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MTV VMAs: How Missy Elliott broke the music video mould

MTV VMAs: How Missy Elliott broke the music video mould

Entertainment
Missy Elliott is almost as well known for her groundbreaking music videos as she is for the songs they accompany.The rapper, whose real name is Melissa Elliott, is set to receive a prestigious award in recognition of her innovative music videos over the last 25 years. She will take home the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs, which has previously gone to Janet Jackson, Beyonce, Kanye West, Pink, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, who the prize is named after.For her fans, who have been campaigning for her to receive the Vanguard for several years, the acknowledgement is long overdue."Her presence as a full-figured black woman bursting with creativity was the kind of representation I needed growing up," says Leah Sinclair, onli...
Harvey Elliott: Liverpool youngster apologises for offensive video

Harvey Elliott: Liverpool youngster apologises for offensive video

Sports
New Liverpool signing Harvey Elliott has apologised for a video in which he appears to use derogatory language about Tottenham striker Harry Kane.Elliott, 16, posted a video on Snapchat during Spurs' loss to Liverpool during the Champions League final in June.In a statement, Elliott said he is "truly sorry" and the contents of the video "do not represent who I am as a person or how I've been brought up". "I realise that my actions were both immature and senseless," he said."The video was taken whilst messing around with friends in a private environment and was not directed at any individual."He added: "I would just like to wholeheartedly apologise for any offence caused on the back of a video...
Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

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Harvey Elliott has apologised after an offensive video featuring the new Liverpool signing was circulated online.The 16-year-old wonderkid moved to Jurgen Klopp’s side this summer from Fulham and already is impressing the fans. Getty Harvey Elliott looks set to continue his development at Liverpool He came on in Liverpool‘s 3-1 win over Lyon and supporters have been raving about his potential. But shortly after the match Elliott apologised after a video clip was widely shared on social media, which appeared to show the teenager performing an offensive impersonation about England captain Harry Kane and allegedly calling him a f****** m**g”. Instagram The apology uploaded to Instagram Elliott wrote: “I would just l
Dressed to kill: Video games’ tricky relationship with fashion

Dressed to kill: Video games’ tricky relationship with fashion

Technology
What do you look for in a great video game?Fast-paced action? A strong storyline? Perhaps even an atmospheric soundtrack?It's probably safe to say that decent fashion sense is unlikely to be top of your list. But when developers get it wrong players notice."It kind of creates a really jarring experience," said Victoria Tran, a community developer at Kitfox games, the Canadian indie studio behind titles including Boyfriend Dungeon and Lucifer Within Us."It's a piece of world building that's really overlooked," she told the BBCEarlier this year, Ms Tran gave a talk called, Why Fashion in (Most) Games Sucks, at San Francisco's Game Developers Conference. She acknowledged that, at first glance, it might seem like a superficial concer...
Watch: Minhyuk releases ‘Ongsimi’ mixtape, music video ft. Joohoney

Watch: Minhyuk releases ‘Ongsimi’ mixtape, music video ft. Joohoney

Entertainment
June 28 (UPI) -- Monsta X member Minhyuk has released his debut solo mixtape. The 25-year-old K-pop star released the mixtape Ongsimi and a music video for the lead single of the same name Friday. Ongsimi was produced by Minhyuk's Monsta X bandmate Joohoney, who is also featured in the single and music video. The video shows Minhyuk and Joohoney traipsing about Hong Kong and features karaoke lyrics. Monsta X promoted the video in a tweet Friday. "[#MONSTA_X] #MIXTAPE <#Ongsimi. MV (feat. #Joheon) Prod. #JOOHONEY," the post reads. Monsta X released a music video for the single "Who Do U Love?" featuring French Montana last week. The song is the group's first release since signing with U.S. record label Epic Records in May. Monsta X is in the midst of its We Are Here world tour. The gro...