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Lil Keed suffered from organ failure and stomach pain before death: report

Lil Keed suffered from organ failure and stomach pain before death: report

RIP Lil Keed. Tragedy struck the hip-hop community this weekend after Lil Keed was pronounced dead at age 24. Fans and peers paid tribute to the YSL artist, including Trippie Redd and Duke Deuce. While his cause of death remains unclear at this point, we have more details on the circumstances surrounding his death. Andy …

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John Frusciante shares 7 tips that will make you a better guitarist

John Frusciante shares 7 tips that will make you a better guitarist

When total guitar spent the better part of two hours talking with John Frusciante, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ returning guitar hero, we not only heard his story about making an explosive new album, Unlimited lovebut also explored his evolution as a guitarist and what you can learn from his journey. Frusciante is a one-of-a-kind …

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Thrill: This playlist is scientifically verified to give you chills

Thrill: This playlist is scientifically verified to give you chills

It’s 2006. I’m on the school bus listening to my iPod, when “Hurt” comes along.” The song begins softly, a wistful Cash singing loss and regret from a sparse acoustic pinch. As a freshman in high school, I know nothing of the song’s mature themes of aging and death. But halfway through the song, something …

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Pete Rock calls Canibus and denies working on EP, Canibus manager threatens to sue

Pete Rock calls Canibus and denies working on EP, Canibus manager threatens to sue

Canibus has been teasing fans with a new EP produced by Pete Rock over the past few months. However, Pete Rock not only denied his involvement in the project, but publicly dismissed it on Twitter. “I WILL NEVER EVER EVER EVER EVER PRODUCE ANYTHING THAT SOUNDS THAT BAD OMG THIS IS A THIRSTY MOVE FROM …

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B-Real expresses disappointment at Cypress Hill and Onyx ‘shorted’ by Verzuz

B-Real expresses disappointment at Cypress Hill and Onyx ‘shorted’ by Verzuz

In many ways, the members of Cypress Hill are the unsung heroes of West Coast hip hop. Their self-titled debut album played a vital role in bringing cannabis culture and Southern California Chicano rap to the masses. So when the iconic trio agreed to take part in a battle of Verzuz in Los Angeles County, …

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Britney Spears posts dance video after devastating miscarriage

Britney Spears posts dance video after devastating miscarriage

Britney with her father, brother and mother in 2006. Her parents separated 2002: Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears are divorcing. Britney broke up with Justin Timberlake around the same time. 2004: Britney marries Kevin Federline. 2005: Britney and Kevin welcome their first child, Sean Preston Federline. 2006: Jayden James Federline, Britney and Kevin’s second child, …

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Jimmy Buffett-themed cruise Margaritaville sets sail with a new show

Jimmy Buffett-themed cruise Margaritaville sets sail with a new show

Jimmy Buffett apparently made his mark on the world with Margaritaville. Resorts, liquor stores, casinos, RV parks and myriad details bear the hallmark of a parrot and palm tree synonymous with the singer’s multi-billion dollar empire. It’s surprising, given Buffett’s love of the sea, that it took so long to associate a ship with its …

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A white dad reacted to Kendrick Lamar’s new album and he’s just as impressed as the rest of us

A white dad reacted to Kendrick Lamar’s new album and he’s just as impressed as the rest of us

Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated album, Mr. Morale and Big Steps, dropped on Friday and many listeners had a lot to say about it. Some were disappointed, and others, arguably the majority, applauded Lamar’s emotional openness and the album’s ingenuity. A white dad, however, seemed impressed, and while he admitted he wasn’t familiar with Lamar’s music …

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Friends of Taylor Hawkins denounce Rolling Stone report that Foo Fighters drummer was driven to exhaustion

Friends of Taylor Hawkins denounce Rolling Stone report that Foo Fighters drummer was driven to exhaustion

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins performs in 2020. (Photo: Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) A new explosive report from rolling stone, titled “Inside Taylor Hawkins’s Final Days as a Foo Fighter”, disturbingly claims that the legendary drummer was on the verge of exhaustion after playing physically taxing shows lasting almost three hours and that …

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