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Event Review: Steve Angello Commemorates A #Decade Of #Size

When speaking about the longevity of an artist in the electronic music industry, some of the bigger names have been spinning the massive web in the scene and manage to surpass the 10-year mark, but few can claim they've invested as much time, work, and dedication into their own label as worldwide superstar, Steve Angello. This year during Miami Music Week and one day before Ultra Music Festival 2014, he chose to celebrate a decade of Size Matters music by throwing a monumental 5,000 fan packed show outside in the yard of the decommissioned RC Cola Plant nestled in the trendy Wynwood Arts District of Downtown Miami.

Having been on a steady rise to being one of the most acclaimed labels in the EDM industry, Angello on behalf of SIZE openly thanked his fans for the prosperity of SIZE and it's success by dedicating the “DECADE” show specifically to the fans: “SIZE belongs to you and SIZE belongs to me. So to mark our 10 years, we have decided the right thing to do is to give it all to you.”

The DECADE event was one of the hottest and most sought after shows during MMW, with it being a life long culmination of the incredible success of SIZE records and their stacked label thus far. The artist roster boasted Thomas Gold, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, AN21 & Max Vangelli, Norman Doray & Arnocost, Third Party, Tim Mason, Nari & Milani, and the man himself, Steve Angello to headline.

Selecting the Wynwood Arts District specifically for the creative aurora, which surrounds it, and the venue for it's vast open yard to comfortably pack in as many SIZE heads as possible; DECADE truly gave fans exactly what they were looking for. Angello did not jump right into things, instead, massaged the crowd with intense and suspenseful chords strung together. Breaking into the melody of “Show Me Love” still keeping feet on toes, telling a story of respect for the music and showing appreciation for his fans, speakers exploded with “Russian Gods” vs “Knas.”

Continued throughout his set playing not only SIZE artists but also, many Angello set favorites from myriad producers. Closing the magical event out by bringing all the SIZE members to the stage and thanking the fans for their support this past decade while “Children Of The Wild” played out by ending the show on a feel-good high note. Steve Angello definitely earned a rightful spot in the House Of Fame for his DECADE of music.

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Cardi B Comments On Government Shutdown: "Our Country Is In A Hellhole"

Cardi B wanted to give her two cents on the now-25 day partial government shutdown. The Grammy-nominated rapper got political on her Instagram page, stating that she believes our country is in a "Hellhole" and she feels terribly for those affected.

"It’s been a little bit over three weeks. Trump is now ordering, as in summoning, federal government workers to go back to work without getting paid," she said. Cardi continued by telling people not to drag former President Barack Obama's partial government shutdown into the conversation, as his shutdown was for a better reason than Trump's dream border wall.

"Now, I don't want to hear any of y'all motherf**kas talkin' 'bout, 'Oh, but Obama shut down the government for 17 days,' Yeah, b***h! For healthcare!" she continued. "So your grandma could check her blood pressure and you b****es could go check y'all p***y at the gynecologist with no motherf**kin' problem. This sh*t is really f**kin' serious, bro. This sh*t is crazy. Like, our country is in a hellhole right now. All for a f**kin' wall."

The Invasion of Privacy MC continues by stating that she is "scared" and feels badly for those who aren't able to be compensated for their work.

"Now, I now a lot of y’all don’t care…  b***h I’m scared," she concludes. "This is crazy, and I really feel bad for these people that gotta go to f**kin' work without getting f**kin' paid."

Watch her comments below.

 

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R. Kelly's Former Manager Will Reportedly Surrender To Georgia Police For Threats Towards Savage Family

James Mason, R. Kelly’s former manager who is being accused of sending terrorizing, threatening text messages to the father of one of Kelly’s accusers, is reportedly surrendering to Georgia authorities.

According to The Blast, Mason will surrender in Henry County, Ga. on Wednesday (Jan. 16) after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest, citing “terroristic threats and acts.” A police report obtained by the site states that Mason told Timothy Savage, the father of Kelly’s alleged cult member Jocelyn Savage, that he was going to “f**king kill” him when he saw him, and that he was going to harm him and his family.

A second manager for Kelly, Don Russell, is also reportedly under investigation for allegedly harassing and threatening the Savage family for participating in the six-part docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly. 

Mr. Savage was reportedly texted by Mr. Russell, who said it would “be best for him and his family if the documentary [Surviving R. Kelly] does not air." During a phone call that was put on speaker, Russell reportedly threatened to reveal information about Mr. Savage if he did not pull out of the doc.

Kelly is under investigation in both Georgia and Illinois, which is reportedly a direct response to the allegations made in the Lifetime docu-series.

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Porn Site Condemns Users After Searches For R. Kelly's Sex Tape Increase

Searches for the infamous sex tape recorded by R. Kelly and featuring a minor has seen an uptick, and a porn site is condemning its users from trying to find it, because child pornography is illegal.

According to The Blast, porn site xHamster reportedly said that searches for the term ‘R. Kelly’ are up 388 percent since the beginning of January. Of course, this coincides with the release of the six-part Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly, which chronicles over 20 years of indecent and immoral behavior towards teenage girls and women.

The site noted that they do not have the infamous tape that involves the controversial musician having sex with and urinating on an underage girl, nor will they ever carry it and other videos like it on their site.

“The R. Kelly tape is not on xHamster, nor would we ever allow it to be,” representatives for the site told The Blast. “Regardless of the news or sensation, a tape featuring underaged is both illegal and immoral.” xHamster also says they will be “disabling searches and putting up messages alerting any searches that the content is not acceptable.”

One of the messages on the site says “Please consider that in searching for and viewing such content, you may be re-victimizing a minor who could not consent.”

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