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Drake, Eyes On Me [Cover Story Outtakes]

Photography shot exclusively for XXL by Jonathan Mannion Here, in an unpublished excerpt from Drake’s XXL cover story on stands now, rap’s next big thing talks the difference between writing rap and writing R&B records, being bored with mixtapes and why ...

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The Flip Cam Theory

Does anybody remember that old episode of What’s Happening!!, where Rerun got caught tape recording a concert by the Doobie Brothers? I never really understood how exactly capturing an audio recording of a live concert is a condemnable offense, but ...

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Yung Joc Signs Deals With Polo Grounds & Jive

Yung Joc recently made some grown-up business moves. The Atlanta rapper signed to Polo Grounds Music/RCA Music Group as an artist and inked a production deal with Battery/Jive Records for his Swagg Team Entertainment imprint. The platinum-selling artist—who’s responsible for bringing two high ...

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