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There’s something awfully familiar about the opening lines of “Cancelled.,” the first song on Kiana Ledé’s debut album Kiki. Sure, it’s a sample of Tik Tok star Jasmin Orlando’s viral “single queen” rant, but really, it sounds like the wine-drenched voicemail you’ve considered sending your ex post-breakup. “I am a single queen. You know the
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In a matter of months, the novel coronavirus has seemingly upended all aspects of daily life. We’re spending our days traveling from our living rooms to our kitchens and back again, occasionally punctuated by a short walk outside or a quick trip to the grocery store. Sports are canceled, concerts are unthinkable, and even school
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Michael Ochs ArchivesGetty Images . When erstwhile Harlem kindergarten teacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) finally reaches The Wiz, the flimflam man said to be the solution to all her problems, he’s not the all-powerful wizard she anticipated. Instead, he’s a depressed Richard Pryor, dressed in the same outfit I’ve had on for the last week: a
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Christopher Polk/MTV1415Getty Images In the summer of 2016, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, and Kim Kardashian’s names were thrown together more times than the most creative game of Mad Libs. That spring, West released “Famous,” a single on his album The Life of Pablo that featured controversial lyrics about Swift. Swift said she was not made
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Timothy HiattGetty Images Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes have just hit another (unexpected) milestone in their relationship: They’re sheltering in place together during the coronavirus outbreak. The two have been officially together since July 4th last year, which means their relationship is more than eight months old. During their joint quarantine, the couple passed the
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Amid the talks about the ongoing election and protecting yourself from COVID-19, you may have also heard rumblings about another important society-wide effort happening this year: the 2020 census. Occurring only every 10 years, the census is an essential tool the U.S. government uses to distribute funds and determine representation in Congress. In short, it’s
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Disney’s highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Mulan is quickly approaching its release date in theaters. The movie has generated a lot of buzz about what isn’t there (Mushu and Li Shang). And last August, its lead actress Liu Yifei, the Chinese-American actress playing Mulan herself, created her own headline-generating controversy. Here, all you need to know
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