Twitter Expanding to 10,000 Characters
One of Twitter most beloved features is set to change: The company is planning to extend its 140-character limit to as many as 10,000, according to a person familiar with the matter. Twitter’s loud and devoted user base was quick to bemoan that such a change — expected to... Read more
Blacks 9x More Likely to be Killed by Police
In a nation where police officers who commit violent acts against citizens are bafflingly rewarded with paid leave, you would think that the discussion surrounding police reform would be a united one. Sadly, that’s most certainly not the case. With Chicago currently facing scrutiny from both the Department of... Read more
Killer Mike x Bernie Sanders Interview
Last month, Killer Mike stood behind a podium inside Atlanta’s Fox Theater, in front of a crowd of more than 5,000 people. He smiled and adjusted the microphone, turned and waved to the audience behind him, and then he got serious. Sidebar Watch Killer Mike Introduce Bernie Sanders at... Read more
Snoop Launches a Weed Company
No words needed the video explains it all. Read more
NYTimes Presents – The Passion of Nicki Minaj
Pop music is dominated almost exclusively by the female star — Beyoncé, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and, as always, Madonna. Engaging in a frantic, complex game — crossing over many genres to keep up with the current caldron of hip-hop, electronic music and R&B;... Read more
Prison Inmates Beat Harvard Students in Debate
Criminal justice reform will likely be one of the big topics in the 2016 presidential campaign. Candidates should perhaps look into the Bard Prison Initiative. The program may provide a productive template for rehabilitating convicted felons by offering college-level courses. According to The Wall Street Journal, inmates at the Eastern New... Read more
Kanye Talks Fashion, Racism, and Presidency
Kanye West took part in SHOWstudio’s “In Camera” live interview earlier this morning, and, as to be expected from the talkative rapper, there were plenty of quotes worth paying attention to. West answered a series of questions submitted by fans as well as industry icons like Anna Wintour, Carine... Read more
Kendrick Lamar Set to Perform at Kennedy Center
Kendrick Lamar is going to perform selections from his critically acclaimed sophomore album To Pimp a Butterfly next month in Washington, D.C. with the National Symphony Orchestra.Billboard reports that the one night only event will take place on October 20 at 8 p.m. at the prestigious Kennedy Center, and is sure to be an epic... Read more