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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Chicago rapper Jelani Latiff holds nothing back on 'My Soul to Keep 2'

Today, the rap world seems to be missing a socially conscious voice. Someone that can talk about having a good time, but also talk about real issues, not just bragging about what they have.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Common, Hip-Hop, Rap

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Paper Magazine

Babyfaced Photos of Snoop Dogg, Nas, Mary J. Blige + More From a New Book

Snoop on the set of his first video, "What's My Name," directed by Fab 5 Freddy, Long Beach, California, 1993 Call it an instance of being in the right place at the right time -- with the right talent: Bronx-born photographer Lisa Leone came of age in New York City in the early '80s just as hip-hop was exploding across the five boroughs.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Long Beach, CA

AllHipHop.com

Fashawn Signs With Nas' Mass Appeal Records, Announces Album Release Date

The ink is dry and the cynicism has settled, Fashawn is officially signed to Nas' imprint Mass Appeal Records.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Mega Philosophy: Q & A with Cormega

The New York City borough, Queens, is home to the nation's largest housing projects: Queensbridge.

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Related Topix: Cormega, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment, Foxy Brown, Dr. Dre, VirtualWorld Entertainment, AfterMath, Video Games

HipHopDx

[News] Nas Can't Let Slowbucks Return To Queens, Shyne Says

Shyne also says Nas influenced him and asks the "Illmatic" emcee how he's been "so hot for 20 years."

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HipHopDx

[News] HotNewHipHop Lists "15 Classic Hip Hop Debuts"

HotNewHipHop has published "15 Classic Hip Hop Debuts," a list of debut albums that the publication deems worthy of the "classic" label.

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

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vibe

Watch: Nas Talks Working On 'We Dem Boyz' Remix

Wiz Khalifa finally dropped his first collaboration with Nas this week, linking up with the rap legend for a smooth remix to his "We Dem Boyz" anthem.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 04, 2014

HipHopDx

[Singles] Nas, Crooklyn Dodgers, Souls Of Mischief & More - "6 Old...

The 4th of July is upon us, which means more BBQ music. HipHopDX's Mike Trampe brings six old school cuts for your July 4th playlist.

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Essence Magazine

Nas Dedicates Performance to Maya Angelou

ESSENCE Festival headliner Nas got the New Orleans Superdome crowd hype as he played hit after hit on Thursday night, the opening night to this Fourth of July weekend.

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NOLA.com

2014 Essence Festival eased into big weekend with Trey Songz, Nas on Thursday

Early arrivals for the 2014 Essence Festival populated multiple events on Thursday meant to expand the festival's footprint in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Trey Songz, Hip-Hop, New Orleans, LA

Essence Magazine

First Night At ESSENCE Fest

Jesse Boykins III kicked off the night with a rocker/soulful set from his new album Love Apparatus .

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

HipHopDx

[Album Reviews] Your Old Droog - Your Old Droog

Despite the Nas comparisons, Your Old Droog distinguishes himself from the pack with his self titled EP by mixing personal commentary with clever punchlines.

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Myrtle Beach Online

20th annual Essence Fest kicks off in New Orleans

DJ Marquis kicks off the party in Woldenberg Park at 11 a.m. Thursday. The day also includes live music by New Orleans' Corey Henry's Treme Funktet and national acts including Cupid, gospel singer Erica Campbell and the old school rap group, Rappers Delight.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Black Entertainment, Rap, Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Thurs., July 3, 2014: Nas at the Superdome

Rapper Nas, seen here during the Buku Music + Art Project at Mardi Gras World in March 2014, kicks off the 2014 Essence Festival on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Rap, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, LA, Music, Entertainment

AllHipHop.com

[New Music] Statik Selektah ft. Action Bronson, Royce Da 5'9, & ...

"Who's your Top 5/Jay, Biggie, Pac, Nas/I ain't trying to hear another name if it's not mine."

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Houston Press

Five Sample-Using Songs That Deserve Grammys Now

Recently the Grammy Awards announced changes to the annual music awards' criteria and categories, the most notable being now permitting songs that utilize samples in the songwriting categories, specifically Song of the Year.

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Related Topix: Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Trip-Hop, Portishead, Rap, Black Entertainment, The Blueprint, Hip-Hop

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Mi2n

Next Artist to Watch

Email: 3JEManagement@gmail.com Website: http://devynrose.com/ Music: http://devynrose.com/music/ DEVYN ROSE, new to the scene with a unique sound that is taking the world by surprise.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Meek Mill Details "Dreams Worth More Than Money" Album & Nas Collaboration

Sitting down with Miss Info ahead of the BET Awards ceremony tonight , Meek Mill explained plans for his sophomore album and hinted at some of the scheduled collaborations.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Meek Mill, Hip-Hop

Sat Jun 28, 2014

HipHopDx

[Editorials] Instagram Flexin': Contact Sheet From Jay Z's "Reasonable Doubt" Cover Shoot Revealed

According to a familiar clich, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your favorite celebrities - including rappers - are doing less and less press, but luckily their thumbs and smartphones still work.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Colorado Daily

Goldner: A strange evening with Flying Lotus

Schoolboy Q, shown here at South by Southwest in March, was in the SUV a gunman shot at after the Red Rocks Feed the Rocks show on June 19. As many of you have probably heard by now, last Thursday a shooting took place at Red Rocks during the annual Feed The Rocks concert.

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