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Aretha Franklin Sues Satire Site for $10 Million

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Elle Varner, “I Got Next” Elle Varner recently released “I Got Next” in preparation… Read More

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When 20-year-old MC Nas released his stellar debut Illmatic two decades ago this month, I must’ve been on the only… Read More

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In a combination of greed and not knowing when to leave well enough alone, Epic Records has announced that they will soon release… Read More

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The summer of 1982, the last season of DJ Frankie Knuckles’s residency at the Warehouse club at 206 South Jefferson Street… Read More

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