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2 hrs ago | CBS News

Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" video: Love it or hate it?

So much for Taylor Swift's new "Shake It Off" video, which caught our attention earlier this week or even Miley Cyrus' twerking skills.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

6 hrs ago | TMZ.com

Kevin Durant -- My Favorite Rap Song Is ... Not By Jay Z

Kevin Durant and Jay Z might be business partners -- but that's apparently where it stops ... 'cause when Durant recently named his favorite rap song, Beyonce's husband was NOT the culprit.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

8 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Talented Actors With Surprisingly Good Rap Skills

Earlier this month, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt surprised fans around the world with a memorable radio appearance in which he showcased his impressive rapping skills.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, DJ Whoo Kid, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

12 hrs ago | ProSoundWeb

Patchwerk Recording Studios' Nick Bassani Keeps On Track With JBL Studio Monitors

Patchwerk Recording Studios, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has recorded more than 60 platinum and gold albums and worked with a who's who of rap, hip-hop, R&B and pop artists including 50 Cent, Sean Combs, Pit Bull, Flo RIda, Jay-Z, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pit, Hip-Hop, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Celebrities

12 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Black Entertainment, Master P, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Fruits

12 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

National channels Eminem in election ad

There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But is National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? National has released its first campaign video but the music backing the rowing-themed video is ringing a familiar tune to some.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

15 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Black Entertainment, Master P, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Fruits

19 hrs ago | Newsday

Drake and Lil Wayne take rap battle to new level in Queens concert

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lil Wayne, Hip-Hop, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Lynbrook, NY, Wantagh, NY, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

National channels Eminem in election ad

There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But is National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? National has released its first campaign video but the music backing the rowing-themed video is ringing a familiar tune to some.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

ProSoundWeb

Patchwerk Recording Studios' Nick Bassani Keeps On Track With JBL Studio Monitors

Patchwerk Recording Studios, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has recorded more than 60 platinum and gold albums and worked with a who's who of rap, hip-hop, R&B and pop artists including 50 Cent, Sean Combs, Pit Bull, Flo RIda, Jay-Z, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pit, Hip-Hop, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Celebrities

ContactMusic.com

Flavor Flav's Assault Case Closed

In April , the Public Enemy star, real name William Drayton, Jr. pleaded guilty to charges of attempted battery and battery constituting domestic violence, and misdemeanours for wielding a kitchen knife during a fight with his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son at the Mc Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is no stranger to legal troubles and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flavor Flav, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

BroadwayWorld.com

New Production Photo From ANNIE Remake Released

A new production photo featuring the orphans from the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and is now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Annie, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

WGBH

'Shadow' And 'D-12' Sing An Infectious Song About Ebola

The producers behind this unlikely music are Samuel "Shadow" Morgan and Edwin "D-12" Tweh, who grew up in the shadow of war.

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Related Topix: D12, Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Rap group coming to Fort Myers; Fans considered a gang

The Insane Clown Posse has a serious following. The two men who perform with wild face paint and raucous crowds call their fans, "juggalos."

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Nunatsiaq News

Inuk rapper Hyper T sheds light on "The Ugly of Nunavut"

But now the 28-year old, originally from Chesterfield Inlet, has just completed an eight-month intensive studio and mixing program in Ottawa and wants to shed light on what he calls "the Ugly of Nunavut," what he says nobody in Nunavut wants to talk about.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

HipHopDx

[News] Evidence Recalls Rapping With Big Pun, Redfoo, Cuban Link On "The Wake Up Show"

"I got to meet [Big Pun] at The Wake Up Show , and I got to rhyme with him," Evidence says.

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Related Topix: Big Pun, Dance, LMFAO, Pop/Rock

FBM News

Shark Ramp Attack

This past saturday, the FBM crew posted up at Hadad's Lake for the GWAR-BQ, where Iron Reagan, Hatebreed, The Meatmen, Gwar, and even Ice- T and Body Count shared the same venue with the likes of Neil Hise, Eric Holladay, Leland Thurman, Cresson Dude, Bad Matty, James Lukas, Jordan Dwan, Jack Hartje and more!

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Related Topix: Punk, The Meatmen, Ice-T

The Daily Beast

No Opera Please, We're PrisonersBy Daniel Genis

Like the little flower that grows through concrete, every human being demonstrates their humanity - no matter how heinous theirpast is or how brutal their present - with a need for culture.

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Related Topix: Three 6 Mafia, Black Entertainment, State Prisons, Prison, Maximum Security

Iol.co.za

Guns out in SA rap war

Does South Africa have a Biggie vs Tupac kind of hip hop rivalry on it's hands? AKA and Cassper Nyovest, two of the hottest names in Mzansi music, have been engaging in an online Twitter war that nearly turned fatal on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Tupac

Sun Aug 17, 2014

International Business Times

2014 MTV Video Music Awards: Everything To Know [PHOTOS]

To be held at The Forum in Inglewood, California, the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards is just around the corner and is set to kick off on Aug. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Eminem

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