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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Having A Big Technology Boom


At a conference in Pittsburgh last month showcasing new technology companies, Mayor Bill Peduto cautioned the city to avoid the “precarious position” of Silicon Valley, where an explosion of tech wealth has left many people behind.

Benefits of the tech boom have been limited. Around Allegheny County, where steel and natural gas industries still provide an important, albeit declining, number of jobs, about 12 percent of the population still lives in poverty.

Pittsburgh’s angst comes as new tech replaces old industry, offering the biggest economic opportunity since the first steel mills opened at the end of the 19th century, but with no assurances of who will benefit.

Pockets of Pittsburgh now resemble a small-scale Silicon Valley, humming with fast-growing tech businesses that have attracted billions of dollars in private financing and young professionals commanding six-figure salaries.

Much of the new activity springs directly from the artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies pioneered at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, premiere academic institutions that have helped anchor the city through its industrial decline.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Chainsaw Stuck In Mans Neck

A tree trimmer is recovering after he was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital with a chainsaw blade embedded in his neckJames Valentine was in a tree in Ross Township on Monday afternoon when he was struck in the neck by the saw.

Another worker helped him down, and his co-workers left the saw in place to try to limit the bleeding. Valentine had emergency surgery at Allegheny General Hospital. Doctors say the saw missed major arteries and instead cut into muscle. The hospital Tuesday released an X-ray showing the saw still in the 21-year-old’s neck.

Friday, December 11, 2015

No Limit Records Responds To Young Junns Rant


(The Wrap-Up Magazine) Pittsburgh’s local artist Junne has brought the worst of behavior to hip hop with his social media post that many have called a “clearly negative and desperate attack” for fame. Here’s the truth, Junne was found by No Limit Forever A&R Mr. Ross and was invited to come record music with the No Limit forever family and see if he would be a good f1t for them there at No Limit Forever. First of all P had nothing to do with this. Junne, like many independent artists showed up with many financial burdens.

Upon his arrival, while recording We provided him with money for meals, clothing, gas, countless flights to Seattle, Pittsburgh and money for many other endeavors of Junne’s with no contract. Junne was and is relatively unknown to the hip hop consumers. Burning up a No Limit Contract is like burning money, we only do 50/50 partnerships with artists while most labels only offer three sixty deals.

All P has ever asked of any artist was to invest their time. So if you call the studio a prison and prefer to party more than you put in work you can’t be serious about your career. Its funny how just last week he was posting all of this No Limit stuff up, but when mysteriously he posts up a video which was not authorized by No Limit Video director, he desperately turned it into his own video, and then he goes on a social media rant.

No Limit Forever A&R Director Mr. Bursh said “Junne was never signed to No Limit Forever Records and it’s truly disappointing that Junne has made it obviously clear that he is ungrateful for the opportunities that were offered him. The fact of the matter is Master P doesn’t benefit from working with unknown artists being he has already built a label that has sold over seventy five million records and he has dropped multiple mixtapes this year alone which makes him the hardest working artist on our label plus he’s the BOSS!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Hookahman - Closer To Death


Hookahman aka The Black Sheep Of Rap is a young emcee straight out of Pittsburgh who's really applying the pressure. Take a look at his new single titled "Closer To Death". Hookahman is one of the new Hip Hop artists out of the Burgh that you definitely should keep an eye on.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Machine Gun Kelly Booed Off Stage


After the Pittsburgh native started rapping his Eminem diss "Rap Devil," an audible portion of the crowd began to boo. Footage of the moment shows Kelly saying "fuck Marshall Mathers" before launching into the song. The crowd at the Amway Center, where MGK was opening for Fall Out Boy, responded with apparent disapproval, interspersed with cheers.

The images, posted on the rapper's Instagram, show him wearing a shirt featuring the cover art for Eminem's "Rap Devil" response, "Killshot," while flipping off the camera as fans in the background raise their middle fingers.

Several comments on MGK's post allege that the rapper was wearing a sweatshirt when he asked fans to flip the bird for an unspecified reason, and that he only unveiled the "Killshot" shirt, featuring an illustration of his man bun, right before snapping the photos.

Machine Gun Kelly Disses Eminem Live In Performance

"Rap Devil," which debuted this week at No. 13 on the Hot 100, was recorded as a response to Eminem's Kamikaze track "Not Alike." Shady's response, "Killshot," released on Friday, compares Machine Gun Kelly to nine-year-old social media phenom Lil Tay and makes fun of the rapper's hair.

