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Yep, Noz is white

Combat Jack is my boy and all (no Birdman Sr.), but I'm not sure if I agree with most of what he has to say with regard to hip-hop blogging punching bag du jour Tom Breihan. On the one hand, the ...

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12 new bangers from Nas, Bone Thugs, DJ Clue & The Game, Styles & Talib Kweli, Prodigy, Mike Jones, Paul Wall & Bun B, Busta, Bow Wow & Nitti, EPMD & Keith Murray, Black Ty, Too Short, Snoop & Kurupt, Three 6 Mafia, Bodaiga and Lil Jon are up now!

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What’s a wigster?

Combat Jack over at DallasPenn has got the Internet going nuts with his recent beatdown of Village Voice hip-hop blogger Tom Breihan. In his post, CJ labels Breihan “hip-hop's most dangerous blog critic” and articulates several complaints about Breihan that ...

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Y kant Tyrone read?

Why is it that black kids have such a hard time in school? It's hardly a secret that black kids don't do nearly as well in school as their white counterparts. The question is, why? This past season of the Wire ...

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New World

On June 10 of this year, Hummingbyrd, the mind behind a blog called Model Minority (modelminority.blogspot.com), asked, “What if Rakim had the Internet?” Among the answers she provided to her own question, Hummingbyrd stated that if Rakim had the Internet ...

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January/February 2007

Cover Stories "THE UNDENIABLE" He got rapper of the year one time in a row (so far). How can YOUNG JEEZY keep his winning streak going? Motivation. Inspiration. Perspiration. Yeeeeeaaaaahhhhhhh! "LET IT GO" He made up with Jay-Z and signed to Def Jam. Now ...

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Baltimore’s little miracles

Warning: If you're like Rey and your premium cable got shut off earlier this year for non-payment, you might want to pass on this post. I'll be discussing issues and events that take place in the fourth season of HBO's ...

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