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Only The Feds I Fear

Because: 1. It's his birthday. 2. Some other shiite that ain't none of your business(a). P.S. — I have less than 72 hours to become politically correct and cure multiple sclerosis(b). There's gonna be a whole lot of medicinal marijuana popping off this weekend, ...

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The Death of Hip-Hop

The thing you hear about so often these days is that New York hip-hop is being overtaken by various styles of regional hip-hop, especially southern rap. But the real story, and the one that people should be even more concerned ...

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The Roots
House Party (Part I)

?uestlove is the most talkative drummer in rap music. And when you consider what a chatterbox Bobby Simmons from Stetsasonic can be, that’s quite a feat. But these days, ?uest has plenty of reason to talk. His rap band, The ...

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Award Tour Pt. Uno

I'm often asked, "Hey YN since XXL is now the undisputed number one hip-hop magazine when are you guys gonna do an award show?" I always say the same thing. Never say never but it's never gonna happen. Not on ...

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My Top 10 DJ List

Okay, I'm bored with this blog shit. This ain't my chamber. Rantin' and ravin' to get a response from ya'll. I caught a great deal of flack for my top ten lists, so I figured I'd try it again!!! ...

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Hip-hop doesn’t care about George Bush?

The hip-hop-has-lost-its-heart-and-soul routine is old news, to be sure, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying. It remains the preferred stance of the psuedo-liberals and radicals—also known as The Positivity Police—who get a kick out of scolding rappers for rhyming ...

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