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Hip-hop’s Failed Flings
While taking a stroll down memory lane, XXL couldn't help but think of the numerous rap couples that ended up calling it quits. From Diddy's short lived romance with  J-Lo to Eve's scandalous stint with Stevie J, many of hip-hop's couples have had it rough over the years...
Twitter Remembers Chris Lighty
With today marking the one year anniversary of Chris Lighty's untimely death, XXL decided to put together a gallery in honor of the legendary music industry executive. Helping cultivate top acts like Diddy, Nas, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott, L...
The Come Up: Kidd Kidd
Kidd Kidd has been in the game for a while, but is just now starting to get the attention he deserves. The New Orleans native was once affiliated with Young Money and appeared on Lil Wayne’s platinum-selling single “Mrs. Officer.” His grind didn&CloseCurly…
Sha Money XL Wanted 50 Cent To Sign J. Cole
In an interview with Vibe his week, J. Cole offered some surprising news that would have led to a very different alternate reality in rap music. Prior to his signing with Roc Nation in 2009, former G-Unit Records president Sha Money XL had wanted to sign Cole to G-Unit before 50 Cent balked at the p…
14 Rappers Who Guest Starred On Entourage
Entourage is a HBO American television series that concluded on September 11, 2011 after eight seasons. Starting in 2004, the show was  loosely based on Mark Wahlberg's experiences as an up-and-coming film star. The popular series was a huge hit amassing a number of Emmys an…
7 Rap-Themed Energy Drinks
During the 2000s, the energy drink craze had swept across the country. After the ubiquity and tremendous success of drinks like Red Bull and Monster Energy, an emerging energy drink market was flooded with a wave of products looking to capitalize on the brief, sugary highs these drinks promised to c…
8 Memorable Hip-Hop Video Games
Over the last 15 years, the combination of hip-hop and video games has had decidedly mixed results. While fans of rap and the electronic arts seem like an obvious match with their mutual love of colorful characters and escapist fantasy, hip-hop has often failed to translate across the gaming medium.…

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