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17 Baby Pictures Of Rappers
Nobody likes it when their baby pictures are shown to the their family and friends—it's usually an embarrassing experience to have people cloying over images of your infancy. Unfortunately the for rap world, privacy is a rarity afforded to few, and with the Internet becoming a hub for all things vis…
Bigger Than Hip-Hop: 22 Unexpected Celebrity Hip-Hop Heads
At one point in time, hip-hop music wasn't the major musical force that it is today; it was a fad relegated to the South Bronx, where DJs cut between drum breaks for a young crop of dancers to spin on their head to in the park. Flash forward 40 years, and hip-hop has become one of the most reco…
Dear Mama: Hip-Hop’s Most Important Moms
In case you've forgotten, Mother's Day 2013 is upon us. Mothers play a huge role in all of our lives, and for our favorite rappers, their influence frequently comes through via their rhymes. It's no surprise that rappers love their moms, sharing personal moments that we all can relate…
Six Hip-Hop Sex Scandals
Earlier this week, the world of hip-hop was shocked when new broke that legendary DJ and Hot 97 personality Mister Cee was arrested after reportedly trying to solicit a male prostitute who was an undercover NYPD officer. Yet this isn't the first time that Mister Cee has found himself in this po…
21 Pictures Of Rihanna With Rappers
Yesterday, the world of music was rocked when news broke that Rihanna and Chris Brown had finally called it quits. It was surely a tragic day for the dozens - and that's a generous estimate - of people out there that genuinely care. But the news got XXL's staff thinking - isn't t…
Who’s Got The Juice: 22 Rappers Who Can Actually Act
Rappers have a strange relationship with the cinematic arts. While a few truly talented MCs have parlayed their musical fame into successful and rewarding cinematic careers, a greater number of others have dived head-first into the world of film and royally bombed...
Today In Hip-Hop: Chino XL Releases Debut Album
On this day, April 9, in hip-hop history...

1996: Bronx rapper Chino XL released his debut album Here to Save You All. Signed to Rick Rubin's American Recordings, Chino was discovered at the age of 16 after forming the Art of Origin with DJ Kerri "Kaoz" Chandler...
Recap: New Releases & Weekly Album Sales, Ending 3/27/2013
This week finds OFWGKTA head honcho Tyler, The Creator dropping his anticipated sophomore release Wolf, while Duck Down's Kidz in the Hall let loose a new EP titled Wishful Drinking. Despite the few album releases, fans have a number of new singles to bump, with recent ex-G...

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