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Republicans press Kanye West 2020. Will it truly harmed Joe Biden?

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It felt like 15 years of hip-hop history in one night, as Rick Ross and 2 Chainz -- two of the most prolific star rappers of their generation, and collaborators with nearly every other big name in the genre -- squared off on the latest installment of Verzuz, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz' live video battle…

Live Nation Says 86% of Fans Declined a Refund. Here’s What That Number Really Tells Us

The figure cited by the concert promoter is more complicated than it initially appears. Will fans return to concert venues once the coronavirus crisis ends? No one can accurately predict consumer behavior in the aftermath of an unprecedented pandemic, but a statistic showing that approximately 86% of fans are opting to hold onto their Live…

President Trump Issues Executive Order Forcing Sale of TikTok

Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images TikTok The popular social video app will be banned in the U.S. in 45 days if it's not sold. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday evening barring transactions with ByteDance, forcing the Chinese tech firm to divest itself of its U.S. TikTok operations. The order, which is scheduled to…

Tyga Asked to Cancel Belarus Concert Criticized as ‘Propaganda Stunt’

HIP-HOP 8/6/2020 by Alex Ritman Rowan Daly Tyga The concert is due to take place the night before the country's high-stakes presidential election that could end the 26-year rule of its authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko. Rapper Tyga has been asked by the U.S.-based Human Rights Foundation to cancel his participation in a government-sponsored concert in…

U.S. reports highest number of single-day coronavirus deaths since May

Practically 66,000 new COVID-19 cases and more than 1,400 deaths from the infection were reported in the U.S. on Wednesday, per the COVID Tracking Task

Why it matters: The toll marks the greatest variety of deaths from COVID-19 in a single day since May 15, according to the tracking project’s data. The U.S. coronavirus death toll exceeded 150,000 earlier Wednesday. “The rise in deaths is largely driven by the southern states, which reported 962 deaths today,” it kept in mind

Driving the news: A total of 773 deaths were reported by coronavirus hot-spot states Arizona, California, Florida and Texas, according to the tracking project.

  • Florida reported on Wednesday a state record of 216 coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours.

Of note: In Texas, a modification in counting methods for deaths and Cyclone Hanna striking the state over the weekend may have triggered some backlog and affected the large number of deaths (313) reported on Wednesday, the tracking job notes.

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Republicans press Kanye West 2020. Will it truly harmed Joe Biden?

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Republicans press Kanye West 2020. Will it truly harmed Joe Biden?

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It felt like 15 years of hip-hop history in one night, as Rick Ross and 2 Chainz -- two of the most prolific star rappers of their generation, and collaborators with nearly every other big name in the genre -- squared off on the latest installment of Verzuz, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz' live video battle…

Live Nation Says 86% of Fans Declined a Refund. Here’s What That Number Really Tells Us

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Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images TikTok The popular social video app will be banned in the U.S. in 45 days if it's not sold. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday evening barring transactions with ByteDance, forcing the Chinese tech firm to divest itself of its U.S. TikTok operations. The order, which is scheduled to…