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No I.D. & T-Minus Land on Lonely Island CD

Lonely Island, the comedic hip-hop trio made up of Saturday Night Live members, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, might not take their rhymes seriously, but that's not the case for their beats. The Grammy-nominated group recruited several heavy hitters to ...

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The Office: Live from the Cubes

Feeling nostalgic? Each week XXL's staffers bring you a throwback playlist to help you get through the week. See what we're bumping around the office... "I've been bumping this on repeat lately. I'm a huge Native Tongue fan but ...

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XXL Special Issue Ranks 1990s Rap Songs

XXL will be presenting a special, collector’s issue later this month that counts down the top 250 hip-hop songs from 1990-1999. Regarded as the best decade in hip-hop music ever, XXL’s staff took on the daunting task of narrowing down the ...

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Lloyd Banks Freestyle On MTV Full Throttle

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Happy Birthday Ghostface Killah!

Happy Birthday to Ghostface Killah! The New York-native turns 41 today (May 9). Since the Wu-Tang's inception and collective debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), Ghostface has developed a massive following through his own stellar solo efforts and of course, ...

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Fabolous, The S.O.U.L. Tape

Funeral Fab returns to his mixtape roots with yet another strong offering—something that's now run of the mill for the Brooklyn native. This go round, the laid-back rhymer focuses more on song craft and jams for the ladies than punch ...

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