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American Music Awards 2017: Complete Winners List

The American Music Awards hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross took place Sunday night. Diana Ross was honored with the American Music Award for Lifetime …

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Tweets About Eminem's 'SNL' Performance Prove People Don't Know What To Think

The Real Slim Shady is at it again. On Nov. 18, the rapper took the stage alongside Skylar Grey to perform his new hit, "Walk on Water," and two fan …

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Lil Yachty Loses $12,000 to 21 Savage Over ‘NBA 2K’ Game

Lil Yachty and 21 Savage recently linked up for a video game sesh, taking things to the next level when they placed bets on their game of <i>NBA 2K</i>. Lil …

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Pete Rock Destroys Waka “Jay-Z” Flocka Saying It’s Old Heads Fault He Can’t Rap [Video]

Waka Flocka says he’s the Jay Z and Nas of his generation. (Btw this the clip that sent Pete Rock on a rant) pic.twitter.com/udQ92qfVlj— DJ Akademiks …

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Pete Rock & Waka Flocka Stoke Flames Of Rap's Generation Gap With Social Media Barbs

Pete Rock has been a leading voice in Hip Hop’s ongoing clash between the old school and new school, so it should come as no shock that he’s involved …

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‘SNL’ Perfectly Captures The Days Of Old School Hip Hop With Chance The Rapper And The Soul Crush Crew

There is little doubt at this point that Chance The Rapper made the most of his hosting appearance on <i>SNL</i>. If he doesn’t end up in the five-timers club at some point, it is only because he doesn’t want to. He brought energy to the show, easily bringing entertainment and laughs throughout the night. …

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Leeds City Museum says hooray for hip hop

RAPPERS, DJs and dancers came together to celebrate the vibrant history of hip hop at Leeds City Museum this weekend.<p>As well as live performances …

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Da Brat "Funkdafied" (1994)

“Funkdafied” is the lead single released from Da Brat’s debut album of the same name.<p>The song was both produced and written by Jermaine Dupri and …

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Eminem Delivers Three-Song Mashup on 'SNL'

<b>Eminem</b> performed “Walk On Water” with a mashup of some of his older songs, including “Stan” and “Love The Way You Lie” on this week’s “SNL.” The new …

Award Shows

Post Malone Claims Justin Bieber Gave $10 Million to a Cult - XXL

Post Malone and Justin Bieber's relationship is well documented. Though it's gotten a little testy at times, the two remain good friends to this day. …

Post Malone

Drake Says “Free Meek Mill” Mid-Concert

Earlier this month, Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison for a parole violatation. Many prominent rappers have come to his defence, …

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The Secret History Of Talib Kweli’s “Quality”

<i>Source: Rawkus Records</i><p>Talib Kweli walks us through the creation of his debut solo album, <i>Quality</i> on what marks the project’s 15 year anniversary.<p>In …

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J. Cole and Cardi B Shine at 'The Real Show'

The Real is back. J. Cole brought Dreamville to Los Angeles for 92.3’s annual “Real Show” at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Saturday (Nov. …

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Here's The Backstory On Eminem's New Collaboration With Beyonce

Just last week, <b>Eminem</b> surprised the blogosphere when he dropped "Walk on Water," which just so happens to feature a guest appearance from <b>Beyoncé</b> and …

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Cardi B Gives An Album Update: 'I’m Going To Take My Time Till It’s Right'

If you've been hoping for the full-length follow-up to Cardi B's breakout single, "Bodak Yellow," it appears that you'll be holding out a little …

Nicki Minaj

David Cassidy, Doctors Say the End is Near

Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Dead at 85<p>Published<p>52 mins ago<p>on<p>Nov 19, 2017<p>Jill Zarin Won’t Leave Husband Bobby’s Side Because His Battle with …

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Macklemore Performs ''Glorious'' at 2017 American Music Awards - XXL

On Sunday evening (Nov. 19), Macklemore brought his everlasting brand of positivity to the 2017 American Music Awards stage when he turned in an …

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A ‘Rest in Peep’ Charity Pop-Up for Lil Peep Is Opening in LA

A pop-up has just been announced in honor of Lil Peep. Opening this Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles, the ‘Rest in Peep’ charity event will offer a …

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New Music Report - New Releases Week of November 20th

Happy Monday! Kickstart your week ahead by checking out all of the new music that has just been released that you <i>need</i> to be listening to. From new …

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Chance the Rapper, Eminem a hit on Saturday Night Live

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Chance The Rapper Slays As This Week's SNL Host - Run The Trap: The Best EDM, Hip Hop & Trap Music

2017 has already been a massive year for <b>Chance The Rapper</b> with three Grammy wins of his seven nominations and the Chicago hip hop artist has just …

Music

Run the Jewels: Last Rappers Standing | Pitchfork

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Travel back to the Golden Era with Grand Analog and Plug Won's "Mutations"

Hip Hop is changing. Not only is it the most popular genre in American, but it is also growing and branching off into tons of different subgenres …

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Rick Ross Talks About His Rise To Success With Luc Belaire Rare Rosé

<b>Rick Ross</b> and his alignment with the Luc Belaire Rare Rosé brand has long been solidified as he’s been promoting the Black bottles of French …

23 FEAT. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J (CAKED UP Remix) (FREE DOWNLOAD)

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Camila Cabello's Havana hits #1

Debuts for Eminem, Avicii and more!<p>In its twelfth week in the ARIA top 50, ‘Havana’ by Camila Cabello hits #1 for the first time. It’s the ex-Fifth …

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New Music Report: Expert Picks - Week of November 20th

There has been a lot of great new music released over the last few weeks. You can find out what was released this weekend in our New Music Report, …

Music

Review: Stalley's Rejuvenated & Free On "Tell the Truth: Shame the Devil - Vol. 1"

Stalley always sounded out of place as the blue-collar lyricist of the shiny-suited Maybach Music Group. Earlier this year he departed from Rick …

Vince Staples Thinks His 'Big Fish Theory’ LP Deserves a Grammy - XXL

The Grammy Academy is known for its fickle ways when it comes to picking in the rap category. One only has to look back to the 2014 edition where …

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Jay-Z says prison system stalks black people like Meek Mill

His op-ed in support of Meek Mill packs a punch<p>Rapper Meek Mill has had his bail hearing cancelled “due to an administrative error”, after being sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison for violating his probation terms.<p>A chart-topping artist, perhaps best known otherwise for his rap feud with …

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