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Hip-Hop’s new go-to guy

Since when did will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas become the go-to producer for so many ostensibly hardcore rappers? Last year alone he contributed tracks to three of the year's most highly anticipated rap albums - Busta Rhymes' The Big ...

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Year of the Bol

My guess is that, as I'm writing this, most of you d-bags are still sleeping off last night's New Year's Eve festivities or just now beginning the process of recovery, i.e. throwing up on something. I would be too, except ...

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Favorite Thingz, v. 2K6

Favorite Rapper: Nas. Favorite Singer: Alicia. Favorite City: New York. When they fall in love with a city, it is for forever, and it is like forever. As though there never was a time when they didn't love it. The minute they arrive...they ...

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Top 10 Albums 2K6

What a bizarro year for hip-hop music. This year rappers were so busy chasing paper (and baaalllinn!) that they couldn’t be bothered to drop hot records. As a result, the market was flooded with tedious trap star talk, gimmick chant ...

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Bitch this, bitch that…

A week or so ago, there was a segment on ABC News having to do with why rap albums these days are selling as if they might give you teh ghey. Part of the segment involved street interviews with random-ass ...

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