Nicki Minaj Scores Cover of New York Times Magazine

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Southern Rap Has Found a Home in Asia

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It’s been nearly two years since Rihanna released a new album, so needless to say, it didn’t take long before fans jumped… Read More

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Akon Crafts FIve-Part Album, ‘Stadium’

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Seven years after he released his last album, Akon is making up for lost time: he’s set to debut a five-part concept album… Read More

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