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Hip-Hop’s (Other) White Girl Problem

by Shaka Shaw

Arguably, the biggest issue regarding the role of women in the hip-hop world is that of objectification. However, I’m finding… Read More

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Schoolboy Q Crushes the Buildings for One Night in NYC

by Michael A. Tolbert

February 23rd, 2014 started like most days.The sun rose, the birds chirped, and a bunch of other typical, mundane Sunday… Read More

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[NEW MUSIC] Schoolboy Q Comes for Kendrick

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron Schoolboy Q is part of the crop of new millennial MCs poised to take over the game, but his… Read More

Neneh Cherry Comes in from the Cold [INTERVIEW]

Neneh Cherry Comes in from the Cold [INTERVIEW]

by Amy Linden

It’s the Saturday before Christmas and, as the song says, the weather outside is frightful. Luckily, Neneh Cherry radiates… Read More

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Candice Glover: R&B’s Newest Idol

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Kris Kelli, I Am Kris Kelli Block Entertainment/Bad Boy South’s Kris Kelli is making an audacious reintroduction… Read More

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The 10 Best Black Beatles Covers of All Time

by Michael A. Gonzales

With February 2014 marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles invading America, we have been immersed in commemorative magazines… Read More

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Toni Braxton & Babyface Unbreak Hearts

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Toni Braxton & Babyface Unbreak Hearts

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Erica Campbell ft. Lecrae, “Help” (video) Erica Campbell released visuals to complement the first single from… Read More

[FURTHERMUCKER] Nelson George Wants the Funk

[FURTHERMUCKER] Nelson George Wants the Funk

by Miles Marshall Lewis

What would it take for funk to get its proper respect? In the 2001 DJ documentary Scratch, filmmaker John Carluccio demonstrated… Read More

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Vote for Miles

by Michael A. Gonzales

There used to be a time when, for me, Black History Month simply meant a few cool specials on PBS and maybe a new essay by Henry… Read More

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Reminding Me of Yusuf:
Kanye's "Family Business," 10 Years Later

by Justin Tinsley

Perhaps this is common knowledge by now, Kanye West’s first album, The College Dropout, turns 10 on February 10. Whether… Read More

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