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NFL Invites Kaepernick To Meet With Commissioner Roger Goodell

TheSource Feed - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:50am

According to a report from ESPN correspondent Jim Trotter, NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent texted free agent Colin Kaepernick and invited him to meet one-on-one with commissioner Roger Goodell.

The alleged text to Kaepernick also included an update on the ongoing discussions between NFL players and owners regarding social issues.

As of now, the league has not heard back from Kaepernick about meeting with the commissioner. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said last week that Goodell, Vincent and Arthur McAfee, the NFL’s senior vice president of player engagement, will be asked to surrender their cell phone records and emails as they pertain to Kaepernick’s collusion case filed against the NFL. They are set to be deposed as well.

Along with the NFL personnel having to turn over their records, other specific NFL team owners will also be asked to do the same.

Kaepernick alleges that the NFL has colluded against him in preventing him from signing with any of the league’s teams.

Kaepernick has been a free agent since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March. He’s topped the headlines countrywide after protesting the national anthem last season by kneeling, sending unprecedented shockwaves throughout the NFL.

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Jay-Z: Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence “Unjust and Heavy-Handed”

TheSource Feed - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:38am

Even Hove knows getting hit with a two to four is over the top for Philly rapper Meek Mill.

The 30-year-old rapper was sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison on Monday after violating the terms of his probation from his drug and weapons case back in 2009. Now, fellow rapper Jay-Z has slammed the court’s decision to sentence Meek Mill, who could spend up to 48 months in state prison, and insisted he will ‘always stand by’ the star.

Taking to social media, The Reasonable Doubt rapper said, “The sentence handed down by the Judge, against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer, is unjust and heavy handed. We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career.”

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Transgender Woman Wins State Legislator Race In Virginia

TheSource Feed - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:25am

Virginia House of Delegates candidate Danica Roem (D) has defeated longtime Del. Robert Marshall (R), becoming Virginia’s first openly transgender elected official, according to The Washington Post.

Roem’s win in Virginia’s 13th District also means she is poised to become the first openly transgender person to be elected and seated in a state legislature, advocates say.

Her win comes alongside Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) victory in the governor’s race Tuesday, the first major victory for Democrats since President Trump took office earlier this year.

Roem, 33, was up over Marshall, 73, by more than 10 points with roughly 90 percent of votes counted in preliminary estimates. Hillary Clinton won the district by 14 points, 54 to 40 percent, over President Trump last year.

Before venturing into politics, Roem was a reporter for the Gainesville Times and the Prince William Times. She defeated Marshall, a social conservative who has been in office since 1992.

“Danica will bring a reporter’s eye to Richmond, and we eagerly anticipate her results-oriented approach to deliver for her constituents in the 13th,” Virginia House Democratic Caucus Leader David J. Toscano and Caucus Chairwoman Charniele Herring said in a statement.

“As a journalist, Danica Roem has covered the issues critical to Virginians and listened to a wide range of perspectives. During her campaign, Danica expanded this approach by listening to area residents’ concerns and making them integral to her own policy platform,” they added.

LGBTQ advocates hailed Roem’s victory on Tuesday evening, with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) calling it “a clear warning to anti-equality lawmakers across the country.”

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Pharrell’s Hiking Collection With Adidas Drops Friday

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:58pm

Words by Fatima S. Barrie 

“Pharrell’s next collection takes us to the hills.” 

Pharrell has yet another collaboration up his sleeve with Adidas Originals. This past weekend at ComplexCon, he worked with the brand in conjunction with N.E.R.D. to exclusively reveal their NMD HU Trail shoe and training gear such as hats, hoodies, and sports bras, set to release sometime this month.

