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Wow! Yep, that pretty much sums up my reaction after witnessing the magic, yes, magic, that R&B recording artist Kem showcased… Read More

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Contrary to most pop records, the full-length debut from British rhythm and blues auteur, FKA Twigs, isn’t a dance album. In… Read More

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With lyrics like, “My smile is my makeup I wear since my breakup” and “I know flowers grow through rain/But how… Read More

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No matter how many award shows we watch, it’s hard to turn down an opportunity to see our favorite stars all gussied up (for… Read More

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Def Jam Recordings celebrates their 30th anniversary this year with an October concert in Brooklyn and a Def Jam 30 limited… Read More

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MTV announced today that Nicki Minaj will take the stage at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards for her first solo… Read More

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T.I. Stunts on His ‘Kang of the South’ Status [INTERVIEW]

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T.I. has a lot going on right now, with a new album—Paperwork the Motion Picture—due out this fall and a new… Read More

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