Scooter Braun, Alex Rodriguez Drop $30MM on Virtual Concert Startup Wave

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Virtual concert platform Wave has garnered $30 million in funding from investors including longtime Justin Bieber manager Scooter Braun and MLB great Alex Rodriguez.

Bonnaroo co-producer Superfly, Twitch co-founder and former COO Alex Lin, and California venture capital firm Griffin Gaming Partners joined Scooter Braun and A-Rod in backing Wave, which had previously secured $10 million in investor funds.

Now, with somewhere in the ballpark of $40 million to cover development and expansion costs, Wave will look to bolster its innovative offerings and increase its prominence in the digital sphere. The brand also intends to expand into Asia – and particularly Japan and China – in the future.

Wave broadcasts high-quality audio from artists’ performances in real time, but differs from traditional livestreaming platforms in that it creates digital avatars, stages, audience members, and special effects, which are meant to replicate (and perhaps innovate) the live concert experience.

To date, Wave has worked with over 20 artists, including electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling, and held more than 50 digital concerts. A beta version of the app is available on Steam, Oculus, and Discord.

In recent weeks and months, Scooter Braun has continued to make headlines for his high-profile feud with Taylor Swift, which reached a boiling point in June of 2019, when Braun’s Ithaca Holdings purchased Big Machine Record Group – and, in turn, the master recordings from Swift’s first six studio albums (excepting her 2019 Lover record, which released as part of a new deal with Universal Music Group’s Republic Records).

Taylor has been vocal about her intention to rerecord each of these works this November, when she says she will be contractually able to do so, in an effort to damage Braun’s investment.

And given that the 30-year-old was surprised to find that she’d released a new album in late April, it appears unlikely that her conflict with Scooter will die down anytime soon.

TikTok Issues Apology to Black Creators for Suppressing Protest Videos

TikTok issues an apology to its black community following allegations that the platform silenced their struggle against racism.

“Recently, our users have voiced tough but fair questions about whether all creators have an equal opportunity for their content to be seen and their experiences to be affirmed on TikTok,” says Vanessa Pappas, General Manager for TikTok.

“We acknowledge and apologize to our black creators and community who have felt unsafe, unsupported, or suppressed,” the TikTok apology reads.

TikTok has long faced accusations of censorship, first stemming from criticism of China’s human rights abuses. But now black creators say they have been discouraged from speaking out about systemic racism in America and police brutality. One creator spoke with BuzzFeed, saying she feels racism on TikTok is very blatant.

“The censorship of people speaking out against injustice paired with the allowance of white supremacists to have platforms is unacceptable and needs to change,” she says. Activists are encouraging users to leave 1-star reviews on the App Store and Google Play. I’m not sure how well that strategy will work since Google recently deleted over 5 million fraudulent 1-star reviews in India.

Activists say the most significant challenge black creators face on TikTok is being silenced by moderators.

Many creators supporting TikTok hashtags like #BlackLivesMatter and #JusticeforGeorge are reporting being shadow-banned. Others say the content featuring those hashtags outright deleted from their profiles. The most commonly cited reason for its removal is “going against community guidelines.”

Those same guidelines have been revised time and time again as TikTok is caught discriminating. Earlier this year, we reported on censorship of overweight, LGBT, and people TikTok deems ‘unattractive’ as targets for bullies. Instead of addressing the bullying – TikTok would rather hide its vulnerable members.

As for muting hashtags, the TikTok apology glosses over the issue.

TikTok says those hashtags were hidden due to a “technical mishap that widely affected hashtags at large.” TikTok says it will improve moderation strategies to keep this from happening again. It also committed to establishing a creator diversity council.

TikTok Quietly Leases 7 Floors of Office Space In Times Square

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TikTok is continuing its pivot away from China with new office space in Times Square.

A just-released real estate report says TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, has signed a 10-year lease for office space in Times Square, Manhattan. The 232,000 square foot space at the Durst Organization’s One Five One will rival TikTok’s Los Angeles office.

Sources say TikTok and Durst reached a deal on the new office space last week. However, the transaction won’t be complete until the lenders sign off on the sale – which is expected in a couple of weeks. ByteDance should have no problem finding the cash for the deal – it’s estimated to be worth $78 billion.

The Times Square TikTok office will have seven floors, and the exact terms of the deal are unknown.

“TikTok started looking last year,” one source told the Commercial Observer. “Their requirement grew from 50,000 square feet to a lot more. They checked out several other locations, including office space in the World Trade Center.”

TikTok’s executive team is now lead by former Disney exec Kevin Mayer. Sources say many of Mayer’s new responsibilities were previously handled in Beijing – which has drawn criticism. TikTok is banned on U.S. military devices over fears of location spying, part of a growing clampdown by lawmakers. Several U.S. Senators have signed on to an investigation of TikTok over spying and censorship concerns, and moved to expand the ban to all U.S. government devices.

The short-form video app has around 400 U.S. employees, with most in Culver City, California. TikTok’s recent expansion into its L.A. office included poaching two dozen Facebook employees. Now, the Times Square TikTok office space is showcasing ByteDance’s commitment to moving its center of power away from China.

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Heightened tensions between the United States and China have tech companies looking elsewhere. Apple recently moved 50% of its AirPods production lines to Vietnam due to trade tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic, a shift that could insulate against intensifying trade wars.

Apple Moves ‘Some’ AirPods Pro Manufacturing to Vietnam from China

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Apple appears to have shifted some AirPods Pro production to Vietnam from China.

Eagle-eyed Twitter users are reporting seeing ‘assembled in Vietnam’ on their newly acquired AirPods Pro. The highly popular accessory sold out at the beginning of this year, and Apple has struggled to keep stock during the pandemic.

AirPods Pro earbuds are shipping again, but new models appear to be assembled in Vietnam. Previously, most AirPods Pro production was centered in China, but the COVID-19 pandemic shut those factories down. The ongoing trade war and tariffs between China and the United States also fueled the diversification of Apple’s product supply lines.

Aside from moving AirPods Pro production to Vietnam, Apple also started assembling iPhones in India.

Last year, Japanese financial outlet Nikkei reported Vietnam was a potential source for new manufacturing. It seems Apple will also assemble its upcoming over-the-ear headphones in Vietnam, too.

These new headphones are rumored to be called StudioPods and will be priced around $349. Apple’s move into offering over-ear headphones puts pressure on its own Beats brand. Apple says it has no intention of promoting Beats any less – but I sincerely doubt that.

Don’t get me wrong, Beats will remain a part of Apple’s line-up, but they are a niche product compared to an Apple-branded pair of cans. The AirPods are already Apple’s best-selling accessory, with analysts expecting them to reach $15 billion in revenue for 2020.

Apple’s $349 cans will go up against headphones from Bose, Sony, Microsoft, and Sonos’s rumored over-ear headphones.

And guess what? Apple’s ‘StudioPods‘ will come out on top in sales because people love branded Apple accessories. Prepare to see a lot of Beats owners switch over to the new StudioPods, too.

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Either way, Apple’s diversified supply lines means the launch of StudioPods should go smoothly. Having products made in two different countries helps prevent events like COVID-19 from interrupting the supply chain too badly.

