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Patti LaBelle’s career is taking a Freak-ish turn. The Grammy winning music legend will appear in four episodes of "American… Read More

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Teams from big cities rarely make it to the Little League World Series (LLWS) and just as rare is for a girl to be on the roster… Read More

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After working on The Boondocks for 18 years, Aaron McGruder expressed his overarching modus operandi in the letter that… Read More

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The Desperation of Lil Kim

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However, the real issue isn't so much that the song is bad. (Although, again, the song is terrible.) Frankly, even if Lil'… Read More

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There is no conversation about gospel rappers without mentioning Lecrae. He is by far the one who has received the most praise (no… Read More

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