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Friday Notes for February 9th, 2024

Friday Notes for February 9th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the biggest cultural stories of the day.

Culture

Killer Mike Talks About His Big Grammy Night: Three Wins, One Arrest, and a Long Talk With God

Killer Mike Talks About His Big Grammy Night: Three Wins, One Arrest, and a Long Talk With God
In his first interview since Sunday night, the three-time winner also reacts to comments from Drake, Jay-Z and Kai Cenat and Adin Ross.

Here are the Six African Chefs with Michelin Rated Restaurants

Here are the Six African Chefs with Michelin Rated Restaurants
​With Nigeria’s Adejoke Bakare earning her first Michelin Star for her restaurant Chisuhuru, ‘OkayAfrica’ takes a look at the other African chefs that have broken into Michelin stardom.

Sports

Kobe Bryant's Statue Unveiling 2-8-24

Kobe Bryant’s Statue Unveiling February 8, 2024
On February 8th, 2024, the Los Angeles Lakers honored the legacy of Kobe Bryant by unveiling a bronze statue of the NBA legend at the Crypto.com Arena. The unveiling occurred before a game against the Denver Nuggets, on a date symbolically chosen for its alignment with Bryant’s jersey numbers,

NFL’s International Pathway Program shows how Africa is ‘home of the most incredible athletes in the world’

NFL’s International Pathway Program shows how Africa is ‘home of the most incredible athletes in the world’
When Praise Olatoke was growing up in Scotland, he had aspirations of being a soccer player. The Nigeria native, like many boys growing up on the African contin…

Sneakers

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony “Jaunt Woven”
The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It’s a sneaker that stands out for its distinctive woven upper, offering a fresh twist on texture and style. Just when you thought we had done it all with Saucony, we stripped


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