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Tobias Sharma

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Bop Store: Tunes From Delight Oladokun, Denzel Curry, Ecstasy, And More

Sophia Lauer / Getty Images The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre…

Reed Hastings Purchases $20M in Netflix Shares Amidst Stock Depression

As Netflix’s stock price tumbled over the past week, co-CEO Reed Hastings pounced. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday evening, Hastings purchased approximately $20 million worth of Netflix shares Thursday and Friday, paying between $379 and $393 for the privilege. The purchases (made through a trust that Hastings controls), suggest that…

Sundance: Netflix, Obamas’ Greater Ground Land Doc ‘Descendant’

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Sundance documentary Descendant, which tells the story of the last known ship to bring slaves to America. Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s Netflix-based Higher Ground is set to release the film in partnership with the streamer. The Participant feature from director Margaret Brown screened in the U.S.…

Neil Young Promotes Amazon Music Promo After Spotify Exit

Neil Young is ready to leave Spotify in the past and bring his fans with him. Young fans will now be able to get a free four-month subscription to Amazon Music using a link created specifically for Young. The offer will be available for a week, beginning on Friday. “Amazon has been leading the pack…

Sean Penn States Male Have End Up Being “Quite Feminized,” Associates Moving Gender Standards to “Afraid Genes”

Sean Penn is expounding on comments he previously made about his views on masculinity and men who are becoming “wildly feminized” in today’s culture. In a new interview with The Independent promoting his recent film Flag Day, Penn discussed how his character — a conman and bank robber — in the movie adaptation of Jennifer…

What I have actually Found Out: Neil Young

Neil Young at the The Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California, October 30, 2005.Jay Blakesberg This article originally appeared in the January 2006 issue of Esquire. You can find every story we've ever published at Esquire Classic. A best moment in music? Sometimes when I’m playing my guitar, I get to a point where…

The Mass Puke Scene in Home Team Made Me Regret Ever Waking Up

Life comes at you fast. One minute, I was watching Home Team—Netflix's sportsmovieifcation of Sean Payton's bountygate suspension, which saw him briefly coach his kid's football team—saying to myself, Am I thinking that Kevin James actually pulls off a convincing NFL coach? The next? I'm watching a child use his own projectile vomit as a…

Simply How Much Are Halftime Performers Paid For the Super Bowl?

With NFL players pulling in an average salary of $2.7 million per year, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the musical superstars who lend their talents to the most important game of the year also earn millions of dollars—but you’d be wrong. The surprising truth is that halftime performers aren’t paid to perform at the…

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