Pushing AirPods, Apple Earbuds No Longer Included With iPhone 12 – Analyst Report

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A new analyst report suggests wired Apple earbuds won’t be included with the iPhone 12.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple plans to ship the iPhone 12 without any headphones in the box. That will boost sales of its AirPods and AirPods Pro wireless accessories. Kuo suggests Apple may offer discounts on AirPods this holiday season to compensate.

Apple launched AirPods Pro to great success last year, generating $6 billion in revenue in 2019. Analysts predict sales of AirPods Pro could generate more than $15 billion in 2020. This move would undoubtedly point consumers toward the new wireless Apple earbuds line.

A Wedbush Securities analyst estimates Apple sold nearly 3 million AirPods over Black Friday in 2019. Based on that demand, Apple doubled the production of its AirPods Pro line. The COVID-19 pandemic hit production lines in China hard, though – AirPods Pro remain sold out in many stores.

Despite the decline from the pandemic, Apple expects strong holiday sales. Kuo increased his sales estimates for the AirPods line from 80 million to 93 million.

Apple earbuds are still available separately on Apple’s website for $29.

The base model AirPods starts at $159, while AirPods Pro will set you back $249. Kuo says he doesn’t expect Apple to launch any new AirPods models this year – instead, Apple may launch an over-the-ear headphone. The line will directly compete with its Beats line-up, and rumors suggest the branding will be Apple StudioPods headphones.

Apple canceled WWDC this year, and instead, stealth launched several products. A new iPad Pro debuted in March, along with a MacBook Air refresh and new Powerbeats. In April, Apple unveiled the iPhone SE – a $399 smartphone with the latest processing chip and cameras.

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Earlier this month, Apple announced a refresh of the 13-inch MacBook Pro model. That refresh completely removed the contentious butterfly keyboard from its line-up.

Bryan Adams Blames Canceled Tour on “F—king Bat Eating, Wet Market Animal Selling” China

Bryan Adams performing in Hamburg, Germany, in 2007. (photo: Marco Maas)

Popular Canadian artist Bryan Adams blamed his canceled tour on “f—king bat eating, wet market animal selling” Chinese citizens in a recent social media tirade, which has stirred up considerable controversy.

Adams published the corresponding message on Instagram yesterday, and at the time of this piece’s writing, it was still live on the platform.

Accompanied by a clip of the 60-year-old performing an acoustic version of his 1983 hit “Cuts Like a Knife,” the post took aim at “some f—king bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards” for their part in putting the “the whole world” on hold, besides causing many to suffer or die “from this virus.”

“My message to them other than ‘thanks a f—king lot’ is go vegan,” Adams wrote.

The Ontario native closed his Instagram post by noting that he misses his bandmates, crew members, and fans, before stating that he will film and upload a “snippet from each album” that he was previously set to perform at a cluster of Royal Albert Hall gigs beginning today.

A couple hours back, Bryan Adams uploaded a second performance clip, featuring a rendition of “Into the Fire.”

In the message’s text section, he addressed the pushback against yesterday’s post: “Apologies to any and all that took offence to my posting yesterday. No excuse, I just wanted to have a rant about the horrible animal cruelty in these wet-markets being the possible source of the virus, and promote veganism.”

Not everyone was satisfied with Adams’s response. “Hey we are all missing our lives currently. But right now the world doesn’t need your racist views and options [sic],” wrote one Instagram user.

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Another individual commented, “As far as apologies go, that was one of the weakest ones I have ever seen.”

Bryan Adams isn’t the only artist who’s criticized China’s wet markets, where live animals (including exotic creatures) and meats are sold. (The first COVID-19 cases were traced to a wet market in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, last November.)

About one month ago, Beatles legend Paul McCartney, a longtime vegan, called China’s wet markets and bat eating “medieval” while speaking with Howard Stern.

To date, medical professionals have diagnosed over 4.3 million worldwide COVID-19 cases, though the total number of infections is thought to be much greater. Over 290,000 have perished as a result of the disease’s complications.

Apple Stores Reopening In the U.S., Germany, and Australia This Week

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Apple stores around the world will begin re-opening this week with new social distancing measures.

Apple says its stores in Idaho, South Carolina, Alabama, and Alaska will re-open this week. “Our new social distance protocol allows for a limited number of visitors in a store at one time, so there may be a delay for walk-in customers. We recommend, where possible, customers buy online for contactless delivery or in-store pickup,” a spokesperson says.

Out of the states named, Apple operates six stores. This is a small-scale opening in states where coronavirus outbreak cases have been limited (for now). Apple operates over 270 stores in the United States and 500 globally. Seventy stores in Asia, Europe, and Australia are now open after closing in February and March. Apple also returned to China quickly after the virus spread became controlled.

According to CEO Tim Cook, only a few Apple stores are planning to re-open in the first half of May.

Retail employees and customers at these stores will be required to undergo temperature checks and to wear face masks. Apple says, for now, its stores will focus mainly on product repairs rather than sales of new products. Many people who had their devices in for repair have had to make do without their phones and laptops.

“Our primary focus will be providing service and support at the Genius Bar,” the statement reads. “We’ll open initially with additional safety procedures, including temperature checks, social distancing, and face coverings to ensure customers and employees continue to stay healthy.”

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It seems like these six stores will be the litmus test for whether others can re-open. As more of the United States starts to come out of coronavirus lockdown, more stores will re-open. For now, both New York and California remain under stay-at-home orders as some businesses are beginning to re-open.

TikTok’s Explosive Growth Continues — 2 Billion Downloads and Counting

TikTok downloads have crossed 2 billion last quarter after rapidly expanding its user base in March.

The rapid growth of TikTok continues amid the U.S. investigation into censorship and privacy concerns. Two branches of the U.S. military have banned the use of the app on government-issued devices.

In March, TikTok downloads topped 12 million new users in the U.S. as the coronavirus shutdown began. TikTok joins a handful of apps around the world that have reached 2 billion downloads.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger (all services owned by Facebook) are the other four apps to achieve that feat. It also disregards Google apps like Gmail and YouTube – which come pre-installed on all Android devices.

The app is also most popular on Android phones, which account for 75.5% of all downloads. That’s not too surprising, though – China and India run on Android, primarily.

The new 2 billion downloads metric comes just five months after TikTok achieved 1.5 billion downloads.

At the end of March, TikTok was downloaded over 315 million times – surpassing any other app. It also topped TikTok’s own previous best downloads of 205.7 million in Q4 2018. WhatsApp is the second-most downloaded app, and it only topped 205 million downloads in the same quarter.

The mass of new users means TikTok’s value as a revenue generator goes up, too. Users have spent about $456.7 million on TikTok – up from $175 million just five months ago. Spending in the United States is around $86.5 million, making the U.S. its second-largest market. About 72.3% of all spending in TikTok still happens in China.

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It’s worth noting that SensorTower has a few caveats about these download stats. The analytics firm notes that TikTok has engaged in “large user acquisition campaigns.” Despite that, the surge in downloads in March was bolstered by the coronavirus lockdown in much of the world.

