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Jay-Z's cardboard corporate activism

Sign Up for Our free email newsletters If there is a single micro-genre of American journalism more nauseating than the “Jay-Z and Beyonce woke discourse circa 2007-2019,” I can’t think of it. Why exactly we settled on these two billionaire entertainers as the embodiment of progressivism is utterly beyond me. ...

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Wizkid breaks records, hits 8m monthly listeners on Spotify

Afropop star, Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid, has become the first African artist to hit eight million monthly streams on Spotify. Spotify is an online music streaming platform that pays royalties based on the number of artistes streams as a proportion of total songs streamed. News Agency of Nigeria reports that streaming ...

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10 people from the past 50 years who didn't give a fuck

At the 1993 Lollapalooza Festival in Philadelphia, Rage Against The Machine’s four members stepped out in front of their audience entirely naked, with duct tape over their mouths and the letters ‘PMRC’ spelt across their chests. Protesting against censorship within the music industry, the band had abbreviated on their chests ...

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