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LISTEN: FKA twigs Drops New Song, “Figure 8″

BY Cacy Forgenie

"Figure 8" is the new FKA twigs song released by the artist on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show today. The song was recorded soon after the English singer's...

4 Dead from Legionaire’s Outbreak in South Bronx
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4 Dead from Legionaire’s Outbreak in South Bronx

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Four people are dead and 65 hospitalized after a Legionaire's disease outbreak in the South Bronx. Legionnaires' disease is a respiratory bacterial infection...

GO SEE: “The Female Gaze” at UCB Wednesday
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GO SEE: “The Female Gaze” at UCB Wednesday

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The Female Gaze is a super-sized parody of The View, The Talk, The Chew, and The Real, female centered day-time talks shows that cover popular culture and...

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