New Apple Airpods Could Be Coming in May — If Rumors Prove Correct

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Apple’s new AirPods were supposed to launch in March. After a delay, sources say they may launch alongside the new MacBook Pro in May.

An unverified supply chain report in February suggested Apple that is working on the AirPods Pro Lite. That report didn’t reveal much about the new device, other than details about moving production from China to Taiwan. Sources say the new model is a cheaper version of AirPods Pro.

A reliable leak source for Apple news reveals the new AirPods could come in May.

Jon Prosser tweets: “New AirPods (which were supposed to be a March event) are now ready to go. Probably alongside the MacBook Pro next month.” We don’t have any information about price point or if the name is really AirPods Pro Lite.

Apple canceled its March 19th event internally as a precaution against the COVID-19 pandemic. Prosser says products that were supposed to be announced include the new AirPods, the iPhone SE, and a new 13-inch MacBook Pro refresh.

The MacBook Pro will likely see a CPU upgrade and support for Apple’s Magic Keyboard. Just last week, we reported on Apple’s new over-ear headphones. The headphones may be announced at WWDC in June if that event still happens on schedule.

Rumors suggest a premium price tag of $350 competing directly with Beats, Bose, and Sennheiser products. The headphones could feature magnetic clasps for swappable earpads and headband padding. Two variations are said to be coming – including a premium leather finish and a fitness-focused breathable cover material.

Premium headphones from Apple have been rumored since at least 2018.

Back then, Bloomberg reported the headphones might be released in 2019. But the same report says Apple’s internal headphone initiative has been half-hearted at best.

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Apple-branded headphones will surely outsell Beats, despite being owned by Apple. If these over-ear headphones do materialize, it will be interesting to watch it play out. Will Apple continue to promote the Beats brand in its stores as hard?

Paul McCartney Calls Out ‘Medieval,’ ‘Bat Eating’ China: ‘They Need to Clean Up Their Act’

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In a recent phone interview with Howard Stern, Beatles legend Paul McCartney called out those in China who eat bats (and other exotic animals) in “wet markets,” which some experts believe played a prominent role in initiating the (COVID-19) coronavirus pandemic.

Stern and McCartney’s 50-minute-long talk covered a number of interesting topics and ideas, many of which quite naturally centered on the novel coronavirus. Notably, McCartney compared the current spirit of those in England to the overall mood during and after World War II, when the public rallied together against a common enemy.

The wet-market dialogue began when Howard said, “I don’t understand. The Chinese government, which is a communist government, that really can shut down anything. But for some reason, as your wife points out [in an email], they will not close down these wet markets that got us into this trouble in the first place. It’s mind-boggling, right?”

Paul McCartney agreed with Stern’s assessment of wet markets and the necessity of shutting them down. Then, the 77-year-old mentioned the other serious illnesses that have derived from China, as well as the role that he believes the Chinese government should assume in addressing the matter:

“It seems like, you know, SARS, and Avian [bird] flu, and all sorts of other stuff that’s afflicted us… I really hope that this will mean that the Chinese government — like you said, they’ve got power, it’s not like they’re powerless — Let’s hope that they will say, ‘Okay guys, we’ve really got to get super hygienic around here.’ I mean, let’s face it, come on, it’s a little bit medieval, eating bats.”

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Following a brief pause, Howard Stern asked Paul if he’d stopped eating bats, and Paul jokingly responded that he had, but Ozzy (Osbourne) has not. Subsequently, McCartney said, “They [those who eat and sell bats at wet markets] need to clean up their act.”

Paul McCartney’s outrage with wet markets is likely dual-edged, as he’s been a vegetarian since 1975 and has long advocated for animal rights.

This week, said wet markets made headlines for beginning to reopen in China, despite the warnings and advisories of many health professionals and scientists. The seafood and animal market where the first COVID-19 cases emerged, in Wuhan, reportedly sold meat and live animals including wolves, rats, bats, and porcupines.

Notably, according to a recent report from The Washington Post, U.S. science diplomats visited a laboratory in Wuhan several times in 2018 and felt compelled to send two “sensitive but unclassified” wires back to Washington, warning of inadequate safety in the lab and, specifically, the identification of bat coronaviruses that could potentially be transmitted to humans.

Experts, though far from sure if this facility was the initial site of the coronavirus outbreak, have acknowledged that it’s a very real possibility.

Rihanna, Jack Dorsey Donate $4.2 Million to Combat Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Lockdowns

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Rihanna and Jack Dorsey are teaming up to fight domestic violence in Los Angeles during COVID-19 lockdowns.

The duo are making a $4.2 million joint grant to the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. The fund is designed to support individuals and children who are suffering from domestic violence. It provides victims with shelter, meals, and counseling to help them cope with the situation.

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation and Jack Dorsey are each committing $2.1 million. Currently, the Log Angeles Housing Authority says it is turning away around 90 people per week. Its shelters are full since the city’s stay-at-home order went into effect in March. Accordingly, the grant will cover 90 victims per week for the next ten weeks.

Rihanna has been actively supporting several causes to help those suffering from the shutdowns. Last week her Clara Lionel Foundation teamed up with Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation to support undocumented workers. Both foundations also donated $1 million each to help incarcerated, homeless, and elderly populations in LA.

The singer also acquired a supply of personal protective equipment and donated it to the state of New York. And beyond that, CLF has also donated $5 million to several organizations around the world to help them fight COVID-19.

A report from the BBC suggests that domestic violence may be on the rise during the pandemic.

The National Domestic Abuse hotline saw a 25% increase in calls and requests after a lockdown in the UK. That increase resulted in hundreds of additional calls compared to the two weeks before lockdown. But cities across the globe are reporting a rise in domestic violence, from Brazil to Germany.

A report from China’s Hubei province – one of the areas hardest hit by coronavirus – said 90% of violence during lockdown was domestic in nature. In Brazil, officials reported a 40% to 50% rise in domestic violence.

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Sony Invests $400 Million In Chinese Video Streaming Platform Bilibili

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Sony Corp America is investing $400 million in Chinese video streaming site Bilibili.

SCA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corp. After the closure of the deal, SCA will own 4.98% of Bilibili’s total issued shares. Sony and Bilibili will further collaborate in the entertainment business in China, and the deal will include new anime and mobile game partnerships.

SCA will subscribe for 17,310,696 newly issued Class Z ordinary shares of Bilibilli for an aggregate consideration of approximately $400 million. The purchase price will be $23.1071 per share, and the transaction is expected to close on or before April 10, 2020.

Bilibili can best be described as a mix between Twitch and Netflix for China’s younger generation. Sony is hoping to get in on the ground floor of the exploding entertainment industry in China.

“Sony’s investment further aligns us with the world’s leader in entertainment and technology. [This] will enhance our capability to bring high-quality content and services to our growing community,” Bilibili executive Rui Chen said. “We look forward to joining efforts on a broader scale to fulfill the tremendous and growing entertainment needs in China.”

Bilibilli started as a popular animation site for Chinese teenagers – similar to Crunchyroll in the U.S.

