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The Story Behind Jay-Z’s New Watch Alert [Exclusive Book Excerpt!]

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Grammy Recap: Jay-Z And Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State Of Mind’ Wins 2 Grammy Awards; Producer And Co-Writers Reveal Details

Hip-hop’s big winner of the 53rd Grammy Awards came from Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ "Empire State of Mind", which won two Grammys —…


Try Again! 10 Biggest FAILs In Recent Rap History

Berg's chain has been out on tour more than he has the last few years. It was first stolen from the Chicago rapper in August…

12 PM Beat Break: New York, New York

For those ringing in New Year's Day 2010 in Times Square, DJ Sweetz drops a Big Apple dedication blend. Get the countdown started. 10... 9...


Singled Out: Alicia Keys Feat. DJ Green Lantern, Styles P, Raekwon, & CNN “Empire State Of Mind Pt. 2 (Remix)”

Look at what Jay-Z started. Some of NY's most respected rappers hop on yet another salute to the Big Apple, an update of Ms. Keys'


Pardon The Introduction: Al Shux

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Peep This: Alicia Keys and Jay-Z Perform at AIDS Benefit Concert

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Alicia Keys Speaks on Rumors in Uptown Magazine

This past year has been bit of a whirlwind for Alicia Keys.


Singled Out: Alicia Keys “Empire State Of Mind (Pt. II)”

With "Empire State Of Mind" topping charts, Alicia Keys puts her own minimalist spin on her New York-homage collaboration with Jay-Z. Are you feeling the…


Peep This: Alicia Keys Debuts “Empire State of Mind (Part 2)”

Alicia Keys gives Jay-Z's first number one single a twist, remixing it for her upcoming album, The Element of Freedom. New York, stand up... again!


Peep This: Snoop Dogg “Snoop State of Mind”

Snoop Dogg ain't crushing buildings, here. The Cali vet pays homage to the Big Apple in his take on Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State…

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Game Recognizes Game: The Perfect Salute

Now that's G. Crossover appeal at a whole other level.