Cardi B, Future & Pusha-T To Headline 2019 Primavera Festival Lineup

The Primavera Sound Festival might have outdone itself this 12 months. Festival organizers took measures to make sure its high quality in 2019. The Primavera Sound tourney takes place in two concurrent areas: Porto, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain, protecting the expansive Iberian Peninsula. Organizer let the next bylines chart their course. It additionally would not damage to have ample, and a community would-be concert-goers dispersed throughout the European Union bracket.

Primavera’s tips.

“That in a line up, equality between feminine and male artists ought to be regular
-That gender obstacles and pigeonholing being dismantled ought to be regular
-That all phases, schedules and proposals being provocative ought to be regular
-That the music the brand new generations be embraced with out forgetting how we bought right here ought to be regular.”

This 12 months’s lineup is dominated by top-tier hip-hop expertise, the likes which embrace Cardi B, J Balvin, Erykah Badu, Future, Janelle Monáe, Nas, FKA twigs, Pusha-T, 070 Shake, James Blake, Danny Brown,  Kali Uchis, slowthai, Ivy Queen, Mura Masa, Rico Nasty, Gangsta Boo, Kodie Shane, Tierra Wack and Princess Nokia to call just a few. Tickets are on sale on the pageant’s ficial web site, the place packages together with something from VIP remedy to a single-day move for the tip May-beginning June.

Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Portugal Games Amid Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly miss not less than two video games for the Portugal nationwide workforce later this month as he battles rape allegations within the United States. According to TMZ Sports, Cristiano will not be suiting up for Portugal’s sport in opposition to Poland on October 11, or their October 14th matchup in opposition to Scotland.

The 33-year outdated soccer star reportedly met with Portugal coach Fernando Santos and Portuguese federation president Fernando Gomes and all agreed it was finest for him to step away for not less than a couple of video games. 

Ronaldo is being sued by a girl named Kathryn Mayorga, who alleges that the soccer famous person raped her at a Las Vegas lodge again in 2009. BBC experiences that Mayorga reportedly reached an out–court settlement with Ronaldo in 2010, involving a $375,000 fee for agreeing by no means to go public with the allegations. Her attorneys are actually looking for to declare the non-disclosure settlement void.

Mayorga claims Cristiano at Rain Nightclub within the Palms lodge in June 2009 and he later invited her as much as his penthouse suite. There are pictures the 2 hanging out on the nightclub collectively on the evening in query, however Ronaldo has vehemently denied the rape allegations.

Cristiano Ronaldo Responds To Rape Allegations: "Fake News"

Last 12 months, German newspaper Der Spiegelprinted an article by which an nameless American girl revealed that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly raped her in 2009 and purchased her silence for $375,000 in an out–court settlement. Most just lately, the lady Kathryn Mayorga, shed her ranonymity with a purpose to element the alleged incident that befell at a Las Vegas lodge in ’09 in a brand new article with the publication.

According to Mayorga, Ronaldo was on trip on June 12, 2009, the place she met him at a lodge in Sin City. She was invited again to his room the place she says that he “begged” for her to the touch his penis and wouldn’t let her go away till she kissed hm. She alleges that when she kissed him, he turned aggressive and anally raped her in his lodge bed room.

“When he was completed he nonetheless did not wish to let me go,” Mayorga alleges. “He checked out me, full guilt and began calling me ‘child’.”

“I am unable to keep in mind precisely what he stated however he stated sorry, asking if I had ache. Then he went down on his knees and stated: ‘99% me is an effective man, I simply don’t know concerning the different 1%'”

Ronaldo’s authorized crew swiftly responded to this new article, revealing that they plan on suing the German publication for the “blatantly ilegal” article, including that it’s “most likely one probably the most critical violations private rights in recent times”.

During an Instagrma reside session, Cristiano additionally addressed the allegations when prompted. Smiling, the Juventus star assured followers: “No, no, no, no, no. What they stated right this moment? Fake, faux information. They wish to promote my title. It’s regular. They wish to be well-known to say my title, however it’s half the job. I’m comfortable, man—and all good.”

As seen on The Sun, images  Ronaldo out withMayorgaa the night time the incident have floor on-line and whereas it doesn’t level in the direction of conviction, Mayorga’s attorneys are intent on going ater Ronaldo for greater than the alleged settlement sum.

“Kathryn was sexually assaulted in June 2009 by a person named Cristiano Ronaldo,” Mayorga’s lawyer, Leslie Mark Stovall, advised Der Spiegel. “The goal this lawsuit is to carry Cristiano Ronaldo accountable inside a civil court docket regulation for the accidents he has brought on Kathryn Mayorga and the implications these accidents.”

