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Don Cheadle Talks Role in Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA’ Video, Favorite Rap Album & Best Rappers Turned Actors

Don Cheadle says he was worried about making a fool of himself in Kung Fu Kenny's video.

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10 Songs That Influenced Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’

As has become typical for the Compton MC, Kendrick Lamar's album draws deeply from many beloved artists.

Music News

Kendrick Lamar Heading For Third No. 1 Album On Billboard 200 With ‘DAMN.’

Kendrick Lamar is headed back to that No. 1 spot on the charts.

Music News

Prince’s Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone In Friend’s Name, According To Unsealed Affidavit

There's been an update in the investigation surrounding Prince's death.

News

A Married J. Cole Talks Life Outside of the Spotlight

“Any reasonable person would be ecstatic...I didn’t have that feeling.”

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Be Humble: Kendrick Lamar’s 10 Most Introspective Music Moments

Every generation is impacted by the collective efforts of the people.

Videos

Lupe Fiasco And Gizzle Show Out In Vibrant “Jump” Visual

Fiasco is back with a colorful new music video.

News

Karen Civil Opens A Tricked Out New Computer Lab For Haitian Orphanage

For Karen Civil, 2017 is a year of giving.

Lists

10 Songs That Embody Tupac’s Love For The Kids Of Black America

We've highlighted ten songs from Tupac's discography that embody his love and concern for the children of Black America.

Album Reviews

Review: Kevin Ross’ ‘The Awakening’ Aims To Continue The Legacy Of R&B

On his debut LP 'The Awakening,' Ross honors the foremothers and fathers of R&B not by emulating them, but by carrying on their legacy.

Features

10 Years Later: A Definitive Ranking Of Beyonce’s ‘B’ Day Video Anthology Album’

Before she wowed us with her self-titled visual LP and 'LEMONADE' HBO release, Beyonce had already set the wheels in motion with 'B’ Day Video…

Album Reviews

Understanding The Divine Feminine In Smino’s ‘blkswn’

Smino is joined by a host of female collaborators on his debut album that prove that where there is woman, there is light.

Features

The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’ Is Still A Blueprint For Commercial Rap Success 20 Years Later

It’s easy to hypothesize about what kind of rapper Biggie would be today. Would he actually dead 90% of the rappers out now? Would he still…

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