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A Ranking Of Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter’ Album Series
In celebration of Tha Carter V, VIBE ranked the albums from Lil Wayne's classic album series to determine which reigns supreme.
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With Tha Carter V Finally Out, What Will Lil Wayne Do Next?
Lil Wayne's long-awaited 'Tha Carter V' has finally been released, but where does he go from here?
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Lupe Fiasco Eschews Label Drama And Controversy For Ambitious ‘Drogas Wave’
After controversial comments and label woes hindering his career before, the ambitious 'Drogas Wave' allows Lupe Fiasco to let his music speak for itself.
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Young Dolph Is The Gucci Mane Heir We Deserve
Young Dolph is taking over the gap left by Gucci Mane, with a relentless output and standing on a national scale that towers over nearly…
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Folarin Season: Are We Entering A Wale Renaissance?
With three quality EPs released in 2018, Wale is in rare form.
Eminem’s ‘Kamikaze’ Attack On Joe Budden Illustrates Two Paths For Aging Emcees
Two of hip-hop's most talented lyricists are handling aging in rap in two different ways.
Aretha Franklin’s Legacy Deserved More Respect At The MTV VMAs
Honor Aretha Franklin correctly, or not at all.
‘Queen’ And The Hypocrisy Of Nicki Minaj’s Feminism
Through projecting and proclaiming her spot in the rap game while tearing others down, Nicki Minaj’s 'Queen' rollout and aftermath have been anything but royal.
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Two Houstons, One Travis Scott And An ‘AstroWorld’
Travis Scott's third album 'Astroworld' presents two listening experiences: one for old head Houstonians, and another for fans whose introduction to H-Town is La Flame himself.
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Mac Miller’s Metamorphosis Shows Hope For Growth From The New School
Mac Miller's growth has shone through, even though he’d previously been written off. It's time to give younger artists in his shoes the chance to…
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‘Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ Emphasizes Childhood On Episode 1
What resonates most in the first hour of 'Rest In Power' is how it frames Trayvon Martin for exactly what he was: a child.
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LeBron’s I Promise School Is Bigger Than Any Championship Ring
Through recollection of his own childhood, a writer from the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, Calif. shows why LeBron James' new I Promise School can change lives.
Is Nicki Minaj Being Held To A Different Standard Of Artistic Growth?
Some critics and fans have been saying that Nicki Minaj needs to show growth with her upcoming album, 'Queen.' But are those expectations fair?
WWE Bringing Back Hulk Hogan Is An Insult To Black Wrestling Fans
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We Need To Put More Respect On The Clark Sisters’ Names
The iconic gospel supergroup still matters to music today.
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