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The Weeknd “Too Late,” Gucci Mane “CEO Flow” & More | Daily Visuals 10.23.20 

Lately The Weeknd’s gone from R&B singer looking for love to an artist who seems intrigued with releasing visuals that feature psychedelic trips which revolve around blood, violence, and other unexpected sequences from the Canadian crooner.

His latest visuals for “Too Late” continue his newfound trend and even comes with a parental advisory as the video features two women stumbling upon The Weeknd’s decapitated head and weirdly loving it down. Why, b? Why?

Gucci Mane meanwhile rolls around his hood in a red drop top whipe while flossing crazy ice and a grip in his clip for “CEO Flow.” His office is obviously the streets of the A.

Check out the rest of today’s drops including work from NLE Choppa featuring Lil Baby, Anime, and more.

THE WEEKND – “TOO LATE”

GUCCI MANE – “CEO FLOW”

FLIPP DINERO FT. A BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE – “NO NO NO”

MACHINE GUN KELLY FT. HALSEY – “FORGET ME TOO”

NLE CHOPPA FT. LIL BABY – “NARROW ROAD”

ANIME – “WOODLAND”

JACK HARLOW – “TYLER HERRO”

ABRAHAM GEOVANNI – “PERFECT HARMONY”

VRN HAYES – “AIN’T A THING”

KING VON – “GLEESH PLACE”

DRAYMOND DOLL FT. JACKBOY – “SUGAR DADDY”

COMETHAZINE – “556”

B.A BADD – “DEJULIOS BELT”

RUCCI & ALLBLACK – “OKAY DOEEE”

CHESTER WATSON – “LIFE WROTE ITSELF”

Beyoncé Drops A Preview Of New Ivy Park x Adidas Collectionl Leaves Beyhive Deep In Their Feelings 

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Even though new music is atop of her fan’s wish list Beyoncé served her following big Athleisure energy this week. The queen gave the world a sneak peak of her upcoming drop.

As spotted on Page Six Mrs. Carter debuted the new Ivy Park x adidas fall winter collection via social media on Thursday, October 22. If the comments section is any indication of the overall response she has another hit on her hands. The new season sticks to the brand’s cozy aesthetic with a vibrant approach to some staple items. Included in the mix are body suits, track suits, blazers, windbreaker jackets, cropped sweatshirts and some outerwear pieces. The colors range from their signature colors of maroon, orange, and white to some brighter neon and pastel expressions.

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As expected there are several accessories that will help the wearer put together a drippy ensemble from head to toe. We get fanny packs, cross body bags, beanies and more. Additionally the fellas can also catch the vibes via some pieces for men including a hunter green sweat suit that is perfectly matched with a pair of Night Jogger sneakers.

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While the collection has fans buzzing with excitement many are doubtful about their chances of snagging any items. Thousands were left disappointed when the first collection was released earlier this year when it sold out out in one day. Nevertheless the general expectation that this drop, which is scheduled to arrive October 30, will go fast too. You can sign up for alerts here.

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Kristen Welker Achieves The Seemingly Impossible Of Keeping Order At Final Debate 

President Donald J. Trump

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Black girl magic was in full effect at the 2020 Presidential Debate after moderator Kristen Welker achieved the seemingly impossible task of maintaining order.

On Thursday (Oct. 22), the nation tuned in hesitantly and unsure of what to expect of the second and final 2020 Presidential Debate after Donald Trump‘s embarrassing and abysmal performance and the first debate last month.

In a high-stakes debut overseeing a presidential debate where Joe Biden and Trump faced off of for the final time before the election — taking charge of a candidate matchup that proved a bucking bronco for the previous moderator, Chris Wallace of Fox News — Ms. Welker, an NBC anchor, and correspondent, managed to restore order to a quadrennial institution that some believed could not be tamed.

Opening the debates with a clear set of rules and ensuring both candidates understood, Welker, the first Black woman to moderate a general-election presidential debate since Carole Simpson of ABC in 1992, proved that tackling Trump’s overtly machismo and abrasive attitude was no problem, even after entering the evening facing an onslaught of attacks from Trump, who this week called her “terrible.”

Despite the blatant bias from the Trump administration in regards to her placement, Welker remained professional and poised as she guided the discussion, offering chances for brief rebuttals but also taking control when the candidates threatened to go on a tirade repeatedly keeping them on course with a reminder on time, “We need to move on.”

But many pointed out her ability to stop the spread of misinformation and at times blatant lies by Trump that helped many undecided voters actually and finally hear the plans (or lack thereof) that each candidate has listed as the foundation of their candidacy.

When asked his opinion immediately following the debate regarding the stark difference between last night’s debate Kristen Welker moderated and the last month’s disaster, veteran moderator Chris Wallace revealed he was a little “jealous” that he wasn’t allowed the same opportunity by the Trump administration.

