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Opinion: The Beginning of the End of Howard Homecoming’s Glory Days

Howard University alum Julian Kimble mourns over the dilution of the school's famed homecoming event, Yardfest Ten years ago, The Wire’s third season opened with…

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6 Reasons You Need To Listen To Logic Right Now

Next Tuesday, Maryland rapper Logic will release his debut album, Under Pressure, through Visionary Music Group and Def Jam Records. And if you're scratching your…

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6 Songs You Need To Hear (And 2 To Skip) From Childish Gambino’s ‘STN MTN/Kauai’

Earlier this month, Childish Gambino released his latest project, a mixtape/EP called STN MTN/Kauai, in an unconventional way. First, he dropped STN MTN—a Gangsta Grillz…

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Interview: Alicia Keys Released Pregnant Nude Photo For Peace, Says New Album Is ‘Aggressive’

Over South African rooibos tea (with a splash of coconut milk), VIBE sat down with Alicia Keys in a back room at Jungle City to…

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Review: 15 Thoughts On Tinashe’s ‘Aquarius’ LP

While pop’s prettiest posteriors were busy twerking for their lives all summer—their catchy rump-shakers sending tremors across dance floors worldwide—Tinashe managed to subtly slink into…

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Not Fly: 12 Celebrities Who’ve Been Arrested For Doing Dumb Things At Airports

Last week, Too $hort made "a big f-cking mistake" (his words, not ours!) when he accidentally tried to take a bag that had a loaded…

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Erase Me: 9 Celebrities Who’ve Covered Up Embarrassing Tattoos

Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey's marriage is officially over. Well, it's not over over. They still need to work out who will get custody of…

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Make Another Hov: 7 Celebrities Who’ve Done Jay Z Impersonations

Denzel Washington is obviously a phenomenal actor. So when he made an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show recently, it wasn't a surprise to see…

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Oops! 9 Celebrities Who’ve Accidentally Posted Nip Slips On Social Media

Nicki Minaj has posted a lot of risqué photos on social media in the past. So it's hard for her to shock us. But earlier…

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André 3000 Says ‘Baby Mama’ Erykah Badu Is Like A Sister To Him

It was one of the most talked-about moments during OutKast’s historic, star-studded homecoming shows at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic. The three late September gigs featured a…

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‘Time Is Illmatic’: 7 Illest Must-See Moments In Nas’ Documentary

Nas’ eternal classic debut album gets diced and dissected in Time Is Illmatic, a 10-years-in-the-making documentary by director One9 and writer Erik Parker. The film…

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André 3000 Speaks: The 11 Most Impactful Quotes From André’s 2014 Interviews

André 3000 hasn't done many interviews over the course of the last few years. Part of it is because he hasn't had many projects—er, make…

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Premiere: Calvin Richardson ‘Hearsay’

It's only Tuesday, but it's never too early in the week to take a second to kick back and vibe out. North Carolina crooner Calvin…

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Review: OutKast’s #ATLast Homecoming Concert Made History In Atlanta

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park was ablaze last night (Sept. 28) for the last OutKast show in their three-day #ATLast concert series. Each show has been…

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Review: 15 Thoughts On Prince’s Gloriously Vital (And Refreshingly Weird) ‘Art Official Age’

The well worn, dimly lit cliché is always lurking within the deep recesses of our all-too crowded memory banks. It's a knee-jerk, prisoner-of-the-moment reaction that…

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