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Drake Releases More Life on Apple Music and Tidal

Drake's new album has set a record for the best first day on Spotify , edging out Ed Sheeran who held the title for a mere two weeks. While many view this as an album I understand why it's being called a playlist. Overall, More Life is commercial enough to be successful while also being interesting and out of the ordinary. This seems too much like the rapper's 2016 collaboration with former girlfriend Rihanna, complaining that "the only time you see me, is when you turn your head ... Read More »

Iron Fist set photo shows classic costume


However, the Finn Jones led latest addition to the Marvel television universe seems to have been met rather negatively. Netflix and Marvel have done exceptionally well together over the last few years with the release of several fantastic series, Daredevil , Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Read More »

Sony Just Randomly Announced a Venom Movie Will Be Out Next Year


It is not known who will play the alien symbiote that is a Spider-Man fixture. Watch the video below as a reminder. That's basically why Amazing Spider-Man tanked as Arad and Tolmach were said not to care about the story, but thought if they just "threw" in some cool action, fans would watch it in droves, and that nothing else matters. Read More »

Here's Why Rani Mukerji Does Not Post Photos Of Baby Adira


It came as a surprise when Rani chose to interact by being live through Yash Raj Film's official Facebook page with her fans. It's always lovely to play different roles, be different people. Hichki is built with this assumption that was favorable and that I made the decision to take it up, 38, " Rani, said in a statement. She opened up that her husband being a private person does not want her to make their daughter's pictures public. Read More »

2Pac's Handwritten 'Dear Mama' Lyrics on Sale for $75K


Each page costs a whopping $25,000, but it's unclear if you can buy a single page or you most likely will have to grab all three pages. Tupac used 3 sheets of notebook paper to write out the lyrics of " Dear Mama ". The lyrics are as remembered on " Dear Mama ", but Tupac added a few notes on the side. These include (descriptions via the Moments In Time website): " The Car in which Biggie Smalls was killed " and " Tupac's bullet dented crown medallion worn when shot in 1994 ". Read More »

Drake Breaks Two Spotify Records With "More Life"

With the introduction of streaming platforms like Spotify , Tidal and Apple Music , artists have tailored their marketing strategies to fit in with new trends in music streaming. Drake also hasn't released a good album since " Nothing Was the Same ". While other artists featured on the playlist like Kanye West, Young Thug and Travis Scott continue to explore their music's boundaries, Drake appears comfortable in the space he carved for himself over the last two years. Read More »

Drake's "More Life" Sales Projections, Set For Massive Debut


A total of 22, previously unreleased tracks from Drake himself with some powerful features from Giggs, Black Coffee, Jorja Smith , Quavo, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz Young Thug, PARTYNEXTDOOR, and Kanye West. But with five months of promotion behind it, More Life is unprecedented. Critics and fans have accused Drake of taking popular trends and using them for his own personal gain while doing nothing for the artist responsible over the past couple of years (remember the Makonnen situation). Read More »

Bad Robot To Produce Period Dramedy Series Based On RuPaul's Life


Warner Bros TV will be the studio behind the project. RuPaul became a popular fixture on the New York City nightclub scene during the 1980s, after studying performing arts in Atlanta. He appeared on the company's Channel 4 series "Manhattan Cable" as well as toplined its series " The RuPaul Show " back in 1990s. That means a network (or streaming service or whatever) hasn't signed on yet, but considering the combined star power of RuPaul and J.J. Read More »

Oregon Ducks face Duke Blue Devils in women's NCAA tournament second round


They held Duke to 38.9 percent from the floor and their defense and physicality was such that Duke went for a 5:32 stretch late in the second half where the Blue Devils were 0-for-6 with one turnover. Mary's players wear warmups with "Mayhem" written on the back, and they caused quite a commotion in the early going. SC kept the pressure on. Felder canned a triple from National Basketball Association distance, Silva laid one in and was fouled. Read More »

Confirmation hearings begin for Supreme Court nominee


He says Gorsuch is a strong candidate who values the separation of church and state. As for the frozen truck case, Gorsuch wrote a reasonable opinion that merely applied the law as it was, not as he might have wished it to be, said Leonard Leo, who is on leave as executive vice president of the Federalist Society to advise Trump on judicial nominations. Read More »

Germany says Erdogan's Nazi comparisons are unacceptable


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's spokesperson stated today (Sunday) that additional ministers will travel to Germany in order to attend rallies in support of the constitutional changes, a move that has already angered the German government and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read More »

Natalie Portman Pulls a Beyoncé in James Blake's New Music Video


And in another shot, the Jackie actress looks pensive as she displays her curves while lying on a bed. The video was filmed in Los Angeles prior to Portman secretly giving birth to a daughter on February 22nd. However, the news was shared only in March. "Mother and baby are happy and healthy", her rep in a statement told PEOPLE. "Due to my pregnancy, I am unable to attend the Academy Awards". Read More »

Eric Cantor: GOP, Trump 'will sink or swim together' on health care

But he said that was one concern of many, and lawmakers from across the GOP's ideological spectrum have expressed fears that the American Health Care Act will not drive down prices. That meeting - a prelude to bringing the legislation to the House floor - is expected to produce amendments aimed at securing votes. 35 percent of voters approve and 55 percent disapprove of the way President Donald Trump on his handling of healthcare. Read More »

