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  1. Nirvana Topped the Billboard 200 25 Years Ago, But Garth Brooks & MC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Billboard

    The Washington Redskins were on their way to winning their third Super Bowl in ten years, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle was about to spend a month as the nation's top-grossing film and President George H.W. Bush had just thrown up on the Prime Minister of Japan. And on the Billboard 200 albums chart dated January 11, 1992, a symbolic changing of the guard was taking place within the pop world, as Michael Jackson -- arguably the most iconic artist of the '80s -- was knocked off the top spot by Nirvana , the band that would go on to define so much about the '90s.

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  2. 1990 Survey MixRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Fluxblog

    Fluxblog is the very first MP3 Blog. It was founded by me, Matthew Perpetua , in 2002.

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  3. Going solo made George Michael a megastarRead the original story

    Monday Dec 26 | WICU12 Erie

    George Michael, who died over the Christmas holidays, was a global pop star who made the rare transition from catchy boy band member to critically acclaimed solo artist. His career spanned three decades and eight studio albums, and for a time during the 1980s, Michael outsold Prince, Michael Jackson and Madonna.

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  4. Reaction to George Michael's death: 'I have lost a beloved friend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Fox News

    Elton John led social media tributes to George Michael after the pop star's death at age 53 was announced late Sunday. The two collaborated on a rendition of John's 1974 classic "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" that was released in 1992.

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  5. Legendary Chicago Hip-Hop Soul Singer Johnny P Has Passed AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Vibe

    Chicago's Johnny P, the singer known for his mesmerizing hooks on 90's classics from Scarface to Do or Die, has reportedly passed away. Do or Die confirmed the news on Twitter as well as Johnny's oldest daughter Sunday .

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  6. X Factor song choices for Louis Loves revealed: Which classic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Daily Star

    The jukebox finally landed on Louis Loves and everyone immediately envisioned that meant Honey G would be busting out her best B*Witched impression. Nicole Scherzinger's last remaining boy Matt Terry will perform Little Mix's Secret Love Song Pt II for Louis Loves.

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  7. A serious inquiry into "Reds Hot"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Red Reporter

    The year 1990 was a pretty magical time for R&B/Hip-Hop. Bell Biv DeVoe's "Poison" made its way up the charts in May. Later that summer, MC Hammer "hammer danced" his way into our hearts with "U Can't Touch This."

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  8. Bronx Rapper Fred The Godson Returns With New Single 'Just A Friend 2k17'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | PRWeb

    Fred The Godson is back with hist latest single. He and fellow New York recording artist Jaquae team up with production team The Heatmakerz to reimagine Biz Markie's classic Hip-Hop record, "Just A Friend".

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  9. Review: A Tribe Called Quest's Vital Final Album Reminds Us the Journey ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Spin

    In the '80s, jazz finally went legitimate. Once considered a lesser means of expression due to America's adulation of Eurocentric culture, the African-American tradition became high art dissected by academics, a garment worn by the upper-middle class.

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  10. Watch Alex Trebek Unwittingly Rap Drake's 'Jumpman' on JeopardyRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Time

    The dignified Alex Trebek has been hosting Jeopardy! since 1984, but just when we think we've seen it all from the seasoned TV star , he goes and raps lyrics from a Drake song. On Wednesday night's episode, Trebek was reading out a question in the "Musical Acts" category - as he is wont to do - and soon found himself slipping into the lyrical groove of popular song "Jumpman," bcause the question was seeking to identify the artist rapping the line.

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  11. Watch Urkel and MC Hammer Make Cameos in This Crazy Campaign VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Time

    A slew of familiar faces appear in a new campaign video for a California state senate candidate remixing Huey Lewis' "Hip to Be Square." Hip-hop artist MC Hammer, former congressman Barney Frank , actor Jaleel White, best known for playing Steve Urkel on '90s sitcom Family Matters , and football players Joe Montana and Ronnie Lott all feature in the ad.

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  12. Look Back ... to funny people at Quintard Mall, 1991Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... put on a strange costume and played a rap song. ''I call my costume 'Little Man,' and he's going to dance to an M.C. Hammer song,'' Ms. Sears said as she prepared for her act. Dozens of such acts are just a day's work for Stephanie Keane, a segment ...

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  13. Rising Rapper Lecrae on How His Faith-Forward Themes Affect His ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Free Times

    What : Lecrae Where : Music Farm, 1022 Senate St. When : Tuesday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. With : Ambre, Big Redd Price : $28 More : musicfarm.com Lecrae's 2014 album Anomaly might well be the fiercest hip-hop commentary on America's current racial and political divisions that nobody talks about like that. This likely has a lot to do with the fact that the Houston-reared artist is, to many, the Christian rapper, a lyrically clean MC with faith-forward themes and a quick, rhythmically dexterous flow riding adventurous beats that rival some of today's most brazenly creative hip-hop artists.

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  14. 'Cool as Ice': The Story Behind Vanilla Ice's Career-Killing MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... rap, the Native Tongues crew – or really, any rap artists who were harder, smarter and/or real-er than M.C. Hammer. 3rd Bass summed up the hip-hop community's dim view of all things Ice with their 1991 hit "Pop Goes the Weasel," which ...

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  15. Hammer drops baby hintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Castanet.net

    ... he could also christen the baby, "Michael Charles, and he can just go by M.C.," in reference to hip hop artist M.C. Hammer. "Are you really thinking about that?" Jimmy then asked Armie. To which the star replied, "I think I just gave away our baby ...

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  16. Surprise of the Week: A Post about NellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Hecklerspray

    Sometimes I get so caught up with writing about the same people over and over again I forget about the TRUE stars that the world has been blessed with. In this case, I'm talking about rap SUPERSTAR Nelly.

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  17. Sway Talks About Dope Vs Wack On New Show "One Shot"Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    Hip-Hip has always has a distinct and unique internal war between the forces of dope and the forces of wack, but the discussion has been increasing in furor in the advent of social media interaction. Very few know the idea as well as Sway Calloway, one of the most respected Hip-Hop heads in the game.

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  18. Seeds of ingenuity are rooted in complex Chinese typerwritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Tom Mullaney, associate professor of Chinese history at Stanford University, says Chinese typewriters were an engineering marvel as designers had to build a typewriter without keys. He says that paved the way for China's information technology growth and dominance today.

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  19. Summer '16: Drake's 'One Dance' Set Record for Most Weeks Atop Hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Billboard

    As previously reported , Drake's "One Dance," featuring WizKid and Kyla, claimed the title of top song of the summer, having outperformed every other hit on the Billboard Hot 100 between Memorial Day and Labor Day. "One Dance" also made history on Billboard 's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where it reigns for a record 18th week .

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  20. Daveed Diggs Is Back! Watch the Tony Winner Perform & Talk Early Hamilton TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Broadway

    We've got our right hand man back ! Hamilton Tony winner Daveed Diggs is currently focusing on his experimental hip-hop group clipping; the L.A. based rap collective will release their latest album Splendor & Misery on September 9. Diggs recently stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform "A Better Place." He also spoke about hearing Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton demo tape for the first time and now being able to text his rap idol, MC Hammer.

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