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Pop Addict: ‘TIDAL’ waves for streaming music

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by Kayla Stroud enTIDALed celebs coming to collect your coins Hollywood A-listers have come out in support of Jay Z’s new business venture “TIDAL”—a supposed new and innovative streaming service that is slated to offer consumers “better quality sound.” The whole thing comes off as some ploy to get more money.  Which you can’t even hate them for. However, after ... Read More »

Pop Addict: Suge Knight Homicide; Gaye family wins trial

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by Kayla Stroud Angie Stone Arrested According to TMZ, singer Angie Stone was arrested for domestic aggravated assault after an altercation that involved both her and her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond. Stone allegedly punched her in the face, knocking out her front teeth. Stone claims that she was defending herself with a metal stand and accidentally hit her. Her daughter has ... Read More »

Pop Addict: Leonard Nimoy dies; Brown fathers child

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by Kayla Stroud Chris Brown is with child Chris Brown’s life continues to be a circus. According to TMZ, it has come out that the R&B star has been keeping a 9-month-old kid on the down low—a child that he had with a woman who isn’t his girlfriend. Which when you think of the song that he released a couple ... Read More »

Pop Addict 2-19-15

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by Kayla Stroud Hundreds of Unretouched Photos of Beyoncé Leak Everyone is up in arms over newly leaked unretouched photos of Beyoncé that have made their way online. People seem to have propped her up so high that they seem to have forgotten that she is not in fact a RealDoll. People were horrified to learn that Queen B had ... Read More »

Pop Addict 2-4-15

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Real Winners of the Week: Depressing Superbowl Commercials Seahawks fans weren’t the only ones pulling a long face this past Sunday night. In a night of buzzkill commercials, one stood out among the pack. Nationwide Insurance Company spent a reported $6.75 million on a Superbowl spot that left quite the impression with audiences. The commercial featured a kid speaking about ... Read More »

Academy Awards spark Twitter outrage

Written by: Isaiah Smart High-energy tweets full of government scandal and angry Oscar reactions fueled timelines in the last week. The popular ABC show Scandal returned to the spotlight Thursday after a two-month hiatus and picked right back up where it left off. With Sally looking to resign, the team scrambled to find a potential replacement. Huck, a fan favorite, ... Read More »

White gets dethroned in Sochi

Written by: Isaiah Smart This week, television is running cold.  Entranced fans of the cold-skin, death-walker infested show “The Walking Dead” were revitalized on Sunday for the mid-season premiere of its fourth season. The zombie apocalypse continued on AMC at 10 p.m., wrenching viewers through a winding rollercoaster ride of disappointing decisions, victorious zombie beheadings and Carl’s character development. Rick ... Read More »

Pharrell’s cap outshines Lamar’s rap

Written by: Isaiah Smart Oscars and Grammys and snubs, oh my! With the release of the awards nominations, the Oscar buzz has begun. This year, the Oscars will honor the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz,” which was nominated for Best Picture in 1939. There are nine nominations for the coveted Best Picture category: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas ... Read More »