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Intern for XXL This Summer

Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to work for a major music magazine or how a daily website is run? Well, here’s your chance. XXL magazine and are now accepting applications for summer internships. We are ...

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You Be Killin’ Em: The Best of Blind Fury

**THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARS IN THE MAY 2011 ISSUE OF XXL ON SALE NOW** Whenever Steven “Blind Fury” Norris enters a rap battle, his competition usually has the upper hand to start. Born without sight, the 26-year-old White battle-rap phenom doesn’t ...

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Rza Lands Role on Californication

Wu-Tang Clan leader and superproducer The RZA has landed a major recurring role on the fifth season of Showtime comedy Californication. According to, the Staten Island rap pioneer will portray a character tentatively dubbed Apocalypse, “a slightly dangerous hip-hop mogul ...

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