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Police Confirm South African Rapper AKA Was Assassinated

South African authorities are investigating the assassination of renowned rapper AKA. The incident occurred outside a restaurant in the coastal city of Durban on a Friday night. According to KwaZulu-Natal police chief Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, evidence gathered so far leads them to believe that AKA was shot at close range in the side of the head by a gunman who approached him from behind. A second gunman then started firing to […]

todayFebruary 16, 2023 19


Why Everyone’s Obsessed With ChatGPT

ChatGPT is an AI chatbot system that OpenAI released in November to show off and test what a very large, powerful AI system can accomplish. You can ask it countless questions and often will get an answer that's useful. For example, you can ask it encyclopedia questions like, "Explaining Newton's laws of motion." You can tell it, "Write me a poem," and when it does, say, "Now make it more […]

todayDecember 7, 2022 34


Mixcloud Restricts Basic Tier

From the start of December, people on Mixcloud’s basic tier will have a maximum allowance of 10 published shows, meaning that if they want to upload a new show or track, they’ll need to move an older one into their (non-public) ‘drafts’ folder. This is partly an encouragement for people to upgrade to Mixcloud’s ‘Pro’ creator tier, with a three-month, 70% discount on its usual monthly cost of £9. Mixcloud […]

todayNovember 9, 2022 19

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Ye Kicked Out Of Skechers’ Headquarters In California

The rapper formerly known as Kanye West was escorted out of the California-based headquarters of athletic shoemaker Skechers after he showed up unannounced Wednesday, a day after Adidas ended its partnership with the artist following his antisemitic remarks. The Grammy winner, who legally changed his name to Ye, “arrived unannounced and without invitation” at Skechers corporate headquarters in Manhattan Beach, southwest of Los Angeles, the company said. “Considering Ye was […]

todayOctober 27, 2022 15


Henry Cavill Confirms His Return As Superman

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman… again! Henry Cavill has confirmed what passionate hero-loving moviegoers have been waiting for – the British actor will return to the role of Clark Kent, also known as Superman, in the DC Comics extended cinematic universe. The exciting news comes after Cavill donned the iconic red and blue suit and cape in a mid-credits cameo at the end of “Black Adam,” the […]

todayOctober 25, 2022 15


Balenciaga Fashion House Cuts Ties With Ye

The move came after several offensive comments from Ye, including antisemitic posts that earned him suspensions from Twitter and Instagram. “Balenciaga has no longer any relationship nor any plans for future projects related to this artist,” parent company Kering told Women’s Wear Daily in response to a query Friday without elaborating. Ye had collaborated in several areas with Balenciaga and its artistic director, Demna Gvasalia. The label has also had […]

todayOctober 22, 2022 22 1


BTS Members To Embark On Mandatory Military Service

Members of BTS, the K-pop supergroup, are planning to undertake military service, the band’s record label confirmed Monday, with Jin, the oldest member, aiming to start the process at the end of the month. Military service is mandatory in South Korea, where almost all able-bodied men are required to serve in the army for 18 months by the time they are 28 years old. South Korea’s parliament passed a bill […]

todayOctober 17, 2022 12


Inclusion Of Boomplay’s Stream Data In Billboard Charts Will Benefit African Artists

As part of its dedication to helping the African music industry unlock its full potential, music streaming platform Boomplay's data will now be added to the data that informs the prestigious Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200, Artist 100, and Billboard Global 200 charts, as well as all other Billboard U.S. and global charts that include streaming data. This will be effective with data for the tracking week of October 15 […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 46


Engine DJ 2.0 Brings Ableton Link, Lighting Control & More

Engine DJ, the software that enables Denon DJ’s Prime series of DJ equipment, has just received the biggest upgrade since its launch, to Engine DJ 2.0, including a renaming. The desktop software is now called “Engine DJ Desktop”, and the software embedded in your DJ gear is called “Engine DJ OS”. Main new features The headline features of the newly named software are: Ableton Link (wired or wireless), making Engine […]

todayOctober 5, 2021 78