The site has since expanded its content offering to include eSports, music videos, and documentaries. It now has over 130 million monthly active users inside China. Bilibili is backed by tech giants Tencent and Alibaba, with an exclusive deal to stream League of Legends in China. eSports are rapidly gaining popularity in China – that deal is worth over $113 million and lasts for three years.

The investment comes at a strange time as the U.S. government investigates another Chinese owned media company, TikTok. You’d expect Sony Corp at large to invest, rather than its subsidiary in America.

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Huawei is Taking on Spotify: Big Three Labels + 160 Million Users on Board

The main Huawei offices in Shenzhen, China (photo: Brücke-Osteuropa)

Chinese tech and cellular company Huawei is taking on Spotify in Europe with Huawei Music, a competing music streaming service that’s now backed by the Big Three record labels. 

Huawei Music has officially launched in 16 European countries (including Germany, France, and the United Kingdom), and Huawei executives expect to gradually bring the platform to the rest of Europe in the coming months. Specific release dates for future rollouts haven’t yet been finalized (or at least announced).

To attract new users and support music fans amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Huawei will offer its music streaming app to Europeans free of charge for the next three months. (However, those who wish to take advantage of the promotion must sign up by April 26th.)  Following this introductory period, the service will cost about $11 (€9.99) per month.

Shenzhen-based Huawei’s music streaming service reportedly boasts 160 million users, thanks chiefly to a strong presence in China and Asia as a whole. In Europe, mainly as a result of the aforementioned Big Three agreements, subscribers will have approximately 1.2 million albums and 50 million tracks to choose from.

For reference, more than 270 million monthly active users, as well as roughly 125 million premium subscribers, support Stockholm-based Spotify. Over 80 million of Spotify’s users reside in Europe.

As Huawei has expanded its 5G cellular services into countries allied with the United States (most recently the United Kingdom), prominent political figures have voiced national-security concerns, particularly in terms of sensitive information.

In a rare showing of across-the-aisle unity, everyone from President Trump to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, has spoken out against Huawei’s influence and the potential security risks associated with allowing the company to provide 5G internationally.

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Earlier today, Spotify and Warner Music Group (WMG) announced that they’d agreed upon a new contract, the first news of an agreement we’ve heard since 2017.

Tencent Launching Global Anti-Pandemic Fund With $100M Seed Funding

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Tencent launches the Global Anti-Pandemic Fund, a $100 million effort to fight coronavirus.

Tencent joins other tech giants like Netflix and Facebook who have launched their own $100 million funds. Tencent’s initial funding will help fund health supply donations during the coronavirus pandemic. That includes personal protective equipment and other products for healthcare professionals.

Tencent previously set up an anti-pandemic fund in China when the coronavirus ravaged Wuhan and Hubei. Tencent says that fund is allocating $211 million to fight COVID-19’s spread inside China.

“COVID-19 is drastically impacting people around the world,” Tencent president Martin Lau said in a statement. “We are facing this challenge together, and Tencent is committed to supporting the international emergency response.”

Tencent says it recognizes the need for more PPE and medical supplies across the world. Traditional supply channels are having trouble keeping up with the demand seen in healthcare. There is a mass shortage of equipment like masks and ventilators, which could impact efforts to fight the virus.

Netflix created a similar $100 million coronavirus relief fund on March 20th. The fund is intended to help members of the creative community who have lost work due to the pandemic. The Recording Academy did something similar for music professionals who have lost work because of canceled gigs.

Over 120,000 crew members have lost jobs since the coronavirus began spreading.

Production of live shows and musicals have stopped. Even the Tony Awards – slated for June – are postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic. Indie musicians are turning to Twitch as a means to support themselves during the shutdown, a rare opportunity for cash-strapped artists.

Twitch is a live streaming platform primed for tipping, which is helping some artists stay afloat. SoundCloud and Twitch are even partnering to fast-track new artists into affiliate status sooner.  It’s not a solution — but at least it’s something.

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Princess Nokia – Boricua Samurai Lyrics

[Intro]:
China doll, china white
Assassin in the night
Samurai suicide, I’ll cut you with my knife
China doll, china white
Assassin in the night
Samurai suicide, I’ll cut you with my knife

[Verse]:
Getting money like a kingpin
Never [?] for [?]
Cheated and subjected
Baby tears in her eyes
She want the money, want the money
Playing hard after school
Working honey, working honey
While the world so cruel

[Chorus]:
Murder in eyes, [?]
Roses in her thighs
She wants to kill, she wants to cry
Murder in eyes, [?]
Roses in her thighs
She wants to kill, she wants to cry oh

[Bridge]:
My [?] are runny
And my looks so disarming
I’ve got murderous traits
You will never be safe
I can be so damn charming

[Chorus]:
Murder in eyes, checkered tights
Roses in her thighs
She wants to kill, she wants to cry

[Outro]:
Getting money like a kingpin
Never [?] for [?]
Cheated and subjected
Baby tears in her eyes
She want the money, want the money
Playing hard after school
Working honey, working honey
While the world so cruel

Yo Gotti – Rake It Up (Diplo & Party Favor Remix) Lyrics

[Intro: Yo Gotti & Nicki Minaj]
Aw, this the strip club anthem, nigga, what’s up?
Young Money
Yeah, me and Mike WiLL pull up to AOD back to back
Them AMG 63’s

[Chorus: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes, “Rake it up
Break it down, bag it up”
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
I made love to a stripper (stripper) first I had to tip her
Fuck it up

[Drop: Yo Gotti]
Don’t need make-up
I tell all my hoes, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up
You a bitch
Don’t need make up
I tell all my hoes, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up

[Verse 2: Nicki Minaj]
Brought out the pink Lamborghini just to race with Chyna
Brought the Wraith to China just to race in China
Lil’ bad Trini bitch but she mixed with China
Real thick vagina, smuggle bricks to China (woo)
I tell all my niggas (yo) cut the check (cut the check)
Buss it down, turn your goofy down (down), pound
I’ma do splits on it, yes, splits on it (splits)
I’m a bad bitch, I’ma throw fits on it (fits)
I’ma bust it open, I’ma go stupid and be a ditz on it (ditz)
I don’t date honey (no) cookie on tsunami (oh)
All my niggas wife me once they get that good punani (oh)
I think he need a Bonnie, I might just let him find me
Never trust a big butt and a smile, word to Ronnie
Re-rep Queens like Supreme, ask Webb and Nitti
A-ask Bimmy and Joe, nigga, run me my dough
Wr-wrist game is freezin’ like it wait in the cold
Nickname is Nicki but my name ain’t Nicole (grrr)

[Chorus: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes, “Rake it up
Break it down, bag it up”
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Back it up, back it up (back it up, back it up)
Well, I’m the dough boy, the one they talkin’ about
Fuck it up

[Drop: Yo Gotti]
Don’t need make-up
I tell all my hoes, fuck it up
Fuck it up
You a little bitty, bitty bitch, yah
Don’t need make-up
I tell all my hoes, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up (fuck it up, fuck it up)
Rake it up, rake it up (rake it up, rake it up)
Fuck it up, fuck it up, yah
You a little bitty, bitty bitch

