Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

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Utah, Michigan, and Missouri voted yes on legalizing weed

Michigan voted in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, while Utah and Missouri legalized medical marijuana.

By WANDERA HUSSEIN

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While the use of cannabis remains illegal on a federal level in the United States, three more states have voted in favor of legalizing pot, The Verge reports. Continue reading

Missy Elliott becomes first woman rapper to be nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

If Missy is elected, she’ll become the third rapper ever to do so.

By WANDERA HUSSEIN

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Missy Elliott has been nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame class of 2019, Variety reports. The nomination makes Elliott the first rapper who is a woman to be considered for the honor. Missy received the nod alongside Mariah Carey, The Eurythmics, and Mike Love of The Beach Boys, among others. If Elliott is to be elected, she will become the third ever rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, joining JAY-Z, and Jermaine Dupri.

The Songwriters HoF ceremony will take place next June in New York City.

Article Appeared @https://www.thefader.com/2018/11/07/missy-elliott-songwriters-hall-of-fame-nominee

Toronto Inspires The Weeknd to Announce New Album “Chapter 6 Coming Soon”

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The Weeknd return to his home in Toronto and was completely inspired by the experience. His one night performance at the launching of Toronto’s Hxouse, which is “creative agency and incubator space for the arts,” on Tuesday sparked The Weeknd to make an announcement on his new music.  “I wanna let you guys know, being in Toronto these past two days… I haven’t been this inspired in years, I got to tell you, Chapter 6 coming soon, let’s get it!” he said. Earlier this year The Weeknd released an EP My Dear Melancholy, now it seems he has more to come.