Jay-Z‘s making moves to cake up off the cartoon character he created. Hov’s company, S. Carter Enterprises, just filed docs to trademark the animated character “Jaybo” — first seen in the “Story of O.J.” music video. The plan is to put Jaybo’s likeness on T-shirts, sweaters, hats, blankets, shams, dinnerware, mugs, cocktail shakers and thermoses. The […]

Snapchat is making major changes to the user experience to help compete with the rise of rival platforms like Instagram and Facebook. The messaging app’s parent company, Snap Inc., promises a massive update to create a clear division between messages sent to and from friends, and content users consume through stories. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel says the […]

The Weeknd is cooking something up for Comic-Con. On Saturday afternoon, Starboy took to social media to tweet what looks like an illustration of his eyes. He captioned the post, “Comic-Con New York — October 7th @Marvel.” The iconic comic brand also posted the same illustration on its official Instagram account, without providing any additional details. The background color of […]

It looks like the Justin Timberlake has mended fences with the NFL — which is working on a deal to bring him to Super Bowl 52. Justin triggered a nationwide freakout by yanking down Janet Jackson‘s top during their performance of his hit “Rock Your Body” at the 2004 game, but TV and football execs are ready to […]

Rae Sremmurd are getting animated in a comic book. Billboard reports that Swae Lee and Slim Jimmi are teaming up with superhero Shadowman. Shadowman / Rae Sremmurd number-one is set in New Orleans and “details the showdown between the epic superhero Shadowman and the hip-hop tandem.” In a press release, Jimmi says, “Comic books are a form of entertainment. I get to make all […]

Rick Ross, The-Dream and Roc Nation senior VP of A&R Lenny S are looking for music’s next best thing as part of a new music competition series. On the new VH1 show Signed, the trio scout Atlanta for hot new hip-hop and R&B talent. Hopefuls will be put through the paces via auditions, workshops and more — and not all of […]

McDonald’s announced that delivery is now available at 2,000 locations – and has plans to expand to 3,500 locations by the end of June. (CNBC) Fasho Thoughts: It seems weird to think about McDonald’s food being delivered, especially considering how easy it is to just rip through the drive thru. Then again, it also makes […]

The Breakaway Festival is getting bigger this year, expanding from Columbus, Ohio to add two new territories. The five-year-old fest will stage events in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Charlotte, North Carolina for the first time this year. Travis Scott and Diplo will headline in Columbus September 1st and 2nd. Scott and Zedd will headline the Grand Rapids […]

Want freckles but don’t want all that sun exposure? Great news … you can now get them tattooed on you. Of course, cosmetic tattooing has been around for a while, but getting freckles is something new – and it’s growing in popularity. As with eyebrow and eyeliner tattooing, freckle tats are semi-permanent, and can last […]

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It truly is a new day in the US justice system. For the first time ever the government is offering leniency in the case of non-violent drug crimes. Does this mean that everyone’s getting out? Nah. But the White House has tasked defense lawyers with suggesting inmates whose sentences were overly severe due to disproportionate […]