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Franky Hill Shares “Better Than I Look”

New Jersey emcee Franky Hill has now touched down with his latest “Better Than I Look” track, delivering on his first audio release since breaking through with his USER full-length project last year. He takes a break from a few supporting dates alongside KOTA The Friend to share the latest effort with his audience. The new selection is produced by Kam DeLa whie featuring background vocals from Dom B,  and takes listeners down an uplifting listening experience that highlights Franky’s role as a creator of easy listens.  Get into the new cut down below and sound off with your thoughts on this emerging new voice. Quotable Lyrics Foundation on Milly RockNo matter how loose I wind up, I stay sturdyI stay real and I stay Jersey

Star Wars 9 Trailer Spoils Rey & Kylo Ren Destroying Darth Vader’s Helmet

The final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer spoils a potentially major moment in the film: Rey and Kylo Ren working together to destroy Darth Vader’s helmet. Set to wrap up the latest Star Wars trilogy and the entire Skywalker Saga, director J.J. Abrams is bringing mixing the old with the new. The new characters he introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are still the leads, but he’s also set to bring back The Emperor (Ian McDiarmid). One other iconic artifact that Abrams is set to use again in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – aside from the remains of the second Death Star – is Darth Vader’s mask. The helmet appeared in The Force Awakens and had Kylo speaking to it, asking his grandfather for help in resisting the pull to the light side. Previous ...

Princess Nokia Stars In Trailer For New “Angelfish” Film: Watch

Princess Nokia is ushering in her feature film debut with her newest Agelfsih film. Written and directed by Peter Lee, the film stars Nokia as one-half of a young couple in the Bronx who fall in love during the summer of 1993. The film itself also features Jimi Stanton and is scheduled to premiere on November 14th at Washington Heights’ United Palace prior to a November 19th digital release. “I loved sharing this experience with Peter Lee and the incredible team of women who made this film possible,” Princess Nokia said in a statement in regard tot he new project. “I’m really grateful to have someone believe in me so much, and believe in this talent—not just my name or the idea of me. He respected me, he respected New York and the importance of...

UMI Extends “Love Language” EP With “Sukidakara” Track

Songstress UMI traces back to her roots, delivering on her latest “Sukidakara” track, opting for a delivery thatis primarily in Japanese. The new track follows up on UMI’s “Love Affair” drop and continues to add onto the release that precedes that singer’s forthcoming Love Language EP. “I never felt Black enough or Japanese enough. It’s a sentiment I feel like a lot of kids grow up feeling. But as I’ve grown older I’ve realized that being mixed means I can define my identity on my own terms,” UMI says of the new track. “In the film, UMI is an anime character having to hide her identity as she navigates through the world. She feels disconnected and different from those around her. Similarly, growing up I’ve always...

Kwesi Arthur – Zombie

Kwesi Arthur – Zombie Overview of Kwesi Arthur – Zombie Ghanaian raving rapper, Kwesi Arthur brings forth a brand new record which he tagged “Zombie“. Kwesi Arthur‘s surprise release comes ahead of his New York showcase in 20th November, and follows his epic win at this year’s VGMAs, where he scooped the Hip-Hop song of the year award. SEE ALSO: Kwesi Arthur ft. Mr Eazi – Nobody “Zombie” is a syrupy, candy-coated, memorable rap cut that stands headstrong in a year that’s been loaded with a series of first’s for the Tema-born emcee. Filmed in London, the visuals reveal yet another layer to the multi-talented visionary, and serve as a stop-gap for fans who are wondering what’s next in line. Check it out below! AUDIO DOWN...

Star Wars 9 Trailer Confirms Emperor’s Proper Return In Rise of Skywalker

The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has confirmed that the Emperor will have a physical presence in Episode IX. J.J. Abrams’ film is the last entry in the Skywalker Saga, and it certainly looks to be ending the tale in epic fashion. One of the biggest draws of Star Wars 9 is the return of Emperor Palpatine. Presumed dead after Darth Vader threw him down a Death Star shaft in Return of the Jedi, Palpatine’s return – along with that of original actor Ian McDiarmid – was confirmed at Star Wars Celebration 2019 with the most chilling laugh. Since then, there’s been a lot of speculation about how the character can be back, whether it’s through faking his own death, resurrection or some form of Sith Force Ghost. Although The Rise of Skywalke...

