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2 hrs ago | VH1

Why The a 99 MTV VMAs Are The Best VMAs Why the '99 MTV VMAs Are the Best VMAs

With the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards just days away, we are looking back on some of our favorite moments and highlights from the past 30 years of the ceremony honoring the best of music video world.

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Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Hot Mix 101.9

Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Slithers Past Miley Cyrus' 24-Hour VEVO Record

Oh my gosh, look at that record. Nicki Minaj knows exactly how to put the spotlight back on her - using her butt, that is.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

7 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Amanda Suhr, Busted in Hit-and-Run: SIC...4LIFE Sticker, Juggalo Ties

The bumper sticker on the car 24-year-old Amanda Suhr is said to have been driving when she allegedly struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene read "SIC...4LIFE."

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Related Topix: Insane Clown Posse, Thornville, OH

8 hrs ago | The Eastchester Daily Voice

Readers Choice: Back To School Rap

The Holderness family has put that idea to music with their own rap called "Baby Got Class" to the tune of Sir Mix A Lot's "Baby Got Back."

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

12 hrs ago | The Age

Rapper's crack at Bible invokes wrath and regret

Hopsin admits his seventh chapter in his Ill Mind series of songs has stirred a lot of controversy.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Vibe

New Music: Run The Jewels 'Blockbuster Night Part 1'

The always vocal Killer Mike is one of the more aware rappers in the the world. The Atlanta rapper has already gained newfound respect from many after his poignant and expressive thoughts about the tension and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and now he and producer El-P are proud to announce their second album as Run The Jewels is on the way.

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Related Topix: Killer Mike, Ferguson, MO

TMZ.com

NBA Star Stephen Jackson -- Drops EXPLOSIVE Rap Video... With Hip Hop Legend

The song, called 'America Da Beautiful' is an all out assault on racism featuring a guest verse from mulit-platinum rapper Scarface .

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HipHopDx

[News] 50 Cent Refutes Ja Rule, Fredro Starr Fight Accounts

Ja Rule and Fredro Starr commented on fights they had with 50 Cent during separate interviews this year.

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Related Topix: G-Unit

The Independent

Michael Brown shooting: Rap artists broadcast word on the street...

If rap is the black community's CNN, as hip-hop pioneer Chuck D famously said, then the artists here have been working overtime to broadcast news from the small suburb of Ferguson, the nation's latest crisis point in the ongoing struggles around race and justice.

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Related Topix: CNN, St. Louis, MO

HipHopDx

[News] Diddy, Ice-T, Phonte Address Police Killing Kajieme Powell In Missouri

Young Joc, Open Mike Eagle, Rapper Big Pooh and Dru Ha are also among those addressing Kajieme Powell's death on social media.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ice-T, Ferguson, MO

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Beyonce Reportedly Asked Gwyneth Paltrow for Divorce Advice; Bey's Mom Denies Breakup Rumors

Beyonce is apparently leaning on her friend, Gwyneth Paltrow , as she reportedly prepares to split from her husband, Jay Z , a source spills in the new issue of Us Weekly .

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock

St. Cloud Times

'#XMas Jammies' family returns with back to school YouTube video

'#XMas Jammies' family returns with back to school YouTube video The family who brought you "Xmas Jammies" is back with a new viral single celebrating back to school.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

WKRN

33 arrested in Sumner County drug trafficking investigation

Authorities in Sumner County Tuesday morning announced the arrest of 33 individuals following a yearlong investigation into drug trafficking in the county.

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Related Topix: CNN, Tennessee

WKRN

Back To School Rap Channels Sir Mix-A-Lot

The family that brought you the Youtube hit "Xmas Jammies" is back with a back to school rap called "Baby Got Class" to Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back."

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Jake Owen, Country

Floyd County Times

Scholarship students work at highway district

Seven college students spent their summer working at Highway District 12 as part of their KYTC scholarship rewards: two engineering technology students and five who are pursing civil engineering degrees.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, D12, Letcher County, KY, University of Kentucky, Jenkins, KY, Prestonsburg, KY

Journalgazette.net

Art at your fingertips

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Designers embrace consumer-driven shows at NZFW

INDUSTRIAL CHIC: Images from Stolen Girlfriends Club's 'Verbal Warning' Spring/Summer 2014 collection which will be shown at New Zealand Fashion Week.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Fashion, Winter

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

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

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

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