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20 of the Best Nardwuar Interviews Featuring Rappers

With so many incredible on-camera moments under his belt, XXL took the liberty of compiling some of Nardwuar's best interviews featuring rappers.

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Here’s a Recap of All the Rappers With Eye Issues

OG Maco is not the first rapper to suffer from serious eye issues.

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"Six Feet Deep"
Artist: Geto Boys
Producers: N.O. Joe
Release Year: 1993
Song Sampled: "What's Going On"
Sample Release Year: 1971
Sample Effect: The introduction interpolates Marvin's lyric "There's far too many of you dyin'" and frames the narrative.
Why The Song Is Dope: The crux of the song relies on The Commodores' "Easy," giving off a bittersweet vibe from the jump, and the lyrical theme backs up the musical feel. One of those times the Geto Boys took a step back to observe what was around them while stuck in the eye of the hurricane, and delivered a heartfelt plea to their peers. —DR

"Six Feet Deep"

Artist: Geto Boys
Producers: N.O. Joe
Release Year: 1993
Song Sampled: "What's Going On"
Sample Release Year: 1971
Sample Effect: The introduction interpolates Marvin's lyric "There's far too many of you dyin'" and frames the narrative.
Why The Song Is Dope: The crux of the song relies on The Commodores' "Easy," giving off a bittersweet vibe from the jump, and the lyrical theme backs up the musical feel. One of those times the Geto Boys took a step back to observe what was around them while stuck in the eye of the hurricane, and delivered a heartfelt plea to their peers. —DR

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The Geto Boys Offer a Custom Made Casket as a Reward for Donating to Their Kickstarter

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The Geto Boys Are Reuniting For a New Tour and Possible Album

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10 Rappers Born Outside The U.S.

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Hip-Hop’s Top 5 Goriest Moments

With all the talk of Wu-Tang affiliate Christ Bearer's unfortunate incident, XXL could not help but think that this is not the first time hip-hop has been in this dark place...

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Gucci Mane ft. La Chat "Stick Em Up" Bird Flu (2010)
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7 Hip-Hop Artists That Have Gone To Rehab

After the events of his three-day long Twitter rant two weeks ago, many people had wondered about the state of Gucci Mane's mental health in the wake of his perceived meltdown...

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A Look Back at Classics by Ice Cube, Geto Boys & A Tribe Called Quest

XXL's Shaheem Reid gets the inside stories behind Ice Cube's "It Was A Good Day," Geto Boys' "Mind Playing Tricks On Me" and A Tribe Called Quest's "Scenario"...

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Win Tix to NYC Raekwon Show

XXL has three pairs of tickets to Sunday’s show, which also features sets from the Ultramagnetic MC's, Bushwick Bill and MC Eight, among others...

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Willie D Ordered to Serve Prison Time in Cell Phone Scam

The former Geto Boy is headed to the Bing...

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