Kanye West Officially Confirms New “Jesus Is King” Release Date

While we have been anticipating October 25th as the unofficial release date for Kanye West’s Jesus Is King album, he recently took to Twitter to officially confirm the speculation, revealing that the album will indeed arrive this Friday in tandem with the arrival of the official Jesus is King film in IMAX theaters. “‘JESUS IS KING OCT. 25th,” he penned simply while uploading the album artwork once more. You’ll recall that this effort was originally due out on September 27th, per Kim Kardashian. That date would later get pushed to September 29th, but no album was in sight. Since then, Kanye has continued to make the round with his Sunday Service and a few Jesus Is King Experience listening parties in select cities. It was at one of these events that h...

Kanye West Says New Album Jesus Is King Is Out This Week

After some false starts, the record officially arrives Friday. (Probably.)

Watchmen Season 1 Episode 1 Recap

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watchmen Season 1 Episode 1 Recap HBO’s Watchmen is a companion-piece to the Watchmen comics by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, set in present-day Tulsa, thirty years after the events of the comics. In Watchmen Season 1 Episode 1, Detective Angela Abar investigated the shooting of a police officer. Tulsa 1921 The episode opened with a silent movie about Bass Reeves, a heroic African-American historical figure. A young boy watched as his mother played the piano and cried. His father, O.B., came for them as the race massacre raged in the district. O.B. took them to a couple with a baby, who were driving out of town. They claimed there wasn’t enough room, so O.B. put his son in a crate in the back with a note in his pocket to watch over him. The car drove off. The boy woke up in ...

Supernatural’s Final Season: Every Character That Needs to Return

Supernatural is now in its final season, and things are wrapping up – which means the surprise return of a few fan-favorite characters for a final goodbye. The fifteenth season of the show is building to the Winchesters’ final showdown, and this time, it’s with God himself. God/Chuck has been around in the Supernatural universe since season four, when he popped up as a mysterious writer, and for the most part, he’s seemed to be on the Winchesters’ side. However, at the end of the last season, God was revealed to have been toying with the boys all along for his own amusement, and after killing Jack (and getting shot by Sam), he cracks open the door to Hell and lets all the demons out. RELATED: Supernatural Theory: Season 15 Title Card Teases How The Winchesters...

Joker Loses Certified Fresh Rating On Rotten Tomatoes

Joker has dropped below 70 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, losing its Certified Fresh status. The Joaquin Phoenix-starring film is one of the most talked about pictures of the year, and is on track to become the highest-grossing R-rated movie worldwide. Few movies release with the amount of mainstream attention Joker received. From theaters banning cosplay of the character, to reported police patrol in response to concerns of violence, there was plenty of controversy surrounding the film. Upon release, the film garnered acclaim from a number of sources. Many, including longtime Joker voice actor Mark Hamill, praised Phoenix’s performance. However, the film saw something of a divide between critics and the general audience. Related: Joker Finally Finishes What The Dark Knight Started Rott...

The Flash: Why Barry Has To Die In Crisis On Infinite Earths

Warning: This article contains Crisis on Infinite Earths comic SPOILERS. According to the Monitor (LaMonica Garrett), Barry Allen will meet his end during the upcoming Arrowverse crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths – and there’s a reason for that. It would seem that The Flash‘s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Arrow‘s Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who are the protagonists of the first two Arrowverse shows, are both destined to meet the same fate in the event. But Barry’s fate, in particular, is directly related to the comics. Just like his TV counterpart, the comic book version of Barry Allen had to die so that the Crisis could be averted. Barry Allen’s death in the Crisis on Infinite Earths has been foreshadowed since the pilot episode of The Flash when ...