Machine Gun Kelly Gets The Motivation He Needs


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Offset Rushed To Hospital


On Wednesday night (May 16) Offset was reportedly hospitalized for a brief time after he crashed his green Dodge Challenger in Atlanta. According to reports, no law enforcement or medical personnel were called to the scene, thus no accident or police report was produced.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Ill Advanced - Get Buried @theilladvanced @IStillLoveHER


Ill Advanced releases his latest video “Get Buried”, the second single off his debut EP “Incendiary Speech”, produced by DMV native Black Tokyo.

The video is shot throughout various parts of Pittsburgh, bringing life to it’s blue collar urban landscape. The high energy track is a showcase of the emcees skills he proclaims himself, “The most beautiful-est thing since Keith Murray”.


Monday, January 21, 2019

#Stream Abigail Jerri on #SpotifyMusic with #NewSingle "Let's Play" @abigail_jerri


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania new female singer Abigail Jerri just blessed us with new reggae music titled "Let's Play." The beat has a nice Caribbean feel to it and I enjoyed the lyrics. Overall, this was a great track.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Apple Set To Build New Headquarters In Texas


Apple Inc said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many U.S. companies to create more jobs at home.

The iPhone maker had announced at the start of the year it would invest $30 billion in the United States, taking advantage of a tax windfall stemming from U.S. President Donald Trump's sweeping tax reforms.

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The 133-acre campus in Austin will employ workers across various functions including engineering, R&D, operations and finance. The city is already home to the second largest number of Apple employees outside its headquarters in Cupertino, California.


Apple will also set up sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California and hire over 1,000 employees each in these locations, while also expanding operations in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado over the next three years.

Many American multinationals have been facing political pressure to ramp up investments at home as part of Trump's "America First" policies, which have left the United States embroiled in a bitter trade war with China. The president has also warned of tariffs on iPhones and other Apple products imported from China.

Apple's technology rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) last month ended a months-long search for its second headquarters, picking New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C. for massive new offices, with plans to create thousands of jobs.

The new Austin campus will be located less than a mile away from Apple's existing facilities, and will first house 5,000 new employees with the capacity to expand to 15,000.

Friday, October 23, 2020

The Rich Lifestyle Of Wiz Khalifa

 


Wiz Khalifa first landed himself on the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list for 2011 having pulling in a whopping $11 Million dollars in his breakout year. There have been some hiccups along the way like his divorce from Amber Rose.


According to Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Gang is a movement and it's a lifestyle. It's Wiz Khalifa, his crew, and his fans that support him. In 2005, Wiz Khalifa released his first mixtape, "Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania". The mixtape was quickly accepted by the local scene and began to gain buzz outside of Pittsburgh.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Bhad Bhabie New #MusicVideo "Juice" Ft YG


YG is not in the visual, but his hard-body verse rings off all the same. The video 'Juice' features a cameo from UFC fighter Cris Cyborg who is reportedly training the teen spitta.

The track resides on Bhad Bhabie's recently-released 15 mixtape. The debut offering from the viral star turned rapper also includes guest appearances from Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Ty Dolla $ign, City Girls and more, and features the gold single "Gucci Flip Flops" featuring Boat.

Bhad Bhabie and Yachty will be hitting the road on The Disrespect Tour, which kicks off next week on Oct. 24 in Baltimore, Md. The tour will make 23 stops in cities like Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Memphis and New Orleans, before closing out on Nov. 28 in Santa Cruz, Calif.


Saturday, December 21, 2019

Mötley Crüe Sells 700,000 Tickets On It's First Weekend


The Stadium Tour featuring Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe with Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts has sold more than 700,000 tickets and grossed over $90 million at the box office in the first weekend of sales.

The tour, which is promoted by Live Nation, saw the fastest sellout in Miller Park history in Milwaukee. Additional shows sold out instantly in Atlanta, Seattle, Charlotte, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago and Denver. In response to the fan demand, seven new shows in San Antonio, Kansas City, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati and Cleveland were announced.

Also See: New Music by Motley Crue - Ride With The Devil

Mötley Crüe made headlines in November when its members reneged on the cessation of touring agreement they entered into ahead of their farewell tour earlier this decade. Crüe played what was allegedly its final show on at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Dec. 31, 2015, capping a half-decade of touring that landed the band on Pollstar's Year End Top 200 North American Tours chart every year from 2010 to 2015.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Bill Cosby Headed To Trial


Bill Cosby is facing up to a decade in jail for an alleged sexual assault. The 79-year-old actor and comedian was charged for allegedly drugging and molesting a Temple University employee named Andrea Constand. Now, news has surfaced that Cosby's sexual assault trial will begin June 5, 2017.

