Michigan is a state fraught with music history. From Berry Gordy and the sounds of Motown to Eminem, one of the most recognized hip hop artists on the planet, Michigan has it all. Detroit, in particular, continues to be a acknowledged for most of the talent coming out of the Great Lakes State. Most people, however, don’t know or recognize that Flint was actually a hotbed of great talent as well back in the day. Artists such as Top Authority, Dayton Family, Bone Skanless and Jake the Flake are just a few of the big names to come out of Flint. And let us not forget those artists such as J Dilla, Blade Icewood, M.C. Breed, Proof, and Bugz who are no longer with us but whose impact on rap music will always be remembered. I wanted to put together a master list of the top hip hop talent coming out of Michigan that you should be following on Instagram. These are artists, producers, and designers that continue to pave the way for the Michigan rap scene.
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Make no mistake the Democrats are coming for your guns. It’s not going to be in one clean swoop like the mandatory gun buyback program in Australia, because that would lead to a civil war. This roundup will be slow and incremental, and it starts with the limitation of information.
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Surprise, another retailer has announced store closings. According to this Bloomberg report, Victoria’s Secret will be closing 53 underperforming stores.
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J.C. Penney is creeping closer to extinction. According to this USA Today report, the struggling retailer will be closing 24 under performing stores.
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Everyone needs a good laugh sometimes. This lady is really feeling it. Praise the Lord! Just another Sunday at church. Watch the video below, make sure you turn the sound on!
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Whenever I bring up student loans with a co-worker or friends they get a sad look on their face, like they’re f***ed. Most will be f***ed their whole life because they can’t manage debt properly and that 10-year student loan will turn out to be a 30-year mortgage. Unfortunately, there are 44 million people with student loans (30-year mortgages) that total a whopping $1.5 trillion according to this Forbes report.
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More bad news for retail. According to this Business Insider report over 4,000 stores are closing (so far) in 2019. The slow death of the middle class combined with Amazon’s impact on local and national retail will only result in more closures as time goes on.
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Instagram is a powerhouse. According to this blurb from Axios, Instagram’s engagement from their top 10 accounts produce six times more interactions than Facebook’s most popular accounts. Insanity.
Despite having less than half of Facebook’s monthly active users (MAUs), Instagram’s top 10 accounts generate more than 6 times more interactions than Facebook’s most-engaged accounts, according to data from CrowdTangle between Nov. 17-Feb. 17.
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Don’t call it a comeback but cassette tapes are back. According to this Guardian report sales were up a whopping 125% in 2018.
Pause. Stop. Rewind! The cassette, long consigned to the bargain bin of musical history, is staging a humble comeback. Sales have soared in the last year – up 125% in 2018 on the year before – amounting to more than 50,000 cassette albums bought in the UK, the highest volume in 15 years.
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