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2021 Nissan Frontier: Everything We Know About the Midsize Pickup

After more than 15 years on the market with only minor styling tweaks, the Nissan Frontier finally receives a notable revision for the 2021 model year. Despite its age, the midsize pickup‘s mechanical bits are due to carry over largely unchanged. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as the Frontier’s frame is a stout piece that affords the Nissan truck class-competitive towing and payload figures . The 2021 Frontier’s new exterior and interior designs ought to fix the current model’s most egregious shortcomings. Adopting modern aesthetics and proven underpinnings is also the same basic strategy adopted by arch-competitor Toyota for its heavy redesign of the Tacoma for the 2016 model year. See all 21 photos 2021 Nissan Frontier: Lookin’ Truckin’ Good...

Armin van Buuren Announces Series of VR Performances via Sensorium Galaxy

As the global pandemic continues to delay the return of live music, artists have worked tirelessly to keep their virtual sets as creative and fresh as possible. Armin van Buuren is the latest artist to announce he’ll be taking the stage inside of virtual reality via Sensorium Galaxy. Sensorium Galaxy Sensorium Galaxy is a new TIDAL-backed company offering unique VR experiences set to launch in early 2021. As a social VR platform, their goal is to provide artists a space to connect with fans in new ways and completely change the virtual concert game. van Buuren has expressed he’s ready to take things to the next level in VR. “By not being subjected to the laws of physics and the boundaries of the real world, I can develop performances where the immersive environment become...

ENTREPRENEUR: Pharrell Williams’ “The Goodtime” Hotel Is Slated To Open Soon

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN One of the game’s top creatives is extending his golden touch to the hospitality category. Pharrell has confirmed his newest property has been given the greenlight. As spotted on Hype Beast the award winning producer gave his fans a big update via social media this week. On Wednesday, October 28 he posted a photo of his forthcoming boarding house. The Goodtime Hotel is his first foray into hosting travelers abroad. He has once again partnered with titan of industry David Grutman of Club LIV fame and famed developer Eric Birnbaum on the tourist hub. The establishment clocks in at seven stories tall and accommodates 266 rooms. Additionally it has several points of differences when compared to other hotels including a recording studio and 45,000 square fee...

Busta Rhymes ft. M.O.P. “Czar,” Trippie Redd “Love Scars 4” & More | Daily Visuals 10.30.20

After years of laying dormant in his dungeon, the Flatbush Gawd known as Busta Rhymes has returned to Hip-Hop game with a new album, Extinction Level Event 2, and with it some new visuals that capture the royalty status that the man has built and constructed bar by bar. Linking up with M.O.P. for the 300-ish visuals to “Czar,” Busta gets draped in Middle Eastern attire and rocks the crowd while Michael Blackson gets juxed for his jewels and sent back to the essence by the hands of the Hip-Hop legend. From the old school to the new school, Trippie Redd finds himself in a brand new relationship with a magic practicing beauty for his clip to “Love Scars 4.” She really have to hit him with the voodoo doll? Check out the rest of today’s drops including work from Blac Youngsta featuring Lil Baby...

Saweetie Channels Her Inner Destiny’s Child For Halloween

Source: Edward Berthelot / Getty Saweetie has already been crowned the winner of Halloween for her amazing costume depicting all three members of Destiny’s Child. On Thursday (Oct 29), Saweetie took to Instagram to share a picture of who she chose to be this year for Halloween and fans can’t get enough. Using the caption from the group’s hit single, “Bootylicious”, Saweetie revealed the looks by duplicating the cover iconic cover for the single. “I don’t think you ready for this jelly! 💅🏽 #saweetaween,” Sawettie captioned the pic revealing that she mastered all three iconic looks and played the role of each member duplicating everything from the facial expressions and hair all the way to the curve-hugging outfits. Kicking things up a notch for fans who thought the jaw-...

Dave Grohl, His Mom & Jill Biden All Agree That Teachers Are ‘Rockstars’

Grohl has been an outspokenly anti-Trump since the 2016 election, most recently slamming the President’s administration for the handling of the coronavirus and the rushed re-opening of schools. “When it comes to the daunting and evermore politicized question of reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, the worry for our children is paramount,” Grohl said in an episode of Dave’s True Stories titled “In Defense of Our Teachers.” “Yet, teachers are also confronted with a whole new set of dilemmas that most people would not consider. ‘There’s so much more to be addressed than just opening the doors and sending them back home,’ my mother tells me over the phone. Now, 82 and retired, she runs down a list of concerns based on...

