Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

Hawaiian Holdings Announces 2018 First Quarter Conference Call

 (PRNewsfoto/Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.)HONOLULU, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. (“Hawaiian”), plans to report its first quarter 2018 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. An investor conference call is scheduled for…

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Injured Veterans Relieve Stress and Learn New Earth-Moving Skills

Injured veterans and guests recently participated in a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) event where they learned how to operate heavy-duty bulldozers and other construction equipment.LAS VEGAS, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Injured veterans and guests recently participated in a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connection event where they learned how to operate heavy-duty bulldozers and other construction equipment.
Event participants climbed up into…

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Global Automotive Door Module Market 2018-2022 – Smart and Touch-Sensitive Features Gaining Momentum

Research and Markets LogoDUBLIN, April 06, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —
The “Global Automotive Door Module Market 2018-2022” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The global automotive door module market to grow at a CAGR of 4.79% during the period 2018-2022.
Global Automotive Door…

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Watch Ashanti Blast Media in 'Say Less' Video With Ty Dolla $ign

Ashanti makes a feisty return in her new “Say Less” video featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The clip opens with the R&B singer blasting the media, paparazzi and misleading headlines.

“It’s amazing to me that people don’t even care about finding out the truth,” Ashanti says, as news shows circulate an inaccurate story about her pulling out a fan’s hair and pushing her into a pool. “They’d rather just run with the lie. Honestly, people need to just say less.”

Ashanti brushes off gossip by popping bottles with her friends in a huge mansion and joining Ty Dolla $ign at a nightclub. The clip ends with a kinder version of the pool story, with Ashanti accidentally pulling out the woman’s hair while trying to stop her from falling in.

The DJ Mustard-produced “Say Less,” issued in November, is the lead single from Ashanti’s upcoming sixth LP, due out later this year. The singer will join Ja Rule for their co-headlining Natural Born Hitters tour, which kicks off April 20th in Bangor, Maine and concludes August 11th in Peoria, Illinois. 

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John N. Hamiel, Pharm.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

EVANSDALE, Iowa, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — John N. Hamiel, Pharm.D., is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Healthcare in recognition of his role as Director of Pharmacy and Adjunct Professor of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare and the…

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Evelyn M. Nagel is recognized by Continental Who's Who

NEW YORK, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Evelyn M. Nagel is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Finance in recognition of her role as CFO of Douglas Elliman.
Located in New York, Douglas Elliman has served clients nationwide for over a…

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Petros sofre 1ª derrota em ação individual movida pelo escritório de advocacia LSCS

RIO DE JANEIRO, 6 de abril de 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Para cobrir o rombo de mais de R$ 27 bilhões entre 2013 e 2017, o fundo de pensão da Petrobras (Petros) começou a descontar, em março deste ano, contribuições extras de seus afiliados. Os altos valores cobrados geraram diversos processos…

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Review: Cardi B's Debut, 'Invasion of Privacy,' Is Personal and Undeniable

When Cardi B teams up with SZA to announce, “I think us bad bitches is a gift from God,” hearing is believing. The Bronx queen’s long-awaited debut Invasion of Privacy is even better than everybody was hoping it would be, a whirwind tour of Planet Cardi, a place where female warriors reign supreme, taking occasional breaks to plant a Louboutin heel on a rival’s throat. Cardi expands on the flash of “Bodak Yellow,” one of the most glorious pop hits of this century – all over Invasion of Privacy, she puts on her bloody shoes and dances the blues. As Cardi declares in the fantastic opener “Get Up 10,” “I started speaking my mind and tripled my views/Real bitch, only thing fake is the boobs.”

Invasion of Privacy is lavishly emotional, intimately personal, wildly funny, as Cardi tells the tale of her life with high-profile guests like Chance the Rapper, YG and Kehlani. Where her fiancee Offset’s crew Migos just dropped a double album so long it was practically a prog epic – Tales from Trapographic Oceans – Cardi keeps it lean and mean, 13 tracks in 48 minutes without a moment of filler. She’s feeling herself – “Pussy so good I say my own name during sex!” But she’s not timid about the claim she wants to make on rap history – as she declares in her Chance duet “Best Life,” “I’m like Big Pop mixed with Tupac, I’m like Makaveli.” Invasion of Privacy proves that Cardi B is capable of anything, except being boring.

