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Kanye Wishes His Mom Met His Daughter
Kanye, normally known for taking a more aggressive approach to things showed off a bit of a softer at the last show of his Yeezus tour over the weekend. Stating that his biggest regret in life is that North West never met his mother, Yeezy got a little emotional, letting it all hang out for his fans…
Pharrell Has The Number One Song In The Country
Pharrell's platinum single "Happy" is now officially the hottest song in the country. The feel-good banger has overtaken ridiculously sexy Katy Perry's Juicy J assisted joint, Dark Horse. Despicable Me 2's Happy is still in the running for an Oscar, and be sure to st…
ScHoolboy Q Hates The “Ad-Lib King” Nickname
Ed Note: The interview below comes from the outtakes from Real And True, the feature story on Q from XXL's new issue—which features Eminem, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine on the cover—on stands March 11. Subscribe to XXL right here.
ScHoolboy Q's long-awaited major label deb…
These Two Strippers Really Impressed 2 Chainz
The perfect storm took place at Essex Gentlemen's Club where 2 Chainz was hosting an after party, during which he showered two very gifted strippers with a multitude of hard cash.
2 Chainz really does love the strippers, especially the ones with an aptitude for elasticity...
XXL Predicts Rick Ross’ Album Sales
Today Rick Ross upcoming album Mastermind was available to stream. Mastermind is being released for commercial consumption on March 4. The XXL staff was polled today on what they think the first-week sales predictions will be.
Rick Ross – Mastermind

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PETA Must Really Not Like Rappers
As fur seems to be a never dying trend in hip-hop, popping up in all shapes, sizes, and colors; it would be safe to assume that PETA is likely to hold a strong distaste for most rapper's animal laced attires. Gathering up a few pics of the most ridiculous fur coats we could find, XXL presents &…
The Roots’ New Project Will Be Another Concept Album
The Roots have a busy schedule ahead of them with the continuing transition into Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show, but that hasn't stemmed their creative ambitions; they put out a collaborative album with Elvis Costello last September, titled Wise Up Ghost, and have been in the st…
XXL Freshman 2014: Vic Mensa Pitch [VIDEO]
The selection for the XXL Freshmen 2014 is kicking into high gear, and yes, you should be as excited as we are here in the XXL office.
In preparation for this year's class, we let some possible candidates tell us why they think they deserve to be part of XXL Freshmen 2014...
Slim Thug Now Has His Own Holiday In Houston
Slim Thug now has his own holiday in his hometown of Houston, Texas, thanks to his countless contributions to the community. Aside from being one of the city's most popular rappers, the activist was praised with the honor due to his philanthropic efforts and consistent charitable causes to serv…

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