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Marvel Debuts First Afro-Latino Spider-Man In New Issue

Meet Miles Morales. 

Back in June of 2015, VIBE Viva reported that Marvel was officially welcoming a biracial version of the iconic Spider-Man to its comic book universe. Today, the teen son of an African-American father and Puerto Rican mother, Miles Morales, gets his grand debut in the newest issue of SPIDER-MAN.

READ: Marvel Issues An Apology For Drawing The Wrong Flag In Spider-Man’s First Trip To Cuba

“When we first peeled back Spider-Man’s iconic mask to reveal the face of an African-American/Hispanic kid named Miles Morales, it sent a seismic shock throughout comics and the outside world,” tells us Marvel’s Editor in Chief, Axel Alonso. “A few years later, Miles is but one face in a diverse landscape of heroes that includes Khamala Khan (Ms. Marvel), Sam Wilson (Captain America) and Amadeus Cho (the Hulk), and offers readers of all creeds and colors a chance to see their own reflection."

READ: Meet The New Biracial Spider-Man, Miles Morales

Now a full-fledged member of the Marvel Universe, Miles Morales is back fighting evil alongside The Invincible Iron Man, The Mighty Thor and the All-New Captain America. But it's not all fun and games for the Big Apple's main man. See what all happened in the eight-month gap inside SPIDER-MAN #1!

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Judge Awards Cardi B Release Without Bail After Alleged Bartender Attack

Cardi B reported to court Friday morning (Dec. 7) in efforts to resolve an ongoing court case, which stems from an alleged altercation back in August at a Queens strip club involving two bartenders named Jade and Baddie Gi.

Prior to attending court, the "Money" MC was threatened to face jail time by the judge in charge of the case if she missed today’s court date. She reportedly had a court appearance on Monday (Dec. 3) that she failed to report to.

In October, the Bronx rapper (born Belcalis Almanzar) turned herself in to authorities after being accused of orchestrating a physical attack on the servers at Angels Strip Club. Per TMZ, she was arrested for two misdemeanor charges: assault and reckless endangerment.

One of the bartenders, Jade Gi, was accused of having an affair with Cardi’s (now possibly estranged) husband, Migos member Offset. The “She Bad” rapper was released without bail. Prosecutors reportedly wanted to charge her with a $2,500 bail, but the judge felt she wasn’t a flight risk, meaning she wouldn’t leave the country before the case is over in its totality.

However, the judge did warn Cardi to have “no contact” to Baddie and Jade Gi, after he granted both an order of protection against the 26 year-old. She’s also not allowed to make any threats or comment on the two on social media.

Cardi is reportedly scheduled to head back to court sometime next month.

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Premiere: Fuego And A. Chal Take Over The Strip Club In "Dancin" Music Video

Dominican trap artist Fuego has created an ode to the art of stripping with his new single “Dancin,” featuring producer and R&B extraordinaire A. Chal. The visuals for the track are laced with bright blue club lights and brief salacious interludes of voluptuous young ladies dancing provocatively.

The two are seemingly in a never-ending party in efforts to promote strip club etiquette through their tantalizing lyrics. There's no denying that Fuego's sound is reminiscent of today's prominent trap artists like Migos and Future, but he packs in a Latino flair, like his contemporaries Bad Bunny and El Alfa. The Washington D.C. native's sound is similar, but it's worth noting he's been on the scene for a while, steadily etching his mark as his musical prowess rises within hip-hop and Latin audiences.

“For some reason, I've always wanted to do a sound that American hip-hop has, and then break that my way,” he tells VIBE. “When it comes to putting stuff together and making fusions of music, I've done it all my life. When I first started out, I did reggae beats, but I was rapping over them. There’s a little more urban, hip-hop sound in the Latin community. Before, it was mad reggae. It either had to be a tropical type song or reggaeton song. I've always wanted to come out with hip-hop music."

Watch the video for "Dancin" below.

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Red Bull Music's Latest Season Of 'Inspire The Night' Tackles Brazil's LGBTQ Community

The third season of Red Bull Music's original series Inspire The Night showcases various nightlife scene, its curators and the impact their creative efforts have on their respective communities.

The premiere episode kicks off in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and follows the story of the nightlife collective, Batekoo. In a country dominated by traditionalist ideals, members of the Batekoo face various struggles through race, politics and gender, as many collective members are part of the LGTBQ community.

"With candid interviews from Artur, Kiara, currently transitioning to a woman, well-known Brazilian artists including Karol Conka, and even local government officials, Inspire The Night: Batekoo is an inspirational short documentary exposing a side of Brazil not typically shown in popular culture," per a statement.

The docu-series aims to explore the various groups involved in the Brazilian nightlife scene in an effort to highlight the need for more progress and inclusivity in these spaces. However, Batekoo continues to expand, and hosts events not just in Sao Paulo, but also in Rio de Janeiro and at Carnival called Carnakoo.

"After focusing on cities and events for the first two seasons, respectively, Inspire The Night’s third season exposes the personal stories of the founders and staff of these inspirational parties," a statement from Red Bull Music reads. Upcoming episodes will highlight stories from individuals in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Shanghai.

READ MORE: Red Bull Music Presents 'Seoul Music: The Rise of Korean R&B' (Feat. Gallant & Lee Hi)

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