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Megan Thee Stallion Shooting: LAPD Is Now Investigating Tory Lanez

Photo Credit: HOTSPOTATL / CC by 3.0 The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is reportedly investigating Canadian rapper Tory Lanez for allegedly shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the early hours of the morning on Sunday, July 12th. For additional background, the shocking episode occurred after police were called to investigate an in-vehicle disturbance outside a […]

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Lollapalooza Cofounder Says Live Concerts Won’t Return Until 2022

Lollapalooza cofounder and former William Morris Endeavor Global Head of Music Marc Geiger stated in a recent podcast that he doesn’t believe concerts will return until late next year – or even early 2022. Marc Geiger disclosed his opinion of live music’s return in a 94-minute-long podcast conversation with industry analyst Bob Lefsetz. Lefsetz asked […]

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California Churches Sue Over COVID-19 Singing Ban

An interior shot of a North Carolina church. Photo Credit: Debby Hudson Three California churches have filed a lawsuit against Governor Gavin Newsom over his state’s prohibiting singing in places of worship. On Monday, Governor Newsom responded to an uptick in his state’s total COVID-19 cases by reimplementing an array of lockdown measures and mandatory closures. […]

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Gibson Offers $59,000 Reward for Missing Paperwork – ‘No Questions Asked’

Photo Credit: Nicholas Lazarine Guitar maker Gibson is seeking the public’s help in locating a lost shipping ledger – with a $59,000 reward. The missing Gibson ledger is shipping paperwork on rare Gibson guitars from the late 1950s. The ledger contains authenticity-verifying information on some iconic guitars. Gibson says it is offering a $59,000 reward […]

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Taiwan Moves to Block All Chinese Streaming Services

Taipei, Taiwan. Photo Credit: Remi Yuan Taiwanese government officials have moved to block Chinese streaming services amid rising regional tensions and security concerns. Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC), the government entity tasked with regulating the telecommunication and broadcasting spheres, recently drafted the corresponding legislation. Entitled “Internet Audiovisual Service Management Law,” the proposed law introduces an […]