Talk about an entrance: Kendrick Lamar debuted his new “King Kunta” video on a Beats-branded billboard in Times Square earlier tis evening, and it has now made its way online. We’ve already seen a short behind-the-scenes clip of the video shoot last week, so we knew a little bit of what we’d be getting: It’s […]
Kendrick Lamar is debuting the video for "King Kunta", off his stellar To Pimp a Butterfly, tonight at 6pm. But it's only going to be visible in one place: On the Beats by Dre billboard located at 46th and Broadway in Times Square. Update: Watch footage of the Times Square premiere below via Fader and Complex. Show More Summary
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The throwback clip was projected onto a Beats By Dre billboard.
Kendrick Lamar's new album To Pimp A Butterfly is out now, and as a tweet from Beats By Dre points out, he'll be debuting the video for its track "King Kunta" today (4/1) at 6 PM on the Beats...
Kendrick Lamar's "King Kunta" video will premiere today at 6 p.m. Read more...
The Mike Francesa Show was on location Wednesday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. Somehow, Francesa’s mic got turned off…and he expressed his displeasure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zF16D7T_mc&feature=youtu.be Don’t get Mike angry. Show More Summary
With the help of reality stars Jon Gosselin, Ronnie Ortiz-Margo, Omarosa, Tila Tequila, and Big Ang, AOL held a mock funeral for “fake reality television” in Times Square to promote its new organic reality series Connected. So my first...Show More Summary
Manhattan's Times Square, the number one tourist destination for people who love giant advertisements and getting harassed by an unstable man dressed as Cookie Monster, is very crowded all of the time. Being crowded is part of its very...
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Times Squared 3015 is an architectural design concept for a self-contained city housed in a 5,687-foot tower on what is now Times Square in New York City. The vertical city contains a beach, stadium, and redwood forest, as well as more traditional retail and living spaces. Created by Blake Freitas, Grace Chen, and Alexi Kararavokiris, […]
Last week I sat in a lit, crowded multiplex theater near Times Square, awaiting a preview screening of The Equalizer, director Antoine Fuqua’s big-screen adaptation of the ’80s TV series. A few minutes before the movie began, a couple of twentysomethings next to me got into a discussion about what they were about to see. Show More Summary
Shamir and Shamir in Times Square (via his Facebook) Shamir's debut album, Ratchet, will be out via XL in May -- maybe you've seen the Times Square billboard? -- and he'll embark on a short East Coast tour in June,...
A new initiative called PopUP Forest wants to temporarily transform the concrete jungle of Times Square into actual wilderness, using native trees, flowers, and plants. Currently crowdfunding, the initiative is working with Times Square Alliance to get the project up and running by June 2016. READ MORE »
During the 1980s, Times Square in New York City was a radically different place. A center for sex and sleazy goings-on, the city was economically depressed, and crime rates hit an all-time high. One basement bar in Times Square became...Show More Summary
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Images via What if you could go ziplining in a redwood forest and then take an elevator ride down to a beach, all inside of a building? A hundred years from now, a skyscraper in the heart of Times Square could hold both of these destinations, in addition to a stadium, mountain range, mall, and a city inside itself. Show More Summary
Given these gentrifying times where old buildings and neighborhoods get new life as either hotels or shopping centers, it's no surprise raunchy, crime-ridden neighborhoods are disappearing. Consider Times Square in New York, which through the ?70s and 80s, consisted of porno shops and peep shows. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Old-school bars are now a rarity around Times Square, squeezed out by chain hotels and video boards. But Jimmy's Corner, a boxing-themed dive bar on West 44th Street, has somehow survived. At one end of the bar in that crammed joint on a recent night stood Taylor Hackford, best...
Their Times Square metal performance went viral, and a trio of 11 and 12-year-olds were signed to a $1.8 million record deal. Then they realized what the industry was all about.