Yo Gotti – Rake It Up lyrics

Aw, this the strip club anthem, nigga, what’s up?
Young Money
Yeah, me and Mike WiLL pull up to AOD back to back
Them AMG 63’s
Mike WiLL Made-It, nigga

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

[Verse 1: Yo Gotti]
I made love to a stripper (stripper), first I had to tip her (phrrr)
20 thousand ones, (woo) she said I’m that nigga (I am)
I said I’m that nigga, bitch, I already know it (I know it)
I come with bad weather, (ksh) they say I’m a storm (aye)
VVS in my chum, that’s a Roc-A-Fella chain
I was sending bricks to Harlem back when Jay was still with Dame
I’m a Phillipe Chow, (what) I got a Patek on (okay)
Got a stripper with me she pick up the check, home (phrrr)
She gon’ fuck it up, fuck it up, she don’t need makeup (makeup)
She gon’ rake it up, rake it up until a nigga pay up (pay up)
She said pay for the pussy, pay for the pussy (pay), wait for the pussy, wait for the pussy (wait)
Ask God to forgive me (why) ’cause I pray for the pussy, pray for the pussy

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[Hook: Yo Gotti & Nicki Minaj]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up
Yo, yo

[Verse 2: Nicki Minaj]
Brought out the pink Lamborghini just to race with Chyna
Brought the Wraith to China just to race in China
Lil’ bad trini bitch but she mixed with China
Real thick vagina, smuggle bricks to China (woo)
I tell all my niggas, (yo) cut the check (cut the check)
Buss it down, turn your goofy down, (down) pound
I’ma do splits on it, yes, splits on it, (splits) I’m a bad bitch, I’ma throw fits on it (fits)
I’ma bust it open, I’ma go stupid and be a ditz on it (ditz)
I don’t date honey, (no?) cookie on tsunami (oh)
All my niggas wife me once they get that good punani (oh)
I think he need the panty, I might just let him find me
Never trust a big butt and a smile, word to Ronnie
Rep Queens like Supreme, ask Web and Nitty
Ask Bimmy and Joe, nigga run me my dough
Wrist game is freezing like it wait in the cold
Nickname is Nicki but my name ain’t Nicole

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

[Verse 3: Yo Gotti & Too Short]
Well, I’m the dough boy, the one they talking about
All these gossiping ass niggas got my name in they mouth
I know the bad bitches but know niggas who bitches too
They should bleed once a month ’cause that’s what these bitches do
You a bitch and ya bitch should expose you
All that pillow talking nigga that’s what the hoes do
You a bitch, word to my nigga, Short
We won’t never write no statement, we ain’t showing up in court
We don’t do no gossiping, we don’t do no arguing
We don’t beef on social sites, we just hit our target
We don’t do no rumors, we don’t don’t pay no shooters (brrr)
You a little bitty bitch, you should work at Hooters (yo)
You a old hater, you a fucking cougar
You a bitch and he a bitch and y’all like twin sisters
Respect ya hustle, get ya money, baby, win with us
Ya boyfriend acting like a bitch then why you still with him?

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

Nicki Minaj – Rake It Up lyrics

Aw, this the strip club anthem, nigga, what’s up?
Young Money
Yeah, me and Mike WiLL pull up to AOD back to back
Them AMG 63’s
Mike WiLL Made-It, nigga

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

[Verse 1: Yo Gotti]
I made love to a stripper (stripper), first I had to tip her (phrrr)
20 thousand ones, (woo) she said I’m that nigga (I am)
I said I’m that nigga, bitch, I already know it (I know it)
I come with bad weather, (ksh) they say I’m a storm (aye)
VVS in my chum, that’s a Roc-A-Fella chain
I was sending bricks to Harlem back when Jay was still with Dame
I’m a Phillipe Chow, (what) I got a Patek on (okay)
Got a stripper with me she pick up the check, home (phrrr)
She gon’ fuck it up, fuck it up, she don’t need makeup (makeup)
She gon’ rake it up, rake it up until a nigga pay up (pay up)
She said pay for the pussy, pay for the pussy (pay), wait for the pussy, wait for the pussy (wait)
Ask God to forgive me (why) ’cause I pray for the pussy, pray for the pussy

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[Hook: Yo Gotti & Nicki Minaj]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up
Yo, yo

[Verse 2: Nicki Minaj]
Brought out the pink Lamborghini just to race with Chyna
Brought the Wraith to China just to race in China
Lil’ bad trini bitch but she mixed with China
Real thick vagina, smuggle bricks to China (woo)
I tell all my niggas, (yo) cut the check (cut the check)
Buss it down, turn your goofy down, (down) pound
I’ma do splits on it, yes, splits on it, (splits) I’m a bad bitch, I’ma throw fits on it (fits)
I’ma bust it open, I’ma go stupid and be a ditz on it (ditz)
I don’t date honey, (no?) cookie on tsunami (oh)
All my niggas wife me once they get that good punani (oh)
I think he need the panty, I might just let him find me
Never trust a big butt and a smile, word to Ronnie
Rep Queens like Supreme, ask Web and Nitty
Ask Bimmy and Joe, nigga run me my dough
Wrist game is freezing like it wait in the cold
Nickname is Nicki but my name ain’t Nicole

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

[Verse 3: Yo Gotti & Too Short]
Well, I’m the dough boy, the one they talking about
All these gossiping ass niggas got my name in they mouth
I know the bad bitches but know niggas who bitches too
They should bleed once a month ’cause that’s what these bitches do
You a bitch and ya bitch should expose you
All that pillow talking nigga that’s what the hoes do
You a bitch, word to my nigga, Short
We won’t never write no statement, we ain’t showing up in court
We don’t do no gossiping, we don’t do no arguing
We don’t beef on social sites, we just hit our target
We don’t do no rumors, we don’t don’t pay no shooters (brrr)
You a little bitty bitch, you should work at Hooters (yo)
You a old hater, you a fucking cougar
You a bitch and he a bitch and y’all like twin sisters
Respect ya hustle, get ya money, baby, win with us
Ya boyfriend acting like a bitch then why you still with him?

[Hook: Yo Gotti]
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, back it up, back it up
Rake it up, rake it up, back it up, back it up
I tell all my hoes: Rake it up
Break it down, back it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up, fuck it up
Fuck it up, fuck it up, rake it up, rake it up

Lana Del Rey – Fine China (Cherry Blossom Album)

[Verse 1]
I wore diamonds for the birth of your baby
For the birth of your son
On the same day my husband to be
Packed his things to run
Was bittersweet to say the least
One life begins, one comes undone
I’ve always been a strong woman of faith
Strong like a tree but the unlucky one

[Pre-Chorus]
I’m going down, now
With all of my

[Chorus]
Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us, didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

[Verse 2]
I wore diamonds for the day of our wedding
For our day in the sun
On the same day my mother to be said she wouldn’t come
It’s always been that way with me
No time for change, no time for fun
It’s always been that way it seems
One love begins, one comes undone

[Pre-Chorus]
I’m going down, now
With all of my

[Chorus]
Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us, didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

[Bridge]
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

[Chorus]
Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us, didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

[Outro]
Fine china, fine china, fine china
Fresh linen, fresh linen, fresh linen
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah

Be Our Guest (From “Beauty And The Beast”)

[LUMIÈRE, spoken]
Ma chère Mademoiselle, it is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents: your dinner!

