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Wednesday Notes: Hip-Hop 50 years later, Cancer x Testing, Voice Deepfakes

Wednesday Notes: Hip-Hop 50 years later, Cancer x Testing, Voice Deepfakes

50 Years Later, Is There Anything Left Of Hip Hop?

50 Years Later, Is There Anything Left Of Hip Hop? | Defector
I went to hip hop’s 50th birthday party, and all I got was a collection of insipid lists. And a new Sprite commercial. To be fair, there were also the usual puff pieces. The New York Times detailed “How Hip Hop Conquered the World.” But I’ve been with it almost every step of the way, […]


Cancer Runs in Families. Too Few Are Getting Tested.

Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider knew what her father’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis meant for his future. She didn’t realize what it meant for her own cancer risk.

Cancer Runs in Families. Too Few Are Getting Tested.
Doctors are recommending genetic tests to more cancer patients and their families. Costs have dropped, and the results are helping doctors choose newer targeted drugs.

Voice Deepfakes Are the Latest Threat to Your Bank Balance

Voice Deepfakes Are Coming for Your Bank Balance
Artificial intelligence tools have given scammers a potent weapon for trying to trick people into sending them money.

Why PE firm Alitheia is banking on women in Africa

Why PE firm Alitheia is banking on women in Africa | TechCrunch
Alitheia IDF was co-founded by Tokunboh Ishmael and Polo Leteka in 2015 as a private equity fund to back the often marginalized founders.

The NBA salary cap wasn’t for fans. Then Larry Coon made it famous

“I could have never imagined that the CBA, the salary cap, all the weird jargon would become its own subset of NBA coverage,” says Howard Beck, a longtime national reporter and president of the Professional Basketball Writers Association, currently contributing to GQ.

The NBA salary cap wasn’t for fans. Meet the man who made it famous
Today, NBA salary cap minutiae is well-known by executives, writers and fans alike. None of that would have happened without Larry Coon.

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Things I’d Say If I Were a Therapist That Prove I Shouldn’t Be a Therapist

Things I’d Say If I Were a Therapist That Prove I Shouldn’t Be a Therapist
That guy sounds like an asshole. Show me his social accounts.

Master P joins the Estelle Show

Icon: Master P Radio Station on Apple Music
Hear where the music takes you. Listen to Icon: Master P, a streaming radio station on Apple Music.

Has Tremaine Emory parted ways with Supreme?

Has Tremaine Emory parted ways with Supreme?
The Denim Tears founder is reportedly stepping down from his role as creative director of the cult skate brand

Sneaker News

Official Look: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Satin Bred”
Back in 2016, only 501 pairs of the Air Jordan 1 “Satin Bred” were ever produced, placing it amongst some of the most difficult releases to get your hands on. But now more than seven years later, that’ll no longer be the case, as the Jumpman is bringing back the colorway in both women’s and […]
Coco Gauff for ALD / New Balance T500
Aimé Leon Dore and New Balance have collaborated to bring back the T500 model, a performance tennis shoe originally released in 1982. The newly introduced model is a low-profile court silhouette dressed in a clean white leather upper, lending itself to every day wear. Subscribe to our mailing list f…
The Latest Palace x Salomon Sneaker Is Their Sickest Collab Yet
Everything we know about the UK skate label’s red-hot spin on the XT-Wings 2.
Nike Air Max 95 “Grey/Yellow” DM0011-010 | SneakerNews.com
Following the raucous acclaim centered around Corteiz’s trio of collaborations, the Air Max 95 has since been privy to an overwhelming number of inline releases. As the Beaverton brand enters the crisp fall season, the Sergio Lozano design opts for an opposing bright yellow touch. The diversely text…
Nike Zoom Vomero 5 “Light Bone/Medium Olive” FV0397-001 | SneakerNews.com
Following a supercharged summer that reignited Nike’s “dad shoe” silhouettes, the Zoom Vomero 5 has now prepared for an even longer run of releases throughout the fall and winter seasons. Matching the energy of the crisp wilderness, the Cushlon-infused model now exercises a concoction of khaki tones…

2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
20

Thursday Notes for June 20th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 20th, 2024 featuring Kendrick Lamar.
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Jun
19
Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.
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Jun
18
Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 18th, 2024. Boston Celtics win the 2024 NBA Finals.
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Jun
17
Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 17th, 2024.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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