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"Fair Use," Al Green and President Obama’s Reelection Campaign

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A few years ago, filmmaker and conceptual artist Pierre Bennu… Read More

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Those wondering whether Frank Ocean's sharing of his personal life would negatively affect his album's release can now put… Read More

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Ms. Melodie, member of the legendary Boogie Down Productions crew and ex-wife of BDP founder KRS-ONE,… Read More

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Jesus is popular. Like diamond grills and Cristal champagne once were, hip hop and R&B artists are noticeably infatuated with… Read More

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Ne-Yo is a renaissance man. One day he’s singing, writing and producing songs for any number of popular artists. The next… Read More

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NAS IS A MAN; he’s almost 40. It’s on the cover of his latest release, Life is Good that this is dramatically… Read More

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