(sung)
Be our guest! Be our guest!
Put our service to the test
Tie your napkin ’round your neck, cherie
And we’ll provide the rest
Soup du jour
Hot hors d’oeuvres
Why, we only live to serve
Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious
Don’t believe me? Ask the dishes
They can sing, they can dance
After all, Miss, this is France
And a dinner here is never second best
Go on, unfold your menu
Take a glance and then you’ll
Be our guest
Oui, our guest
Be our guest!

Beef ragout
Cheese soufflé
Pie and pudding, en flambé
We’ll prepare and serve with flair
A culinary cabaret!
You’re alone
And you’re scared
But the banquet’s all prepared
No one’s gloomy or complaining
While the flatware’s entertaining
We tell jokes! I do tricks
With my fellow candlesticks

[Hook]
And it’s all in perfect taste
That you can bet
Come on and lift your glass
You’ve won your own free pass
To be our guest
If you’re stressed
It’s fine dining we suggest

Be our guest! Be our guest! Be our guest!
Get your worries off your chest
Let us say for your entree
We’ve an array; may we suggest:
Try the bread! Try the soup!
When the croutons loop de loop
It’s a treat for any dinner
Don’t belive me? Ask the china
Singing pork! Dancing veal!
What an entertaining meal!
How could anyone be gloomy and depressed?
We’ll make you shout "encore!"
And send us out for more
So, be our guest!
Lumiere:
Be our guest!
Chorus:
Be our guest!

[Mrs. Potts]
It’s a guest! It’s a guest!
Sake’s alive, well I’ll be blessed!
Wine’s been poured and thank the Lord
I’ve had the napkins freshly pressed
With dessert, she’ll want tea
And my dear that’s fine with me
While the cups do their soft-shoein’
I’ll be bubbling, I’ll be brewing
I’ll get warm, piping hot
Heaven’s sakes! Is that a spot?
Clean it up! We want the company impressed
We’ve got a lot to do!
Is it one lump or two?
For you, our guest!
(She’s our guest!)
She’s our guest!
(Be our guest! Be our guest! Be our guest!)

[Lumiere]
Life is so unnerving
For a servant who’s not serving
He’s not whole without a soul to wait upon
Ah, those good old days when we were useful…
Suddenly those good old days are gone
Ten years we’ve been rusting
Needing so much more than dusting
Needing exercise, a chance to use our skills!
Most days we just lay around the castle
Flabby, fat and lazy
You walked in and oops-a-daisy!

[Hook]
Be our guest! Be our guest!
Our command is your request
It’s been years since we’ve had anybody here
And we’re obsessed
With your meal, with your ease
Yes, indeed, we aim to please
While the candlelight’s still glowing
Let us help you, we’ll keep going

[Lumiere with Hook]
Course by course, one by one
‘Til you shout, "Enough! I’m done!"
Then we’ll sing you off to sleep as you digest
Tonight you’ll prop your feet up
But for now, let’s eat up
Be our guest!
Be our guest!
Be our guest!
Please, be our guest!

Asa ceva – Cabron versuri

Versuri Cabron – Asa ceva

Nu gasesti asa ceva, asa ceva, decat in Romania. (x2)

Nu gasesti asa ceva decat in Romania
Nu cauta in alta parte, yeahhh
China si America chiar mai au ce invata
Ar trebui meditate, yeahhh.

Cand au aflаt ca aici e aur
Au venit toti sa puna mana pe tezaur
Sa ne bea din pahare sangele de taur
Si sa cumpere piese fabricate in fauri
Se aude pana la francezi
Aia care zic ca-n Romania bani nu vezi
Sa vina pe la noi sa ne vada din prima
Cu Rolex-ul la mana cand sare benzina
Ca romanul are haz, uite un mertan pe butelie de gaz
Langa o masina cu numere de Bulgaria
Cu muzica blana de se aude pana-n Spania
Ca toate merg ca pe roate
Mai ales cu prima casa si alte rate
Mai ales de cand buzunarul e mai chel
Vor mai multe magazine si blocuri in cartier.

Nu gasesti asa ceva decat in Romania
Nu cauta in alta parte, yeahhh
China si America chiar mai au ce invata
Ar trebui meditate, yeahhh.

Si parca nu se vede criza.
Ca se transfera ca liga A pe visa.
Si mai plecam sa stampileze viza.
Da ne intoarcem ca e mai buna la noi briza.
Chiar daca zic unii ca nu-i versuri-lyrics.info
Si ca femeile de aici nu-s locul 1
Campioanele care excita baieteii cu bani
Bombe romanesti de-i darama si pe talibani
De la primul matinal
Care-i stirea lunii de nu mai are egal
Ca romanul nu e altu’ si asta devine clar
Facem copii si-n casa si in penitenciar.
Treaba merge ca pe roate,
Mai ales ca noi primim bani si fara acte.
Mai ales de cand buzunarul e mai chel
Parca e mai multa lume pe terase-n cartier.

Nu gasesti asa ceva decat in Romania
Nu cauta in alta parte, yeahhh
China si America chiar mai au ce invata
Ar trebui meditate, yeahhh.

Asa ceva. (x4)

Nu gasesti asa ceva decat in Romania
Nu cauta in alta parte, yeahhh
China si America chiar mai au ce invata
Ar trebui meditateee. (meditate)
Versuri Cabron
Video ceva

Fetty Wap – Island Boy

[Intro: DJ Big L & Fetty Wap]
Niggas can’t fucking stop us
ZooGang
Zoovie, Zoovie
Let’s go!

[Hook: Fetty Wap]
Yeah, what’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, the island boys, get it real quick, yeah
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah

[Verse 1: Fetty Wap]
Bet your poppa [?] I got bands [?]
I was in the trap, sellin’ crack for my ten to fo’
Coming [?] with the guap, rocking Timberland
In my old days, kept a Glock, snatching Benjamins
I was on the porch, waiting for the mailman, yeah
Knew I had that pack soon as that mail came, yeah
I was getting birds straight from the China man, yeah
Pop one of these triggers, feel like you in China, man, yeah
Now I’m doing shows, getting paid for some true shit
Dropped "Trap Queen" then we got the whole crew lit
RGF the island, taking pictures on a cruise ship
Only bad bitches who done Zoovie love to cruise with, Wap!

