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Talib Kweli Talks Career Highs and Lows

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UGG Australia, the Down Under branch of the American footwear company, recently unveiled… Read More

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Usher Launches North American Tour [VIDEO]

Hot on the heels of performing at last month’s MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his second single from the upcoming… Read More

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Last week Prince announced that he had not one but two new albums coming out Sept. 30, posting new solo song “Clouds.”… Read More

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Bobby Shmurda shmoney danced into the hands of police after being arrested for weapon possession in June. According to court… Read More

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Last week, for the first time in years, I missed the Afropunk festival. The musical movement began as an extension of a 2003 documentary… Read More

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West Coast rapper Game enlists some of his fellow wordsmiths to raise awareness on the topic of the death of Mike Brown, police brutality… Read More

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Kem Croons for the Lovelorn of Atlanta

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Usher Drops ‘She Came to Give It to You’ w/Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]

“Good Kisser” made its debut way back in May, and now—fresh of his MTV VMAs performance this past weekend—Usher… 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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