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Uristocrat Notes: Lonnie Walker vs. the Warriors, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Black Sherif

Uristocrat Notes: Lonnie Walker vs. the Warriors, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Black Sherif
Black Sherif

Here are your Uristocrat Notes for Tuesday, May 9th.  Todays headlines feature:

  • Sports Roundup: Lonnie Walker's big 4th drives Lakers Win, Heat Win, USMNT's Pulisic eyed by Napoli, Juventus
  • Two Creative Directors, Set Free Richardson and Phil Cho, on Sports, Hip-Hop and Faith
  • Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah releases his debut novel
  • Black Sherif is 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Artist of the Year


Sports Roundup: Lonnie Walker's big 4th drives Lakers Win, Heat Win, USMNT's Pulisic eyed by Napoli, Juventus

Sports Roundup: Lonnie Walker’s big 4th drives Lakers Win, Heat Win, USMNT’s Pulisic eyed by Napoli, Juventus
NBA Playoffs New York Knicks (1) vs. Miami Heat (3): Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat hold off New York NicksKnicks in Game 4 New York Knicks vs Miami Heat May 8, 2023 Game SummaryNew York Knicks vs Miami Heat May 8, 2023 game result including recap, highlights and game informationNBA Logo

President Biden to deliver Howard University’s commencement address

President Biden to deliver Howard University’s commencement address - New York Amsterdam News
Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick has confirmed that President Joe Biden will deliver the commencement address at the historically Black university’s 155th ceremony.

Uristocrat Arts Feature

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is a writer to know. Colson Whitehead selected him as one of the National Book Foundation's “5 Under 35” honorees. He just released his highly anticipated debut novel, Chain Gang All-Stars, about two top women gladiators fighting for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Bio Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black. Originally from Spring Valley, New York, he graduated from SUNY Albany and received his MFA from Syracuse University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming from numerous publications, including the New York Tim…


Music

Two Creative Directors on Sports, Hip-Hop, and Faith

Free Richardson, of the Compound, and Phil Cho, of NoLedge Productions, have become innovators in the world of marketing. They also consider themselves family.

Two Creative Directors on Sports, Hip-Hop and Faith
Free Richardson, of the Compound, and Phil Cho, of NoLedge Productions, have become innovators in the world of marketing. They also consider themselves family.

2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards: Black Sherif is Artist of the Year

2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards: Black Sherif is Artist of the Year
At the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Black Sherif was crowned Ghana’s Artist of the Year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ghana Music Awards (@ghmusicawards) Here is a look back at Black Sherif’s body of work over the last year:


"Hip-Hop Origins": Ebro Darden and Apple Music chronicle 50 years of Hip-Hop

“Hip-Hop Origins”: Ebro Darden and Apple Music chronicle 50 years of Hip-Hop
For hip-hop’s 50th, we’re running it back to the very beginning—telling the story of its evolution through a series of audio specials, DJ mixes, and, of course, a handpicked collection of classic records and must-hear playlists. Ebro Darden and Apple Music are celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop

Nigerian Music To The World – Through Hollywood

Nigerian Music To The World - Through Film | The NATIVE
the connections between the Nigerian music and film industries are layered

Sneakers

Palace x New Balance 991

Palace x New Balance 991
Brand: Palace x New Balance 991 Release Date: May 12 Price: TBC Buy: Palace Related Outdoor Wear Inspires The Palace x New Balance 991 Collab Outdoor Wear Inspires The Palace x New Balance 991 Collab | Nice KicksWhere to buy Outdoor Wear Inspires The Palace x New Balance 991 Collab shoes.

Tech

Generative AI and copyright law: What’s the future for IP?
A guidance document recently released by the U.S. Copyright Office attempts to clarify its stance on AI-generated works and their eligibility for copyright protection.

2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
14

Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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Jun
13
Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 13th, 2024.
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Jun
12
Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
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Jun
11
Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.
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Jun
10
Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 10th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game 2 Recap.
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Jun
07
Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 7th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game Recaps and new music from Tems and Kaytranada.
5 min read
Jun
06
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 5th, 2024. A Look at Kendrick Lamar's Juneteenth, NBA Finals preview and more.
5 min read
Jun
05
Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 4th, 2024. A Look at Angel Reese, NPR Music.
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Jun
04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Jun
04
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
5 min read
Jun
03
Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
3 min read
May
31
Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
30
Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
29
Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
28
Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
27
Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
3 min read
May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
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
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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