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Musty Laundry? Add This to Your Washer for a Refreshing Change

As we move into the actual hottest months on the calendar for South Louisiana many of you are facing the same issues that we face at our house. How to keep all the sweat-soaked laundry clean and fresh for use as soon as possible. Now, if you don't live in the Gulf South you might not understand just how sweaty clothes can get. It is entirely possible to get at least pit stains just by walking to the mailbox and back. Yeah, it's that hot.
LOUISIANA STATE

Giant Pickle Tackles Streaker During Baseball Game – ‘Murica

Over the past 24 to 48 hours you've probably thought a lot about what makes America such a great place to live. I am willing to bet that not that many of you included the thought of a giant pickle tackling a nearly naked man at a baseball game as one of those thoughts. But, based on crowd reaction at the stadium the pickle was on point when he speared the trespasser.
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Alabama Road Closed for 2nd Time Because of Spilled Chicken Parts

Have you ever stopped to wonder what is inside those big trucks that zoom by you on the Interstate? Sure they could be loaded with furniture or tools or produce or in the case of the state of Alabama, loose chicken parts. How do we know about the propensity for the hauling of loose chicken parts in the great state of Alabama? Well, the truckers over there keep spilling the chicken goo all over the road.
ALABAMA STATE

Dorm Imploded at University of Alabama

Over July the 4th the University of Alabama imploded a dorm, wasn't LSU supposed to do the same thing to a dorm on campus in Baton Rouge? The short answer is yes, LSU was supposed to have already imploded Kirby Smith Hall, that implosion was supposed to have taken last month but plans changed.
BATON ROUGE, LA

Photo Surfaces of Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Killer’s Swollen Face After Being Beaten

A photo of Nipsey Hussle's alleged killer sporting matching black eyes has surfaced on the internet. The murder trial for Eric Holder Jr., the man accused of murdering Nipsey Hussle back in 2019 has ended, with the jury now deliberating on the outcome. On Friday (July 1), a photo of Holder in court looking badly beaten surfaced. In the picture, both of Holder's eyes appear swollen as well as his jaw. He also looks to have bruises on his face. XXL has reached out to Eric Holder's attorney and confirmed the picture is accurate.
LOS ANGELES, CA

Ten Stats And Facts About The Fourth Of July

Do Americans still care about the true meaning of Independence Day or is it just all about the beer, hot dogs, and fireworks?. We drink more beer on July 4th than any other day, and we'll spend about $7.5 billion on Fourth of July food. Here are a few random...
FESTIVAL

Donald Trump Allegedly Threatened Sweden With Trade Sanctions Due to ASAP Rocky Arrest – Report

Donald Trump allegedly threatened Sweden with trade sanctions due to A$AP Rocky's 2019 arrest. On Friday (July 1), TMZ published a report about Sweden's Justice Minister Morgan Johansson commenting on his alleged interactions with then President Donald Trump. According to the report, Trump threatened the European country with trade sanctions if the Harlem, N.Y. rapper was not let out of jail.
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The 13 Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week

Week in and week out, there are plenty of brand-new rap songs, no matter the time of year. It can be really difficult to stay aware of what's out and also what's hot, so XXL decided to make things much easier for you. Instead of sorting out nearly everything that released this week, we've narrowed it down to strictly the best of the week, saving you plenty of time.
MUSIC

KenTheMan’s 2022 XXL Freshman Freestyle

KenTheMan is a self-proclaimed "rap best friend." She makes the kind of confidence-boosting music that puts bad days on ice. Reclaiming the superpower within seems a lot more attainable with her assured rhymes as the soundtrack. The Houston rapper, who earned a rightful place on the 2022 XXL Freshman cover this year, brings those emboldened bars to her Freshman freestyle.
HOUSTON, TX

Things To Do In Lake Charles This Fourth Of July Weekend

We are about to have a long holiday weekend on the 4th of July so we know that you are looking to get out there and do something fun for the holiday. We have done some research and found all sorts of things that are going on in the Southwest Louisiana and Lake Charles area. So let's give you the 411 on things that are going on.

Excessive Rainfall Possible Today in Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana residents should be aware that the forecast for the region today calls for the possibility of excessive rainfall. The enhanced rain threat is being blamed on an abundance of Gulf of Mexico moisture which is being pulled onshore by a tropical weather system that has been spinning just off the Texas coast for most of this week.
LOUISIANA STATE

E-Bikes are the Next Big Thing for Louisiana Hunters

Hunters in Louisiana are quietly shifting gears about the way they get in and out of the woods as E-Bike sales across Louisiana are on the increase. And yes, it's exactly what you think, an electric bicycle that can be used for hunting, even for hunting large game like deer.
LOUISIANA STATE

Kanye West Orders Local Restaurant College Dropout Burgers to Change Logo and Menu Names – Report

An Australian burger joint is reportedly being forced to rebrand after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from Kanye West. On Thursday (June 30), Australian news outlet West Australia Today reported that local burger joint owner Mark Elkhouri, founder of College Dropout Burgers, has gotten backlash from his idol Kanye West in the form of threatened legal action if he does not rebrand his restaurant. Aside from the title, which is a reference to Ye's debut album, The College Dropout, the restaurant has menu items that allude to Ye songs and LP, such as the Golddigger, a fried chicken burger, the Good Morning breakfast burger and a Cheezus burger.
RESTAURANTS

Fourth Of July Weekend Dangerous For Your Phone

The Fourth of July weekend isn't just dangerous for your fingers, apparently, our phones take a beating too. Asurion is a cell phone insurance company, and they have put out their findings for the 2021 Fourth of July weekend pertaining to phone damages. They found that there are 48% more...
CELL PHONES

Drake Sells Massive Mansion in California for $12 Million – Photos

Drake has sold the massive Hidden Hills, Calif. mansion he's rapped about on several songs, getting $12 million for the swank abode. Drake sold his digs in the 91302 area code on June 24, according to real estate lister Redfin. Nicknamed on real estate sites as The Yolo Estate, the jaw-dropping resort-style home sits on three acres of property and features 12,500 square-feet of living space. The master suite is 2,000 square-feet by itself.
CALIFORNIA STATE