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20 Rap Lyrics That Mention Prince

XXL looks at the many times rappers have referenced the late Prince in their rhymes.

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Hip-Hop Reacts to Denver Broncos Winning 2016 Super Bowl

Being that sports and hip-hop go hand-in-hand, it's no surprise that many of rap's biggest stars were among the millions of viewers tuned in to the game. Here are 10 reactions from some of our favorite hip-hop artists and producers.

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Listen to Statik Selektah and KXNG Crooked, “Dead Or In Jail”

Statik Selektah and KXNG Crooked drop the first single off their upcoming collaboration album.

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Slaughterhouse Keeps Things Street in “R.N.S.” Video

Rap supergroup Slaughterhouse—Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, and Royce Da 5’9″—link up for “R.N.S.” video. The Just Blaze and araabMUZIK-produced songs has a sick guitar sample, which meshes well with the booming bass...

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The 52 Best Albums By XXL Freshmen

Keep up to date with all our 2015 XXL Freshmen stories, freestyles, interviews and videos right here.

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Statik Selektah And KXNG CROOKED Announce Joint Album ‘Statik KXNG’

Statik Selektah and KXNG CROOKED (formerly known as Crooked I) are joining forces for a new LP. The New York DJ/producer and the Long Beach MC recently made the announcement on ShowOff Radio last night...

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KXNG CROOKED’s (Crooked I) Mixtape ‘Sex, Money, & Hip Hop’ Is Dropping December 16

KXNG CROOKED—formerly known as Crooked I—is plotting a Dec. 16 release for his new mixtape Sex, Money, & Hip Hop. The Slaughterhouse member announced his project to HipHopDX and dubbed his newest endeavor as a "mixtape experience." G...

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Crooked I “I Can’t Breathe”

New York has always been a breathing ground for hip-hop culture even during its fall from mainstream, so there probably will be a number of releases referencing the Eric Garner case in the next few days...

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Crooked I Doesn’t Understand The Recent Criticism Of Eminem

Eminem, as is usually the case, has come under fire for recent lyrics in tracks he's released as part of the rollout for Shady Records' 15-year anniversary celebration...

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Stream Eminem’s ‘Shady XV’ Featuring Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse And More

"Classic-rock-acid-rap is the genre." Eminem is back, with surprisingly little ceremony and no regard for greatest-hits decorum. Shady XV, the combination compilation-hits collection, is available for streaming ahead of its Black Friday retail release...

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