Daily Archives: October 15, 2017

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Chuck D. Is on a Mission to Protect the History of Hip-Hop

One of hip-hop’s founding fathers has a new book that he hopes will keep rap’s origins alive.

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There’s no doubt that Public Enemy’s Chuck D. is one of the founding fathers of modern hip-hop, but the icon has never been one to rest on his laurels. “Right now, at my age and stage, if I can’t teach I shouldn’t even open my mouth to speak,” D. says flatly when asked about how he views his current status as elder statesman of rap. Continue reading

The New Wallabees Shoes Would Make Ghostface Killah Proud

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Clarks has introduced a new material of its iconic Wallabee shoe. The shoe has the same classic style, but is made out of pebbled Horween leather. The inspiration for the new design comes from football and basketball. It comes in two flavors, a orange color that resembles a basketball and a brown cola color that looks like a football. Both colors retail for about $240.00 dollars.

 

 

Source: http://www.esquire.com/style/mens-fashion/a12845116/clarks-horween-leather-wallabees/

Truck bombs in Somalia’s capital kill at least 189

By Kevin Sieff

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 Two truck bombs in Somalia’s capital killed at least 189 people, the deadliest attacks in the country’s decade-long war with Islamist extremists, signaling that the insurgency is far from defeated despite years of U.S. counterterrorism operations. Continue reading