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While hip-hop heads have been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the undisputed classic Illmatic, giving brother Nas his… Read More

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Questlove pens a piece for Vulture on how hip-hop failed Black America.  Twenty years ago, when my father… Read More

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Future, Honest Future’s sophomore LP is a raw, emotive fusion of trap rap and R&B, where he literally… Read More

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On the heels of a new agreement with Warner Bros, Prince releases a new single.  The very same day he announced… Read More

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Prince signs new deal with Warner Bros., will release new music.  Get your anniversary thinkpieces ready because… Read More

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When it comes to the Minneapolis sound, most folks might believe the entire history begins and ends with the musical genius known… Read More

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Ever come across a story headlined “DNA Clears Black Man Convicted of Bear Attack”? How about “African-American… Read More

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