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André 3000 Spotted Still Playing The Flute, This Time He's In Philadelphia

If ya’ll recall, it was just last month when André 3000 was spotted randomly wandering around an airport whilst playing his flute (as you do). The ever-smiley artist was more than happy to take pictures with Latina NPR radio producer, Antonia Cereijido, seemingly in good spirits. It seems as though 3 Stacks’ flute has some sort of zen-juice laced in it, as The Philadelphia Inquirer reported this past Sundaythat Philadelphia residents had started spotting the iconic OutKast rapper, at various spots in the City of Brotherly Love on different occasions throughout the week, and he was glad to stop and pose for pictures with anyone who thought to approach him. Speaking with The Inquirer, Dayna Allen recounted her spectacularly unplanned encounter with the rap legend.

In the moment right before she spotted him, Allen happened to be taking a FaceTime call as she was waiting to board her plane back to West Philly. At that point, 3 Stacks casually breezed by her playing the flute, but she didn’t even realize it was him until after she was already on the plane. Days later, on the 9th, Philadelphia resident Russ Jackson actually met the the rapper. “When I walked past him the first time, I didn’t approach him,” Jackson remembers. “I just saw a guy, but he kind of fit the mold of André 3000. As I was walking, it started to click that it was probably him.” Sure enough, the man who “fit the mold” indeed turned out to be André 3000. Jackson decided to pluck up the courage to go speak to the legend after being held at a traffic light, and soon after the pair met, 3 Stacks allegedly took to performing a flute solo. A few other lucky Philly residents spotted André out and about on the streets, you can see some of the encounters below.

Chris Paul Trade Talks Reportedly Come To Screeching Halt

This year’s NBA offseason has been one for the ages and perhaps the most surprising move came when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers. George wanted to join Kawhi Leonard to create a dynamic duo that has the potential to dominate the NBA for years to come. Of course, the trade left Russell Westbrook to his own devices in OKC and he quickly requested a trade out of there. Eventually, the Houston Rockets took a waiver on Westbrook and gave up Chris Paul in the process.

The Thunder are looking to rebuild and at first, it seemed as though Paul didn’t fit that goal. It was reported that Paul wouldn’t play a single game in OKC and that they were shopping him around. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Thunder are no longer looking to trade Paul and it is believed that he will be on the roster once the season starts.

One theory as to why these talks have stopped is because of his large contract. There aren’t many teams out there who can afford him due to salary cap restrictions and it wouldn’t make sense for them to make a deal. The Miami Heat were considered to be a suitor for Paul but as of right now, it looks like that’s not going to happen.

For now, Paul and the Thunder are stuck with each other for the foreseeable future, unless of course, a team comes out of the woodwork. 

Anthony Davis Unveils His Lakers Uniform During NBA 2K20 Shoot

Perhaps the most fascinating team throughout this recent free agency cycle was the Los Angeles Lakers who were desperate to improve their team after missing the playoffs last season. The team made some lowkey signings to improve their depth and were able to make a blockbuster trade for Anthony Davis who is considered to be one of the best players in the league. The Lakers had been trying to acquire Davis for a while but it seemed as though the Pelicans weren’t interested in doing business with them. In the end, LeBron James and the Lakers got what they want and now, they have one of if not the best duo in the league.

At first, LeBron said he would give the number 23 to Davis and would go back to the number 6. Due to some unfortunate circumstances with Nike, LeBron had to keep his number, forcing AD to take the number 3. Today, Davis finally got to unveil what he looks like in the Lakers purple and gold while doing a shoot for NBA 2K20.

Lakers fans will certainly be excited to see Davis wearing his uniform as he looks pretty excited to be in it. Davis has wanted to be a member of the Lakers for a while now which bodes well for the team moving forward.

"It Chapter Two" Frightening New Theatrical Poster Arrives Ahead Of New Trailer

Pennywise will be returning to theatres this September for It: Chapter 2. More information on the film has been emerging over the past few months including the first trailer of the film. Tomorrow, a new trailer for the film is set to be released at noon but the good folks over at New Line Cinema shared a brand new theatrical poster of the film which might give you nightmares. Pennywise’s yellow eyes peer directly at you with “It Ends” written above his face.

The trailer they released back in the spring showed an older version of Beverly Marsh visiting her childhood home when she visits Mrs. Gresh who’s actually just a form of It. Per the film’s websiteIt: Chapter Two focuses on the grown versions of the Loser Club as they try to defeat It by any means necessary. “Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, It Chapter Two brings the characters—who’ve long since gone their separate ways—back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film,” the synopsis reads.

Andy Muschietti’s 2017 remake was met with critical and commercial praise following its release. It also marked a new all-time high in the box office as the highest-grossing horror film of all time. 

It Chapter Two is set to be released on September 6th, nearly two years since the release of the 2017 remake. 

Shaq Explains Why He Wouldn't Have Signed With Lakers Or Clippers

NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night, where they discussed the eventful NBA off-season, specifically the number of All Stars that made their way to Los Angeles. 

