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Green Party: 10 Artists Who Should Campaign For Marijuana Legalization

Back in 2000, California rapper/singer Afroman created the song, "Because I Got High," an ode to his love for marijuana. And while it took more…

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Global Week: Chrisette Michele Went To South Africa And Compiled This Photo Diary

The power of music. It can traverse cultures and continents, connect people from the farthest of the world's corners. For Chrisette Michele, it's taken the…

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Global Week: Ed Sheeran Says ‘Nina’ Was Inspired By Classic Jay Z And Big L Freestyle

Former Vibe cover star Ed Sheeran is a rap genius You don't realize how vulgar some of The Notorious B.I.G.'s lyrics are until you hear…

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Say What? A History Of Rappers We Can’t Understand

What in the world is Young Thug saying on Rich Gang's song "Lifestyle"? It's a question that we've been trying to answer for a few…

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Premiere: Celebrate #WCW With Chanel West Coast’s ‘Miles And Miles’ Video

With Nicki Minaj, Tyga and Lil Wayne all releasing projects before the ball drops, It's officially Young Money season. But come 2015, there will…

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Global Week: Get To Know Lianne La Havas

LIANNE LA HAVAS Singer…

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Global Week: This Is What An Iggy Azalea Album About Australia Would Sound Like

Iggy Azalea is a proud native of Australia. A small town called Mullumbimby, to be exact. You should know this, but we couldn’t blame you…

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Biggie’s ‘Who Shot Ya’ Was Made For Mary J. Blige, According To Funkmaster Flex

Funkmaster Flex plans to drop bombs on your bookshelf.

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Global Week: I Visited London And Discovered The Secret To UK Soul

Anglophile (n.) – a person who admires England, its people, and its culture. I remember this one repeated scene in National Lampoon’s European Vacation, where…

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The Many Sides Of Dej Loaf: Dissecting Her ‘Sell Sole’ Mixtape

Dej Loaf is enjoying a moment right now. Even though the 23-year-old Detroit rapper was more or less anonymous within the rap world just two…

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Ranking Ariana Grande’s Random Attempts At Rapping

Ariana Grande is not a rapper. Not even close. In fact, she's about as good at rapping as you'd expect her to be (which is…

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Listen To Trip Lee’s ‘Rise’ Album In Full Before Its Release Date

Back in 2012, Trip Lee pulled a Jay Z. After steadily building a devoted fanbase, the Dallas-born, D.C.-representing vet on Lecrae's Reach Records imprint told…

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7 Reasons Jaden Smith Should Drop A Rap Album

When you close your eyes and think "best rapper alive," Jaden Smith's mug probably isn't the image that enters your mind's eye. Hell, when you…

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6 Things We Hope Lupe Fiasco Raps About On ‘Tetsuo & Youth’

Lupe Fiasco's fifth album, Tetsuo & Youth, is finally going to be released by Atlantic Records. We've been excited about the album for more than…

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A Blues Ballad for Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?

On a new, millennial-led Black freedom struggle, police injustice and why you need to go to Ferguson Words: Frank Roberts…

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