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Black eyed peas original singer tells why she quit

Singer and songwriter Kim Hill was the original lead vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas. But when pressure rose from industry executives for her to objectify herself, Hill decided to leave the group.

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Raphael Saadiq Performs for NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Raphael Saadiq stopped by NPR and did his thing for its Music Tiny Desk Concert series. He brought along singer Lucky Daye to sing a couple of songs along with him too.

Airpool Karaoke with Kanye West

Kanye West put a different spin on late night host James Corden’s famous carpool karaoke by bringing an entire choir on a plane for airpool karaoke.

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Actress’ Life Prepared Her for Drake Produced Series ‘Euphoria’

Growing up in the projects of Miami, Nika King, star of HBO series “Euphoria,” had a front seat to the devastation caused by drugs.

“Most adults in my life were addicted to drugs,” King said. “I was familiar with all the lies, stealing and cheating that comes with that.”

She credits that life experience for preparing her for her role as a tough and determined mother trying to guide her troubled daughters through the perils of love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma and social media. Actresses Zendaya and Storm Reid play her daughters and rapper Drake is an executive producer.

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Comedy Central show gives the funny on the ‘South Side’ of Chicago

Comedy Central’s new show “South Side” follows two friends in Chicago who just graduated from community college and are ready to take over the world. But until they do, they’re stuck working at Rent-T-Own. Shot on location in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, the show offers an authentic look into what life on the South Side is all about.

The show premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30/9:30 p.m. central.

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Even Singer Anita Baker is a Fan of Comedian Kevonstage

It all started when Kevin Fredericks, known as Kevonstage, got off stage during The Real Comedians of Social Media tour and saw his brother eating Fritos corn chips instead of any of the other chips in the Frito-Lay variety pack.

“I was like, ‘Are you crazy? Fritos is not the best,’” Fredericks told his brother. Soon comedians Tony Baker, Tahir Moore and DoBoy, also on the tour, chimed in on their favorites while making a video about the discussion.

“It went viral,” Fredericks said. “I never thought a video about chips would reach so many people.”

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