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The Knocks Unite With Parson James For ‘An Ode To The End Of Summer’ In New Dance Bop ‘River’

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The Knocks Unite With Parson James For ‘An Ode To The End Of Summer’ In New Dance Bop ‘River’

With summer firmly in their rearview, electronic music duo The Knocks channel a dash of ‘hopefulness for what’s ahead’ in their new song with Parson James.

For those in North America, the temperatures are starting to feel a little more like Autumn. While the southern parts of the United States are still dealing with forecasts in the 80s and 90s, The Knocks are ready to cool it down a bit with their new song. With the charming vocals from singer Parson James, the EDM duo share “River,” a soothing and refreshing dance track that will make you want to take a ‘swim’ on the dance floor. With a chorus that encourages you to “keep your head above water” and production that seems as uplifting as a pleasant raft ride down a winding stream, “River” is a splash of warmth and joy for the ears.

“We started this song back in quarantine lockdown, and the initial idea was sample-based,” the Knocks tell HollywoodLife. “Kind of this warm, aurally pleasing mellow track. After stepping away from it for a few months, we eventually revisited and became more inspired to shift gears and make it into something brighter and more energetic. We then sent the idea over to Parson, who added even more life into it with his incredible vocal and personal storytelling. ‘River’ is an ode to the end of the summer and the hopefulness for what’s ahead.”

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What lies ahead for The Knocks? Judging by their past output, one can expect a ton of great music. To say that The Knocks (Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “Mr. JPatt” Patterson) have kept busy during 2021 would be an understatement. The group has released “R U High” with singer Mallrat, “Bedroom Eyes” with Studio Killers, and “Sound The Alarm,” featuring River Cuomo of Weezer and singer-songwriter Royal & The Serpent.

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The duo also applied their remixing skills on songs by Leah Kate (“F-ck Up The Friendship”), The Maine (“Sticky”), and Thunder Jackson (“Colors”). The Knocks worked with Holiday87 on both the Daybreak EP, as well as Holiday87’s collab with Minke (“Sweet Nothings”). The group also teamed with Foster The People for the Melody & Silence EP and with Purple Disco Machine and Moss Kena for a collection of “Fireworks” remixes. This prolific streak doesn’t seem like it’ll end soon – which is excellent news. That means that The Knocks will bless 2022 with even more music, ensuring there is an ode not just for summer but for spring, fall, winter, and every season to come.

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“Marriage Boot Camp” Exclusive: Brock Calls Out N.O.R.E And Neri For Holding Back In The Couples’ Sessions [VIDEO]

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“Marriage Boot Camp” Exclusive: Tuff Blames Monie Love For Failing To Help Launch His Rap Career AFTER He Cheated!!!

Happy Hump Day! We’re just a day away from a brand new episode of “Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition”…

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Fortunately for you guys, we are THE PLUG so we have an exclusive preview clip for your viewing pleasure! This week, in the clip below, Amber and Siir Brock call out N.O.R.E. and Neri for doing the least work at camp. In the clip, Neri describes how N.O.R.E, proposed but complains he never actually got down on one knee. After her husband jokes that she took too long to figure out what was going on, Neri responds that he could have used the time to get down on one knee — only to have them both ultimately laugh off the issue. As a result, Amber questions why the couple is there since they don’t seem to really have problems in their marriage. Siir Brock takes things a step further saying that he feels N.O.R.E. and Neri have done the least work on their relationship, pointing out that Monie Love gets super vulnerable in sessions. He then asks N.O.R.E. to be honest about whether he’s ever told Neri to “Shut the f*** up”… WHOA.

Check out the clip below:

What do you think? Were Brock and Amber fair to ask N.O.R.E and Neri why they’re not being more vulnerable? Or do you think N.O.R.E and Neri are just using boundaries to protect the sanctity of their marriage.

Tune in for a brand new episode oof Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition – Thursday, December 2 at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT on WeTV

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Christie Brinkley Reveals If She’d Return To Broadway 10 Years After Playing Roxie Hart In ‘Chicago’

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Could we see Christie Brinkley return to the stage once more? The 67-year-old stunner revealed to HL if she would do another Broadway show!

Remember when Christie Brinkley played Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway… and all that jazz? The iconic top model just helped the beloved show celebrate its 25th anniversary on Broadway and it had us all wondering if we would ever see Christie’s name in marquee lights once again! “I doubt it! I mean, I never say never, because you never know. You never know, but it’s a real commitment and a rigorous schedule,” the 67-year-old told HollywoodLife.com in an EXCLUSIVE interview at the Footwear News Achievement Awards on Nov. 30. “When I do something… I would an eight show a week, personally, you know, I don’t come in and do like, easy stuff! I would do it all!”

