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Captain O.G.

Captain O.G. aka Lavoisier Cornerstone is the founder and CEO of GrowTheHeckUp. He's a hip-hop artist, activist, public speaker and teacher from Brooklyn, NYC and now resides in Houston, TX. His music videos have been featured on Worldstarhiphop.com, ThisIs50.com, Rapzilla.com, and AllHipHop.com. Lavoisier is passionate about music, technology, and education. He was mentioned in USA TODAY by activist and former White House special adviser, Van Jones, for his activity in the world of startup culture, and his work with children, teaching them how to code.

Watch: That Spidey Life – Bruno Mars Spider-Man Parody

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This parody is fly. It’s even flyer if you saw the original Bruno Mars video, which was also dope, despite Bruno’s explicit content. In this music video parody of Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like”, Spider-Man sings a smooth pop anthem about all the stuff that makes life worth living, …

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Video: How the Internet of the Future Will Close Us off Even More

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The other day I posted an infographic on Instagram that pointed out how apps and social networks are copying each other’s features: Is #socialmedia media #innovation dying? It’s getting harder and harder to tell #Instagram, #Facebook, #Snapchat and #Twitter apart! #business #seo #marketing #growthhacking A post shared by Lavoisier Cornerstone …

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President Trump’s 1.1 Trillion Budget Makes Drastic Cuts to the Federal Government

Copies of President Donald Trump’s first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington before dawn in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017.  The  $1.15 trillion presentation proposes a reordering of national spending priorities, pumping significantly more money into the military and homeland security while sharply cutting foreign aid, medical research and the arts. The document also proposes money for the U.S.-Mexico border wall Trump vowed in his campaign to have Mexico finance. The EPA also takes a big hit in the budget proposal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Trump recently proposed a $1.1 trillion budget that makes tremendous cuts to the federal government. The proposed budget that was sent to Congress drew swift criticism for its cuts to federal programs and the federal workforce while allocating additional funds for defense spending. Mick Mulvaney said in a White …

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Go to Work: Two White Dads Murder a Trap Beat (Video)

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These guys KILLED this beat. Protige and Eboli are two Dope A** Dudes, or DAD. DAD is a rap group made up of two guys from Sioux City, Iowa who now have a whole new perspective on the way that they live their lives since becoming fathers. The DAD narrative, …

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Pop.Up by Airbus: The Flying Car that’s Almost Here Foreal

The Pop.Up concept teases seamless transport on the ground and in the air. 
The Pop.Up concept teases seamless transport on the ground and in the air.

What a time to be alive! In science fiction and real life predictions, flying cars have been the quintessential technology of the future that everyone expected to be here by now but haven’t arrived yet. That could change before the year is over, according to the Airbus CEO Tom Enders. …

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DJ Wade-O Interviews Lecrae About CHH, Signing to Columbia, the Rules of Music & More

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You’re in for a treat. GrowTheHeckUp loves Lecrae and Reach Records. I read his book and I recommend it often, especially to his critics. But this is probably my favorite Lecrae interview. For one, it’s great to see Lecrae on a Christian hip-hop outlet, and secondly, it’s great to hear …

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Intense Battle: Bad News vs Loso Hosted by John John Da Don

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Off top, this was a GREAT battle. Loso did his thing, as usual and Bad Newz was no easy opponent. Wait until you see the judge’s decision! Watching the battle progress, I knew it would be a close one. Loso shouted out Rapzilla and Trackstarz before the battle which was …

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