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Nicki Minaj Set to Rock the MTV Music Awards Live!

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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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Soul Provider: The Cast of ‘Get On Up’ Talks James Brown

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Forget what you heard—there’s no place like Harlem. Uptown, baby, is where the magic happens and deferred dreams materialize. Amid… Read More

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While it’s been 44 years since the release of Freda Payne’s classic soul track “Band of Gold,” the 71-year-old… Read More

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If MNEK isn’t careful, the 19-year-old might actually succeed in his obvious quest to bring the ’90s back. His hi-top… Read More

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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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The relationship between hip hop and the corporate world has reached its 30th anniversary. In those past 30 years mainstream… Read More

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Azealia Banks Breaks Free on ‘Heavy Metal and Reflective’

Azealia Banks just dropped “Heavy Metal and Reflective,” and the less said the better. Press play right away..… Read More

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Drake's normally all smiles, but he appears to be especially thrilled to perform alongside Lauryn Hill at Toronto's OVO Fest… Read More

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