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Top Story – Cash Money Records Ignorantly Signs Paris Hilton

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Paris drinking a 40….really!?

Apparently Little Wayne and the rest of the folks over at Cash Money Records didn’t know that Paris Hilton doesn’t like Black people because she just got signed to the hip hop label. I think it’s more like they don’t give a damn…which is even sadder. I swear the music industry ain’t shit!

I mean, look at her in the above photo mocking Black folks by drinking a 40 ounce. Now her rich, spoiled, bigoted ass is using Black folks to make new music and even more money. I just don’t get it! Hip hop is allowing itself to be played like a beat machine.

This won’t be the first album for Paris, she had a hit back in 2006 with “Stars Are Blind”. It had a reggae feel to it and despite myself I actually liked the groove of it. Her new music will have a House sound; I hate House music. You can watch the video below and listen to her mediocre vocals. I’m not sure, but I think the first 30 seconds features new music. *Rolls eyes, grimaces, shakes head, and sighs*

LAWD HELP US!!!

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The World's Best Cities For Art Lovers

For many people escaping to another city isn’t just about getting some much needed chill out time or indulging in a change of scenery, it can be an opportunity to immerse yourself in a whole new culture.  In particular, a great number of cities boast a thriving arty vibe that attracts thousands of visitors each year.  For the arts lovers amongst you, here are a few cities that can’t be beaten.

Florence

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Palazzo Pitti

Art abounds on every corner in this Italian city, the hometown of Michelangelo.  Whether you just wander the streets and savour the sights, from spectacular architectural buildings such as the Duomo, to sculptures, frescoes and statues, art lovers will be in heaven. Aside from all of the outdoor splendors, art buffs should head to the Uffizi gallery where fantastic paintings can be seen by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Botticelli and, of course, Michelangelo.

Rome

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The Vatican

Rome is a magical city that’s abound with stunning architecture and works of art.  It’s hard to know where to start with this gem, as the city is awash with must-sees, many dating back thousands of years, from galleries, to museums, basilicas, villas, piazzas and gardens.

Unmissable highlights include the Vatican Museums, Borghese Gallery and the National Gallery of Modern Art.  But you don’t have to spend all your time inside; just wandering the streets of this enchanting city will enable you to soak up the art-drenched atmosphere.

Barcelona

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Joan Miro Fundacion

Spain’s cultural capital is a haven for art enthusiasts, but much of it is best seen just wandering the streets, soaking up the architecture, historical buildings and taking in the artists and street entertainers along La Rambla, a famous boulevard in the center of Barcelona.

The Parc Guell is a public area where you can capture the essence of artist Antoni Gaudi.  Must-visit attractions also include the Picasso Museum and the Contemporary Art Museum.

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Paris

This city of romance is also a city of art, so anyone interested in art of any kind should make a visit to the French capital.  With so many top attractions, it could take a couple of weeks to make the most of this city, but art lovers should head for the famous Louvre and the Musee d’Orsay.

Many museums exhibit the works of the great artists such as Monet, Picasso and Rodin, so shouldn’t be missed.  But aside from galleries and museums, Paris is an outdoor arts fest, so take in the delights of wonderful architecture and parks, such as the Jardin de Luxembourg.

London

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Street Art in London

London boasts some of the top museums in the world for art, whether you find yourself in the Tate, British Museum, or the National Gallery, you won’t be disappointed in the collections on offer.  Aside from London’s indoor treasures, you can find an interesting and eclectic mix of art in various parts of the capital, so do a little wandering or tube-hopping and you’ll be surprised at the gems that London has to offer.

Chicago

Chicago

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It might not rank up high with the top art capitals in the world, but surprisingly, Chicago has a lot to offer the art enthusiast.  The fantastic Art Institute of Chicago is not only the second largest museum in the USA, but it also boasts some enviable collections of art from lesser known artists to the elite such as Picasso, Pollock and Warhol.

If this museum leaves you aching for more, then head over to the Museum of Contemporary Art, where you can soak up a wide range of artistic masterpieces.

 

Guest piece by Amy Fowler for Ironbridge Fine Arts and Framing; specialists in etching presses for sale.