Here’s an Exclusive Look Inside Big Sean’s ‘I Decided’ Pop-Up Shop

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In honor of the release of his fourth studio album, I Decided, Big Sean followed the currently favored hip-hop formula of launching a curated run of pop-up shops across several cities. The Detroit-born rapper kicked things off way outside of his home turf of Detroit, opting to open the first leg New York City. Even though dedicated merchandise pop-up’s are currently the grassroots marketing pitch en vogue, it marks a first for Sean, who previously hasn’t thrown his gauntlet into  the “fashion merch” ring like Kanye West, Travis Scott, Justin Bieber and Future.

Expect to find the typical fare: themed T-shirts, hoodies, dad hats and bombers. You can also expect the typical range of slightly inflated prices – but it’s all about the memories, right? Signature dad hats are the least pricey offering at $30 USD a pop while the I Decided bomber will run you a cool $200 USD.

In keeping with the theme of the album and the listening party Sean hosted last week in New York, the space features plenty of moody, neon lighting and buzzy phrases – like the giant neon sign that proclaims, “Take No L’s.”

“Sean’s album was partly inspired by the idea of an old man who got a second chance of life,” explains his creative director, Mike Carson. “The space basically uses light and color to explore themes of life.”

The pop-up is hosted in partnership with Spotify and will make stops in L.A., Toronto, and Sean’s hometown, Detroit. As for the New York leg, you can buy all the I Decided hoodies you want through Sunday, February 5.

Big Sean ‘I Decided’ Pop-Up
127 Grand Street
New York, NY

Stream Big Sean’s entire I Decided project right here or below.

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Trump launches his attack on banks’ financial restraints

President Donald Trump holds up an executive order after his signing the order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. The executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after 2008-2009 crisis. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched his long-promised attack Friday on banking rules that were rushed into law after the nation's economic crisis, signing new orders after meeting with business and investment chiefs and pledging further action to free big banks from restrictions. Wall Street cheered him on, but Trump risks disillusioning his working-class voters.


Kansas City Clergyman Seeks Way To Pastor Across The Political Divide

The Rev. Adam Hamilton preaches to the congregation at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection outside of Kansas City. The multi-campus church with a membership of more than 20,000 is the largest Methodist church in the U.S.

The Rev. Adam Hamilton of the largest U.S. Methodist church says sermonizing about politics is both a challenge and an obligation. His congregation is split between Trump supporters and critics.

(Image credit: Courtesy of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection)

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Ruby Rose’s Mom Had The BEST Reaction To Her Coming Out!

Coming out can be very hard, even for someone as confidant as Ruby Rose!

In the sneak peek for her sit down on NBC‘s Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist, the Orange Is the New Black actress opened up about how worried she was to come out to her mother. Awww!

Related: Ruby’s Sex Life Is Probably Better Than Yours!

In regards to telling her mom she was attracted to women when she was 12, the up-and-comer told Geist:

“That was a fine thing to do though. When I told her, she was like, ‘I know.’ She knew when I was six apparently. I was like, ‘Really, mom,’ I don’t even think I knew then. I didn’t think it was possible. Apparently it is and it makes sense.”

Mother’s intuition, we guess! When asked if she was concerned about revealing the truth to her mum, Miz Rose noted:

“I was just worried because I didn’t know it was a thing. I knew how I felt and what I kind of identified as, but the words gay or lesbian… I didn’t know anyone else that was gay or a lesbian. So I didn’t really know how to word it. So I was just like, ‘I think I should let you know that when I eventually get a boyfriend, there’ll be a girl.’ And she was just like, ‘I know.'”

Good on Ruby’s mom! Apparently, there were a few signs that Rose’s momma picked up on — like how the former MTV VJ used to HATE Barbies and decapitate Ken dolls. LOLz!

Be sure to ch-ch-check out the sneak peek for yourself (below) AND take a look at your local listing so you don’t miss Ruby’s FULL chat with Willie this Sunday!

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Romania crisis deepens as anti-corruption protest enters fourth day

Emergency government decree to decriminalise official misconduct ‘not constitutional’, say key government allies

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bucharest and other Romanian cities on Friday, blowing whistles, waving giant national flags and booing at giant puppets of politicians they hold responsible for a decree to dilute the country’s anti-corruption fight.

People of all ages, some carrying children, took part in protests around the country for the fourth consecutive evening. The atmosphere was one of anger against the government, but also of solidarity and hope for change. Some carried banners saying: “I came for my future.”

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Here’s Your First Look at ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2

Last week we highlighted multiple details surrounding the much-anticipated second season of Netflix original series Stranger Things. Now, we get our first look at the upcoming installment, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.

The image finds pals Dustin, Lucas and Mike decked out in Ghostbusters costumes, as the photograph is reportedly taken from a Stranger Things ad that will air during Super Bowl LI on Sunday.