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Watch: A$AP Rocky Meets Aesop Rock

Hey, free idea for a dumb YouTube series: people with similar names/names people often confuse meet face-to-face on camera. So it went this weekend for A$AP Rocky and Aesop Rock, two very dissimilar rappers with names that sound alike. Watch Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg bring the two together for an …

Did the Decline of Sampling Cause the Decline of Political Hip Hop?

Legal and financial limitations have put a damper on a musical tool that once served as an important way for rappers to connect with musical and social history.<p>Some of the consequences for rap music as a genre are clear, the most obvious being that the sound of the music has changed. The relatively …

Diddy Obliterates Forbes' List Of Highest-Earning Hip-Hop Artists

And he's glad that Forbes got it right, telling the magazine, "You started learning how to count right, I see. Thank God!"<p>Sean Combs, AKA Puff Daddy/P.Diddy/Diddy, reeled in $50 million in the past 12 months, thanks to his Bad Boy record label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency, and …

Hip-hop and fashion: upping the name-drop game

Ever since Grandmaster Flash name-dropped Calvin Klein back in 1982, rappers haven't stopped shouting about their designer allegiances. Over the past 20 years it has become almost compulsory for rap songs to be peppered with references to established fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Prada and …

Wemoto Clothing: Rap Idols Series

Skateboard decks have almost become as much about artwork as skateboarding itself. Sometimes that's just fine, especially in the case of German brand Wemoto Clothing's newly released Rap Idols Series. The decks feature three of the genre's most influential rappers in the brand's signature …

Forever 21 Wants to Sell Hip-Hop T-Shirts to White Kids

Selling shirts with famous black faces on it to white people isn't about destroying or cruelly appropriating black culture, it's just about making money.<p><i>Welcome to a another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news stories on a scale of 1 to RACIST, with “1” being the least racist and</i> …

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Drake responds to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse, says Kanye West is biggest competition

As Drake continues to make the rounds in support of his Top Star-earning album <i>Nothing Was the Same</i>, he’s been asked all types of question, from his …

Kings Of Leon, Drake and Jessie J in three-way race for album chart top spot

The latest albums from Jessie J, Kings Of Leon and Drake are locked in a battle for the top spot in the charts, with just a small amount of sales …

Drake: Nothing Was the Same – review

Of all the big pop stars, and he is certainly one, Drake does the best job of being all things to all men. He's a rapper and singer, a pedlar of both braggadoccio and melancholy, boy next door and baller, lover and womaniser, dork and hunk, Jewish and black. Fans find what they like in Drake, but …

Drake And Chris Brown End Feud And Now Planning Collaboration?

26 September 2013, 08:00<p>The artists, who came to blows last year, are said to have "put their differences aside" last weekend.<p>Drake and Chris Brown …

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How Drake Beat Kanye at His Own Game

808s & Heartbreak gave the Canadian rapper his template, and he ran with it<p><b>It's still as easy as ever</b> to mock or laugh or just plain hate Drake, but I think now, in 2013, as he releases his third studio album, it is no longer possible to dismiss him. Certainly, those qualities that incited the rage …

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1-on-1 with Drake: ‘I’m going for the $200-million play’

For Aubrey Drake Graham, starting from the bottom is subjective; it's where ambitions start percolating. His bottom might have been at Toronto's Yorkdale Mall, probably more than a decade ago, when he saw Kardinal Offishall walking around in – if he remembers correctly – a furry Kangol hat.<p>"He was …

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Cher: 'my daughter's sex change gave me a deeper understanding of sexual politics'

The singer, 67, on swearing, drug taking and showing her navel on TV<p>Cher - Woman's World on MUZU.TV.<p><b>I process songs through my feelings.</b> Music doesn't really go through my brain. It just goes… somewhere else. But there have been a couple songs that I had to be persuaded to do, and they turned out …

4 Things to Make With Cereal Boxes

They're sturdier than paper, easier to cut than corrugated cardboard, and free. Score!<p>Cereal boxes are well sized for holding magazines, comic books, and school supplies. To make a case, cut the top from a box at an angle, then wrap the box with decorative paper and double-sided tape.

Aw, this dad made his kids a DIY tooth fairy delivery system

Cha-ching<p>A father made this sweet DIY project for his kids: it's a set of pneumatic tubes, as seen in drive-up bank windows, where teeth can be inserted and launched to the tooth fairy. (The video begins: "The population of earth has risen continuously since the Great Famine and Black Death of …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 pricing plans

<b>Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 is now available for pre-order, as is the Galaxy Gear smart watch.</b><p>While you won't get either device until 3 October, Telstra, …

Android vs. iOS: The race has never been closer

The next stage of the smartphone wars has been set with the release of the iPhone 5S, which joins high-end phones like the HTC One, Galaxy S 4, and Moto X for the final battle — of 2013, at least. But in the big competition between iOS and Android, the choice is harder than ever, because the two …

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