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FEATURE: Common:The Message

Lonnie Rashid Lynn's been here before. Confined to Legacy Studios in New York City on a rainy October afternoon, Lynn, better known as Common, is playing his eight disc, Universal Mind Control, for a small group of writers. The LP's ...

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BLOG: Em and Asher

XXL's Top 10 Freshman cover was an interesting one to say the least. While many questioned the somewhat unrecognizable faces that graced the cover, most praised the world's greatest rap mag for showing love to underground favorites. Various blogsites debated ...

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Remy Ma Appeals Shooting Conviction

Remy Ma is hoping to be home for the holidays. The rapstress' lawyers have just filed an appeal in hope to overturn her assault and weapon possession conviction. As previously reported, Remy was sentenced to eight years in prison for shooting her friend ...

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The Roots Involved In Bus Crash

The legendary Roots crew survived a bus crash in Paris, France yesterday (11/20). None of the group members sustained injuries. Drummer ?uestlove detailed the horrific crash in a message posted on Okayplayer.com's news blog. "In reality the crash was all of about ...

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Devin The Dude:Landing Gear

Devin The Dude Landing Gear (RAZOR & TIE) Although he’s been flying below hip-hop’s national radar for the better part of his 14-year career, Devin the Dude is still, well, that dude. His soulful, sexed-up vocals and feel-good lyrics have made him a ...

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C-Murder Gets New Trial

The date is set for Louisiana’s state court to start cutting through the preliminary red tape in C-Murder’s second trial. The Associated Press reports that State Judge Martha Sassone set a January 12 hearing in the second-degree murder case of the ...

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