 

Madonna Is Hung Up Over New Music, Thinks It's Formulaic

Madonna, one the biggest pop stars her time and all time, told Vogue Italia recently that she’s not a fan new music. Speaking from Lisbon, where she’s moved so that one her kids can pursue a career in pressional soccer, she touched on music, politics and her personal life. She cited political instability as the other reason for her move out the States:”I wanted to get out America for a minute – as you know, this is not America’s finest hour – not that leaving America makes anything different or changes anything.”

In Lisbon, she’s been hanging out with local musicians. It was the discussion this local scene that prompted her scorn American music:

Perhaps Madonna, who turns 60 in five days, thinks that “something” will be her new album. Maybe so, but it doesn’t excuse her dismissive comments regarding new music (ie. hip-hop). Granted, hip-hop has a lot features, but what’s wrong with that? And everything being “so formulaic”? Surely Madonna must realize that she is the queen the pop song formula. Perhaps the antidote she’s looking for could come in the form Travis Scott:

Madonna's Not Impressed With New Music: "Everyone Sounds The Same"

Although this year has brought us some pretty good albums and singles – Scorpion, Liberation, the numerous G.O.O.D. Music releases, Everything Is Love, Lost and FoundTesting and lots more in different genres, Madonna’s still left unpleased saying there’s no distinction between all the sounds. The 59-year-old pop singer recently chatted with Vogue Italia and talked about the current landscape music, in her eyes. 

Madonna is currently preparing an upcoming album and living in Lisbon, Portugal, telling the publication how her new city provides a lot inspiration for her craft. “It’s also such a nice antidote to what’s going on in the music business now where everything’s so formulaic, and every song has 20 guest artists on it, and everyone sounds the same. Something’s gotta give,” she explained.

Her move to Lisbon was based on her son David and giving him a good place to play soccer. “I felt like we needed a change, and I wanted to get out America for a minute – as you know, this is not America’s finest hour – not that leaving America makes anything different or changes anything,” she added. “I’ve lived in other places; I lived in London for 10 years. I like to put myself in uncomfortable situations and take risks.”

You guys think Madonna has a point when it comes to music sounding the same?

Napoli Passed On Cristiano Ronaldo Due To Risk Of Bankruptcy: Report

After planting the seed several times during Real Madrid’s failed bid to capture La Liga title, it became conceivable this season could be Ronaldo’s last in the Spanish capital. In the end, Real Madrid were able to lift a continental trophy, but even that wasn’t enough to dissuade the star striker from departing in the summer. As you may know, Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Serie A champions Juventus on a 4-year deal, but apparently it wasn’t his first choice out all his endless options.

According to a report out Italy, Napoli and not Juventus, was Ronaldo’s first choice. The report states that Ronaldo’s agent contacted the Naples football club in the hopes starting a dialogue. Napoli ficials expressed tons interest but were put f by the players incredible wage demands.

Napoli’s sporting director Aurelio De Laurentiis basically hinted that a move would risk bankrupting the club. He is quoted as saying: “Ronaldo was fered to Napoli. (Jorge) Mendes, his agent, telephoned me. We planned to make an fer, and we would have paid CR7 with a percentage the funds guaranteed by his arrival. The €350 million that Juventus will invest is beyond our reach. We would have risked pushing the club towards bankruptcy.”

Alas, both club and player made the logical choice. Bear in mind, Napoli does not have the same positional strength as Real Madrid. To believe Cristiano Ronaldo would have made up the balance Champions League-calibre roster, is completely absurd.

"Shot On iPhone" Trailers Celebrate Soccer Culture Around The Globe

Apple’s main selling point, the one facet that iPhone users like to hold over Android users, is the camera quality. Although there are several Droids with an amazing camera (such as the LG G7), iPhones have always boasted some the best camera specs for modern day smartphones. Apple has an entire campaign dedicated to their iPhone’s camera called “Shot on iPhone.” You have undoubtedly seen billboards or commercials that use that three word slogan as the main pitch. Now that the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has progressed past the group stage, and instant eliminations have begun, Apple has rolled out a new “Shot on iPhone” campaign centered around the world’s favorite sport.

The three promotional videos were shot on the iPhone X, and follows soccer fans as they hit the pitch for some competitive play. The first video is entitled “Heart Australia,” and it focuses on Aborigine girls in Australia. The second video, “The ‘Wa’ Soccer,” is based in Japan, while the last promo video, “Berlengas Island,” takes place on a small islet f the coast Portugal. Each clip highlights the differences, and similarities, between cultures when it comes to soccer. Check them out below.