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Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars are already two of the best entertainers in the world. Easily. Both have cemented themselves as legends in the music industry through multiple Grammy-winning records and unparalleled live performances.

Most artists are lucky to be blessed with either a good voice or nice moves or some raw musical talent. These guys have it all, standing at the top of their game as singers, dancers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists.

Clearly, I’m a huge fan. I have been since 2009 when Mars came in on the hook of “Nothing on U” every night on my shower radio. I…


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Maybe you just got back from a long camping trip. Maybe you beat your head a little too hard into the desk last time. Maybe you literally are living under a literal rock. The rest of the world, however, was here and still hasn’t escaped from the sudden phenomenon that was the $GME short squeeze.

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A brief history tells that the hints of something big to come materialized over a year and a half ago with famed investor Michael Burry (as profiled in the hit film “The Big Short”) buying huge amounts of Gamestop securities and advising the company’s board…


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Anderson .Paak loosely translates to “I’ll be there.” At least in my language.

So far in the past couple of years, I’ve happily handed this man about $900 worth of shows, merchandise, and festivals. Since listening to his first studio album, “Venice,” I’ve seen his music and career absolutely take off. He’s now regarded by many in the music industry as one of the best entertainers of our time. …


An elite-level cast and crew make an elite-level animated series. Who would’ve thought?

Random good luck like finding a twenty in your pocket, or accidentally taking an amazing photo has to be a top 10 feeling. It’s like you just won a prize for doing nothing. I’ve gotten that feeling most recently when Netflix automatically redirected me to a 10-episode series called Kipo and the age of Wonderbeasts. First airing on January 14th of this year, the Dreamworks Animation production is a vibrant, charming dive into teenage heroine Kipo Oak’s fantastic journey through a surprisingly lush post-apocalyptic Earth.

We immediately…


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On September 9th, 2018- a day that will live on in history- a solemn promise was posted for the world to see:

“I just want people to hear that woah kenny and know for the next 2 minutes and 30 seconds I got your back.” @KennyBeats via Twitter

Two years later, and Connecticut-born beat-maker and producer Kenneth Blume III (aka Kenny Beats) continues to fulfill this mission. He’s amassed a dizzying list of collaborations and song credits since then, including artists like Gucci Mane, Vince Staples, Ski Mask the Slump God, Rico Nasty, KEY!, and Freddie Gibbs. Kenny is also…

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