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V Exclusive! Mystikal Talks Cash Money Deal; Praises Lil Wayne

It was the kind of news that was indeed eyebrow raising. Mystikal, the bombastic, animated MC who came to prominence in the late 90’s and…

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T-Minus Talks The Making of Drake’s ‘The Motto’

When you have a certified street banger on your hands there’s no sense in messing around. You have to ride the proverbial wave. For Drake,…

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V Exclusive! Mannie Fresh Talks The Making Of Juvenile’s ‘Power’ And Going Left With Rick Ross

Mannie Fresh’s much welcomed return came about by a simple phone call. "I’ve always had a good relationship with Ross…we just reached out to him…

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Full Clip – Mannie Fresh Runs Down His Catalogue Ft. Juvenile, Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye, Jeezy and T.I.

  "Growing up in the 80s I was a hip-hop kid. I was into Doug E. Fresh, Whodini…I was on everything that was popping…

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A$AP Rocky Talks Debut Album, Musical Influences, and Accepting Gay Fans

When you’ve signed a $3 million record deal and are being pegged as New York’s next game-changing superstar by a bevy of artists and the…

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DJ Khaled To Host Fuse Hip-Hop Countdown; Talks Tour With Rick Ross

When it comes to bombastic banter, DJ Khaled takes a backseat to very few. The omnipresent producer, artist, tastemaker and Def Jam executive is rarely…

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Obie Trice Calls Eminem ‘My Real N*gga;’ Preps New Album Featuring Dr. Dre

It’s been a proverbial roller coaster ride for veteran Detroit MC Obie Trice. Since the release of his 2003 debut, Cheers, the brazen lyricist has…

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Everlast Talks New Album; Says Jay-Z, Mayweather, and Others Are Disrespecting Fans

If you let Everlast tell it, hip-hop is in need of some serious heart. The veteran lyricist—who started his career as a member of Ice-T’s…

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V Exclusive: Lil Wayne Disses Tea Party; Says Obama Doesn’t Get Respect Because He Is Black

Maybe Lil Wayne has a future as a political commentator. The Young Money superstar, who nearly sold a million copies of his latest album Tha…

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Full Clip: Missy Elliott Runs Down Her Entire Catalogue Ft. Timb, Aaliyah, Diddy, Beyonce, Jay-Z & More

  "Now you are taking me back the beginning [laughs]. Sista was a group that I was a part of coming out of high…

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V Exclusive: Don Cheadle Calls New Comedy The Guard ‘Equal Opportunity Slander’

As movie screenplays go, fish-out-of-water stories are par-for-the-course in Hollywood. But what happens when the go-to premise dives into brazenly shocking uncharted territory? You get…

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VIBE’s 10 Greatest Otis Redding-Sampled Songs

The larger-than-life rhyme animal’s first solo effort takes a stand against everything from racism and black-on-black crime to misogynistic hip-hop lyricism and dishonest Washington politicians.

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Full Clip: Q-Tip Runs Down His Music Catalogue Ft. Tribe, De La Soul, Nas, Biggie, The Roots, Dilla & More!

  "Phife and I were best friends growing up since we were four-years-old. We had the same musical taste and all of that. We…

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Full Clip: Prodigy Breaks Down His Catalogue Ft. Mobb Deep, Nas, Tupac, Raekwon, Lil Kim, Jay-Z & 50 Cent

"I knew that [Havoc and I] had something different than everybody else because our lifestyle was different. The things that we were doing; the people…

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Michael Jackson Vs. Prince: An Oral History

"I heard you were looking for me," said a deep voice on the other end of the phone. It was the fall of 1996, and…

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