Tottenham feel in pole position for Everton midfielder Barkley


Tottenham are reportedly leading the chase for the transfer of Everton midfielder Ross Barkley despite recent strong links with rivals Arsenal. "If not, then the player could see a new future for himself, but that is normal". Barkley has been in exceptional form for Everton since the turn of the year, and is the club's second top goalscorer with five strikes in all competitions. Read More »

Barclays PLC (BARC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Morgan Stanley


Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a "conviction-buy" rating and set a GBX 1,775 ($21.70) price target on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Diageo plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,737.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,348.09. The stock's market capitalization is GBX 45.11 billion. The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 2nd. Read More »

Ben Roethlisberger "leaning towards" return in 2017


Most websites gave the Steelers passing grades, with some giving B-, B, C+ and one even an A- grade. Jason Pierre-Paul played on a one-year deal with the New York Giants last season, proving he is back to being an elite player after almost blowing his hands off during a mishap during the Fourth of July in the summer of 2015. Read More »

Stephen Hawking says yes to future opportunity to travel to space


He also said that he was particularly anxious about Trump's environmental policy (or lack of). In January, employees of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) and the Department of Agriculture received orders to remove web pages and limiting how they communicated with the public. Read More »

Google celebrates 'Nowruz' with lovely doodle, marks commencement of Parsi New Year


President Rouhani sent separate messages to heads of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India and Uzbekistan and congratulated them on the advent of Nowruz. It also marks the first day of Zoroastrian faith's Shaheshai calendar. Geographically, Nowruz marks the commencement of spring in the northern hemisphere of the globe. Read More »

Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings Begin


Ayotte said in addition to accompanying Gorsuch during meetings with 72 officials on Capitol Hill in recent weeks, she has helped prepare him for the hearings. The nods to Garland reflect the simmering anger among Democrats about what happened a year ago. And beware of senators, Republican or Democrat, trying to pin Gorsuch down on hot-button issues such as abortion or gun rights. Read More »

Spicer: Trump's Golf Habit Totally Different Than Obama's


Spicer said there aren't more detailed readouts of Trump's meetings and productivity on the golf course because Trump is "entitled to a bit of privacy". Most of Trump's golf course visits have taken place while he's spent the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Of the 11 trips to his Florida golf clubs, the White House has confirmed he played a round only three times, according to Knoller's tally. Read More »

Neymar lists the four Premier League clubs he'd consider joining


The Brazil global was reportedly a firm target for Louis van Gaal at Manchester United in 2015, with the forward's agent claiming that an offer said to be worth close to $230 million had been tabled. "And who knows, someday, I would like to play at it, yes", Neymar told The Sun . What he did against PSG in the Champions League recently was quite literally the stuff of dreams. Read More »

A New Sesame Street Character Named Julia Has Autism

To get children educated at such a young age about autism is a fantastic leap forward. However, the friendships between the muppets also teach children how to treat each other. They might not have been anxious when he cried. They are all different. For over a year, Julia has been featured in print and digital illustrations as the centerpiece of an initiative by a Sesame Workshop . Read More »

GOP leaders aim to woo conservatives with amendments to health care bill


It is likely that the new American Health Care Act will also undergo changes over the years; indeed, the Affordable Health Care Act already has from its inception. The Republican plan would facilitate a massive transfer of wealth from bottom to top - a $600 billion tax cut for the wealthiest and a $900 billion cut to Medicaid which serves the poorest. Read More »

Sesame Street's newest resident is a four-year-old Muppet with autism


Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Big Bird is anxious that Julia doesn't like him at first. The new season of Sesame Street does not seek to portray autism as something the character must "overcome" in order to achieve success. The way around it was describing autism not as a blanket condition, but through the lens of what it means for Julia individually. Julia's puppeteer, Stacey Gordon , has a son with autism herself. Read More »

Republicans revamp USA health bill to help older Americans


The Trump administration and House Republican leaders are making two significant changes to the ObamaCare replacement bill ahead of an expected vote on Thursday. House GOP leaders' healthcare proposal has faced opposition within the party, particularly from conservatives who say it doesn't go far enough in rolling back ObamaCare. Read More »

Drake fans had zero patience waiting for More Life

After teasing us with Instagram's of the pair cuddling in the studio, we were dead cert that when the album was announced back in December, we'd hear the Latinx's vocals on More Life , but they were notably absent. He resurrects a fast-paced flow that fans will relievedly recognize, delivering a mea culpa to his longtime followers, asking, "Did I lose you , did I?" Drake rhymes, "I could never have a kid, then be out here still kidding around/Boys playing around, where you really ... Read More »

The Voice's Gavin Rossdale says cheating on Gwen Stefani wasn't a mistake


The stars now will turn to celebrated performers as advisers: Keys with DJ Khaled, Levine with John Legend, Shelton with Luke Bryan and Stefani with Celine Dion. He sang Todd Rundgren's "Hello It's Me" and got Blake and Gwen to turn around, sparking another war between the couple. Alicia said he is not a dummy, he just doesn't have ears! "She's determined to have another baby and carry it herself, even though Blake has said it doesn't matter if they adopt or get a surrogate". Read More »