In regards to the moves made by the Lakers and Clippers, Kimmel asked Shaq which of the teams he’d rather play for right now. His response: Neither of them.

“Not one of those teams,” Shaq told Kimmel. “I’m from the era where guys wanted to compete and beat each other. So I would … go on a team that needs a superstar, and I’d teach them guys how to beat the superteams.”

However, when asked which team he thinks will have the better season, Shaq stayed true to the purple and gold.

“Listen, I gotta go with the Lakers,” O’Neal said, (h/t Bleacher Report). “However, L.A. has always been a very exciting city, but next year basketball in the city is going to be very exciting. … But I’m Lakers. Purple and Gold ’til I die.”

Kimmel also spoke with The Diesel about his hatred of Charles Barkley, his new restaurant Shaquille’s, the menu item named after Kobe Bryant, working at McDonald’s, his son Shareef’s latest tattoo and more. Check out the full clip in the video embedded below. 

Adidas UltraBoost 19 Releasing In Multiple New Colorways This Week

Adidas has a range of all new UltraBoost 19 colorways dropping this Thursday, July 18 in celebration of their "Feel The Boost" campaign. The campaign, featuring Adidas athletes and creators, encourages consumers to fall in love with the iconic running sneaker all over again - which won't be all that difficult if you've ever experienced the cloud-like Boost cushioning. According to Adidas, the latest Ultraboost 19 update offers the continued benefits of the revolutionized silhouette that was inspired by, and redesigned for, a new era of running and fitness.Adidas designers and product developers worked with thousands of runners worldwide to completely reinvent the beloved running shoe. Together, they simplified the original Adidas Ultraboost from 17 pieces to just 4 performance-driven components, creating a lighter reimagined silhouette with more energy return, and 20% more Boost, for a new running experience.The Ultraboost 19 colorways releasing on July 19 include the following men's colorways: "Triple Black," "Active Maroon," and "Core Black/Solar Orange," as well as women's "Triple Black" and "Glow Blue." AdidasAdidasAdidasAdidas

Adidas has a range of all new UltraBoost 19 colorways dropping this Thursday, July 18 in celebration of their “Feel The Boost” campaign. The campaign, featuring Adidas athletes and creators, encourages consumers to fall in love with the iconic running sneaker all over again – which won’t be all that difficult if you’ve ever experienced the cloud-like Boost cushioning. 

According to Adidas, the latest Ultraboost 19 update offers the continued benefits of the revolutionized silhouette that was inspired by, and redesigned for, a new era of running and fitness.

Adidas designers and product developers worked with thousands of runners worldwide to completely reinvent the beloved running shoe. Together, they simplified the original Adidas Ultraboost from 17 pieces to just 4 performance-driven components, creating a lighter reimagined silhouette with more energy return, and 20% more Boost, for a new running experience.

The Ultraboost 19 colorways releasing on July 19 include the following men’s colorways: “Triple Black,” “Active Maroon,” and “Core Black/Solar Orange,” as well as women’s “Triple Black” and “Glow Blue.” 

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check out TwizzMatic’s entrancing visual for his song “FLIP”

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

South Philadelphia raised rapper, producer who goes by the moniker TwizzMatic takes us deep into his world on the head-nodding track titled “FLIP”. The record is the closing track on his recently released Quarter Warter EP and sees TwizzMatic flexing his lyrical muscles as he dwells on growth, progress and the ability to flip nothing into something.
The visual is a nice mix of live-action and animation that accentuates TwizzMatic’s vivid lyrics and keeps the audience engaged from start to finish.
TwizzMatic is a rapper, producer, and musician from South Philadelphia. Taking after his father, he developed an ear for drums and organic sounds at a very young age. Fusing his influences from hip-hop, jazz, r&b, and soul, he found a sound that can hang wit the best of them while still maintaining some originality.
Get it on Spotify and iTunes Music


 
Keep up with TwizzMatic  | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

South Philadelphia raised rapper, producer who goes by the moniker TwizzMatic takes us deep into his world on the head-nodding track titled “FLIP”. The record is the closing track on his recently released Quarter Warter EP and sees TwizzMatic flexing his lyrical muscles as he dwells on growth, progress and the ability to flip nothing into something.

The visual is a nice mix of live-action and animation that accentuates TwizzMatic’s vivid lyrics and keeps the audience engaged from start to finish.

TwizzMatic is a rapper, producer, and musician from South Philadelphia. Taking after his father, he developed an ear for drums and organic sounds at a very young age. Fusing his influences from hip-hop, jazz, r&b, and soul, he found a sound that can hang wit the best of them while still maintaining some originality.

Get it on Spotify and iTunes Music

 

Keep up with TwizzMatic  | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Cloud White" Coming Soon: On-Foot Photos

Kanye West has been expanding his Yeezy brand this year by releasing a plethora of colorways for some of his most popular models. One of the models that have received the most love from Kanye is the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 which has had multiple regional-exclusive packs drops this year. While it doesn’t appear as though any more 350 V2 colorways are scheduled for the Summer, it’s been revealed that two models will be dropping in September. The first of these models is being called “Citrin,” while the other is called “Cloud White.”

