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Converse Chuck Taylors In New Colours

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Chuck Taylors go completely tonal with these new options from Converse for the most classic sneaker of all time. If you’re tired of your standard Chucks, now you can grab an eye-catching edition of the shoe in a 100% tonal colorway, seen here in your choice of red or blue. Literally every component of the shoe from top to bottom is the same color making [...]

Machel Montano Tours Japan

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The people of Japan have long had an affinity for Caribbean culture, especially that of Jamaica, with reggae and dancehall being a feature for some three decades. Recently the Japanese have begun to embrace soca music. Earlier in the 2000s thereabouts Japanese DJ, selectorHemo as well as Japanese dancehall queen Junko visited Trinidad during Carnival and [...]

Jay Z Addresses His Kanye West Beef

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Jay Z in a recent interview addressed his ongoing grievance with Kanye, the subject of Jay's lines about his "little brother" Kanye West on "Kill Jay Z" came up and the icon launched into conversation about better knowing his own self, as well as the persona; issues with his friend. "It's not even about Kanye, it really isn't," he said. "His name is ther[...]

Sean Kingston Begs For Mercy

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Sean Kingston is begging for mercy -- asking a judge to drop a warrant for his arrest and let him try again in a jewelry case ... instead of sending him to jail. Here's the story -- Sean was ordered to pay a Florida jeweler $44,000 in December but hasn't yet, so he's become a wanted man. According to new legal docs filed by Kingston ... he didn't know abo[...]

US Civil Rights Activist & Comedian Dick Gregory Has Passed!

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US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died at the age of 84, his family has announced. Gregory died at hospital in Washington DC after being admitted with an undisclosed illness. The family shared the news of their "enormous sadness" in a post on social media on Saturday. From the 1960s Gregory mocked racism in his stand-up routines. He[...]

Robin Thicke & Girlfriend Are Expecting!

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Robin Thicke’s girlfriend, April Love Geary, is pregnant with the couple’s first child. Geary, who’s about three months along, revealed the news Thursday night (Aug. 17). While she didn’t confirm the baby’s gender, TMZ reports they’ll be having a girl. Billboard has reached out to Thicke’s rep for comment. “Robin and I are very excited to share with yo[...]