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Interview: Lil’ Herb Discusses Working With Nicki Minaj, New Collaboration With Common

Coming off a strong debut mixtape, Welcome to Fazoland, Chicago's Lil' Herb caught the ears of the masses when Nicki Minaj surprised her fa…

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Houston Family Restraining Order Against Nick Gordon Granted

There's a real-life family feud brewing in the Houstons. A judge has granted Whitney Houston’s sister-in-law, Pat Houston, with a restraining order against Bobbi Kristina’…

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5 Rappers Who Should Be NBA Team Ambassadors

When Jay Z joined forces with the then New Jersey Nets, it was only a matter of time before hip-hop’s greatest trendsetter made other rhyme-sayer…

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NY State Of Mind: Is Queensbridge Still The Concrete Jungle?

Nas' 1994 classic Illmatic was hailed for its dangerous depictions of his Queensbridge housing projects. But in 2014, is QB still the danger zone? Whe…

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Fails Of The Week: Mimi Faust, Porsha Williams And More

Who: Mimi Faust What: Stevie J’s former maid flame is in the midst of drama after a "trailer" for her sex tape with boyfriend…

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Two Wu-Tang Stans Launch Kickstar In Hopes Of Buying Clan’s Rare Album

With Wu-Tang's one-off album, Once Upon A Time in Shaolin, already receiving seven figure offers from bidders, two superfans have devised a pla…

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R&B Crooner Lloyd Returns With A New Rap Song (Video)

Young Goldie has returned to the scene in a major way.With his braids back in action, Lloyd spits a mean verse on a new remix…

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10 Cinematic Connections On Nas’ ‘Illmatic’

When Nas released Illmatic 20 years ago, it was like a bomb exploded and the hip-hop world would never be the same. In just 39…

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Columbus Short Speaks Out On Domestic Abuse Allegations

ABC's prime time hit Scandal may be over but star Columbus Short still has a mess to clean up.

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Who Won Instagram This Week: Beyonce Takes A Selfie, Miley Dances, Nas Celebrates ‘Illmatic’

Hypothetical question: does anyone look better than Rihanna? Let's just crown her and Nicki Minaj the dynamic duo of IG. Elsewhere on everyone's favorite social…

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New Video: Awkwafina ‘Flu Shot’

Hailing from the same alma mater as Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks, here’s the new video from Asian female rap sensation AWKWAFINA. The track…

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Nas’ ‘Illmatic’?

It's been quite the week for hip-hop fans/historians who appreciate the greatness that is Nas' Illmatic. With the re-released album Illmatic XX dropping o…

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Trailer: DreamWorks Animated Alien Flick ‘Home’ Features Rihanna’s Vocals

Rihanna is headed to outer space for her next venture. DreamWorks has created another alien-esque cartoon called Home and this time it will star the…

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Spotted: Jay Z And Beyoncé Ride A Bike And Are Probably Not Shooting A ‘Bound 2′ Parody

Thanks to the Internets, a photo of Beyoncé and Jay Z on a bike has surfaced from a set in Los Angeles. While detail…

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Lindsay Lohan’s Hollywood Smash List Is Real And Here’s Why She Wrote It

The leaked list of Lindsay Lohan's past romp partners is real. The struggling actress confirmed that the did-list, which included Justin Timberlake, Adam Levin,…

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Watch: RZA Screen Tests For ‘Parks & Recreation’

New footage has surfaced of RZA's screen test for Parks & Recreation and it's as great as it sounds. The Wu-Tang producer auditioned for the…

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Exclusive: Benny Benassi Talks New Track With John Dahlbäck

As Benny Benassi and John Dahlbäck gear up for their first collaborative track together, “Blink Again,” set for release next month on Ultra Music, we…

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Recap: The 10 Best Quotes From Last Night’s ‘Scandal’ Finale

Scandal Finale Season 3, Episode 18 "The Price of Free and Fair Elections"…

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Wiz Khalifa ‘DayToday: SXSW 2014 [Part 3]

Wiz Khalifa and his loyal gang of stoners wrap up their 2014 SXSW video series with once last clip. In this video, Wiz and Currensy…

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Nas: Biggie Said ‘You Finally Got That Monkey Off Your Back’ When ‘It Was Written’ Went Platinum

Illmatic wasn't the only great rap album to drop in 1994 (in fact, we highlighted 49 dope discs that dropped the same year). But…