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Three New York-area ticket resellers have been fined by the FTC under the BOTS Act, as Engadget reports. It is the first case to be brought under the Obama-era anti-scalping legislation that was passed in 2016. Three companies—Just in Time Tickets, Inc., Cartisim Corp., and Concert Specials, Inc.—and their principals—Evan Kohanian, Simon Ebrani, and Steven
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British Gambian rapper Pa Salieu appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Thursday (January 21), performing “Frontline” in his U.S. TV debut. He conducted the intense performance in a starkly lit set featuring a mocked-up market stall, a weapon-wielding dancer engulfed by bright red frills, and lots of confused pit bulls. Watch it happen
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Glastonbury festival has been cancelled for the second year running due to COVID-19. The “enforced fallow year” marks the first time that the current incarnation of the music and arts festival will skip consecutive years. “In spite of our efforts to move Heaven & Earth, it has become clear that we simply will not be
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Lil Wayne received a full presidential pardon and Kodak Black received a commutation from Donald Trump in the president’s final hours in office, CNN and Reuters report. The two rappers’ reprieve comes amid a flurry of pardons as some of the outgoing president’s final acts. Other names on the presidential pardon and commutation list include
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Smino has shared a new song titled “MLK Dr” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In the animated video, the St. Louis rapper assists an extraterrestrial version of Dr. King with a flat tire and the pair share a joint before driving down Martin Luther King Blvd. Watch the visual, which is
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It looks like Lil Wayne could be let off the hook in his federal gun case by none other than President Trump … who’s reportedly expected to pardon the rapper before his term ends. Trump’s believed to have a pretty lengthy list of names for his final round of commutations and pardons — an estimated
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