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Drake, “Trophies” Drake got tired of the jokes about him being sensitive and came back with a harder track… Read More

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Drake Releases Trophies

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Drake dropped some new music over the weekend, introducing fans to his track "Trophies" on Sunday night, one day after… Read More

The Return of B.o.B: Still in This [INTERVIEW]

The Return of B.o.B: Still in This [INTERVIEW]

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A few months back, Atlanta rapper B.o.B invited some writers into the studio to play a sampling of music he’s been tinkering… Read More

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Long Live James Brown!

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Long Live James Brown!

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A few years before James Brown’s death at the age of 73—on Christmas morning in 2006—I went with radio personality… Read More

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Like Johnson Publishing Company and EBONY, Common is a Chicago legend. If you've never seen him live, you're missing out… Read More

Lord Infamous Dies

Lord Infamous Dies

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Ricky “Lord Infamous” Dunigan of the rap group Three 6 Mafia has died. He was 40 years old. Dunigan, who was… Read More

How Kanye West Dominated 2013

How Kanye West Dominated 2013

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In late May 2013, on the eve of the release of his sixth solo album, Kanye West sat down with New York Times music writer Jon Caramanica… Read More

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Alicia Keys Dips Her ‘Diary’ in Hip-Hop

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