Syl Johnson's voice could melt a frozen stick of butter. After decades of that fact standing in stark contrast with the state of his career, his records started being sampled by a wide array of rappers.

While I'm not sure how I feel about how he's decided to approach that development (with an army of lawyers), I think having this man back in front of a microphone is something we can all celebrate.


Shocking footage taken in Alpharetta, Georgia last Thursday shows a mother relaxing by a pool while her two sons play in the water. The scene quickly changes from fun to frightening when one son warns her about a tree about to fall on her.

"I was sitting at the pool relaxing and reading a book while watching my two sons swim, when I heard a tree cracking and then my son yelled 'Run mom!' so I bolted out of my chair right before a huge tree fell right on the chair I was sitting on," the mother said, according to Viral Hog.

"Our home security camera captured the whole thing!"

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