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LSU Tiger Fans Alter Lyrics from Dem Franchize Boyz’ Smash ‘Neck’

LSU fans altering a marching band rendition of Dem Franchize Boyz’ ‘Talkin’ Out Da Side of Ya Neck’ (left), an LSU cheerleader promoting a ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign (right); Photos: The Advocate To be a […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Saba

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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Rare Handwritten Tupac Lyrics Go Up For Auction

Handwritten lyrics for ‘Fuck Friendz’ circa 1995 up for auction; Photo: Gotta Have Rock and Roll In what is expected to be the greatest Tupac auction ever, fans will have the opportunity to buy some […]

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Kentucky Lyricist Raps for 24 Hours in the Name of Charity

Devine Carama raps in downtown Lexington, Kentucky for charity; Photo: Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington, Kentucky-based lyricist, educator and philanthropist, Devine Carama, rapped for 24 hours to help raise funds for his non-profit organization Believing in Forever. Carama, […]

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Scientists are Investigating the Magic of Chords and Lyrics

The late-great Leonard Cohen sings ‘Hallelujah’; Photo: YouTube In a paper published via Royal Society Open Science, a division of the UK’s infamous collection of great minds dating back to the 1600s, researchers from Indiana University, […]

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Lyricapsule: Queen Drop ‘A Night at the Opera’; November 21, 1975

Queen‘s fourth record, A Night at the Opera, was a go-for-broke rock moment, the most expensive album ever recorded at the time, a theatrical sojourn in the name of rock and unconventional pop. Silver-throated Freddie […]

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RIFF’d: T-Pain’s ‘OBLiViON’

After a six-year hiatus, T-Pain returns with his much anticipated fifth album Oblivion; a project that affirms what the pop world has known all along: that he’s a bona fide hit maker. Known by many as […]

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Chance the Rapper Pays Homage to Barack Obama in Hilarious SNL Skit

Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd on ‘SNL’, November 18; Photo: NBC/YouTube Chicago’s Chance the Rapper has come a long way. Just a few short years ago he was a rising lyricist on […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLVI

Noel Gallagher swoops in with his High Flyin’ Birds crew to deliver a beautiful message about the world from space, Jersey punks Screaming Females paint up dirge-y frustrated love message on a rural Illinois wall, Diplo […]

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Hip-Hop Loves a Good Bob Saget Reference, Saget Reacts

Bob Saget reacts to a Lil Wayne song on the web series, ‘Hot Ones’; Photo: YouTube/First We Feast Bob Saget will probably best be known to history for his perpetual neat freak role as Danny […]

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