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A Look Back At The Samples Featured On Jay Z’s ‘The Black Album’

For his alleged last album, Jay Z turned to several familiar faces in the studio to help him craft what he then believed would be…

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New Music: Jeezy Feat. Rocko And 2 Chainz ‘Benihana’

Has Young Jeezy finally recaptured the sound and feel of Thug Motivation: 101? It remains to be seen, as his frustration with Def Jam mounts,…

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10 College Basketball Players To Watch That Aren’t Freshmen

The talent in the 2014 NBA draft is so talent filled, good teams would rather tank for a shot at basketball’s next superstars than make…

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The Best Scenes From Jay Z’s ‘Fade To Black’ Movie

Imagine if Jay Z had actually retired from hip-hop that epic night in 2004 at New York's prestigious Madison Square Garden. While the moment mirror…

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Astralwerks Wins Bidding War For New Porter Robinson Album

Porter Robinson’s highly anticipated debut album will finally be released after an intense bidding war between several record labels. According to Billboard.com, myriad labels made…

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Mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Sentenced To Two Life Terms

After being found guilty for racketeering, money laundering, and a number of murders, former mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced to two life sentence…

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Is MaryGold Hip-Hop’s Newest Obsession? 12 Things You Should Know About Curren$y’s Jet Life Signee

When Drake’s epic music video “Worst Behavior” dropped on Monday (Nov. 11), the 10-minute flick went into overtime with a slowed-down, hazy version of Nothing…

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9 Random Facts About ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Cast

Fourteen years ago, a stellar cast of black actors brought movie goers a romantic comedy called The Best Man. Now, the nine stars are back…

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Editorial: What If ‘The Black Album’ Really Was Jay Z’s Last Album?

The Hip-Hop landscape was totally different back in 2003, and in that year, some of the rap's most revered albums were released. 50 Cent had…

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Interview: Bishop Nehru Talks About His Big Dreams For The Music Biz And Being A Self-Sufficient Artist

Bishop Nehru is next up to bat. The 16-year-old rapper/producer established an undeniable buzz this year and is ready to expand his musical platform. After…

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Mariah Carey Apologizes For ‘Art Of Letting Go’ Mix-Up

So it seems there may have been a mix-up. Mariah Carey was so busy releasing her emo baggage-dropper "Art of Letting Go" and surprising fa…

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Moogfest 2014 Phase One Lineup Feat. Giorgio Moroder

The high profile and unique electronic music event known as Moogfest - a celebration of the artists who have worked with Dr. Robert Moog and…

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10 Rappers Who Should Appear On VH1’s ‘Couples Therapy’

Rappers are really into the idea of working on their relationships. At least, that's what it looks like every time you turn on the hit…

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Don Cheadle’s ‘Kill The Trumpet Player’ Finally Green Lit

Don Cheadle's much anticipated Miles Davis biopic has finally been given the go-ahead, which will finally make music and movie fans crack a smile.

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9 Signs You’re An Old Raver Clinging To The Past

We’re giving it you straight: What you are about to read may prove that simply because you were a raver “back in the day” doe…