Cosby will be on trial for three aggravated assault charges. According to Judge Steven O'Neill, the trial will more than likely last up to two weeks. When discussing the trial timeline at the pre-trial hearing that took place this past Monday, O'Neill noted that the amount of time the trial is estimated to last is surprising considering the amount of time passed since charges were filed by the victim. The charges were filed in December 2015. Since the filing of the charges, multiple pre-trial hearings took place and found prosecutors and defense lawyers going back and forth about how the trial should commence.

The pre-trial hearing that took place this past Monday solely focused on jury selection for the case. Jurors selected to participate in the case will be chosen from Pittsburgh, and they will be taken away and isolated in Norristown - located in Philadelphia. Judge O'Neill noted that he is looking to pick jurors for the case in late May. O'Neill also made it clear that the jurors names will not be made public. Cosby is looking to make sure that his own testimony from a 2006 deposition won't be used against in court, as his team views the deposition as "damaging." In the deposition, Cosby spoke about getting quaaludes and giving them to women he wanted to have sex with. The District Attorney on the case will be arguing that Cosby is familiar with date-rape drugs and even performed comedic bits about them in his shows.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Quincy Jones Talks Being A Musician And A Gangster

Quincy Jones talks about growing up in gangland Chicago. He states you want to be what you see, and I wanted to be a gangster till I was 11. I wanted to be a gangster because that's all I saw in Chicago. In 1971, Jones was the first African American to be named as the musical artist.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Name Your Favorite Wiz Khalifa Track


Every since "Black and Yellow" catapulted Wiz Khalifa to the top, the artist has been able to maintain many more hits. Based on previous votes, Black and Yellow is ranked number 1 out of 140 choices.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Wiz Khalifa - Ziplocc


+Wiz Khalifa of Pittsburgh releases new music titled "Ziplocc." While we wait on his new album Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa decides to let go of a new loose track titled “Ziplocc.”

  

Friday, June 8, 2018

@SlumFunk & @BusCrates - Ain't That Funky ft. Akela & Redray Fraizure


Watts master emcee Libretto and Pittsburgh producer extraordinaire BusCrates join forces for their new collaborative 7” single, “Ain’t That Funky” b/w “Sentence.” The single, along with the forthcoming album, features Libretto’s commanding presence atop BusCrates signature chops and keyboard wizardry. The undeniable uptempo A-side, “Ain’t That Funky”, finds Libretto flexing his lyrical dexterity over a subtle & brilliantly layered BusCrates track. The tough B-Side, “Sentences” features Chicago’s Vic Spencer and has Libretto revealing insights about Prison life that only come from lived experience. 


All of this over an absolutely mean flip by BusCrates that Hip-Hop heads the world over will undoubtedly understand and appreciate. “Ain’t That Funky” is exclusive to this single, while “Sentences” will appear on Libretto & BusCrates forthcoming collaborative album.
Watch the official music video for Ain't That Funky directed by Chris Serra below as well as purchase the limited edition 7" single below via Fat Beats.

Bandcamp: https://liquidbeat.bandcamp.com/album/aint-that-funky-b-w-sentences


Thursday, July 7, 2022

Wiz Khalifa Partners With Red Light Holland

 


Wiz Khalifa has a new brand. In partnership with Canadian-based company Red Light Holland, the rapper is set to launch Mistercap Magic Truffles, a naturally occurring psilocybin, and mushroom wellness brand.


According to a press release, Mistercap products will be produced and distributed by Red Light Holland. The Pittsburgh rapper will not only market the brand to his followers and fans but also help spread an aligned view with the company on affordable and equitable access for naturally occurring psilocybin with education, information, and responsible use messages.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Chevy Woods New Interview


Official 247HH exclusive interview with Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based rapper Chevy Woods where you’ll hear how Wiz Khalifa confirmed his transition from the streets to the music industry. 

Friday, October 12, 2018

#NewVideo Wiz Khalifa - Blue Hunnids Ft Jimmy Wopo And Hardo


Wiz Khalifa decides to turn the club up with his new music video 'Blue Hunnids.' Wiz Khalifa delivers a new video, and this one includes a tribute to the late Jimmy Wopo, a Pittsburgh rapper who was shot and killed this past June.

In the video, which includes Wopo footage from visuals the rapper dropped while he was alive, Wiz and Hardo bounce everywhere from the club to the studio. In some clips, we see the two rappers post up in a night spot as baddies float around the scene.


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