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Who are you calling a bitch?

In another month or so, it’ll be a year that XXL Blogs has been up and running. Over the past year, I’ve received a lot of emails from people that I don’t know. Hip-hop heads, aspiring writers, underground rappers, industry ...

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You CAN Knock The Hustle

I don't know about the rest of y'all but I'm kind of happy for Jay-Z that he has partnered up with Coke to sell their disgusting fake cherry soda to jig babies. Lord knows that four out of five dentists could use the ...

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AIR JORDAN V

By 1990 everything was clicking for Jordan and his teammates—with the Bulls, and with Nike. The shoe that Hatfield came up with was different than anything that had been tried before: it featured a reflective 3M tongue, a partially-clear outsole ...

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Sean Price
Jesus Price Supastar

After making his mark in the ’90s as one half of the Brooklyn duo Heltah Skeltah, Sean Price (a.k.a. Ruck) made his solo debut with 2005’s Monkey Barz. Although the album went mostly underappreciated, it was chock full of uncompromising ...

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DJ Clue
The Professional 3

Mixtape albums are strange. Although disc jock–driven projects usually feature rap’s brightest stars, they rarely make much impact on SoundScan. The only one to successfully cash in on the compilation game is DJ Clue, who defied the odds when his ...

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