N.E.R.D returns at @ComplexCon November 4th and globally later this month. #adidasPharrellWilliams

A post shared by adidas Originals (@adidasoriginals) on Nov 1, 2017 at 2:03am PDT

On Tuesday, it was announced that the artist collaborated with Adidas Originals yet again, but this time for his own solo venture, the Pharrell Hiking collection. The vibrant hiking collection features several different items including multiple colorways of the HU NMD Trail Shoe, an extensive colorful set of HU Tennis Shoes, and various outdoor pieces including jackets, leggings, and cargo pants. The hiking collection embraces L.A.’s outdoor culture and style of the late ’80s and early ’90s which “culminates as a lighthearted reimagining of nostalgic sportswear designs, framed in the unique perspective of Pharrell Williams.” Pharrell Hiking is available for purchase in stores and online on Friday, November 11.

@Pharrell’s next collection takes us to the hills. Introducing Pharrell Hiking, available in stores November 11th. #adidasPharrellWilliams

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N.E.R.D. shocked the world on November 1 when they dropped their latest single “Lemon,” featuring Rihanna rapping on the track. It was the group’s first release since 2010 when they dropped their fourth studio album Nothing.

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Street Fighter Collides With Raw Denim

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:42pm

Words by Corey Copeland 

Naked & Famous Denim is teaming up with the legendary video game brand Capcom for a unique release. This collaboration is  focused around the fan-favorite arcade classic, Street Fighter 2. Secondary details include: a metallic foil stamped natural tan leather patch, signature icon pocket embroidery, character artwork printed pocket bags, and holofoil pocket flasher featuring artwork by Udon Comics.

Ryu and Guile. Each pair of raw denim jeans designed to personify the personality of the characters they were inspired by. Available in two styles, the “Ryu hadoken” selvedge and the “Guile sonic boom” selvedge.

“We are denim nerds who are also video game nerds”, says owner and designer of Naked & Famous Denim, Brandon Svarc. “Working closely with Capcom to create these exciting jeans is literally a nostalgic dream come true for our team, he continued.

These raw denim is manufactured in Canada from denim which was carefully woven on old-fashioned shuttle looms in Okayama Japan. The fabrics are dyed with indigo in a special process called rope dying. During this process, only the outermost layers of the cotton threads absorb indigo dye, leaving the core of the yarn white. These jeans are expertly crafted to enhance with age.this unique blend of fabric will gradually shed layers of indigo and slowly reveal an alluring and uniquely faded pair of jeans.

If you are an avid Street Fighter fan or Capcom enthusiast, look forward to the collaboration arriving this month at select Naked & Famous Denim suppliers globally. These exclusive raw denim jeans will retail for $184.

Looking at these jeans, we reminisce on all the good times spent packing into local arcades to fill machines with quarters to battle for bragging rights in the neighborhood. Like “Bishop” and “Radames” in the 1992 classic Juice.

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Prada Is Dressing Drake on His “Boy Meets World” Tour

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:31pm

Nothing in Drake’s everyday life is basic. While not exactly looked at as a style icon or maven, Drake’s fashion is still very much luxe.

From Drake’s performance last friday to November 20, Prada will be outfitting Drake with exclusive looks to wear for nine dates on the Boy Meets World Tour. Drake’s tour costume is inspired by Prada’s last spring/summer show, yet the pieces are completely custom to the superstar artist. Each article of clothing will incorporate a “BMWT Special Edition by Prada” patch.

In addition to Prada, Drake and his famed OVO brand have also collaborated with street wear label Roots and Timberland recently.

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26 Found Dead in the Mediterranean Sea

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:16pm

Italian authorities have launched a full on investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls, whose bodies were found in the Mediterranean Sea Sunday.

The youthful girls aged 14-18, appear to have embarked on a harsh and taxing route to Europe from Libya over the weekend. Autopsies will be conducted on Tuesday and coroners will investigate whether the girls had been tortured or sexually abused.

Among the group, rescued by one of four separate rescue operations carried out in the Mediterranean, was 90 women and 52 minors.

