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Kia Shine
Due Season

Even after the success of Hustle & Flow, newbie rappers hailing from Memphis still have a hard time gaining national attention. It’s a burden that should lie heavy on the head of Bluff City native Kia Shine. But the co-CEO ...

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Pastor Troy
Tool Muziq

Pastor Troy may have helped spark the New South movement with his 1999 debut, We Ready: I Declare War, but damn if anyone gives him credit for it. After unsuccessful swims in the mainstream, most people tend to forget the ...

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Just say no to bums

When it was announced a few weeks ago that Fiddy Cent was firing Sha Money XL from G-Unit and threatening to kick the likes of Lloyd Banks and Young Buck off of the label, I assumed it was a publicity ...

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Who’s That Lady

Today her book drops. So the mouth that roared gets a musical tribute. Why? Well, she’s from Astoria; I was raised up in Woodside. It’s a Queens thing, mang. Miss Jones “Where I Wanna Be” AZ “Sugar Hill” AZ “Sugar Hill (Remix)” Common “Puppy ...

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It’s A Boy

Who said Mr. Magic never played Public Enemy? Here’s the former king of rap radio in all his glory. MC Shan has a seed. Super bowl predictions. And Diamond D gets a career boost. OMG, I think I’m having a ...

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