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Drake’s Raptors Fandom Persists, Despite Their Game 3 Loss

Drake may just make headlines after every Toronto Raptors playoff game, seeing as how he takes his role very seriously. The Global Ambassador did not…

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‘Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik’: A Conversation 20 Years Later

For the 20th anniversary of the mighty OutKast’s debut album Southernplayalisticcadillacmuzik, VIBE had the heady idea to have their Brooklyn-born and raised Editorial Consultant Bonsu…

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Lil’ Wayne & Mannie Fresh Reunite In The Studio

It has been almost a decade since Mannie Fresh dissolved ties with Cash Money Records, thereby not having worked with Lil' Wayne since. But it…

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DJ Kool Herc And Marley Marl Set To Headline ’31 Days Of Hip-Hop’ Festival

The legendary DJ Kool Herc and Marley Marl will kick knowledge next month when they headline the "31 Days Of Hip-Hop" festival in NYC.

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New Music: Avery Sunshine ‘Call My Name’

The warm temperatures may not have arrived just yet for some areas of the country, but Avery Sunshine shared a little bit of heat with…

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Columbus Short Bows Out Of Season Four Of ‘Scandal’

Olivia Pope and Associates has downsized again.

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Week In Tweets: Missy Elliott Says ‘Be Original,’ Bow Wow Hits The Strip Club

This week in tweets, Bow Wow likes to celebrate an honest day's work with a strip tease, Mac Miller doesn't care about your birthday, Missy…

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50 Cent’s ‘Animal Ambition’ Tracklist Emerges

50 Cent can't stop, won't stop. The tracklist for his forthcoming LP Animal Ambition comes roaring through with 11 tracks, loaded with features from Prodigy,…

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Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ Sales Up By 844 Percent

Classics never get old. Since the rerelease of Nas’ Illmatic, sales of his iconic debut have increased 844 percent.

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Ja Rule To Detail His Highs & Lows In New Book ‘Unruly’

Ja Rule is looking to murder the book biz with his new memoir titled Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man.

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TDE’s Mixed By Ali Talks The Art Of Mixing, Top Dawg And YG

No disrespect to ScHooLboy Q, but Mixed By Ali could easily be dubbed Man of the Year. If it wasn't for Top Dawg's in-house engineer,…

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Rick Ross Facing Lawsuit From 2011 Nightclub Brawl

Rick Ross may be getting a late birthday present. Two men are reportedly suing Rozay for “multiple bodily injuries” that they allegedly sustained while attending…

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Review: Future’s ‘Honest’ Album Puts Style Over Substance

When the world was first introduced to Future—back in 2011, on the Drake-assisted street single turned Pluto album cut, “Tony Montana”—there was something immediately captivating…

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Mariah Carey To Release Next Album Beyoncé-Style

To the surprise of no one (now, at least), Mariah Carey has announced that she will be releasing her next album a la Beyoncé: album…

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From Underground To Kings: The Evolution of OutKast

You don't go from unknown upstarts to arguably the greatest hip-hop group of all time overnight. But it all started with Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, the duo's debut…

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Lil Boosie’s Post-Prison LP Gets Album Title, Release Date

Lil Boosie's post-prison album is sure to be loaded with bars. After revealing that the LP (already boasting features from T.I., Jeezy and 2 Chainz)…