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Meek Mill Sentenced for Probation Violation

Meek Mill has been sentenced following a probation-violating trip to Los Angeles with girlfriend Nicki Minaj for the American Music Awards last November. The Philly rapper was found guilty of traveling without adhering to the guidelines stipulated in terms of his probation. Meek Mill Rekindles Drake Beef With Surprise ‘4/4’ EP Mill will serve 90 days under house arrest and six months parole beginning March 1st. He will be unable to work during the time he is on house arrest. In 2014, Mill was found guilty of a similar violation and was put in jail until December , just before Minaj released The Pinkprint with a pair of guest features from him. Mill’s legal troubles began in 2008 when he was booked on drug and gun charges. He spent 18 months incarcerated before spending five years on probation. His 2014 sentence was due to the rapper booking out-of-town concerts without permission and failing to provide his probation officer with a working number

Seattle Honors the Clash By Declaring ‘International Clash Day’

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has honored rock legends the Clash  by declaring Sunday, February 7th “International Clash Day” in the city, joining King County, Washington and Bridgewater, UK in that recognition.  Flashback: The Clash Storm Tokyo in 1982 “Legendary UK band the Clash formed in 1976, establishing their unique sound combining punk with reggae, dub, funk and ska, behind socially conscious lyrics,” Murray wrote in his official proclamation. “The band played the Kingdome in 1982, outshining headliners the Who and inspiring a young audience member, Jeff Ament, to grow up and become the bassist for Pearl Jam.” “One February mooring in 2013, KEXP DJ John Richards arbitrarily declared it ‘International Clash Day’ for no other reason than the fact that he could,” the statement continues. The traditional has continued every year since, featuring rare and live tracks, cover versions, B sides and more.  Radio station KEXP is celebrating on Friday, February 5th, with 12 hours of Clash music (including side projects and rare tracks) and interviews, broadcasting from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST on Seattle’s 90.3 and around the world on  KEXP.org . The event will include an exclusive interview with Julien Temple, director of award-winning 2007 documentary Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten . A stream is available below.  KEXP is known for its themed music events. Last year, the station honored the anniversary of Beastie Boys’ iconic Paul’s Boutique with a full day of programming featuring the full track list and over 115 songs sampled across the LP.  Related The Clash Rock Against Racism Newly Unearthed Letter Explains The Clash’s U.S. Troubles The Clash Tear Up ‘Garageland’ in 1977

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