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Black Thought Addresses Ghostwriters in Hot 97 Interview

Black Thought on Hot 97; Photo: Hot 97 It seems like just yesterday that Roots lyricist Black Thought was kicking a marathon-long freestyle on Funk Master Flex’s Hot 97, blowing everybody’s mind and reminding the […]

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Pusha T Calls ‘The Breakfast Club’ to Discuss ‘The Story of Adidon’

Photo: The Breakfast Club/YouTube With the release of “The Story of Adidon,” the feud between Pusha T and Drake has reached the apex. It began years ago, but found new life when Pusha T threw […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Boom Bap Project

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Man Quits Job (He Never Actually Had) with Rousing Rap Performance

Cedrick Workuff of Kansas City, Missouri quits his ‘job’ at Popeyes; Photo: YouTube We all at one point or another have had a crappy job that we kept because well we needed it. The good […]

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RIFF’d: Beach House’s ‘7’

For their latest album 7, Beach House decided that they were going to step away from over-production and let a more intuitive process take over. The result is a fluid effort that attempts to frame […]

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André 3000 Honors His Mother with Two New Songs

Photo: Outkast.com/André 3000 via Instagram Mother’s Day has come and gone, but André 3000 has proven that every day is an opportunity to honor mom. On May 13th the relatively reclusive star dropped two tracks […]

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Rapper Parodies Drake’s ‘God’s Plan’ to Mock Toronto Raptors

Rapper Dominic McClain stars in a parody video of Drake’s ‘God’s Plan’; Photo: Richie Clay/YouTube NBA superstar LeBron James is having a historical post season. It’s been widely noted how he rehabs and maintains his […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Jaye Bradley

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Rapsody

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Superfan Makes Rap Video Begging Kawhi Leonard to Stay with the Spurs

Photo: Da Kid Gowie/YouTube The NBA Playoffs are in full swing, and the story lines are ripe: Drake and Kendrick Perkins squaring off while LeBron Godzillas through Toronto, the Celtics are proving that a good system […]

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