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Gangsta Rap Was The Original Emo Rap

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Street poetry never sounded so beautiful.

The Primer Series

The Primer: 10 Scarface Songs Everyone Should Know

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Southern royalty is an understatement when talking about Brad Jordan's impact on Hip-Hop.


Built For The Streets: 10 Grimy Album Covers That Shaped The ’90s

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A couple of weeks ago, we took some time to highlight some black and white music videos that dominated the '90s.


12.29 The Cooler

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"Fast Five" Is The Most Pirated Movie of 2011 <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/12/most-stolen-films-of-2011.html">[Vulture]</a> 5 Rules for Rapping in Public <a href="http://www.grantland.com/blog/hollywood-prospectus/post/_/id/40024/5-rules-for-rapping-in-public">[Grantland]</a> Did Michael Jordan Pop The Question.

#Kanye West

Guess Who’s Bizzack: 20 Of Rap’s Best Comeback Albums

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Rap's had more than its fair share of artists who found success and then fell off after failing to recapture the musical magic.

#game of thrones

The Internet’s Love For Game Of Thrones Knows No Bounds


Naturally, after we published <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2011/07/game-of-lols-game-of-thrones-meets-internet-lulz/#page/1">a collection of Game of Thrones LOLs earlier today</a>, the Internet came back and said, "Oh, but we we weren't done yet.

We Can't Be Stopped

The iPod Shuffle – “Ain’t With Being Broke”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/geto-boys-read-these-nikes"> "Better to have money and not need it, than to need it and not have it." As I grow older, I realize many of the important principles needed to be successful are ones I acquired by listening to countless hours of the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/geto-boys">Geto Boys'</a> music, which partially explains why they pop up frequently in iPod Shuffles.

Grip It! On That Other Level

The iPod Shuffle – “Read These Nikes”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/11/geto-boys-assassins"> Gratuitous violence will never grow old in rap. And it may not have been done better than by the Houston trio. Download -- <a href="http://www.mediafire.com/?45zcj7a5m0p7pbg">Geto Boys - "Read These Nikes"</a>.


The iPod Shuffle – “Assassins”

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I never needed a magazine, other artists or regions to validate the music made by the 5th Ward legends.


Murda Muzik: The Halloween Edition

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Hey, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=14039">another</a> Halloween post.


“He Dead.”

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This post is brought to you by the lyrical menacing that takes place on Scarface's verses for <a href="http://sharebee.com/a9f5ced0">"He's Dead"</a> & mainly because I spent the majority of the week listening to TWIY.


“So, Mr. Scarface Pulled My Bitch Card…”

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When we posted <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=9789">that Elmo video</a>, I was reminded of a painful memory I had long repressed.

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