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Maddison Koonce

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The Show Must Be Paused Has a List of Demands for The Music Industry

September 11, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

At the beginning of June Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, two Black executives in the music industry, asked the music industry to pause for a day on June 2nd. The ‘Black Out Tuesday’ initiative came after George Floyd was murdered by law enforcement. Members of the Black community and their allies began a movement that […]

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TikTok Sues Trump Administration

August 25, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

We’ve all heard the news. The United States is falling behind in recovering from a global pandemic, while racism and violence are staring us in the face. People are also struggling to pay their bills, but what does the President do? Bans TikTok. A social media platform primarily used by Gen Z (and brave Millennials). […]

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Motionless in White Surprises us With a New EP

August 11, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Ready for some unexpected-but-crazy-exciting news? We’ve got you covered: Motionless in White has gone above and beyond in making the most of the world’s current bleak state. They’ve reinvented two of their most popular songs, “Another Life” and “Eternally Yours” for their newly released EP Another Life / Eternally Yours: Motion Picture Collection. But wait, […]

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J-Pop Star Kenshi Yonezu Releases Stray Sheep + Collabs with UNIQLO

August 7, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Image and artwork via Kenshi Yonezu QUICK! Cancel any plans you had for today because we have something WAY better for you to do. Hell, you may as well cancel your plans for the weekend because you’re going to be streaming Kenshi Yonezu’s brand new album, Stray Sheep, for days. Yonezu’s fifth album just dropped […]

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The Return of Ren & Stimpy

August 7, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Happy, happy, joy, joy! Our dark humor-loving hearts are ecstatic because Comedy Central announced they are reviving The Ren and Stimpy Show. Our nostalgia will be on overdrive because it’s being joined by new Bevis and Butt-Head episodes and a Daria spinoff titled Jodie. The Ren and Stimpy Show originally aired in 1991 on Nickelodeon. […]

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Nia DaCosta to Direct Captain Marvel 2

August 6, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

We are feeling the strong sense of femme power after news hit that Captain Marvel 2 will be directed by Nia DaCosta. DaCosta grabbed our attention in 2018 when she wrote and directed the crime indie thrillerLittle Woods. She quickly took the next step forward when Jordan Peele approached her to direct the horror film […]

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Jake Paul’s Home Raided by the FBI

August 6, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

Once again, Jake Paul has had a run-in with the law. However, this time seems to be more serious than ever. On Wednesday June 5th, a SWAT team and federal agents were sent to Paul’s home in Calabasas on a search warrant linked to an incident in Scottsdale, AZ. Video footage of Paul and his […]

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Yellowcard vs. Juice WRLD Update

July 29, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

There’s a new update on the ongoing battle between Yellowcard and Juice WRLD’s estate. Last October Yellowcard filed a lawsuit against Juice WRLD, née Jared Higgins, stating that the rapper stole parts of their song “Holly Wood Died” when making “Lucid Dreams”. The lawsuit came to a pause when Higgins unfortunately passed away in December. […]

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Germany Hosting a Concert as a Corona Experiment

July 23, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

What would you be willing to risk for some live music? Scientists in Germany will be holding an indoor concert next month as a giant COVID-19 experiment. On August 22nd, 4,000 concert goers will head to a concert hall in Leipzig to watch pop artist Tim Bendzko. The volunteers, aged between 18 and 50, will […]

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Donald Glover May Be Back As Lando Calrissian

July 22, 2020 | By Maddison Koonce

We know you shouldn’t spread rumors…but what if the rumor is actually really great? The internet has blown up over word that Donald Glover will possibly reprise his role as Lando Calrissian for a new Disney+ series. The unofficial announcement was made on the podcast Kessel Run Transmissions. We’re hesitant to get too excited about […]