Many residing in Libya are desperate to leave their home location. Many from sub-Saharan Africa are running from war and persecution. Since the start of 2017, 2,839 migrants have died on the central Mediterranean route. 150,982 migrants have reached European shores, namely 74% arrive on Italian territory. 

Prayers go out to those affected by this tragic finding.

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Pepsi Is Dropping a Cake Flavored Soda

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:04pm

As the holiday season approaches, Pepsi is is celebrating the holidays with an odd new flavor. Residents of Japan can look forward to a new cake flavored soda titled the “Christmas Cola”. Packaged in a holiday themed bottle, the Japanese exclusive iteration of cola is set to ring in Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year.

In Japanese culture, Christmas and  cake go hand in hand. Pepsi used this tidbit of info to craft a sweet and tart strawberry tinged white cola.

Pepsi’s “Christmas Cola” is set to go on scale in Japan on November 21. The flavor will not be around forever with a limited time

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Election Day: Why Is Today’s Election Important?

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:00pm

So it’s election day but we aren’t voting for the President so some may not even see the importance of voting.

So who are we voting for? Voters are electing two governors, a few big-city mayors, one member of Congress and deciding a first-in-the-nation ballot measure in an election dominated by local and state races.

Here is a rundown of the top races on Tuesday’s ballot:

TWO GOVERNORS

Voters in two states are choosing replacements for their term-limited governors — Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia and Republican Chris Christie in New Jersey. In swing-state Virginia, most polls show a close race between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. In New Jersey, Democrat Phil Murphy holds a double-digit lead in the polls over Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagni.

BIG-CITY MAYORS

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, is expected to easily defeat Republican challenger from Staten Island, Nicole Malliotakis, and the private detective and TV commentator Bo Dietl.

In Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh asks voters to give him a second four-year term. Challenger Tito Jackson, a member of the City Council, would be the city’s first black mayor.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is seeking a second four-year term against state Sen. Coleman Young II, whose father was the city’s first black mayor. Duggan was first elected after a state-appointed manager filed for Detroit’s historic bankruptcy.

Nearly a dozen candidates are competing to succeed term-limited Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. If the top vote-getter doesn’t win more than 50 percent, the race would require a runoff on Dec. 5.

Two women — 54-year-old urban planner Cary Moon and 59-year-old former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan — are vying to lead Seattle, a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others. Former Mayor Ed Murray dropped his re-election efforts and then resigned, amid accusations of sexual abuse by multiple men.

Charlotte, North Carolina, will be getting its sixth mayor since 2009. Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles, a Democrat, and Republican City Councilman Kenny Smith are running to replace Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who lost in the Democratic primary.

MEDICAID

Maine residents vote in the nation’s first statewide referendum on whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, a vote viewed as a referendum on “Obamacare.” Thirty-one other states have joined the expansion, but this is the first time it has been put before voters. The ballot measure comes after Maine’s Republican governor vetoed five attempts to expand the program.

CONTROL OF WASHINGTON

Voters in the Seattle suburbs will determine whether the Washington state Senate will remain the only Republican-led legislative chamber on the West Coast. If the seat flips to Democrats in a special election, Washington will join Oregon and California with total Democratic rule in both legislative chambers and the governor’s office.

In conclusion today’s election is important in many ways to determine the direction our local communities are going so GO OUT AND VOTE!

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Zara’s Unpaid Workers Revolt: Notes Found Inside Clothing

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:11pm

Zara’s business practices are coming into question after a host of employee’s cries for help. The fast fashion provider has been accused of treating workers unfairly and not paying them for their actions. Employees of Istanbul’s Bravo Tekstil entered Zara stores and sewn in notes into clothes on the racks. Notes with messages such as “I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn’t get paid for it,” were slyly incorporated into some of the garments.

The rebel workers claim that they’re owed a severance allowance and several month’s back wages after the manager left and the factory shuttered in 2016.

