There are certain albums that hit you all at once, but there’s others that sneak up on you. They slowly start to take up your conscience, maybe through certain moments on songs or maybe through a melody that gets stuck in your head. Maybe this happens because after hearing it, you just felt compelled to listen to it again, and then you listen to it another time… and then another time. Then suddenly you realize you absolutely (no pun intended) love this album.
Month: December 2021
Well, it looks like it’s that time of the week where I complain and rant about the New York Knicks because there’s never really any good news to share about the team. Today I’m talking about something that has always been prevalent with the Knicks this season, but I think we’ve reached a point where it can’t be ignored anymore.
Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak by phone on Thursday about the Russian troop buildup near Ukraine. This comes after the Kremlin has stepped up its calls for security guarantees and test fired hypersonic missiles to underscore its demands. It was Putin who requested the call, the second between the two this month, ahead of the scheduled talks between senior U.S. and Russian officials set for Jan. 10 in Geneva, says AP News.
Ghislaine Maxwell could be heading to federal prison for the rest of her life. The British socialite was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell, 60, faces up to 65 years in prison for federal charges that include sex trafficking of a minor.
In a recent interview with CNN, Dwayne Johnson finally addressed an Instagram post made by Vin Diesel publicly asking Johnson to return to The Fast & The Furious franchise. Johnson refused the offer and called it “an example of his manipulation.”
With the New Year approaching, everyone is getting ready to start their resolutions, whether that be to eat healthier, work out on a daily basis, socialize more, or all of the above. If your resolutions fall under any of those categories, I may just have the diet for you.
The superstar duo of Nas and Hit-Boy continues to prove that they are a match made in heaven. On Christmas Eve, Nas released a new project called Magic that is once again produced by Hit-Boy. This is the third project that the Queens rap legend and the heavyweight producer have come together for a quality project. The previous two are King’s Disease and King’s Disease II, the former of the two finally got Nas a Grammy Award as it won for Best Rap Album.
Today, the sports world mourns as Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died, the NFL announced. As a broadcaster, Madden’s exuberant calls and simple explanations provided the soundtrack to weekly NFL games for three decades. He was 85. The NFL said that Madden died unexpectedly and did not detail a cause of death.
A federal judge refused to dismiss an indictment charging four alleged leaders of the far-right Proud Boys with conspiring to attack the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s electoral victory. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly on Tuesday rejected defense attorneys’ arguments that the four men – Ethan Nordean, Joseph Biggs, Zachary Rehl, and Charles Donohoe – are charged with conduct that is protected by the First Amendment right to free speech.
On Tuesday, Harry Reid, the pugnacious former Democratic Senate leader who rose from poverty in Searchlight, Nevada, to the pinnacle of the U.S. Senate, died at the age of 82. Reid had spearheaded epic legislative battles through three decades in Congress as one of Congress’ most skilled negotiators. Reid rose from his humble beginnings in Nevada to become the most powerful politician to come from the state.
Nothing is more annoying than spending fifteen minutes making your lipstick look just right, just to have it smeared all over your face after taking a sip of coffee or a bit of a bagel. Even the top of the line, most expensive lipsticks in the stores don’t seem to stay on for more than a few hours. Why even bother with lipstick? Luckily, lipstick is falling out of favor, and in its place comes the revolutionary lip stain.
Okay, the title for this article might be a little misleading, so let me clear this up from the start: I don’t have a single issue with oxtail. It’s great; it’s actually delicious. The true issue comes with the price for oxtail. If you’re someone like me who frequents Black twitter, you would often see people complain about the at times absurd prices for oxtail as the years have gone on. Now there is a very, very simple explanation for this: it’s becoming more popular.