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Drew & Ellie Holcomb Share Valentine's Day Playlist

Plenty of couples have “their” song. Nashville musicians Drew and Ellie Holcomb have a whole catalog. The couple met in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee, where their music—and their romance—took off in 2005.
Click to read the full piece & listen to Drew & Ellie Holcomb's Soundtrack for Southern Love!
A wedding, three children, dozens of albums, and countless tour dates later, both have formidable careers as solo artists, but they shine brightest together, performing with band Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors and scaling back to play as a duo, too. So we asked them to share some of their favorite love songs, and they built a playlist that includes legends like Dolly Parton and Al Green alongside newcomers like Kacey Musgraves and Jason Isbell.

Chance the Rapper Teases His ‘Coloring Book’ Follow-Up Is Coming In July

THERE’S A NEW CHANCE ALBUM COMING IN JULY. THE RAPPER HAS BEEN QUIET ON THE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM FRONT EVER SINCE HIS FULL-LENGTH DEBUT, COLORING BOOK, CAME OUT IN 2016. SINCE THAT RELEASE, HE’S ONLY DROPPED SINGLES AND COLLABORATIONS, WITH SONGS LIKE “MY OWN THING,” “WORK OUT” AND “THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING” HITTING EARDRUMS AS RECENT AS LAST YEAR, AND THERE HAVE BEEN COLLABS WITH THE LIKES OF CARDI B AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA.CHANCE’S MANAGER ALSO CONFIRMED THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM, AND CHANCE HIMSELF FOLLOWED UP HIS TWEET WITH AN INSTAGRAM VIDEO.

Halo: Outpost Discovery Experience coming this summer

Microsoft has released a sneak peek to its upcoming Halo: Outpost Discovery experience, which will make the rounds this summer at five different locations in the U.S. Check out the trailer in the player below!
The touring fan experience, according to the event’s website, brings the popular Halo video game to life, and allows you to “step into Halo’s beloved science fiction setting like never before, with immersive themed attractions, interactive in-universe encounters, the latest playable game releases, and so much more.”

Halo: Outpost Discovery will begin touring this summer with stops at the following locales:
Orlando, FL (Purchase Tickets Here!)
July 5, 6 & 7
Orange County Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA (Purchase Tickets Here!)
July 19, 20 & 21
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Chicago, IL (Purchase Tickets Here!)
August 2, 3 & 4
Donald E. Stephens Center
Houston, TX
(Purchase Tickets Here!)
August 16, 17 & 18
George R. Brown Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
(Purchase Tickets Here!

A New Conspiracy Theory Asserts Tupac Is Still Alive

There is a wild conspiracy theory that says Tupac Shakur is still alive and faked his own death. These “truthers” say the proof that Tupac faked his own death is his Nike sneakers.
There are many people who think that Tupac faked his own death because he was done with being a celebrity and was worried that he would be gunned down during the East Coast / West Coast rap feud that raged in the mid-1990s. Last week, a new documentary by filmmaker Antoine Fuqua titled American Dream/American Knightmare aired on Showtime. The film had extensive access and interviews with Suge Knight and the Death Row Records boss said that Tupac talked to him about faking his own death. Two weeks ago, fellow legendary rapper Too Short who appeared on tracks with 2pac said that he absolutely believes that Shakur is still alive. A conspiracy theory suggests that both notable hip-hop figures are correct to believe Tupac faked his death because of his sneakers. But this isn’t the only occasion where Tupac was w…

Online Bidding Now Open For “The Auction At Graceland” During The Four Day Elvis Birthday Celebration In Memphis

The January 8 Auction at Graceland will Feature Artifacts from Elvis’ Personal and Professional Life For the first time, a portion of the auction will benefit the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation During the Elvis Presley Birthday celebration at Graceland,  collectors, fans and pop culture enthusiasts from around the world will raise their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at “The Auction at Graceland” live auction event atThe Guest House at Graceland resort hotel theater and online atGracelandAuctions.com. The auction will feature a vastarray of artifacts from both Elvis’ theatrical and musical careers as well as personal tokens and gifts.The Auction at Gracelandlive auction event will be held Tuesday, January 8 at 12:30 p.m. CST/1:30 p.m. EST in the 464-seat state-of-the-art theater at The Guest House at Graceland.Online bidding is now open at GracelandAuctions.com. Every artifact is authenticated by Graceland Authenticated, LLC.  For the first time,…

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES LAUNCH LEGENDARY MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES GAME DAY EXPERIENCE CONTEST PRESENTED BY BUDWEISER

The Memphis Grizzlies today announced their Legendary Memphis Grizzlies Game Day Experience contest presented by Budweiser, giving one lucky fan and three guests a Grizzlies experience of a lifetime.

Imagine witnessing Shane Battier’s game-winning three in Game 1 of the 2011 Playoffs that secured the Grizzlies’ first ever playoff victory or when a masked Mike Conley led the team to victory in Game 2 of the 2015 Western Conference Semi-Finals against the Golden State Warriors. With the Legendary Memphis Grizzlies Game Day Experience, fans will get the chance to catch all the Grizzlies action right on the floor and witness legendary moments up close and personal.

One lucky winner and three guests will have the opportunity to sit in floor seats to the Grizzlies vs. Miami Heat game on December 14 at FedExForum. In addition, the winner will receive an authentic team jersey, round trip transportation to and from the game and more Grizzlies prizes! To enter, fans can go online to grizzlies.co…

Rapper Young Dolph Gives Back To His Hometown This Holiday Season

Young Dolph, national recording rap artist from Memphis, gives back to Castalia Heights, the community that he attributes “made him who he is today.” Young Dolph will bethe guest speaker at an event hosted by Fresh Start Kidz and co-sponsored by MAM and Hot 107.1 FM, exclusively for teens who participate in mentoring programs at Memphis Athletic Ministries. Young Dolph will talk with the teens about the importance of academics, preparing for life after high school and entrepreneurship.After his presentation, he will host his fifth year Butterball turkey give-away to residents of Castalia Heights and the surrounding neighborhoods. 
When: Thursday, November 15                Presentation - 4:30 – 5:00 pm                Turkey Giveaway– 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Where: MAM Hamilton (former City of Memphis Hamilton Community Center)                  1363 East Person Avenue (behind Hamilton High School)                  Memphis, TN 38106