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A woman’s place in hip-hop

In an interview with a blog called Honeysoul, R&B artist Joi laments that there aren't very many successful female producers. The problem, as far as she's concerned, is chauvinist attitudes in the music industry. And racism. To wit: Joi: The industry is ...

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We All Know The Rules, Bro

Act like you knew, like Tucan Sam an' 'em. In real life, if you get accused of snitching, your life may get taken. In the Internetting world . . . they make grammatically-challenged calls for gang activity in the comments section? ...

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Block
Southern Takeover

Believe it or not, there’s a common denominator between 2Pac, 8Ball and MJG, Young Jeezy, T.I. and P. Diddy—his name is Russell “Block’ Spencer. Before he became known as the mastermind behind Bad Boys’ d-boy collective, Boyz N Da Hood, ...

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Movie Review:
ATL

The idea of a rapper delving into acting has become a cliché move that can result in either a blockbuster hit (Eminem’s 8 Mile) or a box-office dud (50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’). Luckily for Tip “T.I.” Harris, ...

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