The Unfortunate First Draft of Pop Smoke’s Album Cover and More

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The crass commercialization of Brooklyn drill

Brooklyn drill started out as a scrappy local scene marked by pummeling beats and no-bullshit lyrics. Then Travis Scott whipped a Bugatti through the borough in a 2019 music video with the subgenre’s brightest star, Pop Smoke. Then Drake arrived on Christmas Eve with a single produced by Brooklyn drill’s favorite producer, Axl Beats, and followed that with another drill track assisted by BK heroes Fivio Foreign and Sosa Geek. So, of course, the music has become bigger, flashier, and higher-budget—qualities that run counter to what made the style so appealing in the first place.

These moments sprung back to mind this week while watching the preview for Fivio Foreign’s latest single, “Bop

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Up to 50% off Marc Jacobs from the Amazon Summer Sale

If you’ve been coveting a little piece of luxury, there’s no day like today. The Amazon Summer Sale — also known as the Big Style Sale — kicked off Monday with huge discounts and markdowns on everything from apparel to luggage and some amazing deals on accessories from Marc Jacobs. Although Amazon Prime Day is postponed indefinitely, the Amazon fashion summer sale includes white hot sales and deals from loads of fashion brands that offer deals up to 80% off.

You’ll find all of summer’s biggest fashion trends at a discounted price, including Marc Jacobs sale items like bucket hats and colorful crossbody handbag options. You’ll also score essential items for your wardrobe and classic staples from the fashion designer like the perfect black leather tote bag. They are all available at great deals at Amazon’s summer sale.

Due to the Amazon Prime Day Sale being postponed, the Amazon Summer

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5 Reasons to Invest in Gold and Jewels Right Now

5 Reasons to Invest in Gold and Jewels Right Now

Paper money, as well as their electronic equivalents, are weak. This has been proven throughout the ages: as soon as inflation kicks in, your cash savings will become nothing but a stack of pieces of colorful paper. This is why you need to put up a wall between yourself and poverty and invest in gold, diamonds, and collectibles like vintage coins. Here are the three main reasons why you must buy some of those precious items right now:

1. Stable purchasing power around the world

While cash savings will inevitably suffer from both inflation and deflation, the purchasing power of gold and diamonds remains unwavered – and can even increase! Since it was first used to buy goods more than 2,500 years ago, gold has always been able to buy you what you want – from mundane cutlery to lavish

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Kate Spade, Coach, Tory Burch and More

Last hour to stop fashionable handbags that are on sale at the Amazon Summer Sale, also known as the Big Style Sale. Shop plenty of deals on a range of stylish bag styles from favorite brands such as Rebecca Minkoff, Kate Spade, Lucky Brand and more. Sunday is the last day to score these deals from the shopping event.

If you are bummed about the postponement of Amazon Prime Day, the Amazon fashion summer sale includes white hot sales and seasonally relevant deals from loads of designer fashion brands offering items at a discounted price up to 80% off. Levi’s, Tumi luggage and Superga and Adidas are among the brands that are part of the Amazon Summer Sale. The Amazon fashion summer sale is filled with fantastic markdowns you don’t want to miss. Find deep discounts on crossbody bags, totes, satchels and belt bags

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