Recall, Christie marked her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Bob Fosse‘s Chicago in 2010, and was due to reprise the role for a short, four-week engagement in 2019 on the national tour, which was cancelled due to the pandemic. “When Producer Barry Weissler offered me the chance to come back to Chicago The Musical, I thought I was dreaming…but it was actually my dream coming true…AGAIN!” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “I am honored and overjoyed to reprise the role of Roxie Hart and l am thrilled to get to work with the consummate professionals and artists who bring this iconic Kandor and Ebb masterpiece to life for appreciative audiences 8 times a week. It is a privilege I cherish, and an adventure.”

Christie Brinkley stuns at the 25th anniversary celebration of ‘Chicago’ on Broadway. (Shutterstock)

In talking to HL, Christie couldn’t help but gush over the current star playing Roxie Hart, Ana Villafañe. “Oh she is incredible! She has so much nuance and you can tell, in the moment, she’s always thinking, just like Roxie does in the show. I really enjoyed watching her, she was incredible,” the model recalled. Christie watched Ana in action as Roxie while celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary, during which she also showed she’s still got it (duh!) — kicking up her legs and throwing some jazz hands while lighting up the Empire State Building.

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7 Benefits of Orgasm You May Not Know About

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Some people take orgasms for granted, but researchers say experiencing the big O has more benefits than just enhancing your pleasure.

Women who experience daily orgasms know that the big O comes with health benefits such as sleep aid and pain relief.

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“Some people orgasm multiple times, some once, and some none, and that’s all totally normal,” says Rosara Torrisi.

Torrisi, a certified sex therapist and founding director of the Long Island Institute of Sex Therapy, tells Health.com that orgasms, particularly masturbating, can reveal what’s normal and abnormal about your sexual health.

“It’s one of the few times people, especially people with vulvas, give themselves permission to touch their genitals,” Torrisi says.

The following are seven health benefits of orgasms.
 

1. Mood enhancer

Orgasms release a flood of feel-good hormones that help you calm down and relieve stress, Kate White, MD, MPH, tells Health.

According to Dr. White, these hormones include:

  • Oxytocin, aka the “love hormone,” which also aids with baby bonding.
  • Dopamine, released by the reward and pleasure centers of the brain.
  • Endorphins, the “natural opiates” that induce a sense of euphoria and reduce stress.
  • Serotonin, which helps regulate mood, appetite, and sleep.
  • Prolactin, that initiates milk production after pregnancy and plays a role in bonding.

 

2. Orgasm helps you connect with your body

Touching yourself helps to reveal body changes that you may not know about, such as yeast infections or lesions on your genitals. “It is really helpful to know what your body feels like, looks like, and even smells like,” Logan Levkoff, PhD, tells Health, “because if you don’t know what the norm is for your body, it’s really difficult to identify when something is off.”
 

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3. Self love teaches you what feels good for you

Most women can reach intense orgasms by themselves — without the help of a partner. Some women are okay with that because they know what feels good for them.

“A lot of people want to have orgasms consistently from penetration, and the truth is that some people can come consistently from that, but most people can’t,” Dr. White tells Health.com.

Dr. Levkoff says self-pleasuring without a partner can be empowering. “Know that you don’t have to rely on someone else to make you a sexual being or to make you feel a certain way.”
 

4. Orgasm strengthens relationships

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Beyond having a relationship with yourself, orgasms can bond you tighter with your mate – who you don’t have to depend on for pleasure.
 

5. Orgasm improves sleep

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Everyone knows orgasms improves sleep. This is achieved through sex hormones that are released in abundance before, during, and after the big O.

In edition to hormones, the muscles relaxing after the big O is similar to muscle relaxation techniques.

“Some people also build a habit of orgasming before bed, so it’s a part of their sleep routine,” Torrisi explains.
 

6. Orgasm maintains pelvic floor muscles

Frequent orgasms can be as beneficial as cardio exercises. An orgasm is a series of muscle contractions, that maintain or strengthen your pelvic floor, says Levkoff.
 

7. Orgasm relieves pain

Orgasm-induced hormones like oxytocin and endorphins act as natural painkillers, says Dr. White.

“Those pleasurable feelings tend to dull feelings of pain,” Levkoff says, noting this may be why some people find that orgasms relieve menstrual cramps.

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