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interviews

Big Body Bes Explains How To Write Show-Stopping Raps

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We caught up with Big Body Bes recently to talk about his verses on Action Bronson tracks.

#MUSIC NEWS

Common Becomes A Doctor Just Like Kanye West

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Common receives his honorary doctorate from Winston-Salem State University.

RUN THE JEWELS

Run The Jewels’ Politically Charged Video For ‘Early’ Will Make You Want To Punch A Wall

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The "Early" video continues Mike and Jamie's streak of gripping, emotionally taxing visuals.

#Drake

Is The Toronto Raptors First ‘Drake’ Jersey On Its Way?

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An early look at what could be Drake-inspired uniforms for the Toronto Raptors.

YES! (Slum Village Album)

Slum Village Recruits BJ The Chicago Kid And Illa J For ‘Expressive,’ Produced By J Dilla

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Slum Village unveils a new track, “Expressive,” with BJ The Chicago Kid and Illa J and production by J Dilla.

EMPIRE

Chris Rock And Alicia Keys Will Join ‘Empire’ Next Season

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Chris Rock, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz will join cast of 'Empire' in season two.

Jamie XX

Listen To Jamie xx And Young Thug’s ‘I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)’

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Jamie XX and Young Thug come together on the new song “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)."

At.Long.Last.A$AP.

A$AP Rocky Shares The Yams-Honoring Album Cover To ‘At.Long.Last.A$AP’

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Rocky honors his late friend with the album artwork to his upcoming LP.

Willie Cauley Stein

Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein Changed His Middle Name To ‘Trill’

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Former Kentucky basketball player Willie Cauley-Stein picks up a cool nickname.

MP3s

Lil Bibby Gifted Fans Three New Songs In The Middle Of The Night

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Lil Bibby unleashes three new songs: "Better Dayz," "F.I.L.W.T.P.," and "Gambino Freestyle."

#kickstarter

De La Soul Crushed Their Kickstarter Goal And Raised Over $600,000

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De La Soul's Kickstarter campaign raised over $600,000, making it the website's second most successful music campaign ever.

#MUSIC NEWS

That Texas Cop Who Got In Trouble Because Of Snoop Dogg Is Now Suing

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Texas cop fires back after being punished for posing with Snoop Dogg.

#Iggy Azalea

So Nick Young And Iggy Azalea Apparently Had A Bet Involving Sexual Favors

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We perhaps found out a little bit too much about Nick Young and Iggy Azalea's relationship.

#music videos

Watch Jamie xx’s Epically Weird Video For ‘Gosh’

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Jamie xx reveals the video for "Gosh" from his upcoming 'In Colour' album.


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