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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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XSCAPE, new track from Michael Jackson, hits the internet.  When Michael Jackson died in 2009, he left an… Read More

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The Roots debut "When the People Cheer" -- a track from their upcoming album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. Three… Read More

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SZA, “Sweet November” SZA has been consistent with new leaks from her forthcoming album, Z, which… 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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