Archives for March 2017

Video Extra #7 >>> Future: “Draco”

Future: “Draco”

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Video Extra #6 >>> Remy Ma vs. Lady Luck @Fight Klub (Full Rap Battle)

Remy Ma vs. Lady Luck @Fight Klub (Full Rap Battle)

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Dave Chappelle Opens Up About Prince, “SNL” Drama, Cosby, More in Rare Interview

On comedy in the age of Trump: “He’s so skewed, it’s hard to find an angle that sounds fresh. If you talk about him, it’s almost like you’re part of the chorus and not a soloist.”

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On Tuesday, March 21, Dave Chappelle will premiere his two new comedy specials on Netflix (with a third to arrive later this year). In a new interview with The New York Times, Chappelle discusses his latest work and touches on a wide variety of subjects, from his return to comedy to his relationship with Prince and his thoughts on the state of the world. Read the full interview here

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Kanye West Lyrics Used to Program Rapping A.I. Bot: Listen

17-year-old Robbie Barrat built the A.I. with 6,000 Kanye West lines

by Michelle Kim

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A West Virginia teenager has created a rapping A.I. bot that self-generates bars using Kanye West lyrics, Quartz reports. Robbie Barrat, 17, was debating whether artificial intelligence could be taught to perform tasks better than humans in his high school’s programming club. Using open-source code, Barrat programmed the A.I. with 6,000 Kanye lines and finished the project in a week to show his peers at the next club meeting. “Originally it just rearranged existing rap lyrics, but now it can actually write word-by-word,” Barrat said. The bot can also incorporate pauses for rhythm and effect. Listen to the results below. Here’s an example of what the bot churned out:

They steal your whole sound, that’s a Real World Challenge
You an addict of cheating but I took the charge
Stop running up my money tall, height advantage
Ohhhhh, ohhhh; oh you too much to handle in one package  Read More

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Video Extra #5 >>> Kade: “Dope Boy” (feat. Dopeboy K Kutta)

Kade: “Dope Boy” (feat. Dopeboy K Kutta)

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Video Extra #4 >>> Cardi B (Full Interview)

Cardi B (Full Interview)

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TLC Will Headline ‘I Love the 90’s’ Tour

By: Michael Harriot

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The sequel to the hit “I Love the 90’s Tour” will kick off this summer with TLC as its headliner. The tour will begin July 7 in Everett, Wash., and crisscross the country until it ends in Chicago on Sept. 16. Read More

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Issa Rae Announces Insecure’s Season 2 Premiere Date

By: Yesha Callahan

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Issa premiere date! Issa Rae took to Twitter to answer some burning questions about Insecure’s second season. But the only burning question that really matters is, when will the second season air? Read More

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