“First of all, I’m jealous,” Mr. Wallace said. “I would have liked to be able to moderate that debate.”

Vote.

JAY-Z Announces His First Cannabis Brand, MONOGRAM 

Jay-Z x Monogram

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JAY-Z is back in the pharmaceuticals game—legitimately of course. Today (October 23), the Hip-Hop mogul announced his first cannabis brand called Monogram.

Jay-Z x Monogram

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Since the “So Ghetto” rapper rarely does anything off the cuff, the brand launched with a proper website and all the requisite social media channels at www.monogramcompany.com and @MONOGRAMCOMPANY.

What you’ll see is imagery touting a careful attention detail when cultivating the marijuana goods and settling only for the highest quality. The brand is also already touting a robust e-commerce platform to move its products. Per the site, the “Monogram” flower is grown by experts in small batches, which leads to a more personalized touch. The brand says it’s created a board of cannabis experts who in turn grade and select every flower by hand and have applied a program of precise “humidity control, post-harvest care, trimming and flushing that gauruntees our finished product is the best in can be.”

Well alrighty then.

If you have been paying attention, you may remember that back in July 2019 Jay-Z announced that he was named Chief Brand Strategist of Caliva, a renowned California-based cannabis company, and Monogram is the fruit of that connection.

Learn more about MONOGRAM at https://www.monogramcompany.com/.

 

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Spillage Village Takes The World To Church In NPR Tiny Desk Concert [Video] 

Spillage Village

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Spillage Village might be the most talent-stacked supergroup in Hip-Hop right now having released one of the better albums of 2020 in Spilligion. With much of the world stuck at home, Spillage Village took us all to church by way of their NPR Tiny Desk concert that aired Friday (Oct. 23).

The sprawling Spillage Village collective, consisting of J.I.D, EARTHGANG, Mereba, Benji, Jurdan Bryant, Hollywood JB, and 6LACK (who was not present for this event), are all strong acts on their own but together they make a particular brand of magic. That was on display with their confident “at home” set in Atlanta, Ga., backed by live instrumentation and the capable vocals of the entire team.

The group opened their four-song set with previously released singles “End of Daze” and “Baptize,” ending with “Hapi” and especially stirring performance of “Jupiter.”

Spilligion is the group’s first album for Dreamville Records, but it is their fourth release with Bears Like This, Bears Like This Too, and Bears Like This Too Much preceding the latest release.

Check out Spillage Village via NPR Tiny Desk below.

To check out their latest album, click here.

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A$AP Ferg Says He Can’t Be Kicked Out Of A$AP Mob, Likens The Group To The Mafia [Video] 

A$AP Ferg at arrivals for 2019 MTV Video...

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Unity is still an ongoing concern for many of Harlem’s Rap collectives. It seems one in particular is still going through it.

As spotted on Hype Beast the speculation surrounding the A$AP Mob continues to be a hot topic. In a recent interview with Genius A$AP Ferg explained that he still very much a core member of the group. When detailing the lyrics behind “Big A$AP”, the track he promised that would explain the inner turmoil but missed the mark by a longshot, he said that music beef can’t separate the crew.

“I don’t think there’s no breaking up of the Mob,” he said. “It’s like, once you’re in the Mob, you can’t get out. This is blood in, blood out… because it’s not a contractual thing that makes me Mob. We was Mob before music.” He would go on further with the mafia comparisons. “The different families, they war with each other and sh*t, because one mob member leave and then they build they own sh*t and then it becomes a thing,” he reasoned. “But you can never get out of the mob. So that’s not even a thing.”

While he stands firm on the fact there is no leaving the team he did admit they are all in different places compared to their humble beginnings. “When you get older, people grow in different directions as well,” he explained. “What was once cool is not even cool anymore. And some people can handle your evolution. Some people didn’t evolve yet. Some people don’t understand your evolution or whatever the case may be, but that’s okay. And then you have discrepancies and people, they just go against what your whole thing is. And everybody has a different agenda, so that’s okay. That’s life.”

You can see the video interview below.

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Reebok Classics Dropping A ‘Ghostbusters’ Capsule Collection [Photos] 

Reebok x Ghostbusters

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Between adidas’ Star Wars inspired sneakers and Vans’ Toy Story kicks, films that have become a part of pop culture are being used to create some of today’s most interesting designs. Now an 80’s classic is being used as the basis for Reebok’s newest drop and it’s pretty damn cool.

Reebok x Ghostbusters

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Just in time for Halloween, Reebok is readying the release of their new Ghostbusters capsule collection which pay homage to the 80’s cult classic film. The Ghostbusters x Reebok FW20 capsule comes with some cool tees, sweaters and even a limited-edition real-life full-body boiler suit simulating iconic “Ghostbusters” jumpsuits, but the gems of the collection are the two new sneakers which seem straight out of the 1984 comedy flick.