Zara’s parent company, Inditex, states  it’s working  “to establish a hardship fund for the workers” that will repay them for their work. No word on if the workers have been satiated and compensated yet.

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Florida State University Frat Responsible For Death of Student

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:48pm

Florida State University has some serious issues on hand. After the death of a pledge and the unrelated arrest of a fraternity member on drug charges, the college suspended all activities at its fraternities and sororities on Monday.

FSU’s president, John E. Thrasher, stated that the suspension would stay in place until students in the Greek system made a commitment to change their behavior.

“The message is not getting through,” Mr. Thrasher said at a news conference on Monday afternoon. “There must be a new culture, and our students must be full participants in creating it.”

Penn State University but the block on all frat and sorority parties with alcohol for a portion of last school year after the death of a 19 year old in February. Louisiana State Universtiy stopped all Greek life for a week in September after the death of a frat pledge.

Frats and sororities at FSU have been banned from participating in inter mural activities, parties and tailgating.

Mr. Trasher said these sanctions are all in response to the sickening death of Andrew Coffey, 20, a frat pledge who was found dead at his off campus home.

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Tyrese is Preparing for a Major Facebook Announcement

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:28pm

There isn’t enough money in the world to keep Tyrese off the Internet.

In his latest Instagram post the Fast and Furious star sent a message directing his followers to his Facebook page at exactly 1:11 PM. He didn’t provide any additional details other than the link to his Facebook account.

Tomorrow 1:11pm est get to my FaceBook.com/Tyrese

A post shared by TYRESE (@tyrese) on Nov 6, 2017 at 9:37pm PST

FaceBook.com/TYRESE

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Last week Tyrese shared an emotional video on Facebook ahead of his court appearance where he was pleading to stay united with his daughter Shayla. The child abuse investigation has since been dropped and the singer-turned-actor was reportedly paid $5 million by The Smiths to keep him afloat and stay off social media.

Apparently he needed more money.

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Power Move: Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe To The Bucks, New Contenders In The East

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:55am

Words by Jason Cordner

Looks like the Milwaukee Bucks have won the Eric Bledsoe sweepstakes.  After Bledsoe tweeted “I don’t want to be here anymore”, he is finally getting his wish.

The Suns are finalizing a trade to send Bledsoe to the Bucks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. Phoenix will receive center Greg Monroe and a first-round pick in the deal.

Suns finalizing deal to send Eric Bledsoe to Bucks, league sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and me.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 7, 2017

This trade could spell more bad news for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as a new contender  emerges in the Eastern Conference.  The move is one that shows the Bucks are committed to winning now and trying to take advantage of the MVP caliber season Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently having, but also maintaining their youth movement that has them as one of the team’s expected to be a contender in the East for years to come.

Aside from Antetokounmpo, the Bucks have Khris Middleton and not an awful lot else on the offensive end in terms of creativity and ability on the ball, and are desperate for someone else that can score when Antetokounmpo is off the floor.

Bledsoe gives the Bucks a boost at the point guard position coming off a 2016-17 season in which he averaged 21.1 points, 6.3 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. He will be turning 28 in December and has one year remaining on his current contract.

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Big Sean Reveals His Collaborative Shoe with PUMA

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:56am

Words by Jasmine Johnson

Earlier this year, Detroit rapper Big Sean was the newest brand ambassador for sportswear for PUMA. Since then, he has been in a few campaign ads for the latest silhouettes this past weekend. Their partnership hit on a new level once he unveils the first sneaker with the brand.

Sean Don’s silhouettes will be a part of Puma’s 50th anniversary celebration of the classic Suede sneaker. The sneaker is set to release next year in the spring. Big Sean’s sneaker will feature a khaki suede look with his signature on the side panel and a Detroit branding on the tongue and heels of the kicks. The first drop features the Breaker Knit Sunfaded which will be available November 10th and will retail at a set price of $105. The brand continues to give us various streetwear offerings with the introduction of the all-new Breaker, debuting in AW ’17 and going into SS ’18.