Saweetie Addresses Birkin Comment After Backlash: ‘We Deserve to Be Treated Like a Queen’

In a new interview on Power 106 Los Angeles with Bryhana, Saweetie addressed her comments by saying that she’s “an entertainer and I come to entertain.” “So that was an entertaining comment. Like Jay-Z says at the end of ‘Ignorant Shit,’ he goes, ‘It’s only entertainment,’ and then he does this little evil laugh,” she said. “I was having a good time, promoting ‘Back to the Streets.’ And, you know, I’m popping my shit for my girls. But I feel like a Birkin symbolizes a gift of value.” “But what comes along with being valued?” Saweetie continued. “It comes with a healthy relationship. It comes with communication. It comes with getting gifts. It comes with ...

For King & Country, Kanye West Among 2020 GMA Dove Awards Winners: Complete List

Zach Williams, the 2018 artist of the year winner, won songwriter of the year (artist) for the first time. Jason Ingram took songwriter of the year (non-artist) for the second year in a row and the third time in five years. “Way Maker,” written by Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, won song of the year five years after it was first recorded by the writer, a Nigerian gospel singer who records under the name Sinach. The song has been covered by several prominent Christian music artists in the past two years, including Michael W. Smith, Mandisa and Bethel Music. We the Kingdom, a family quintet that originated in Nashville, won new artist of the year. Here’s the complete list of winners: Artist of the year:for KING & COUNTRY Song of the year:“Way Maker”Writer: Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu; Publis...

Black Ops: Kanye West Makes One Last Plea For President In A ‘New York Times’ Ad

Source: Neil Mockford / Getty Even with only days left for people to cast their ballot for President of the United States, and millions of people already having done so, Kanye West is still holding out hope that he can spoil Joe Biden’s Presidential aspirations and help keep Donald Trump in the White House. According to Page Six, Yeezy took out a page in the New York Times on Friday to continue to sell himself to voters as the choice to be the next President even though Kanye’s name is only on the ballots in a handful of states. Penning a plea to voters in the full-page political ad (actually 2-pages if you count the dove on the opposite page—see below), Yeezus attempted to reach out to the Christian evangelical base as he wrote that “We will see families anchoring on faith. Our future hol...

CloutPods: Apple To Drop Updated Entry-Level AirPods & 2nd-Gen AirPods Pro: Report

Source: Apple / AirPods Apple’s new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro is already in the hands of customers, and reportedly some new AirPods are on the way as well. Bloomberg reports that the company that Job’s built is working on an updated version of the entry-level AirPods and a second-generation version of the AirPods Pro with hopes of releasing them next year. According to the report, the new AirPods will be similar to the current AirPods Pro due to a smaller stem and replaceable ear tips. But that’s where the similarities stop because it will not have the noise-canceling feature, which will help Apple sell them at a lower price. The second-generation AirPods Pro will be more compact than ever, according to sources. Bloomberg states that the new AirPods Pro will be stemless, and the design w...

Harlem Street Legend Guy Fisher Is Now A Free Man

Source: Noam Galai / Getty Even though Harlem’s underworld has been stained with several high profile snitches, but one OG who refused to fold. The man who ran uptown like a Fortune 500 company is finally home. Earlier this week Don Diva Magazine revealed that Guy Fisher had been released. For those not in the know, the Bronx native was a principal member of LeroyNicky Barnes’ infamous drug organization in the 1970’s. “After serving over 30 years in federal prison, he has been given a medical pardon and was released yesterday” the caption read. Named “The Council” the crew would be responsible for millions in heroin sales throughout the New York metropolitan area. So much so that their success became a major concern for the local mafia rackets. But as with most criminal empires the police ...

40+ Photos at the RCR NASCAR Museum! Saving Racing History One Car at a Time

MotorTrend Group visits Richard Childress Racing’s massive NASCAR museum to check out some cool history and some cooler cars! While we were at Richard Childress Racing (RCR) waiting to shoot a story in connection with MotorTrend’s new docuseries, NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure, we decided to check out the Richard Childress Racing Museum and, man, we’re glad we did since it’s overflowing with vintage race cars and NASCAR history, especially if you’re a Dale Earnhardt fan. So come along as we check out some of the cars from the golden age of NASCAR. See all 40 photos Here’s one of the cars that put the RCR on the map with the racing team’s first two NASCAR Winston Cup Championships in 1986 and 1987. Dale Earnhardt was the driver, with primary sponsorshi...