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Friday, June 1, 2018

So many ravers visited Detroit for Movement that it set a record for Airbnb

Posted By on Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 5:31 PM

Detroit experienced a record number of Airbnb rentals over Memorial Day weekend — a figure the company is attributing to the ravers attending Movement Music Festival from out of town. According to a statement from the company, Detroit hosted a record 1,700 Airbnb guests over the weekend — the...

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New billboard reminds public 'DETROIT IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF TECHNO MUSIC'

Posted By on Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 9:54 AM

Production company Paxahau has removed and replaced the Movement billboard that stood at the Russell Industrial Center advertising the festival year-round to drivers along I-75. We'd occasionally debated with vehicle passengers whether the annual three-day event necessitated an advertisement that stood in the same place 365 days a year....

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Taylor Swift announces opening acts for her Ford Field show

Posted By on Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:18 AM

Taylor Swift is known for the gaggle of hot chicks who tag along wherever she goes, and she's bringing another #girlgang #squad to Ford Field when she performs there this summer. T-Money's Reputation tour is coming to town Aug. 28 and she announced via social media that regulation hotties Camila...

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Just Announced: Cardi B (and Bruno Mars) are coming back to Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 8:58 AM

Spirit of Detroit winner Cardi B is headed back to the Motor City, this time as part of Bruno Mars' 24K Magic World Tour. The pair — whose recent collaboration "Finesse" reminded everyone over 30 how much they miss In Living Color — is set to hit the stage...

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

ACLU: Juggalos can sue local police for mistreatment

Posted By on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 5:28 PM

Following Monday's news that hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse lost an appeal challenging the FBI's designation of its fans, known as Juggalos, as a "gang," Michigan's ACLU is looking for the silver lining to the legal battle. In an "Open letter to Juggalos" posted Tuesday, ACLU legal director Michael J....

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Eminem has history of attacking sitting presidents

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 1:38 PM

When Eminem eviscerated Donald Trump in a freestyle that aired during the BET Hip Hop Awards last night, those among us who are old enough to remember the early aughts couldn't help but compare the takedown to the rapper's last rip of a sitting president. In October 2004, Eminem released...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Eminem destroys Trump in fiery freestyle, tells fans who support president "fuck you"

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:38 PM

Eminem has ripped President Donald Trump in a fiery freestyle that aired Tuesday night during the BET Awards. In the video recorded in a Detroit parking garage, the rapper calls Trump "a kamikaze that will probably cause a nuclear holocaust and ... just gas his plane up and fly around...

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Friends, fans eulogize Detroit rapper Doughboy Roc following killing

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Doughboyz Cashout member Doughboy Roc is being remembered today as a well-liked rapper whose thoughtful lyrics helped listeners through difficult times. Roc, whose real name was Rodney Yeargin, is believed to have been shot and killed Monday afternoon while sitting in a car on a side street near Livernois...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Chris Cornell's wife plans memorial statue, gives nod to people "looking for answers" in his death

Posted By on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:45 AM

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, who police say hung himself in a Detroit hotel room after a show three months ago, will have a statue erected in his memory in his hometown of Seattle. Cornell's wife, Vicki, shared the news with the Seattle Times in an interview published yesterday. Vicki Cornell...

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Stef Chura releases liquid and glitter vinyl version of 'Messes'

Posted By on Sat, Jul 1, 2017 at 3:24 PM

Detroit-based indie rocker Stef Chura released her debut album, Messes, earlier this year. Today, label Fonoflo has released psychedelic limited edition liquid-filled and glitter versions of the record on vinyl. These versions are available on her tour with the Drums (tour dates here), but Fonoflo has some copies available for...

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