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Who Is Mike Stud And How The Hell Did He Debut At No. 2 On iTunes Last Week?

The numbers are in. Mike Stud’s debut album, Relief, landed at No. 40 on this week’s Billboard 200, selling 9,200 copies independently. Mike first picked up the mic after an injury derailed the Division I athlete's plans to play baseball professionally...

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French Montana’s Engineer On The Making Of ‘Excuse My French’

When Steve Dickey landed an internship at Bad Boy Records’ Daddys House studio in 2005, it didn’t take long for the Institute Of Audio Research student to make himself useful...

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Ne-Yo - "Miss Independent"
Ne-Yo - "Miss Independent"
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Ne-Yo Shares The Stories Behind Five Of His Biggest Hip-Hop Collaborations

Throughout his career, Ne-Yo has regularly been called upon by hip-hop's heavyweights to lend his vocals and songwriting abilities for their records...

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Ski Beatz Taught Me How To Make Beats

Photographs by Asia Minor

Well, sort of. Last week, when I heard Ski Beatz was hosting a beatmaking class at New York's Scratch DJ Academy, I jumped at the opportunity to get my long awaited career as a producer started

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Exclusive: Sha Money XL Speaks On Moving To Epic Records

Yesterday (May 13), it was announced that Michael Clervoix—better known as Sha Money XL—officially left his post as SVP of A&R for Island Def Jam to now become EVP of Urban A&R for Epic Records. Speaki...

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Who’s That Girl: How Eve Got Her Groove Back

The ability to make a successful career out of doing what you love is a dream everybody strives for, and the thing that Philly native Eve loved was making music...

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Yo Gotti Shares The Stories Behind 11 Of His Instagram Photos

Yo Gotti Shares The Stories Behind 11 Of His Instagram Photos

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Killer Mike
Killer Mike
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Killer Mike: “Hip-Hop Is Supposed To Shock & Surprise”

Killer Mike: "Hip-Hop Is Supposed To Shock & Surprise"

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Terence Nance Finally Defines Beauty With ‘Oversimplification’

When the trailer for Terence Nance's debut feature film, An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty, came out a few weeks ago, confused hip-hop blogs across the net quickly spread the word about a project they didn't know much about, save for its executive producers—hip-hop icons Jay-Z and dream hampton...

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Fabolous Welcomes New York’s New Generation Of MCs

John Jackson, bka Fabolous, is just a quiet kid from Brooklyn’s Brevoort housing projects, who first hit the music scene in 2001 with the release of his breakout LP Ghetto Fabolous...

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