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In 2011, the only person stopping R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius from topping the Billboard album chart was Adele. Ambrosius, the… Read More

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When Bosco sings to you, sweetly, to keep her name out your mouth over a sick house beat… just go ahead and drop into… Read More

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Extra’s Mario Lopez sat down with a very candid Chris Brown to talk about his new album, X… Read More

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Chicago-born chanteuse Somi was raised by parents of Rwandan and Ugandan heritage. Her beginnings were a fascinating mélange… Read More

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From divorce talk to baby talk, the Mr. and Mrs. Carter rumor mill churns on. Today’s newest bit of hearsay comes courtesy… Read More

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If there is one thing that the first lady of Jamla Records is sure of, it’s her image. Thus, you won't see Rapsody face-down… Read More

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First Live Whitney Houston Album to be Released

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Music mogul Clive Davis is set to release Whitney Houston’s first-ever live album in November, Davis announced on Tuesday… Read More

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Full Force Get Busy One (More) Time [INTERVIEW]

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Full Force—with Bowlegged Lou, Paul Anthony, B-Fine, Curt-T-T, Shy Shy and Baby Gerry have always been a tight-knit family… Read More

The Notorious BIG

Why Ready to Die is One of the Most Influential Albums Ever

by Slate

Ready to Die turns 20 on Saturday, and even at a moment when hip-hop is particularly taken with such milestones, this is… Read More

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