[Hook: Fetty Wap]
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, the island boys, get it real quick, yeah
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah

[Verse 2: Drebo]
Chains on a lil nigga, pipes on, lil trap
This your bitch theme song, nigga, tell your nigga, "Get back"
She said she love the squeezy, baby, these fuck niggas hate me
We pulling up crazy, these Percs got me lazy, damn
I fell in love with these Balmains, got Ramen jeans in my shit
Ben Franklins stay on me, that’s hella blues in my grip
Yeah, I got a bad bitch with a fat ass, she still sucking my dick
And we rolling ’round, we running ’round, we still stay with that clip
All this ice all on my neck, young nigga gon’ flex
Ain’t got Nikes on, these Balenciagas, but I’m still getting that check
I swear a young nigga so blessed, I’m gettin’ money fuck stress
Solid nigga, no vest, you broke niggas, no set, Squeezy

[Hook: Fetty Wap]
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, the island boys, get it real quick, yeah
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah

[Verse 3: Monty]
1738, them niggas still lit
That’s that shit my haters gotta deal with
Bad, pretty, yo, I’ma chill with
Everybody dead, hit the kill switch
Boy, don’t get your wheels hit, riding with the Draco
Catch him then it’s case closed, fuck niggas, we hate those
Lots and lots of bank rolls, that means that I’m real rich
I heard that’s your main ho and she let me still hit
Said she want to cool with
Every time she call me up, pick up and be like, "Who dis?"
Monty getting money so I guess he on his new shit
Cool shit, mixing 17 with the D’ussé, D’ussé, damn

[Hook: Fetty Wap]
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, the island boys, get it real quick, yeah
What’s the difference between us? We real rich, yeah
Gun license for the crew, I let ’em drill shit, yeah
Only hoes love to argue, you ain’t real, bitch, yeah
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah

[Outro: Fetty Wap]
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah
RGF, them island boys, get it real quick, yeah

Camp Lo – Bubblin (On The Way Uptown Album)

[Geechie Suede]
I wanna rock right now
I brought my whole alliance and we all Bronx-bound
Drunk up off the cisco with the figaro and links
Countin all the moolah and the diamante sphinx
Dragging on the reefer’s got my soul high for weeks
I think i see 5 put the mag under the seats
We living like it’s dynasty with custom-made juice
[?] blaze is empty i need to get loose

[Sonny Cheeba]
Watches into the lil underworld
Put sugar walls in naked cities under sniper’s moon
The house of bamboo is shining love acupuncture
Menage a trois the french connection is the satin prince
Watch the re moment and taste up in seventh heaven
On cloud 9 contact minnesota fats
Let em dream let em dream
Of the satin city
When of the wine those moonshiners fine as hollywood
How we do how we do

[Hook x2]
Coast with me in the vicar
Bubblin
Six figures on ice
Bubblin
Erryday type bidness
Bubblin
Diamond cork franchise
Bubblin

[Sonny Cheeba]
The high from sonny cheeba
Connect with the Sheba baby shan
The snatch gold and free c’est la vie
Midnight sun melting ice grills of the face
Mr frost they close with the slaves of new york

[Geechie Suede]
Tiffany conniption
Persist and clutch extension
Connive and blade heiress underseas tension
Cut close with toast
Cherish pearl tongues
Arabian nights designing dreams for the young

[Sonny Cheeba]
Way out with the satin struthers
And erryday’s hollywood on my satin dogs
They was with dr. feelgood in my seduction palace
On king size Ethan Allen
Comin better cheat
Inside my nutcracker suite

[Geechie Suede]
First notice black lotus
Blow this with friction
Currency exchange multiple digital diction
Remote control corners, digested sugar
Praise be the Lo-ah for love we gon’ live it

[Hook x2]
Coast with me in the vicar
Bubblin
Six figures on ice
Bubblin
Erryday type bidness
Bubblin
Diamond cork franchise
Bubblin

[Sonny Cheeba]
Love for the cot
It’s hot sugar live on the block
A flight to the jungletown plot
They shine a light put the jizm up in the flow
My air tight sugar flow and slick lo enough
I’m on a blockbust with the jungle game prayed
And shakedown from the main squeeze erryday
Put notes on the bricks with the razor out dice
And check it out why yo get out black [?]

[Geechie Suede]
And now we live that pop life, tequila sunrise
Mo Don visions, China doves cry
Reflect off the ocean, Graceland moves
Pacific height action, the firestar crew
Vanilla trench apron, istol underneath
The ballantine believers, not when i sweep
The odyssey of lo-ah, boy it’s to the sky
Brigante syndicate for the solar flight high

[Hook x2]
Coast with me in the vicar
Bubblin
Six figures on ice
Bubblin
Erryday type bidness
Bubblin
Diamond cork franchise
Bubblin

Audio Push – One Time (My Turn 3 Album)

[Verse 1: Price]
One heart, one love, one mind
I ain’t the type of jam you play one time
I been cold with my rhyme since Wyclef used to say "One Time"
Get up, I ain’t talkin’ sit-ups when I tell you niggas that it’s crunch time
Middle finger up one time, that’s my Fuck Donald Trump sign
Melanated by the sunshine
March along on the frontline
If it’s verses, bars or the punchlines
I got more bodies than lunch lines
You can miss me with them war rhymes
This is like Rap Before Time
You Little Foot niggas wanna walk in my shoes
But the Vans ain’t your size
Lil nigga ’cause they’re my size
Hundred dollars to a bum on the corner
Yeah, that’s how I pay my tithes
The church house can’t get my dime
Wanna gold dig, why try?
You gon’ barely get the WiFi
High as fuck, still rollin’ up, yeah that’s what they call a high rise
Audio Push you know we see
My Turn 3, you know it’s here
I need the green guacamole dip
I want weed, water, and Chipotle chips
West side, yeah I’m on the trip
Touch down, yelling "hold my dick"
Couple stores and a restaurant
Black ownership, yeah I’m on my shit
909-951 ’till they pull the plug
Too cool for clubs, cool for school
It’s true as much true enough
You talk too much, don’t do enough
Ever since I moved to [love?], the Jeffersons been movin’ up
Paper preferences, I’m coolin’ blunts
You can’t be hesitant if you move with us
I just blew it up, it’s my turn
Price

[Verse 2: Oktane]
One two three, three two one
Look
She told me she is not the type of game you play
And I’m the kinda chance you only take one time
Try to tell her I can help you if you stay
Gave the chance of her life, you couldn’t make one fine
Now step back while I do this, hear you and my music
I know you probably feel stupid ’cause these other niggas is clueless
This 2017 ruthless, need a 2017 roofless
With a lady in it that spit out her gum
And give me some like she toothless
I’m a simple man out to get these bands, nigga
Simple plan, give my life, give the game some light
Never give a damn, My Turn 3
Hair long, I’m what they would like to be
One man on this microphone and no one writes for me
It’s a sight to see, couldn’t be a boxer and say fight for me
So I never understood why fans let it slide, it’s weak
7 days, making plays, eleven ways
7/11 and never strayed, hot dice, you ain’t never paid
Look, see the same people I prayed with, I stayed with
Got paid with, which China outfit they should make quit
‘Cause I couldn’t stay up on the same shit
Can’t see the big picture if you’re always in the middle of it
This was just a little of it, flavor I mean
Nothin’ around you can save you, I mean

[Outro: Oktane]
My Turn 3 boy
What is it you can’t see boy
This a grown man look at me boy
You run up on us and get De-stroyed, straight
My Turn 3, I’m gone