A month or so back, Big Sean’s album was certified platinum and it was big moment for him as an artist. With his hit singles that include: “Moves” and “Bounce Back,” that recently went platinum, he got the key to Detroit!

Look for PUMA to start announcing the release date on Big Sean’s sneaker at the top of the year. You can get them at Nordstrom and PUMA.

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As Kyrie Irving Shines, LeBron James Throws a Little Shade

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:51am

Words by Jason Cordner

Behind a season-high 35 points by Kyrie Irving — including 12 in the fourth quarter — the Celtics won their ninth straight game with a 110-107 victory over the Hawks on Monday.

Meanwhile, somewhere in Cleveland,  LeBron James took to social media ironically, right after the Celtics won to post an interesting picture.

Kyrie Irving's the hero in the #Celtics 9th straight win and LeBron James goes right for Instagram! #Cavaliers pic.twitter.com/ML4DVJr7iZ

— Adam Kaufman (@AdamMKaufman) November 7, 2017

LeBron’s posts always raise eyebrows, but this one was particularly curious as it came soon after the Celtics sealed their 110-107 win over the Hawks in Atlanta. He also apparently liked a post from House of Highlights on Instagram showing a clip from Kyrie Irving’s 35-point performance in the Celtics’ win, their ninth straight.

The Cavs, meanwhile, have struggled mightily since winning the season opener over the C’s, sitting at 4-6 on the season. LeBron is having his typical season, averaging 28.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 9.1 assists per game, but his team is last in the NBA in defensive efficiency (111.7) while the Celtics are first with 95.9.

It’s unclear exactly what LeBron is so upset about, but it almost certainly has something to do with Irving’s success in Boston. However, he may have himself to blame for his ex-teammate’s desire to leave Cleveland in the first place.

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Meek Mill’s Attorney Claims Judge’s Stance Behind Prison Sentence

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:46am

Words by Ime Ekpo

On Tuesday (Nov. 8), Commons Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley sentenced Philly MC Meek Mill to two to four years in state prison for alleged probation violations hailing from a 2008 gun and drug case.

According to Mill’s attorney, Joe Tacopina, the harsh sentencing given by Brinkley is indeed, personal. Due to the history of the 2008 gun and drug case, there has been a notably established tension between Meek and Judge Brinkley.

Tacopina revealed to TMZ, Meek and the judge are from the same neighborhood in Philly and are even associated with the same social stature. Due to such a connection, amidst a meeting in chambers last year, the judge requested Meek to do a cover of Boyz II Men’s “On Bended Knee” and suggested the rapper give her a shout out on the record. She insisted on the act by saying, “I’m not kidding,” and when Meek dismissed her request, her response was, “Okay, suit yourself.”

The bias based sentencing is apparent to Tacopina, especially since the prosecutors (the chief legal representative who makes a complaint charging the defendant) did not recommend a second of jail time. With the use of such evidence, Meek Mill’s attorney plans to appeal the harsh sentencing.

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Obama Comes For Trump in Response to the Texas Church Shooting

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:42am

Words by Leslie Monet

President Donald Trump continues to derail his critics with political jargon in response to an overwhelming amount of national catastrophes since he’s taken office. In the wake of yet another hideous act of terror when a gunman, now identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, a previous violent crime offender, opened fire in a Sutherland, Texas church killing 26 people with about 12-14 being children.

During a press conference in Japan, Trump nonchalantly redirected blame from what is obviously misuse of guns to mental illness stating, “This isn’t a guns situation…” and called the heinous act “a mental health problem at the highest level.” Opposing views from his colleagues are coming to the forefront as members of congress say this is the time to reconsider gun laws.

Former President Barack Obama shared his condolences tweeting “We grieve with all the families in Sutherland Springs harmed by this act of hatred and we’ll stand with the survivors as they recover.” adding “May God also grant all of us the wisdom to ask what concrete steps we can take to reduce the violence and weaponry in our midst.”

