Rico Nasty Drops Debut Album ‘Nightmare Vacation’

For longtime Rico Nasty fans, today is a global holiday of sorts thanks to the release of the genreless artist’s debut studio album Nightmare Vacation.

As Nasty explained during a recent in-depth chat with Zane Lowe for Apple Music, much of this album was written and recorded during a time in her life where her personal confidence wasn’t dialed up to its usual level of 10. She attributed this to both the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and “growing up,” though the ultimate result was a fresh sense of pride in the self.

“That’s why I named it Nightmare Vacation because all the shit that I was scared of at one point, scared to do and scared to say, it just became my second nature,” Nasty told Lowe. “I want to say that shit. I don’t care if I hurt somebody’s feelings. I’m going to wear it. I don’t care if

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Rico Nasty ‘Nightmare Vacation’ Album Stream

After several delays, Rico Nasty‘s debut studio album Nightmare Vacation has finally arrived.

Clocking in at approximately 40 minutes, the 16-track project features guest verses from Don Toliver and Gucci Mane on “Don’t Like Me,” Aminé on “Back & Forth,” Trippie Redd on “Loser,” 100 gecs on “OHFR?” and ppcocaine, Sukihana an Rubi Rose on the remix of “Smack A Bitch.”

In a recent Apple Music interview with Zane Lowe, the rapper explained that quarantine and the general life path of growing up shot down her ego. The album is “just about being yourself, your truest self, going through things that people tell you you can’t get out of and getting out of them, coming out a rockstar.”

“I feel like I’m still the same boastful b*tch that I’ve always been,” she said, “So obviously, I just think this whole project, it was made during the time where this is

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Rico Nasty: ‘Nightmare Vacation’ Album Review


Nightmare Vacation, the debut studio album from hip-hop rage queen Rico Nasty, is a musical manifesto proclaiming her sonic boldness and emotional progression. Although she is still considerably new to the rap game, Rico quickly made it clear that she would carve out her unique path with her bare hands if she had to. A slew of mixtapes, which she began releasing in 2014, showcased a ravenous young artist turning her vehemence into gold. Last year’s Anger Management was the pinnacle of her righteous indignation; the nine-track collaborative mixtape with Kenny Beats powerfully outlined all of Rico’s harrowing complexities with clarity.

This new record zeroes in on Rico’s vocal nimbleness and her cogent authenticity that has become more transparent with each project she releases. Opener “Candy” is a classic in her arsenal; its boisterous, bass-heavy percussion shows she can accelerate from docile to spine-chilling in under five seconds.

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Austin mayor apologizes for urging residents to stay home while on vacation in Mexico

The mayor of Austin, Texas, on Wednesday apologized for attending a wedding and traveling to Mexico for a vacation after urging residents to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.

“I want you to know that I regret that travel,” Mayor Steve Adler said in a video statement. “I wouldn’t travel now. I didn’t over Thanksgiving, and I won’t over Christmas, and no one should. Everyone should be avoiding non-essential travel now because we are in the orange area.”

Adler, the two-term mayor of Austin, said he attended a small, private wedding for his daughter in November and then traveled with his family to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In a video filmed from his vacation, Adler urged residents to stay home, citing the rising number of coronavirus cases. “We need to stay home if you can,” he said. “Do everything you can to try to keep

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‘I Still Kick Myself in the A** for This Every Day’

Before becoming one of the highest-paid actors on TV  thanks to The Big Bang Theory, Johnny Galecki played Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Chevy Chase in a scene from 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation'
Chevy Chase in a scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation | Warner Brothers/Getty Images

While filming the popular holiday movie the then-14-year-old actor convinced the director not to include a heart-to-heart moment between Rusty and his dad, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase). Now 45, Galecki says he’s regretted it ever since. 

Johnny Galecki didn’t have much prior movie experience

In 2014, Galecki got together with some of his fellow Christmas Vacation stars to discuss the movie with Rolling Stone. Recounting his audition process, the actor said even if he hadn’t been cast as Rusty he would’ve been happy just getting to audition with Chase. 

