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Blaze All Your Emotions 'Up In Smoke' With Tiara Thomas' New EP

Tiara Thomas new ep will hit the spot. Come listen.   

Tiara Thomas' THC powered Up In Smoke EP has floated into the atmosphere.

Over an up-tempo melodic production coupled with her dreamy sultry voice, the 25 year-old details the trappings of love and loathe for her haters (“On Me”), the green leaf (“Mary Jane”) or falling in between the middle of questioning a dysfunctional relationship on (“Something Else”) 

READ: Tiara Thomas Stars in Rocksmith’s 2015 ‘Kickstrike’ Lookbook

On the nine-track compilation, Thomas takes you on a trip of different emotions, trippy daydreams and some good ol' fashioned R&B.

READ: Girls On Drugs: Weed Talk With Tiara Thomas

Listen to Tiara’s latest project below.

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Michelle Obama On Beyonce's 'Homecoming' Film: "Girl, You Have Done It Again"

Beyoncé's Coachella documentary, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé on Netflix has been met with praise from every corner of the earth since its April 17 release. The compliments are still rolling in and the most recent one that Queen Bey has received is from none other than former First Lady Michelle Obama.

"Girl, you have done it again," Obama said in a short clip. "Constantly raising the bar for us all, and doing it flawlessly. I'd say I'm surprised, but I know who you are. I've seen it up close and personal. Girl, you make me so proud and I love you."

 

From one queen to another, an open letter of congratulations from @MichelleObama to @Beyonce #BeyonceHomecoming pic.twitter.com/jy75vQ95le

— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) April 18, 2019

Obama and Beyoncé's friendship is one that the two have discussed publicly before and one that is admired by their respective supporters. Just a day after the release of Homecoming, Mrs. Carter penned a letter dedicated to Obama for her TIME 100 profile and the superstar only had kind words to say.

"I'm honored to know such a brilliant black woman who's spoken about the sacrifice it takes to balance her passions while remaining a supportive partner and mother, and now a best-selling author with Becoming," Beyonce wrote. "She has continued to open herself up, even if it meant being criticized. She has continued to be a portrait of grace."

Make sure to watch Queen Bey's documentary on Netflix, where she made history by being the first black female headliner of Coachella.

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A Philadelphia Barber Was Told He Couldn't Give Free Haircuts To The Homeless

In 2017, Brennon Jones made headlines with a thoughtful act of kindness. The Philadelphia native began giving the city's homeless people free haircuts. The loving act merited praise online, from Mayor Jim Kenney, and Philadelphia's City Hall which granted him permission to set up provisional barbershops on the street.

However, on April 14 of this year Jones, now 30, says he was approached by an officer who demanded he "shut down immediately" without any justification. Jones refused.

"I told him I wouldn’t shut down until I got more information,” Jones said. “The whole initiative is built around the homeless. I don’t just give them haircuts — I feed them, I clothe them and provide them with toiletries as well.”

A cellphone recording of the encounter has since gone viral and been viewed more than 700,000 times.

Philadelphia Police trying to shut down a black man giving free haircuts to the homeless.

THIS IS INFURIATING. THIS IS SO OUTRAGEOUS.

Retweet! pic.twitter.com/LepIyzPNIm

— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) April 14, 2019

The officer eventually continued on but left Jones rattled. “I was a little fearful,” he tells PEOPLE. “At the time … I was cutting my fifth person.”

A statement from the Philadelphia police alleges residents in the area complained about the leftover hair. The cops say Jones wasn't told to shut down but to simply move “due to complaints from businesses about loose hair on the street.”

Jones doesn't buy it and insists he has someone with him to clean up the hair after he's done with his haircut.

“I feel as though that may have just been their excuse to clear their name,” the barber says. “[The officer] didn’t say they’d receive any complaints, he didn’t say there was hair blowing, he just said, ‘You have to shut down immediately.’ ”

Jones has been cutting hair for a while and reportedly works from 11 AM to sunset and can be found between 8th and Market. Despite the unsettling interaction with the cops, Jones says he won't stop.

“Issues come and go. It may be the cops one day. It may be somebody else the next day,” Jones says. “I won’t let it discourage me in any way … I’m just focused on providing a service for the less fortunate.”

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G Herbo poses backstage at Spotify's RapCaviar Live in Chicago at Aragon Ballroom on October 20, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Spotify)
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G-Herbo Arrested In Atlanta On Battery Charge

According to the Atlanta Police Department, G Herbo was arrested Wednesday, (April 17.) The rapper was booked with a simple battery charge and has yet to be released. The circumstances surrounding the arrest have yet to be revealed to the public, however, an Instagram video from six days ago shows what appears to be the Chicago native being physically attacked by his ex-girlfriend Ariana Fletcher.

The video may originate from the night of Herbo and Fletcher's son's birthday party, which the two celebrated together. Videos from the celebration showed the two seemingly getting along and throwing cake in each other's faces.

This is not Herbo's first run-in with the law. In February of 2018, his limousine driver reported Herbo and a few of his friends to the police for carrying handguns. All three were arrested and charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

Herbo nor his representatives have spoken out in regards to his Wednesday arrest.

More updates to follow.

 

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh __________ #TSRExclusive: #GHerbo is currently locked up in a #FultonCounty, Georgia, jail on a battery charge. __________ Fulton County sheriff’s records show G Herbo was arrested Wednesday but the circumstances surrounding his arrest were not immediately available. __________ It’s unclear when his next court appearance will be and records show that he was still in custody late Thursday morning. We’ll keep you up-to-date on this tea, #Roommates.

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