[guest post by JVW] Phillip Bump of the Washington Post took to his keyboard earlier to day to suggest to us that we, the ungrateful and unwashed, are only fixating on the email security problems of Hillary! Rodham Clinton (the Once and Future Inevitable Next President of the United States) because we don’t understand how […]
This is just awful. On Friday, Three 6 Mafia rapper Koopsta Knicca — whose real name was Robert Phillips — sadly passed away in a Memphis hospital. The group's rep, Dove Clark, says the 40-year-old died following complications from a stroke that he had on Sunday. Related: Sopranos Star Frank Albanese Dead At 84 DJ Paul, another member of [...]
Robert “Koopsta Knicca” Phillips has passed away at age 40 after suffering a stroke earlier this week. The rapper, who was a member of Three 6 Mafia and Da Mafia 6ix, died on early Friday morning (October 9) at a Memphis hospital. “[He] went in peace… Everyone who knew Koop knew he was very funny [...]
Robert "Koopsta Knicca" Cooper Phillips, a member of the Memphis hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia, passed away early Friday after suffering a massive stroke. Phillips was 40. Three 6 Mafia co-founder DJ Paul confirmed Knicca's death to the Commercial Appeal, saying in a statement that the rapper "went in peace...
Within a fortress of analog gear somewhere in LA, Tim Phillips and George Jensen link up their rigs and let the healing ambient vibes pour out into the open air. Looped synth melodies hang in the mix for minutes at a time, compounding with steel drum patches and pan flutes into pristine New Age jams. Show More Summary
President Obama nominated Channing D. Phillips, 57, on Thursday to become the next U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. If confirmed, one of Phillips's initial challenges will be to decided whether to continue a corruption investigation into former D.C. mayor Vincent C. Gray.
Koopsta Knicca Dead Another member of 3 6 Mafia has died. Reps for the Memphis rap group confirm that Koopsta Knicca died early this a.m. from a stroke. WMC Action News reports: Memphis rapper Robert “Koopsta Knicca” Phillips has di...
Koopsta Knicca - the rapper best known for his work with the iconic hip hop crew Three 6 Mafia - has passed away at the age of 40. Sources say the emcee (real name: Robert Cooper Phillips) suffered a stroke late Thursday night. Fellow...Show More Summary
Founding Three 6 Mafia member Koopsta Knicca (real name Robert Cooper Phillips) passed away last night after suffering a stroke. He was 40 years old. The Commercial Appeal was given a statement and they write:The news of Mr. Phillip...
From The Commercial Appeal: Memphis rapper, Three 6 Mafia alumnus and Da Mafia 6ix member Robert “Koopsta Knicca” Phillips has died. The 40-year-old died early Friday morning at an undisclosed Memphis hospital from complications of a stroke he suffered on Sunday. The news of Mr. Show More Summary
Ideas to fix Metro. [WCP] Andy Harris might not be screwing with D.C. for much longer. [WCP] Acting U.S. Attorney Vincent Cohen loses the nomination to Channing Phillips. [Post] [ more › ]
Former D.C. prosecutor is selected over acting U.S. Attorney Vincent Cohen.
The struggling Detroit Lions are making a defensive line change, adding Ishmaa'ily Kitchen to their rotation and getting rid of Phillip Hunt to make room. Paula Pasche of the Oakland Press reported the Lions' changes. Hunt joined the Lions this season after playing his first three seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. Show More Summary
Oakland’s Jackson Phillips holds down Day Wave, a one-man project that cranks out hazily muted bedroom indie-pop and consistently sounds more like a band than one guy working alone. Philips released his Headcase EP this summer, and he shared a new song called “Come Home Now” last month. As it turns out, “Come Home Now” […]
Thanks to “Black Hawk Down” and “Captain Phillips,” Hollywood has permanently etched into the brains of my students (and probably a lot of Monkey Cage readers) that Somalia is a lawless place of warlords and pirates. Even as piracy has declined in the past few years, the narrative of Somali pirates has staying power. Over […]
Los Angeles is a city full of characters, and Phillip King is no exception. A tall man who exudes positivity in his seemingly permanent ear-to-ear smile, Phillip has been bringing his distinct style to different corners of the city for...Show More Summary
"Economics research is usually not replicable" say (pdf) Andrew Chang and Phillip Li (via). This problem is not confined to economics: it also seems to be the case in psychology (pdf) and medicine. Perhaps, therefore, the problem is a general...
The Phillips Collection hosts “Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland — The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections,” which combines works from the two collections for the first time in the U.S.
Phillip Timmons had pulled over to unload external cargo due to strong winds Sunday when his victim jumped behind the wheel and took off.
Golden Globe nominee Lou Diamond Phillips will be a part of the NBC drama series “Blindspot,” taking on a recurring role in what Deadline.com calls “a meaty upcoming story arc.” The story says that Phillips will play “Saúl Guerrero, a...