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Kanye West Speaks Out After Being Mentioned in Issa Rae ‘SNL’ Joke – Hollywood Reporter

During a sketch, Rae’s character stated that she’s “voting for everybody Black” but when it comes to West, “F him!”

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Kanye West is speaking out after being mentioned in a joke during Saturday Night Live.
During the “Your Vote Chicago” sketch, the night’s host Issa Rae played a lawyer representative for the NAACP appearing on morning talk show. While speaking about political candidates, Rae’s character stated that she is “voting for everybody Black.” Her joke referenced Rae’s comments that she was “rooting for everybody Black” at the 2017 Emmy Awards.
“For too long, our people’s voices have not been heard. It…

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Jerry Jeff Walker, Outlaw Country Architect and ‘Mr. Bojangles’ Songwriter, Dead at 78 – Rolling Stone

Walker’s 1973 live album ‘¡Viva Terlingua!’ is a cornerstone of the Austin, Texas, cosmic cowboy sound

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Jerry Jeff Walker, the “Mr. Bojangles” songwriter and a pioneer of the “cosmic cowboy” sound that would evolve into outlaw country, died Friday after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 78. Walker’s publicist confirmed his death to Rolling Stone.
Born Ronald Clyde Crosby in Oneonta, New York, in 1942, Walker made his way south, living for a time in the Florida Keys and in New Orleans, where he took his stage name. In 1971, he landed in Austin, Texas, and became a fixture of the local music…

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‘Today’ Fans Rally Behind Hoda Kotb After Seeing Her Heartbreaking Instagram – Yahoo Lifestyle

“You know when a picture pops up on your feed and it just hits you hard. This one hit me.”

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From Good Housekeeping

  • Today show star Hoda Kotb posted a heartfelt Instagram of her late friend Jill Brzezinski-Conley, who died in 2016 after battling breast cancer.
  • Jill first appeared on the Today show back in 2013, where she shared details about her breast cancer battle to inspire others.
  • On the show, Hoda praised Jill’s spirit and positive outlook on life.

Today show viewers are showing lots of support for Hoda Kotb right now.
On Thursday, the NBC anchor posted…

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Oneonta Native and Music Legend Jerry Jeff Walker Dies – CNY News

Singer gave the world Mr. Bojangles

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Legendary country music singer and songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker has died at the age of 78.
Born Ronald Clyde Crosby on March 16, 1942 in Oneonta, N.Y., Walker was brought up in a well-known musical family.  His first claim to fame came with a small group of his guy friends when they got together in Oneonta High School and formed the group The Tones.  He later gained fame as a performer in New York City, secured several recording contracts, and ended up spending a better part of his life and musical…

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