How Beyonce, JAY-Z, Migos And Drake Made Their Tour Stages Fashion Runways, Too

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How To Maneuver In The Music Industry

Swizz Beatz, Halsey, Wondagurl, Boi-1da and more offer up pointers for success.


Don Shirley And ‘The Green Book’ Are The Historical Anchors Of Mahershala Ali’s New Segregation-Era Film

'Green Book' tells the story of Don Shirley, an African American pianist, traveling to the American South during segregation.


20 Rap Lyrics Paying Homage To Stan Lee

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Tory Lanez Discusses Upcoming “Talk To Me” Remix With Lil Wayne And Staying True To Self

The singer breaks down the inspiration behind Love Me Now, and his not-so-secret collabo with Lil Wayne.


Diggy Simmons On Taking His Own Advice And The Making Of ‘Lighten Up’

Diggy Simmons discusses refocusing on music, the importance of mental health and the making of his forthcoming album, ‘Lighten Up.'


Steve Stoute Talks New United Masters, NBA Deal, And The Death Of Record Labels

"Our objective is to help artists get much better at turning their streaming revenue into other forms of revenue."


15 Women Of Color Who Made History In The 2018 Midterm Elections

The face of politics is changing for the better.


TDE’s Dave Free On Maintaining Authenticity, SZA’s Stardom, and Kendrick’s Pulitzer

The Top Dawg Entertainment president shares how TDE maintains its authenticity, keeps all of its stars on the same page, and ascended from the underground to…


Stop Playing Into Female Rappers’ Catty Feuds And Demand The Bars

“Real” rap fans, instead of playing into female rappers’ catty feuds, keep that same energy and demand the same bars expected from male rappers.


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No Limit's First Lady Mia X looks back on the making of and climate surrounding her 'Mama Drama' album.


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Swizz Beatz Is In A Zone…All Of His Own

Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean has a room in his New Jersey home that is essentially a mini-museum, an art house man cave on steroids. He…


5 Heartwarming Moments From Mac Miller’s “A Celebration Of Life” Tribute

The touching concert showed just how much the artist meant to his fans and his peers.
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