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Fabolous Faces 20 Years Behind Bars for Domestic Violence.

After turning himself into authorities earlier this year, Fabolous was indicted on four felony charges on Wednesday (Oct. 10) for domestic violence by a New Jersey grand jury.

“Each individual charge is in the third-degree and can bring up to five years in prison,” XXL explains. “Should he be found guilty of all four charges, he could face a combined sentence of 20 years.”

As noted by XXL, Fab was previously charged with aggravated assault and making a terroristic threat. With both in the third degree, he was possibly facing ten years in jail.

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The Deal with Socialism.

What is socialism anyway? VICE reached out to today’s popular socialists—including Rashida Tlaib, who’s on her way to becoming one of the first Muslim women in Congress—for an answer. Bhaskar Sunkara, Jacobin‘s founding editor and publisher, also weighed in.

“People are like, ‘Well if the status quo is capitalism and this alternative is called socialism, you know, I guess I prefer socialism,’” Sunkara told VICE. “It just shows that people are hungry for an alternative, they don’t yet know the details of what that alternative would look like.”

What does it look like to you?

Do Folks Still Even Check for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

Esquire says the institution is “rapidly fading,” but with the nomination of artists like Janet Jackson and Rufus & Chaka Khan, it could possibly turn things around.

“Here, there’s a chance for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to include diverse genres and recognize women. But will it?” Esquire questions. “It’s also telling who didn’t even get a nomination this year: OutKast, Fugees, the Roots, and Snoop Dogg—all of whom are eligible for the first time this year.”

Speaking of which, here’s our list of acts who should definitely be inducted in 2020.

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