ Shines: A Track by Track Analysis
From her days as a Barney & Friends child actress to becoming a Disney pop superstar, Demi Lovato always had one consistent role: an incredibly talented vocalist. In fact, I would place Lovato in the … The motivational track’s use of trumpets follows …
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