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Face Tattoos Aren’t Good For Business

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Face tattoos aren’t good for business. In order to make the cut on Forbes’ list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2018, you better be bringing in blue benjamins by the boatload, and your face better is the opposite of your criminal record– clean.

Forbes recently introduced the list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2018. The list includes some returning champions, with a few new faces taking over some of the top spots. This year Diddy lost his reigning 2017 spot to Jay-Z, while Kendrick Lamar swoops in to secure the third position.

Forbes’ list includes 20 of the most successful names in the hip-hop community, ending with Swizz Beatz in the #20 spot. Some of the artists featured on this list are easily believable, while some you’d never know was packing like that.

Coincidentally, those who hold the top 10 spots all have a common denominator, besides being filthy rich. As it turns out, all the finalists have managed to steer clear of tattooing their faces, which leads to a new theory.

Are facial tattoos what stops an artist from making the advancements necessary to be considered one of the highest paid in the industry?

Last year’s list only included one artist who sports an inked up mug in the top 10. That artist is Wiz Khalifa, and as you can see he doesn’t qualify this year. In fact, many of the artist who dabbles in the occasional face art, remain hovering around the list’s bottom tier or don’t qualify at all.

In a Statista survey, 92 percent of people over the age of 60 disagreed with face tattoos, 71 percent between the ages of 30 and 59 disagreed, and 53 percent between the ages of 18 and 29 disagreed with the phenom. Just imagine how many of these people are in the position to hire and broker deals.

In a world where so many factors can limit how much money you make, it would be unfair to place all the blame on tattoos, but it does play a crucial part. Many people refer to facial art as “job stoppers.”

If you think about it, would Jay-Z and Diddy have made it this far if they had unicorns sipping champagne printed underneath their right eye?

Take a look at the topmost paid hip-hop figures on Forbes’ 2018 list.

FORBES’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2018

1. Jay-Z

2. Diddy

3. Kendrick Lamar

4. Drake

5. J Cole

6. Dr. Dre

7. Nas

8. Pitbull

9. Future

10. Kanye West

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Dead Sperm Whale Found Washed Ashore with Pounds of Plastic Inside

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A dead sperm whale washed up on the shore nearby Kapota Island, in the Wakatobi National Park. It was late Monday when the sea animal was found. What’s shocking was what environmentalists found inside the whale’s stomach.

Inside the deceased whale was up to 13 pounds of toxic waste. There were 4 plastic bottles, 115 plastic cups, 25 plastic bags, 2 flip flops, 1 nylon sack, and more than 1,00 other pieces of plastic items reportedly found.

Environmentalists worry that this is an example of the dangers of plastic pollution problems that particularly plague Asian nations. According to a recent study, plastic pollution will likely triple within the next decade if there’s no solution. And with about 10m tonnes of plastic garbage finding it’s way to the ocean each year, marine life faces severe trouble.

Environmentalists aren’t positive that the waste was what caused the 31- foot whale’s death. Nonetheless, the amount of debris found is still alarming.

Indonesia ranks as the second largest plastic polluter, next to China.

 

 

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Thanksgiving is Expected to Reach Record Breaking Freezing Temps

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This Thanksgiving holiday, has plans on being the coldest its ever been in select Northeastern parts around the Unites Staes in more than 100 years. Record lows are projected to be between 15 to 30 degrees on Thursday and Black Friday.

New York, Philadelphia, Burlington, Boston, and Providence are a few places expected to experience the low temperatures, accompanied by glacial winds. Meteorologists report that winds will blow in at 20 below zero in some regions.

On record, Philadelphia’s lowest recorded temperature on Thanksgiving was recorded on Nov. 28, 1996. Daytime temperatures reached 30 degrees that day.

In New York, on Nov. 28, 1901, temps reached a max of 26 degrees.

Traditionally, many Thanksgiving parades and football games take place that day. People venturing out into the cold weather are urged to proceed with caution. Those outside, can find themselves at risk of frostbite and hypothermia.

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Cardi B Bought Her Momma a House… It Looks Like a Castle!

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Cardi B bought her Momma a house and it looks like a castle!

Cardi B got a chance to make her mom’s dreams come true. “Stay down till you come up! Its always been a dream to buy my mother a house. Last year I was so thirsty to buy my mom a house but the ones i was interested for her weren’t at my price range. I worked and worked and now I’m here !!” she captioned the videos.

According to Page Six, the house is valued at $600,000. Go Cardi B! The come up is real! We salute you for taking care of Mom dukes first!

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