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Non-stop parade of delusion

Back when I started working for XXL (weeks ago), I joked that I might be able to score with chicks by telling them I work as a columnist for XXL. I don't frequent too many places where the women would be impressed by that sort of thing, but I wonder how well it would work if I did. Part of the problem is that, for being one of the top-selling magazines on newstands, XXL still doesn't have the name recognition of say a Rolling Stone or even The Source. Even a lot of black people, when I tell them I'm writing ...

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Ban reggaeton

I haven't heard much uproar about this from the hip-hop community, but I read somewhere recently that the reggaeton station in New York has overtaken ...

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Fire Jay-Z

Over at the part of this site where they keep the important journalism, there's a story about the marginally talented, partially hispanic pop rapper Fabolous, ...

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Blame hip-hop

When the New York Times ran its story last week on the crisis currently facing young black men, hip-hop's preeminent spam blogger Jay Smooth wondered ...

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