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Mick Jenkins Performs “Outro” on BBC Radio 1’s Piano Sessions

The Chicago rapper's poetic rhymes match the piano background perfectly.

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Chance the Rapper Says His New Single Will Drop Soon

When Chance the Rapper took the hip-hop world by storm with 2013's Acid Rap, it seemed that every door was open to him. But instead of cashing in with a major-label deal--or even following down the lucrative independent path of a Macklemore--the Chicago wunderkind went away, returning only when he and his creative collective, The Social Experiment, had finished their bright, labyrinthine LP, Surf...

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Kendrick Lamar Talks About His Recurring Nightmare, Debuts ‘Eyes Above (Remix)’

Kendrick Lamar sat down to chat with Flying Lotus last night (Apr. 9) on BBC's Radio 1 show. The interview was structured in the same format as Lamar and Tupac's conversation at the end of "Mortal Men" on To Pimp a Butterfly...

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Ed Sheeran Covers ‘CoCo’ by O.T. Genasis

Those fans who saw British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on his most recent tour can attest to his love for hip-hop. Not only does he rap frequently throughout his live set, but Sheeran has recorded songs with Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco--and an entire EP with Yelawolf...

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Flying Lotus To Join BBC Radio 1 As Resident DJ

It looks like Flying Lotus will be taking his talents across the Atlantic—or at least across some airwaves. Earlier today (Dec. 17), the inimitable L...

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Childish Gambino Performs Live On BBC Radio 1

On BBC Radio 1 Xtra Live Lounge, Childish Gambino swung by to do a cover of  "I'd Die Without You" flexing his singing ability that he displayed on his latest album Because The Internet...

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Partly due to the fact that Kanye wanted Jay Z among others to attend, the couple is said to have turned down reality TV offers . Tthe ceremony is likely to not be filmed by a camera crew.
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Jay-Z Talks Family Life And ‘Watch The Throne 2′

In the final part of his interview series with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe, Jay-Z talks openly and intimately about Blue Ivy, finding time to tour in a household with two entertainers and potentially working with Kanye on another Throne album...

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Jay-Z Talks Roc Nation Sports And Friendship With Obama With Zane Lowe

Today, BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe continues his awesome interview with Jay-Z with the third part of their lengthy conversation. In this installment, Jay touches on his goals with Roc Nation Sports, his outlook on being an inspiring and compassionate sports agent and his views on American (and global) politics...

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Frank Ocean Is 10 Songs Deep Into His Sophomore Album

Yesterday, Frank Ocean stopped by BBC Radio 1 to chop it up with Zane Lowe. Frank dished on the Grammy experience, hitting the lab with Pharell and status of his highly anticipated follow up to Channel Orange...

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