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Producer Marley Marl Explains How He Came Up With The Beat To LL Cool J’s ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’

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In a new web series called "Classic Recipes," producer Marley Marl explains how he and LL Cool J came up with the beat for "Mama Said Knock You Out."

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On The Slow, Sad Decline Of Lauryn Hill

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One of our greatest faults as humans, outside of the fact that we haven't created a calorie-less double-bacon cheeseburger, is our penchant to laugh and criticize those we don’t know.

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Humpday Mashup Dump

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Good afternoon you princes of Maine, you kings of New England, you stalkers of mashup and parody videos I didn’t get a chance to cover, thrown in your face like you’re Jodie Foster working for the FBI.

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The Internet’s Obsession With Hologram Tupac Extends To An Amazing Video And All-Hologram Coachella Poster

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[<a href="http://slacktory.com/2012/04/even-more-tupac-hologram-sightings/">via</a>] By now you've surely heard <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/04/coachella-brought-tupac-back-to-life-last-night-in-hologram-form/" target="_blank">Coachella brought back Tupac</a> as a hologram last weekend, and you've probably read our <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/04/a-first-hand-account-of-hologram-tupacs-coachella-performance-i-was-completely-freaked-out/" target="_blank">first-hand account</a> and laughed at this <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/04/the-internet-vs-hologram-tupac/#page/1" target="_blank">awesome GIF gallery</a>.

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Were All Hip Hop Stars Adorable First Graders?

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I'm not usually never one to share photo compilations of young boys -- I am very <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/02/the-best-of-danny-devitos-frank-reynolds/#page/34" target="_blank">Frank Reynolds</a> when it comes to that sort of thing.

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The Internet Vs. Hologram Tupac: The 20 Best Images, Photoshops, And GIFs Thus Far

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Did you hear that <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/04/coachella-brought-tupac-back-to-life-last-night-in-hologram-form/" target="_blank">Coachella brought Tupac back to life via hologram</a> over the weekend.

Hip Hop

MC Hammer, Snoop Dogg, And Tupac Walk Into An Instagram Photo

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On the day <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/04/facebook-acquires-instagram-for-1-billion/" target="_blank">Instagram sold to Facebook</a> MC Hammer <a href="http://instagr.am/p/JMkOjKHUBl/" target="_blank">shared quite possibly the most memorable Instagram</a> I have ever laid eyes on that didn't involve <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/03/ashley-tisdale-would-like-to-show-you-her-butt/" target="_blank">Ashley Tisdale's backcourt</a>.

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Snoop Dogg's New Song Book Is Literally Smokable

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Recently overheard in the offices of <a href="http://pereiraodell.com/" target="_blank">San Francisco agency Pereira & O’Dell</a>.

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The Magnificent Map Of Rap Names

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The latest masterpiece from <a href="http://popchartlab.com/products/the-magnificent-map-of-rap-names" target="_blank">Pop Culture Labs</a> is: "A ridiculously detailed guide to the semantics of rap names, this widescreen edition print spans over seven square feet and contains 636 rapper names as well as some all-time greats illustrated in the background.

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25 Most Normal Photos Of Rappers Doing Normal Sh*t

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I've never thought of myself as someone who brings the hip hop coverage on the reg (lots of Radiohead on my iPod) but seeing as how my previously discussed Wu-Tang Clan obsession in high school gives me all the street cred in the world AND awesome interminglings of hip hop and web culture keep falling in my lap (previously: <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/01/hip-hop-humor-is-your-source-for-lulzy-rap-punnery/" target="_blank">Hip Hop Humor</a>, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/01/rapper-spelling-bee-supercut/" target="_blank">Rapper Spelling Bee</a>) it's like I'd be denying the universe if I didn't answer the calling.

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Hip Hop Humor Is Your Source For Lulzy Rap Punnery

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<a href="http://hip-hop-humor.com/" target="_blank">Hip Hop Humor</a> is an OG Tumblog (est.

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The Rappers Spelling Their Own Names Supercut You Didn’t Know You Needed Is Finally Here

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Rappers spelling their own names in lyrics is one of the all-time gimmick rhymes.

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Notorious S.I.R.I. Has Timbs For Her Hooligans In Brooklyn

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I'm not rocking a 4S (<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2011/06/meme-watch-lenny-kravitz-auditions-for-hipster-verizon-guy/" target="_blank">Lenny Kravitz</a> advised I hold out for the 5) so I don't have much personal experience with Siri.

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55 Year-Old Casino Exec Releases Rap Single, Attempts To Ruin Hip Hop For Everyone

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Like most 55 year-old Caucasian males Allen Samuels is one thing by trade and something completely different by passion.

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Music To Die For?

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Rappers think they are living the "gangsta" lifestyle? They should try singing a "narcocorrido" in Mexico. That's being gangsta!

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One Web Cam: The Internet Stars Who Will Redefine Hip Hop Music

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There's an old saying in the music industry – He who spits hot fire shouldn't drink ice water.

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HIP HOP GYMNAST MOVIE BETTER HAVE GYMKATA

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Have you noticed that pitches for real, serious movies have become indistinguishable from comedic, fictional movie pitches.


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