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Big L, Book of Rhymes, Vol. 2

Originally published in the March 2003 issue of XXL Eleven years ago today hip-hop lost a legend when Lamont “Big L” Coleman fell victim to an assassin’s bullet outside his Harlem home on February 15, 1999. Most know L’s name, but ...

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40 Oz To Freedom – The Best St. Ides Raps

Yesterday, XXLMag.com highlighted Sprite’s longstanding relationship with hip-hop by showcasing some of their best rapper-endorsed ads. While hip-hop’s relationship with Sprite has been mostly positive, there's another beverage with a darker association that deserves props too. Lambasted in the early '90s ...

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