Ironically, one of the first tasks of Trump’s administration was to sign a bill that eliminated Obama’s law that would’ve prevented about 75,000 mentally incapacitated people from purchasing guns meanwhile Trump admits to reports providing evidence of the deranged mental capacity of the shooter.

Unfortunately, we’ve seen the direct effects of voting, or lack thereof, when it comes to participating in the presidential election. However, in forefront of Election Day, the people have a less popular opportunity to make an impact in their communities by selecting local leaders who will in turn push against White House bullies to enforce laws that protect them and their families from such acts of hate. Like Brother Love said years ago, “Vote or Die”.

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Romeo Miller Becomes “Famous In Love”

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:35am

Words by Jillian Bowe

Romeo Miller is adding more roles to his budding acting career. In addition to appearing on Fox’s Empire and Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse, Miller has signed on to Freeform’s Famous In Love. According to Deadline, Miller will play the recurring role of Pablo$$, a sexy Hip-Hop/R&B artist who is known for his risqué but confident songs who has a huge stage presence. Pablo$$ is the real McCoy with regards to musical talent with not only being a singer, but also a producer, songwriter, and perfectionist who gained fame quickly.

Based on the Rebecca Serle novel of the same name, Famous in Love follows the life of Paige (Bella Thorne) a college student who lands the starring role in a Tinsel town blockbuster movie. Miller will appear in the upcoming second season of the series, which is currently underway.

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Harvey Weinstein Banned For Life From The Television Academy

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:25am

Much like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences before it, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has now ousted producer Harvey Weinstein from their ranks. The move comes after dozens of accusers emerged to allege Weinstein subjected them to sexual-harassment, assault and rape. The decision echoes that made by the Producers Guild of America, which permanently banned Weinstein early last week. “The Academy supports those speaking out against harassment in all forms and stands behind those who have been affected by this issue,” the TV Academy said in their statement. “The unfolding and widespread examples of this horrific behavior are deeply disturbing to the Academy’s leadership.” In addition to the professional repercussions of the many, many accusations lodged against him, Weinstein is reportedly currently under investigation by the New York Police Department for multiple alleged rapes. You can read the TV Academy’s statement in below.

“After a hearing today, the Television Academy’s governance has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein from the Academy for life. The Academy supports those speaking out against harassment in all forms and stands behind those who have been affected by this issue. The unfolding and widespread examples of this horrific behavior are deeply disturbing to the Academy’s leadership. We have been in contact with leaders across the industry and share with them a deep sense of responsibility to provide clear workplace benchmarks reflecting decency and respect. As a result, we are expediting an already-begun detailed review and revision of our Television Academy membership codes of conduct. We are determined to play a role in protecting all television professionals from predatory harassment, ensuring they are able to practice their craft in a safe environment.”

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24Heavy Premieres New Visual For “Sacrifices”

TheSource Feed - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:00am

The city of Atlanta is known for providing Hip Hop fans with new stars on a regular basis. The past few years has been no different. Now, with 2017 winding down, a newcomer looks to stake his claim and gain the same mainstream notoriety as his peers, 24Heavy. A native of ATL’s West Side Vince City aka The Bluff, Heavy grew up with some of today’s most notable artists including YFN Lucci, Ralo, Nick Grant, Young Scooter and more. So much so, that Heavy still recalls recording some of his earliest music at Lucci’s home.

Following a 6-year legal set back, Heavy released his debut project “Heavy World” this past summer under the umbrella of Atlanta’s rising independent label Never Eat Alone Entertainment. Following the release, his single “Sacrifices” began gaining traction in the streets of Atlanta. Inspired by personal life situations, the track has heavy 808s and trap drums, which have become synonymous with his city. Today, he unveils the official music video for “Sacrifices.”

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