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The Car In Which Tupac Was Shot and Killed Is Now For Sale πŸ™€πŸ”«πŸš—πŸ’°

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The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in now for saleΒ β€” with an asking price of $1.5 million.

Tupac was riding in the passenger seat of the 1996 BMW 750iL with Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight when he was shot during a drive-by attack in Las Vegas in September 1996. He died six days later at the age of 25.

Don’t worry, the car has been fully restored since the killing. However, bullet indentations are still visible on the inside door panels.

Photo from MomentsInTime.com

Photo from MomentsInTime.com

The whip is being sold by Moments In Time, a California-based memorabilia dealer.

 

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Eeeeooowwww! Cardi B Just Shattered Two of Beyonce’s Biggest Records

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Cardi B has her finger on the pulse of her success. Fresh off her debut album drop, a Saturday Night Live pregnancy reveal, a special co-hosting gig on The Tonight Show and a Coachella performance that was straight fire, the 25-year-old is finding new ways to outdo herself. This time, she shattered two of Beyonce’s Guinness World Records. Truth.

The Invasion of Privacy rapper now holds the titles for most simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 entries by a female and the most simultaneous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Top 10 entries by a female. (Get it, Cardi B!)

Queen Bey previously held the title with 12 tracks all charting at the same time following the release of Lemonade in 2016. Cardi B now has 13. Eeeeooowwww!

So, Nicki Minaj, what’s good?

On another note, Cardi B’s rise is bustling beyond Friday night playlists, too. Even Bernie Sanders is a fan. Cardi recently weight in on Social Security during an interview with GQ, telling the mag she felt President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was “the real ‘Make America Great Again,’ because if it wasn’t for him, old people wouldn’t even get Social Security.”

Sanders tweeted about it.

So again, Nicki, what’s good?

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Avicii Is Dead at 28, Here’s What We Know

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Swedish artist, DJ and producer Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died April 20 according to a statement from his rep. He was 28.

β€œIt is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” the statement reads. β€œHe was found dead in Muscat, OmanΒ this FridayΒ afternoon local time, April 20th.Β Β The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their needΒ forΒ privacy in this difficult time.Β No further statements will be given.”

AviciiΒ retired from live performing in 2016, citing health reasons. He had suffered from health problems for several years, including acute pancreatitis, in part due to excessive drinking. He had his gallbladder and appendix removed in 2014.

Last year, Avicii posted the following message to his website:

β€œWE ALL REACH A POINT IN OUR LIVES AND CAREERS WHERE WE UNDERSTAND WHAT MATTERS THE MOST TO US.
For me it’s creating music. That is what I live for, what I feel I was born to do.

Last year I quit performing live, and many of you thought that was it. But the end of live never meant the end of Avicii or my music. Instead, I went back to the place where it all made sense – the studio.

The next stage will be all about my love of making music to you guys. It is the beginning of something new.

Hope youΒ΄ll enjoy it as much as I do.”

Gone too soon, his music will live on for generations. Here’s one of Better than the Weekend’s favorite Avicii hits from back in the day, blasting all day in honor of his contribution to music.

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MTV Is Bringing Back ‘YO! MTV Raps’ In a Big Way

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Thirty years after its premiere on MTV, β€œYO! MTV Raps” legacy continues to have a lasting influence on hip-hop and pop culture.Β  To celebrate this milestone anniversary, MTV will reinvent the franchise for a new generation as a both a linear and digital series across its platforms. To kick things off, show alumni, artists and fans will gather for the β€œYO! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience” on Friday, June 1stΒ at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which will be live streamed by MTV.

After its debut on August 6th, 1988, β€œYO! MTV Raps” became the premiere source for all things hip-hop.Β  The advent of the series was crucial to the rise of hip-hop, and created a worldwide appreciation of the genre, which has since become one of the most influential in mainstream music.

The β€œYO! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience” will bring together an all-star line-up of the series’ alumni and hip-hop legends including Big Daddy Kane and the Juice Crew, Eric B & Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions, Fat Joe, Yo-Yo, Onyx, EPMD, Flavor Flav, YBT Tap the bottle reunion, Black Sheep, DAS EFX, Special Ed, Pharcyde, Brand Nubian, Nice & Smooth, Melle Mel & The Furious Five, Kid Capri, DJ Skribble, Red Alert, Chuck Chillout, Fab 5 Freddy, Ed Lover, Doctor DrΓ©, T-Money and others for a night to remember.

The event will also feature special tribute videos from Eminem, Method Man, Redman and more.

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