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10 Songs You Can't Even Believe Are 10 Years Old

In 2003, American troops invaded Iraq, action star Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of <i>Kahleefawnia</i>, and two former <i>American Idol</i> contestants …

Music

On the Charts: J. Cole Sneaks into Top Spot in Week Without Fireworks

This week should really be about fireworks charts – spinners at Number One! sparklers plummeting! – since nobody really buys albums on the Fourth of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Five Mind-Blowing Charts on the War on Pot

Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in the War on Pot. But the true toll of marijuana prohibition has been little …

Cannabis

Listen to LeBron James rap all over “Niggas in Paris”

He wears two championship rings, has four NBA MVP titles, and has been named an NBA All-Star nine times, and yet only now does LeBron James have a …

Jay-Z Says Rappers Lie About Their Money, and He's Right

On "Versus," an interlude from Jay-Z's new album <i>Magna Carta . . . Holy Grail</i>, the rapper takes wealth-boasting to a new level, noting that other MCs …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Try It Now

Lakers to pay hefty luxury tax

Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com …

NBA

LeBron James Reportedly Would Prefer the Knicks Over Lakers if He Leaves Heat

Link to Media<p>It's been less than a week since Dwight Howard announced his decision to sign with the Houston Rockets, and already it seems another major superstar is preparing to spurn the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>Appearing on ESPN Radio Wednesday afternoon, the network's Stephen A. Smith spoke about …

Basketball