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Elton John Coin – Singer Issued a £1,000 Gold Coin by the British Government

Photo Credit: Royal Mint The Royal Mint is releasing a £1,000 gold coin to commemorate the legendary rock icon, Elton John. John called the coin a “fabulous honor” and a “truly humbling milestone.” The Royal Mint in South Wales will begin selling the commemorative coins featuring John’s iconic glasses. Artist Bradley Morgan Johnson created the […]

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Bassnectar Might Be Quitting Music Forever Following Sexual Assault Accusations

Photo Credit: Drew Ressler / CC by 3.0 EDM star Bassnectar says he’s “stepping back” from the music industry after sexual assault allegations. Last week, a new Instagram account began surfacing damning details. The account called ‘Evidence Against Bassnectar’ began reposting users’ stories accusing the DJ of assault. Some of the stories involved grooming young […]

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Akon Receives $6 Billion Construction Grant to Build ‘Akon City’ In Senegal

Senegal’s largest city, Dakar. Photo Credit: Initsogan Akon has closed a multibillion-dollar contract to build a futuristic city – aptly named Akon City – in Senegal. The Senegalese-American singer announced Akon City’s construction plans via a press release, but hadn’t personally elaborated on the highly ambitious project’s funding at the time of this writing. Per […]