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Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear This Black Thought Harvard Freestyle [Feature]

Last year right around this time I wrote one of my finest pieces to date, "Black Thought is the Best Emcee Alive, Period."  To this day it still gets shared every so often. I wish I could say it's all because I... Read More

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B.o.B - E.A.R.T.H. [Album]

In addition to becoming rap's leading conspiracy theorist, B.o.B has found plenty of time to record new music, releasing his latest project, E.A.R.T.H. (or rather, Educational Avatar Reality Training Habitat), a follow-up to... Read More

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Charlamagne Becomes One of Hip-Hop Journalism’s Most Fearless Voices [Feature]

Birdman walked into The Breakfast Club with a purpose: to confront. Before taking his seat, with a voice shaken by rage, he demands that DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God respect his name. Everyone is perplexed by... Read More

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Royce da 5’9” Has a “Few Songs Lying Around” With Eminem, Confirms New PRhyme Album [Feature]

For the past week I’ve been getting my face punched in by Royce da 5' 9"s Layers. I’m bruised and bloodied from the beats - shit has me looking like the Doom guy - but I’m still... Read More

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Alibaba Just Changed the Music Streaming Game & No One Noticed [Feature]

Call up B.o.B., wrap yourself in solar blankets and head for the nearest bunker, because things are about to get real illuminati around here.  Except not really. There's nothing secretive about the launch of... Read More

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Lupe Fiasco Finally Gets GRAMMY Award for “Daydreamin” 8 Years Later [Feature]

I've been to the GRAMMYs. While they're not fake, they're also not real, certainly as much about spectacle and television ratings and Egg McMuffins as they are about celebrating greatness in music. And... Read More

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ODB’s Son Watched Him Do Drugs the Day He Died, Reveals Dark Side of the Legend [Feature]

The memories have faded like an old photograph, but I can still see bits and pieces. My brother playing “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” for me, rifling through his CDs and always stopping to stare at Return to the 36... Read More

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