Cardi could have been designed in a mad scientist’s laboratory as the perfect pop star. She has the finesse of a Jarvis Cocker or Dolly Parton or Al Green – a star who’s had time to grow up in private and rehearse the part, so by the time they make their big move on the unsuspecting pop world, it seems like they just dropped from heaven fully formed, twice as clever as anyone else. Ever since she made her bones on Love and Hip-Hop: New York, she’s had that larger-than-life charisma. Nobody but Cardi would show up on the Golden Globes red carpet and tell E!’s Giuliana Rancic, on live TV, “I’ve got butterflies in my stomach – and in my vagina!”

As the self-proclaimed “strip club Mariah Carey,” Cardi stresses her backstory as a dancer who rose to the top of the rap game – as she boasts, “Used to be covered in dollars, now I’m covered in jewels.” She frames her life as a rags-to-riches Binderella story. Invasion of Privacy comes with a slew of glitzy hits already attached: the definitive “Bodak Yellow,” her 21 Savage duet “Bartier Cardi,” her Migos-boosted “Drip.” But “Be Careful” was a single that truly expanded her emotional and musical range, playing up her Dominican heritage as she kicked Spanish rhymes while mourning her love pains. The way Cardi spat, “I poured my heart out to some piece of shit” stung as hard as when she sang the hook from Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor.”

Invasion of Privacy shows off both sides – the stone-cold strut of “Bodak Yellow,” as in “Money Bag” and “Bickenhead,” but also the empty-bed blues of “Be Careful,” as in “Ring” or “Thru The Phone.” She celebrates her Latin roots in “I Like It,” sampling a vintage salsa hit (Pete Rodriguez’ 1967 “I Like It Like That”) for a duet with reggaeton star J. Balvin and Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny. She traps out with YG in “She Bad,” where she says, “Know a bad bitch when I see one/Tell RiRi I need a threesome.” Her raw humor might tempt people to sleep on her deeply schooled sensibility, but something that always sets Cardi apart is her eccentric sense of hip-hop history. “Be Careful” was rooted in the late Nineties rap/R&B renaissance, with its nods to Hill and Sparkle; “Bickenhead” builds on her affinities with Southern rap, for anyone who mistook her Freak Nasty dip in “Bodak Yellow” for a fluke. She interpolates Project Pat and gives it up to Trick Daddy, telling the party people, “Make that pussy slip and slide like you from the 305.”

Cardi saves the two most emotionally hardcore songs for the end: the epic high of “I Do” and the mournful lows of “Thru Your Phone,” which could almost be a doo-wop ballad. “Thru Your Phone” builds on the rage of “Be Careful,” as she contemplates revenge on her cheating man: “Smash your TV from Best Buy/You gonna turn me into Left Eye.” Beyoncé shows up all over this album as a Yoda-like figure (“Took pictures with Beyoncé, met Mama Knowles”), or as a celeb icon (“them pretty twins looking like Beyoncé”). But in “Thru Your Phone,” Mrs. Carter appears as an artist whose music nurses you through a crisis – Cardi stays up late, listening to Bey’s “Resentment” on repeat, while watching her man sleep and fantasizing about ways to kill him.

“I Do” ends on a triumphant note with SZA, the only star who really could hold her own with Cardi on a track like this – over that Murda Beatz production, Cardi announces “I’m in a boss bitch mood/These are some boss bitch shoes.” She also says, “Only time I’m a lady is when I lay-deez hoes to rest” (a line that could be Millie Jackson or Loretta Lynn or somebody). Invasion of Privacy flaunts so many different aspects of Cardi’s game, it comes on like a greatest hits album, as undeniable as the excellent New Wave suit she rocks in the cover art. It’s already tough to remember what it was like not having Cardi B around. Invasion proves she’s here to stay. 

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Bleeding Through Announces New Album "Love Will Kill All"

Bleeding Through have officially returned and will release their eighth full-length album “Love Will Kill All” this summer on May 25th 2018 via SharpTone Records. This album being the newest piece of work to come …Read More

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LINGUA IGNOTA GETS SIGNED, ANNOUNCES RE0ISSUE OF ALBUM, AND TOUR DATES POSTED

Profound Lore Records has announced a partnership with LINGUA IGNOTA, the devastating solo project of Kristin Hayter that combines a powerful and violent amalgam of death industrial, power electronics, and neo-classical into a singular uncompromising …Read More

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