While the Reebok Classic Leather features a beige colorway similar to the jumpsuits that Bill Murray and company donned to hunt down ghosts haunting New York City, the Reebok “Ghost Masher” bares a resemblance to the white Ectomobile while packing a removable pump proton pack that’s wired to the heel of the sneakers.

Not gonna lie, these go kinda hard.

The sneakers and collection are set to drop on October 31st at Rock City Kicks and other Reebok retailers at the tune of $100.

Peep pics of the collection below and let us know if you’ll be checking for these come Halloween 2020.

Reebok x Ghostbusters

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Reebok x Ghostbusters

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Reebok x Ghostbusters

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Amber Rose Blasts Op Kanye West, Calls Him A “Narcissist” & “Bully” 

Amber Rose Blasts Kanye West, Calls Him A

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Amber Rose still has some things to get off her chest when it comes to Kanye West.

Amber Rose didn’t have anything nice to say about her ex, Kanye West, during a recent interview on the No Jumper podcast. Speaking with Adam22, Rose slammed West. Rose, who is now a mother of 2 children, called out the Chicago rapper and now bootleg presidential candidate for his 2015 comments when he disgustingly said that he had to take “30 showers” 5-years after they decided to dead their relationship.

Rose let the chopper sing, “I don’t know if he says things to make his wife (Kim Kardashian) more comfortable but to slut-shame me and say you needed 30 showers?” she added, “You took me around the world. Since when do you need 30 showers?”

Rose would go onto say that even after 10 years, MAGA Ye is still bullying her.

adidas Is Prepared To Sell Their Reebok Brand, Allegedly 

Reebok & adidas Unveil Instapump Fury Boost™

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While some choice pairs of Reeboks are seen on feet here and there (see: AI’s The Question, for example), it certainly isn’t on the level of must-have footwear as say Nike, Jordan or adidas.

That being said, it’s looking like adidas might be looking to unload that “dead weight” (no shots) and on the cusp of selling the brand that introduced the world to the Reebok Pump and focus entirely on the three stripes. According to Highsnobiety (via Manager Magazin), Reebok is about to get moved like a brick of stale Mary Jane as adidas is planning on selling their sportswear company by March of 2021.

Apparently, adidas’ Kasper Rørsted had hoped to revive the Reebok brand when he was appointed CEO back in 2016, but things didn’t go as planned and the brand has struggled to gain any new traction. Heck, even Puma’s gotten more love and attention in that time span than Reebok.

Even with Reebok getting in on the retro game with the re-releases of their Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Shawn Kemp signature sneakers, it seems like they’re struggling to make much noise outside of those classic relaunches. Now adidas looks ready to just cut ties and move on, but luckily more than a few parties are interested in picking up where adidas is leaving off.

adidas is said to have an internal team currently working on the sale of Reebok. Possible suitors are VF Corporation, which owns Vans, Timberland, and The North Face, among others, and China’s ANTA Sports.

Well, someone’s gotta be able to bring Reebok back to the forefront of the game, right?

Jailed White Domestic Terrorist Plotted Joe Biden Assassination 

Alexander Hillel Treisman

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Alexander Hillel Treisman, a native of Washington state, was arrested in May this year after his van was discovered to be filled with guns and explosives in North Carolina. Authorities have released further details of the 19-year-old’s arrest, which include a nefarious plot to assassinate former Vice President Joe Biden but currently only faces child pornography charges.

As reported by local outlet WBTV, Treisman was first arrested late in May after authorities discovered a van he left near a bank in the town of Kannapolis, which alarmed employees inside who then alerted the local police force to tow the van. Happening upon the van, the Kannapolis Police Department saw a cache of weapons, $509,000 in cash, books about making explosives, and other related materials.

Treisman came back to Kannapolis which was no longer there and was greeted by police who found three driver’s licenses from California, Florida, and Washington along with a handgun, which prompted his arrest. Because of the discovery of the van and its contents, the KPD contacted officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

As listed in the federal detention order, officials allegedly discovered 6,721 images and 1,248 videos of child pornography across several electronic devices, including a cellphone and computer. Also housed crossed these eight electronic devices was an October 2019 plan to carry out a mass holiday shooting event at a mall food court.

Other disturbing discoveries included images from the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shooting, and an audio recording of Treisman describing the “the perfect porn video” which detailed shooting the parents of a young girl with a shotgun then impregnating their child.

Among the number of the shocking content contained within the electronic devices was a series of Internet searches for Biden’s home address in Delaware and apparently came within four miles of the residence after purchasing an AR-15 in New Hampshire.

As of now, Treisman is not facing charges for the weapons or explosives.

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