Thanks to the sneaker Instagram account @Hanzuying, we now know what the “Cloud White” model will look on-foot. These types of photos can be the difference-maker when convincing sneakerheads to cop something and so far, the shoe doesn’t disappoint. Just like we’ve seen in some other photos, the shoe is white with a blue tint placed all the way throughout the primeknit. There is a static-like pattern throughout the upper and there is even a translucent stripe which has been a staple of the model over the last few months.

Stay tuned for updates on this shoe as we get closer to the release date and let us know in the comments if you’re planning to cop.

Casey Cope & Jae Riley team up for the summery “Sun”

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

Sun is a song describing the feeling of me at my most powerful. The feeling of being unbeatable and entirely sure of myself. While this feeling for me is being on stage, that feeling applies to anyone, whatever your ‘thing’ is.
 
Casey Cope is a 23-year-old artist and producer from San Leandro, CA. He creates most of his music with collaborator Big Soda which leads to an eclectic array of sounds not commonly heard in hip hop. His influences stem from 90s-00s rock, pop-punk, and hip hop. Cope’s heavy usage of guitars and synths sets his sound apart from many Bay Area artists. Cope performs with a full band to ensure a different live experience from recordings.
Cope’s strive to simply create great art is his main motive. This way of thinking propels his sound into genre-bending directions that still maintain a cohesive idea. Cope also oversees every aspect of his music, from writing and production to mixing and mastering.
 
 
Keep up with Casey Cope  | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

Sun is a song describing the feeling of me at my most powerful. The feeling of being unbeatable and entirely sure of myself. While this feeling for me is being on stage, that feeling applies to anyone, whatever your ‘thing’ is.

 

Casey Cope is a 23-year-old artist and producer from San Leandro, CA. He creates most of his music with collaborator Big Soda which leads to an eclectic array of sounds not commonly heard in hip hop. His influences stem from 90s-00s rock, pop-punk, and hip hop. Cope’s heavy usage of guitars and synths sets his sound apart from many Bay Area artists. Cope performs with a full band to ensure a different live experience from recordings.

Cope’s strive to simply create great art is his main motive. This way of thinking propels his sound into genre-bending directions that still maintain a cohesive idea. Cope also oversees every aspect of his music, from writing and production to mixing and mastering.

 

 

Keep up with Casey Cope  | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

DAVESTATEOFMIND shares his love on “Don’t Wanna”

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

David Byers is a Houston based singer/songwriter who goes by the moniker DAVESTATEOFMIND.  His style is a healthy blend of  R&B, hip hop, and soul music which is displayed on his new single “Don’t Wanna”.  Backed by a smooth, lush backdrop, DAVESTATEOFMIND tells a story of being in a shaky relationship and an unrelenting desire to keep the love strong between him and his lady. The track is produced by DAVESTATEOFMIND’s frequent collaborator Chris Hayes who laid a summery beat for DAVESTATEOFMIND’s alluring melodies and passionate flow.
Dave recently opened up for the Houston and Dallas dates on Golden Vessel‘s debut North American tour.
DAVESTATEOFMIND is the stage name of David Byers, the Houston-born singer, rapper, and songwriter. Emerging from the suburbs of Houston, Texas, Byers has begun utilizing his various talents to develop his own unique blend of R&B, hip hop, and soul music. With only a handful of singles under his belt, he has demonstrated his ability to dominate a track through his impressive flow and melody. Growing up in one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse cities in the nation, Byers has always been inspired by the universal nature of music and its ability to bring together so many communities.

Get it on Spotify and Apple Music Below


 
 
Keep up with  DAVESTATEOFMIND | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

By teckzilla Word Is Bond

David Byers is a Houston based singer/songwriter who goes by the moniker DAVESTATEOFMIND.  His style is a healthy blend of R&B, hip hop, and soul music which is displayed on his new single “Don’t Wanna”.  Backed by a smooth, lush backdrop, DAVESTATEOFMIND tells a story of being in a shaky relationship and an unrelenting desire to keep the love strong between him and his lady. The track is produced by DAVESTATEOFMIND’s frequent collaborator Chris Hayes who laid a summery beat for DAVESTATEOFMIND’s alluring melodies and passionate flow.

Dave recently opened up for the Houston and Dallas dates on Golden Vessel‘s debut North American tour.

DAVESTATEOFMIND is the stage name of David Byers, the Houston-born singer, rapper, and songwriter. Emerging from the suburbs of Houston, Texas, Byers has begun utilizing his various talents to develop his own unique blend of R&B, hip hop, and soul music. With only a handful of singles under his belt, he has demonstrated his ability to dominate a track through his impressive flow and melody. Growing up in one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse cities in the nation, Byers has always been inspired by the universal nature of music and its ability to bring together so many communities.

Get it on Spotify and Apple Music Below

 

 

Keep up with  DAVESTATEOFMIND | Soundcloud: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram

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