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Best Hip-Hop Instagrams Of The Day

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From Diddy's "I Need A Girl" to Kanye's "White Dress," hip-hop has plenty of love songs written for specific significant others. Whether rappers are not-so-secretly reflecting on past marriages or yearning for a fling that finished all too quickly, if known or not, many top hits in hip-hop have an underlying reason as to why they happen to connect with listeners so well—fans can identify with both sides.

More recent examples of the semi-concealed affection cuts are Big Sean's "Ashley," a love song from his Hall Of Fame album he penned for his high school sweetheart after they parted ways last year, and even Jhene Aiko's "The Worst," which is rumored to be about a brief relationship the singer held with Drake. Nas is a relatively prolific member of this list as well, having written songs—"Getting Married" and "Bye Baby" being the two most obvious—about the many developments in his relationship with Kelis. And, of course, there's Kanye West, who dedicated an entire album to heartbreak and has always been on the more emotional side of things, lyrically.

XXL has compiled 20 hip-hop songs written about the specific relationships in each rapper's lives, from Lauryn Hill's many shots at Wyclef Jean to Papoose's dedication to his locked up wife Remy Ma. —Miranda Johnson, Layne Weiss and Dan Rys
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20 Hip-Hop Songs About Specific Relationships

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Dipset, “What’s Really Good?” (Originally Published March 2009)

We thought we knew what the movement was like. But then there was trouble in Dipset paradise. With co-founder Cam still M.I.A., can Jim, Julez and Zeke bring the title back to Harlem...

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Cam’ron Cooked Pork Chops And Shrimp For A-Trak

Fool's Gold owner, world-renowned DJ, and accomplished producer, A-Trak, recently sat down with VladTV to discuss his collaborative EP with Cam'Ron called, Federal Reserve...

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15 Most Memorable Quotes From Cam’Ron’s ‘Come Home With Me’

Though it's been 10 years since the release of Kill Cam's third LP, the lyrics he displayed on the project continue to stick...

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The Best Donald Sterling Memes On Instagram Posted By Rappers
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The Best Donald Sterling Memes On Instagram Posted By Rappers

As all social networks were in a celebratory mood when NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that Donald Sterling was banned for life from anything related to the NBA, after audio leaked of the Clippers owner spewing racist comments...

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Cam’ron And Just Blaze Perform At The Broccoli City Festival

Cam’ron kicked off the second annual Broccoli City Festival Saturday (April 19) when he ripped the stage in Washington D.C. The Harlem bred rapper entertained the crowd at St...

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Cam’ron Dropping New EP Every Month

Cam'ron's long-awaited 1st of The Month project just got more interesting. The venture was previously revealed as 30 minute mini movies that the Dipset rapper will post at the beginning of each month...

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"Get Down"
Artist: Cam'ron
Producer: Chad Hamilton
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Life's Opera"
Sample Release Year: 1985
Sample Effect: Dipset was always surprisingly effective at looping a quick, seconds-long sample and building an entire song out of it, and that's exactly what Killa does here.
Why The Song Is Dope: There will always be a debate about which album was Cam'ron's best, but for my money it's gotta be Purple Haze, and I don't care what the rest of y'all think. The track is so simple, and that's exactly what makes it so perfect; all you really need at the end of the day is something to ring in the beat, and let Killa do the rest. One of the standouts of his career, and a Dipset classic. It's, for better or for worse, the Diplomats' version of Jay's "Hard Knock Life," but it samples a much less annoying track. —DR

"Get Down"

Artist: Cam'ron
Producer: Chad Hamilton
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Life's Opera"
Sample Release Year: 1985
Sample Effect: Dipset was always surprisingly effective at looping a quick, seconds-long sample and building an entire song out of it, and that's exactly what Killa does here.
Why The Song Is Dope: There will always be a debate about which album was Cam'ron's best, but for my money it's gotta be Purple Haze, and I don't care what the rest of y'all think. The track is so simple, and that's exactly what makes it so perfect; all you really need at the end of the day is something to ring in the beat, and let Killa do the rest. One of the standouts of his career, and a Dipset classic. It's, for better or for worse, the Diplomats' version of Jay's "Hard Knock Life," but it samples a much less annoying track. —DR

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Cam’ron And Nick Cannon Trade Shots On Instagram

40 Glocc and Game are not the only beef that's going on in hip-hop right now. Cam'ron and Nick Cannon traded shots on their Instagram pages recently...

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[Ed. Note: This was originally released on 4/8/2014 and updated on 4/30/14]

Today, the collaborative album between Game and UK singer Ed Sheeran was announced. This is the third big-name collaboration project in the last month following electronic mashup kingpin Girl Talk and former Roc-A-Fella soldier Freeway, Broken Ankles,  Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's Piñata March 18. But these producer/rapper combos aren't the only ones gearing up to hit the studio together; rappers such as Cam'ron, Young Thug, Action Bronson and Mac Miller are linking with other artists and producers for a number of collaborations and mixtapes that are rumored to be in the works or on the way. 

From long-awaited collaborations—Nas/DJ Premier, J. Cole/Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T./Yelawolf—to some of the newest guys on the scene—Young Thug/Rich Homie Quan, Chance The Rapper/James Blake—XXL has pulled together all the information you need to know about 19 of the most anticipated collaborative projects on the horizon. Whether it be a full-length album or a mixtape, a long time coming or a last-second idea, we've got you covered. Stand together. —Dan Rys and Eric Diep
[Ed. Note: This was originally released on 4/8/2014 and updated on 4/30/14]

Today, the collaborative album between Game and UK singer Ed Sheeran was announced. This is the third big-name collaboration project in the last month following electronic mashup kingpin Girl Talk and former Roc-A-Fella soldier Freeway, Broken Ankles,  Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's Piñata March 18. But these producer/rapper combos aren't the only ones gearing up to hit the studio together; rappers such as Cam'ron, Young Thug, Action Bronson and Mac Miller are linking with other artists and producers for a number of collaborations and mixtapes that are rumored to be in the works or on the way.

From long-awaited collaborations—Nas/DJ Premier, J. Cole/Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T./Yelawolf—to some of the newest guys on the scene—Young Thug/Rich Homie Quan, Chance The Rapper/James Blake—XXL has pulled together all the information you need to know about 19 of the most anticipated collaborative projects on the horizon. Whether it be a full-length album or a mixtape, a long time coming or a last-second idea, we've got you covered. Stand together. Dan Rys and Eric Diep
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The 18 Biggest Collaborative Projects Rumored To Drop This Year

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