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[News] Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1990s"

Rolling Stone has compiled a list of "20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1990s," a grouping that features a number of Rap and R&B songs.

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Related Topix: Rap, Sir Mix-a-Lot

Mon Jul 21, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Kendrick Lamar Says Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G. "Will Always...

Compton, California rapper Kendrick Lamar caused a brief uproar in rap when he declared himself "the king of New York" in his verse on Big Sean's "Control."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar, Startups, IGN Entertainment, Publishing, Media, Ottaway Newspapers

Switched

Conchita Wurst Covers Cher's 'Believe'

Eurovision winner and groundbreaking drag queen Conchita Wurst wowed with a stunning cover of Cher's "Believe" on the Austrian TV show "Starnacht am Woerthersee" last week.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Believe, Celebrities, David Bowie, Rap, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Cleveland.com

Common paints thought-provoking picture of Chicago life on 'Nobody's Smiling'

CLEVELAND, Ohio - There's no mistaking the vibe of Common's 10th studio album, "Nobody's Smiling," whether it's through the title or opening track "The Neighborhood."

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Rap, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The New Yorker

The Eternal "Illmatic"

Hip-hop abounds with birthday references. Most involve partying, birthday suits, and, though food in rap is its own great subject, cake.

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Related Topix: Rap, Illmatic, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Nas, Long-Island-City, NY

Korea Herald

Dynamic Duo takes - giant step' with DJ Premier collaboration

Famed American hip-hop mastermind DJ Premier has produced beats for A-list artists including Jay Z, Kanye West, the late Notorious B.I.G, Maroon 5 and The Black Eyed Peas.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Rap, The Black Eyed Peas, Stacy Ferguson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mi2n

Ill Justice Releases New LP 'Industry Standard'

The performer and producer of hip hop known as Ill Justice has released his new LP record, 'Industry Standard.'

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Eminem

Fri Jul 11, 2014

VH1

10 Ways Lil' Kim Crushed the '90s 10 Ways Lil' Kim Ruled the '90s

If your first thought is BeyoncA© when you hear Queen B, we're not mad, but before YoncA© there was the original Queen Bee- Lil' Kim .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Lil' Kim, Hip-Hop, Rap, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Urban Music News Network

Stiltz Releases New EP 'Written In The Scars'

The singer and songwriter of rap and hip hop known as Stiltz has released his new EP 'Written in the Scars.'

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Nostalgic Laundromat Lookbooks - Botanica's Don Eliette Collection...

Botanica's 'Don Eliette' collection catalog revives 90's themed eyewear looks. NYC-based designer Nic De La Paz is the label's creative director and is responsible for the brand's nostalgic style direction.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Versace, Rap

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Unruly Summery Lookbooks - The 40s & Shorties Summer 2014 Embodies...

The lookbook for the 40s & Shorties Summer 2014 collection, photographed by Giovanni Darkins, looks much like a cottage weekend for college students.

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Related Topix: Eazy-E, Rap

Thu Jul 03, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Method Man Recalls Working With The Notorious B.I.G. In Reddit AMA

Method Man says today's rap music is in need of "a bit more diversity," offers an update on his solo projects.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Music!, Rap, Reddit, RZA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Is the success of Iggy Azalea a step forward or a step back for hip-hop

I have no preference either way on the music of Iggy Azalea. I'm not a fan nor a detractor.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Lil' Kim, Black Entertainment, Rap, Celebrities, Eminem

Examiner.com

Common speaks his piece on new single

Thanks to the Internet, you can listen to Common 's latest single right now, before the album is released later this year.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, Rap

AllHipHop.com

Method Man Talks New Albums, Working With Biggie & "How High" In AMA Session

Method Man chopped it up with the people during an online " Ask Me Anything " session.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, Rap

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Billboard

'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Review: Tupac Musical Is A...

Tupac Shakur's life was filled with events a playwright wouldn't dare invent. His mother was a Black Panther who was in prison while pregnant with him; he signed to Suge Knight's Death Row Records while in prison for felony abuse; he miraculously survived one shooting, only to be taken down by another in 1996 at age 25 - possibly as a result of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Prison

WNYC-AM New York

Why Would More Than 500 Artists Sample The Same Song?

"Since the dawn of the sampling era, there's been endless debate about the validity of music that contains samples," Mark Ronson told an audience at a TED conference in Vancouver earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Slick Rick, Rap

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