Auditioning for “industrial films and regional theater” at the time, Galecki sent in an audition tape. Soon he was being

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Mayor of Austin, Texas, apologizes for taking Mexico vacation while urging residents to stay home

The mayor of Austin, Texas, has apologized for traveling to Mexico during the pandemic.

Responding to a story first reported Wednesday in The Austin American-Statesman, the mayor, Steve Adler, admitted he traveled in early November to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico — and while abroad, he even recorded a message urging Austinites to stay home to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

In a video posted online Wednesday, Adler said, “I need to set a clearer example so that my message is unambiguous, and for the failure to do that I sincerely apologize.”

In the message, Adler said that his daughter, “like many other brides,” had to cancel her wedding plans because of public health rules, and “instead she had a small, mostly family, very private wedding.”

“Most importantly, she was happy,” Adler said. “Afterwards, a small, mostly family group traveled to Mexico.”

“I want you to know I regret that

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3-year-old loses legs after skinning his knee on vacation

SAN DIEGO – Beauden Baumkirchner, 3, is finally out of the pediatric intensive care unit – about two months after he skinned his knee on vacation in San Diego.

In that time, he has been battling a rare and “vicious” bacteria that cost him both his legs. One of his doctors said it’s a “miracle” the boy is alive.

Beauden’s parents, Juliana and Brian Baumkirchner, have nearly lost track of the number of times their boy has gone under anesthesia – they said he has endured at least 18 surgeries since Oct. 5, when he fell off a bike and his condition rapidly deteriorated.

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“It’s every parent’s worst nightmare when you’re completely helpless,” Brian told USA TODAY.

Beauden and his family were visiting California, on vacation from their home in Arizona, when the incident

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Mayor was on vacation in Mexico while urging residents to stay home

The mayor of Austin, Texas, on Wednesday apologized for attending a wedding and traveling to Mexico for a vacation after urging residents to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.



Steve Adler wearing a suit and tie


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Steve Adler

“I want you to know that I regret that travel,” Mayor Steve Adler said in a video statement. “I wouldn’t travel now. I didn’t over Thanksgiving, and I won’t over Christmas, and no one should. Everyone should be avoiding non-essential travel now because we are in the orange area.”

Adler, the two-term mayor of Austin, said he attended a small, private wedding for his daughter in November and then traveled with his family to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In a video filmed from his vacation, Adler urged residents to stay home, citing the rising number of coronavirus cases. “We need to stay home if you can,” he said. “Do

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APs, DVC Members Enjoy 10% Discount at Select Holiday Kitchens During EPCOT Festival of the Holidays

As a small bonus for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members, EPCOT is now offering a 10% discount at select Holiday Kitchens. Guests can take advantage of this offer in the evenings starting at 7pm.

What’s Happening:

  • Disney is enticing guests to stay and dine a bit longer at EPCOT during the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.
  • From now through the end of the Festival, Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members can take advantage of a 10% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages at select Holiday Kitchens.
  • This discount is valid each evening from 7 pm through park close.
  • Guests must use electronic payment methods.
  • This limited time offering is a great way for guests to enjoy the festival in the evenings and sample delicious seasonal specialities served around the world!
  • Disney has not stated which Holiday Kitchen are participating but
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Angelina Pivarnick Says Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi ‘Basically Had One Foot Out the Door Already’

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is no longer filming for Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. Polizzi chose to move on from the MTV reality series after the drama that played out at Angelina Pivarnick’s wedding. Now, Pivarnick is saying Polizzi was always planning on leaving the show. Pivarnick believes Polizzi had “one foot out the door already.” 

Angelina Pivarnick, Jenni 'JWoww' Farley, Deena Cortese, and Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi
Angelina Pivarnick, Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley, Deena Cortese, and Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi | Noam Galai/Getty Images for BuzzFeed

The speech from Angelina Pivarnick’s wedding divided the family 

Pivarnick married Chris Larangeira in November 2019. Just days after their wedding ceremony, the audio from Polizzi, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, and Deena Cortese’s speech leaked online. 

There was outrage among Jersey Shore fans, many of whom couldn’t believe the roommates would say such terrible things about Pivarnick unprovoked. As it turns out, Pivarnick’s manager, Rob Spano, leaked the audio for reasons unknown. In doing so, he caused an uproar

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