LANA DEL REY – Fine China lyrics

I wore diamonds for the birth of your baby
For the birth of your son
On the same day my husband to be
Packed his things to run
Was bittersweet to say the least
One life begins one comes undone
I’ve always been a strong woman of faith
Strong like a tree but the unlucky one

I’m going down, now
With all of my

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

I wore diamonds for the day of our wedding
For our day in the sun
On the same day my mother to be said she wouldn’t come
It’s always been that way with me
No time for change no time for fun
It’s always been that way it seems
One love begins one comes undone

I’m going down, now
With all of my

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

Fine china, fine china, fine china
Fresh linen, fresh linen, fresh linen
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah

Lana Del Rey – Fine China lyrics

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I wore diamonds for the birth of your baby
For the birth of your son
On the same day my husband to be
Packed his things to run
Was bittersweet to say the least
One life begins one comes undone
I’ve always been a strong woman of faith
Strong like a tree but the unlucky one

I’m going down, now
With all of my

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

I wore diamonds for the day of our wedding
For our day in the sun
On the same day my mother to be said she wouldn’t come
It’s always been that way with me
No time for change no time for fun
It’s always been that way it seems
One love begins one comes undone

I’m going down, now
With all of my

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
All of my all of my fine china
Blue uh, blue

Fine china and fresh linen
All of my dresses with them tags still on them
Fine china and dull silver
My white horses and my ivory almonds
I guess they really got the best of us didn’t they?
They said that love was enough but it wasn’t
The earth shattered, the sky opened
The rain was fire but we were wooden

Fine china, fine china, fine china
Fresh linen, fresh linen, fresh linen
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah
Ah, ah, ah

Miranda Lambert – Things That Break lyrics

[Verse 1]
I was born a bull in a china cabinet
Drawn to the delicate like it’s a magnet
Perfume bottle on a mirror tray
Tempered glass on a windown pane
Timeless face on a pocket watch
Time is ticking

[Chorus]
I leave it all in ruins
‘Cause I don’t know what I’m doing
I’m hard on things that matter
Hold a heart so tight it shatters
So I stay away from things that break

[Verse 2]
Can’t make a man a promise
With the best of intentions
Drive two hundred miles on a rundown engine
Put a blanket underneath a hollow tree
When the wind blows hard it will fall on me
Stick around long and you will see
Time is ticking

[Chorus]
I leave it all in ruins
‘Cause I don’t know what I’m doing
I’m hard on things that matter
Hold a heart so tight it shatters
So I stay away from things that break

[Bridge]
Me, I don’t ever wanna get too close
Or be held responsible
For the pain that you can’t see
Somebody once broke me

[Chorus]
I leave it all in ruins
‘Cause I don’t know what I’m doing
I’m hard on things that matter
Hold a heart so tight it shatters
So I stay away from things that break

Yung Simmie – Slick Talk (Simmie Season 2 Mixtape)

[Verse]
I was in the back where they left me at
Nigga you don’t know me where you seen me at?
I be on the court where my team be at
You be on the sidelines where the cheerleaders be at
You know I’m always busy chasin’ greenbacks
I double back, I’m the hitman with double straps
And now I got yo’ chick high ’cause I got the sack
I’m switchin’ lanes, doin’ donuts in a Pontiac
Niggas claim they spitters where yo’ bars at?
If he ain’t talkin’ ’bout no money I won’t call back
I call Ricky, he pull up now yo’ skull cracked
I call Momo he pull up with that big mac
I’m smokin’ strong like a six pack
These niggas lie so I got no choice but to spit facts
I’m the last of my kind
I’m stackin’ every penny I could never drop a dime
And I can tell when you lyin’
I’m writin’ music on the plane just to make the time fly
Bitch I might do a drive-by
When I’m askin’ for my money better look me in my eye
And keep it real don’t lie
Tell me how you fucked it up tryna eat the whole pie
Fake niggas I despise
I can’t even trust a chick ’cause she only want my prize
I gotta eat so I’m want the supersize
One minute they with you then they wanna scrutinize
And I don’t like to socialize
I smoke OG ’til I got the China eyes
I was smoked out before it was legalized
And I can spot a hater with my eagle eyes
And you don’t even wanna battle
From the Wild, Wild, South, I might pull up on my saddle
You know I rose out the gravel
Only God can judge me, fuck a man with a gavel
You know how I’m comin’
Bang Camp Drumming, it’s nothin’

[Outro]
I just, I just, you know
I could’ve killed the last two bars, but it’s Simmie Season
Niggas know what it is
I mean, bow

Coldplay – Speed Of Sound (X & Y Album) letras

How long before I get in?
Before it starts, before I begin?
How long before you decide?
Before I know what it feels like?
Where To, where do I go?
If you never try, then you’ll never know
How long do I have to climb,
Up on the side of this mountain of mine?

Look up, I look up at night
Planets are moving at the speed of light
Climb up, up in the trees
Every chance that you get
Is a chance you seize
How long am I gonna stand
With my head stuck under the sand?
I’ll start before I can stop
Before I see things the right way up

All that noise, and all that sound
All those places I have found
And birds go flying at the speed of sound
To show you how it all began
Birds came flying from the underground
If you could see it then you’d understand?

Ideas that you’ll never find
All the inventors could never design
The buildings that you put up
Japan and China all lit up
The sign that I couldn’t read
Or a light that I couldn’t see
Some things you have to believe
But others are puzzles, puzzling me

All that noise, and all that sound
All those places I have found
And birds go flying at the speed of sound
To show you how it all began
Birds came flying from the underground
If you could see it then you’d understand
Ah when you see it then you’ll understand?

All those signs, I knew what they meant
Some things you can invent
Some get made, and some get sent
Oh
Birds go flying at the speed of sound
To show you how it all began
Birds came flying from the underground
If you could see it then you’d understand
Ah, when you see it then you’ll understand?

The Mentors – Free Fix letras

Ooohhh yeah baby, you’re in luck,
Free fix for a fuck
You can start to suck and I’ll fix you for a fuck
It ain’t like you’re turning tricks,
It’s just a fuck for a fix
Now come on baby, shoot shit in your vein
I know you ain’t got a brain,
That’s why I say
Free fix for a fuck, free fix for a fuck
Get on your knees and start to suck
And I’ll fix you for a fuck
Come on girl, you know what it’s about
Pull down your pants
An I’ll show you what’s it’s all about
Come on, get your fix tonight
Get naked and ball me right
Got a bag of china white
That says you’re gonna get naked tonight
Feel the rush shot through your brain
I’m gonna drive you insane,
That’s why I say
Free fix for a fuck, free fix for a fuck
Get on your knees and start to suck
And I’ll fix you for a fuck
Ooh yeah baby, isn’t it nice
Ooh yeah, it’s time to raise the price
Get your chunk now isn’t this easy
Now you have to get really sleazy
Not just a slutfuck…but a good buttfuck
Free fix for a buttfuck, free fix for a buttfuck
That’s why I say
Free fix for a buttfuck, free fix for a buttfuck
Get on your knees and start to suck
Free fix for a buttfuck…right up your ass!