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  1. No More '2 Legit 2 Quit' When The Oakland Athletics Are WinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Swingin' A's

    Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Recording artist MC Hammer cheers for the Golden State Warriors prior to game six of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Athletics have been playing MC hammers' New Jack Swing song, '2 Legit 2 Quit' in the 8th inning during the past few seasons.

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  2. DJ Who Helped Launch N.W.A Getting His Own Biopic NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Cinema Blend News

    With Straight Outta Compton currently dominating the box office, director F. Gary Gray not only reaffirmed the enduring viability of the biopic, but also showed that hip-hop and rap as Hollywood subject matter can have widespread appeal. Now it seems one of the men who brought hip-hop to the mainstream in the first place will get a biopic of his very own.

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  3. Man arrested after trying to walk out of store with PlayStation 4 in pantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Boing Boing

    ... Hammer pants, which are strikingly generous in the thigh/crotch area and were popularized by the 1990s rapper M.C. Hammer (real name Stanley Kirk Burrell). Harem pants, often worn by belly dancers, also fit the bill. A November 2012 article in ...

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  4. Greg Mack, Rap Radio DJ Who Broke N.W.A., To Get BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Deadline

    ... on to help kickstart the careers of some of the most influential and successful rappers of all time, including M.C. Hammer, LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, Tone Loc, Queen Latifah, and NWA, all of which received their first-ever radio airplay on KDAY. ...

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  5. Wait, you mean I can get a whole bunch of music for 1 cent?: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Times-Picayune

    A screen shot from the Columbia House website. Five years ago the company stopped marketing music and began peddling DVDs.

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  6. MC Hammer graces Houston Summit for 'inoffensive' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Houston Chronicle

    August 11, 1990: On this day, Stanley Kirk Burrell aka MC Hammer, performed at The Summit when his single "U Can't Touch This" was in its ninth week of being number one on Billboard's pop album chart. For his entrance, Hammer appeared in a cloud of smoke at the top of the stage as the "2001: A Space Odyssey" theme song bellowed in the background.

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  7. South Carolina gospel rap artist aims to inspire through music, ministry mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Star

    Submitted Photo “I Am David” is the latest CD by gospel rap artist David Dantzler Jr., who goes by his stage name Davyne. The second he could, David Dantzler Jr. broke out from his preacher-guided family and fell into a spiral of strip clubs and, as he puts it, “a life that was far from the preaching I was subjected to as a child.” The Orangeburg native began a secular rapping career under the name Davyne, during which he traveled the world, released at least 10 CDs and performed with mainstream artists including LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Lil Wayne, Mary J Blige, Young Jeezy and MC Hammer.

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  8. South Carolina gospel rap artist aims to inspire through music, ministry mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Submitted Photo “I Am David” is the latest CD by gospel rap artist David Dantzler Jr., who goes by his stage name Davyne. The second he could, David Dantzler Jr. broke out from his preacher-guided family and fell into a spiral of drugs, strip clubs and, as he puts it, “a life that was far from the preaching I was subjected to as a child.” The Orangeburg native began a secular rapping career under the name Davyne, during which he traveled the world, released at least 10 CDs and performed with mainstream artists including LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Lil Wayne, Mary J Blige, Young Jeezy and MC Hammer.

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  9. Forget the graft, lies and general skullduggery - in a just world,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Michelle Malkin

    If this doesn't drive down Hillary Clinton's numbers at least a little bit, somebody owes Mike Dukakis and his ten gallon tank helmet a big freakin' apology: She's ONE OF US! Actually, that's the kind of talk that in the real world sparks family meetings that begin by somebody saying "we're gonna have to do something about Ma."

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  10. 50 Cent Wishes He Had 50 CentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Hecklerspray

    Sad times have befallen rap superstar 50 Cent. His name, which was once just terribly dumb, is now terribly sad as he has officially filed for bankruptcy.

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  11. What's In Your Fridge: Greg BeamishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    What's in Your Fridge is where the Straight asks interesting Vancouverites about their life-changing concerts, favourite albums, and, most importantly, what's sitting beside the Heinz Ketchup in their custom-made Big Chill Retropolitan 20.6-cubic-foot refrigerators. Greg Beamish, Vancouver rapper/sports-trivia genius.

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  12. 'Funky Headhunter'-era MC Hammer was Brad Evans' first concertRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Sounder at Heart

    Shane Evans, who you may or may not know is the guy who runs @soundersfc, is in the process of moving on to his next job. Well, in the process of cleaning out his desk, he found this gem.

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  13. The Gawker Review Weekend Reading List [7.11.15]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Gawker

    Let's just get straight to it since the sun is shining and I'd rather be outside. Here, seven longreads to devour in the next 48 hours.

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  14. Around the galleries: Larter, Marrinon and Frontier WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Age

    Pop art, porn and pure abstraction: few artists could mix the three P's like Richard Larter. Mining the Archive X , at Niagara Galleries, drills down to offer a geological crosssection of the late artist's everrestless career, sampled at 10 year intervals.

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  15. Linda Marrinon's superficially old-fashioned sculptures could be from Les MiserablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Age

    Linda Marrinon's small plaster sculptures of the human figure don't fit easily with any art trends. Even Monash University Museum of Art director Charlotte Day acknowledges they are "superficially old-fashioned in subject and medium".

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  16. The Endless Fall of Suge KnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | RollingStone

    This could finally be the end of the road for Suge Knight, who helped bring West Coast gangsta rap to the mainstream. n March 20th, inside the high-security wing of Los Angeles' Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, the man once called "the most feared man in hip-hop" is looking more like the 50-year-old with chronic health issues that he is.

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  17. Contractors Reap Benefits From Recycled AsphaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... materials containing asphalt and aggregates are recycled. The use of RAP in asphalt paving actually predates M.C. Hammer's first pair of baggie pants and became 2 legit 2 quit during the 1970s due to the high cost of crude oil during the Arab oil ...

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  18. These Music Industry Titans Made Obscene Amounts Of Money + Then Lost ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | VH1

    How does someone go from $70 million to $100? Scott Storch can tell you how. Court records show that the record producer filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after blowing his fortune on exotic cars, luxury vacations, jewelry, real estate and copious amounts of cocaine.

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  19. BizFeed: Fortunea s No.1 Workplace for Millennials is a Chester Company You Probably Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    The News : After surveying nearly 90,000 employees under 35 years old, Fortune and Great Place to Work have released its list of the Top Workplaces for Millennials . The No.

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  20. How Oakland A's Helped Launch 'Hammer Time' And Mrs. Fields Cookies EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Post Game

    Since the A's moved to Oakland in 1968, the franchise has won four World Series titles and produced plenty of flair and drama. From Charlie O. Finley to Rickey Henderson, from Billyball to Moneyball, from Reggie Jackson to the Bash Brothers, Oakland has been a rich part of baseball history.

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