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20 Halloween Hip Hop Fits That Won Halloween 2017

Chance and Hov brought Biggie and 'Pac back to life. 

In a seemingly endless 2017 Halloween weekend, we've seen our favorite celebrities morph into our favorite characters and cartoons.

After several iconic costumes from some of music's and entertainment best over the years, many were waiting to see what personalities our favorite artists would become. Mr. Pennywise made an appearance by way of LeBron James who may have been even scarier than the original.

JAY-Z and Beyonce are one of the most prominent couples in our generation but in the spirit of the season, the duo brought back a former power couple, Biggie Smalls and Lil Kim. Chance the Rapper brought the west coast back to the scene dressing up as Tupac with help of his bae as Jada Pinkett Smith.

Fabolous announced his Nov. 24th release date of Freddy Vs. Jason project during his press run and made sure to participate in the festivities with his family dressed at the entire Family Guy crew.

Peep some of the best Halloween looks below.

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Beyonce and Jay Z as Lil Kim and Biggie Smalls

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Chance The Rapper as Tupac Shakur

LeBron James as Mr.Pennywise

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba5VRxkBuXJ/

Cardi B as Cruella de Vil

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba5epi7hWnM/?taken-by=iamcardib

Khalid as Vince LaSalle from Recess

Usher as Rick James

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It’s Rick James B*tch! #Legend #RickJames

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Lady Gaga as Edward Scissorhands

Swizz Beatz as Sloth

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0jf46BzuH/?taken-by=therealswizzz

Nas as Richard Pryor

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba0gxw9lhI7/?taken-by=nas

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade Milly Vanilli

Steph Curry as Jigsaw

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba2dUB7FFsN/?taken-by=nba

Big Boi as Chewbacca

https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba13I1jjnY-/?hl=en&taken-by=therealbigboi

Kahlani as Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales

Kelly Rowland as Strangé

Strangé.........BITCH! #costumecouture

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Mac Miller and Ariana Grande as Mugatu and Katinka

You’re Welcome

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend as Carmen Miranda and Groucho Marx

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Happy Halloween! #copacabana

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Fabolous and Family as the Griffin family

Ty Dolla $ign and Lauren Jauregui as Alice and the Mad Hatter

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Charlamagne tha God as Black Panther

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T’Charla!!!!!!

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Myspace Loses All Music Posted Before 2016

After losing the bulk of its users to other budding social media platforms, the once popular Myspace reportedly lost every single piece of content uploaded before 2016, including songs, photos, and videos, BBC reports.

According to Myspace, the site is blaming a faulty server migration for its large deletions, which is believed to have happened more than a year ago. This is when members started reporting that access to certain content older than 2016 was made unavailable.

More than 50 million tracks from 14 million artists have been lost, including music introduced by the "Myspace Generation." Beyond the music, pictures and videos stored on the server are nowhere to be found.

Though Facebook's craze led to a decrease in users, the rebrand, which centered around giving artists a place to build a platform, has been made virtually obsolete by years worth of content that's no longer.

Myspace published a statement on the site apologizing for the incident: "As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest that you retain your backup copies. If you would like more information, please contact our data protection officer.”

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Comedienne Jess Hilarious Under Fire For Xenophobic Comments Toward Sikhs

Jess Hilarious came under fire Sunday (March 17) after she uploaded a video showcasing relief after four Sikhs were removed from her flight. The Lil Rel star defended her statements and said she was scared.

"If I'm scared I'm scared. F**k y'all. F**k how y'all feel," Jess said. "Y'all mad at me because I don't side with any other black person, because I don't side with every other race. F**k y'all. I feel how I feel. I felt threatened and that was it. F**k y'all, and I'm not flying there. We were evacuated, bitch. Why? Why? with no technical difficulties or nothing."

The Internet quickly sent the comic a digital side eye for her xenophobic comments, which came two days after 51 Muslim men and women were gunned down in New Zealand. The youngest of which was 3-year-old Mucaas Ibrahim.

what if Jess Hilarious’ middle name is Notthat?

— Jamal (@JamalJimoh) March 17, 2019

A day after Muslims were ambushed and murdered while praying (death toll now at 51), Jess Hilarious hops on Al Gore’s internet to brag about+defend getting 4 people with turbans kicked off a flight because she didn’t feel safe.

— Candice Marie Benbow (@CandiceBenbow) March 17, 2019

Xenophobia is really disgusting.

The hate for Muslims is disgusting and Jess hilarious is trash and not worthy of a platform. https://t.co/qotZ9AwMLO

— Mistress George M Johnson (@IamGMJohnson) March 17, 2019

One Twitter user, a DJ who goes by the name DJ The Gypsy pointed out Jess' comments run rampant within other parts of the black community.

Jess Hilarious’ anti-Muslim rhetoric sheds light on a very important topic; Islamophobia within the black Christian community

— dylan (@dylanthegypsy) March 17, 2019

The backlash Jess merited did, however, highlight not everyone shared her sentiments.

https://twitter.com/anildash/status/1107315609921093632

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Kim Kardashian is seen on February 7, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Kim Kardashian Credited For Making Crimped Hair Cool Like Beyonce, Janet Jackson And Naomi Campbell Don't Exist

Spring is nothing without doses of cultural appropriation from those out of touch with black culture.

Insert Vogue, who decided to give props to Kim Kardashian for bringing back crimped hair on Friday (March 15). The businesswoman has been on the move lately, rocking a mix of kanekalon and yaki ponytails during fashion month, Chance The Rapper's wedding and other Kardashian-related events.

“What makes this look so modern is that the front is sleek,” explained her stylist Justine Marjan. “This gives a cool contrast to the texture.”

The texture? 

With many trends from the aughts coming back to the mainstream, this is one that hasn't really gone anywhere. But black beauty markers (layered gold chains, perfect baby hairs, name chains) paired with media ignorance and the Kardashian's own fascination with black culture has made it okay for her to receive all the props.

But we can't forget those who have slayed kanekalon, yaki and crimped styles like...

Janet Jackson

The singer's look for her comeback has been a uniform-like one, with Ms. Jackson rocking all black and her now signature ponytail.

Beyoncé

This. was. last. year. How could anyone forget this? The entertainer rocked various styles of kanekalon hair for Beychella.

There was also this amazing look at Serena Williams' wedding.

 

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Ruth E. Carter

The Oscar-winning designer made the look all her own while on the red carpet for Black Panther. 

Nicki Minaj

Fans of the rapper are aware her early looks included fun crimped and wavy styles. When she made to move to ditch her color wigs in 2014, she's kept the crimped styles close to her heart.

And we cannot forget about our queen, Naomi Campbell

She's owned the look her whole career, from the runway to the red carpet, Ms. Campbell has always been on the forefront of casual beautiful looks.

Social media also got wind of Vogue's post, including actor O'Shea Jackson who like many of us, is just over it.

Maaaaaaan come on now. Come ooooon now. Bringing it back? Vogue stop this https://t.co/FEGSw3GM9V

— Stone Cold Shea Jackson (@OsheaJacksonJr) March 15, 2019

https://twitter.com/SassySouthpaw20/status/1106642402448732160

https://twitter.com/riridotxo/status/1106924628851728384

Perhaps there's a bit of truth of the theories of fashion outlets trolling readers but this just deserves a permanent eye roll.

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