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Train Of Thought With Scarface, Kanye West, Pusha T
In the sixteen years since XXL's inception, we have spoken with a LOT of rappers about how the sausage is made with their music. Pretty much since the mag's beginnings, we have been running a reoccurring column "Train Of Thought" where hip-hop's most esteem…
20 Of The Best Rap Outros
We all know how that it’s important how you start an album or mixtape, but how you finish it is equally vital to the success of any project. The final song, or “Outro” if you will, is the conclusion. It’s the last piece to the puzzle the ar…
25 Of The Best Closing Lines In Rap
Rap music has a way of celebrating the opening line. It’s always the hard entry that has heads nodding and wanting to listen to the rest of the song. However, some songs start off strong and fade out into nothingness by the end. It’s a rapper’s duty to…
GZA, U-God Reps Go To Court To Dispute Leaked Track

Representatives for Wu-Tang Clan founding members GZA and U-God are set to battle in court over the leak of a recent track featuring the two MCs.
According to the New York Daily News, GZA's record label Babygrande Records filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court this week alleging that promoters and med…
A History of Rappers in College Classrooms
When it was announced earlier this week that Harvard University had developed a fellowship in honor of legendary Queens MC Nas, it sent minor shockwaves through an industry that may have felt somewhat shunned by higher education in the past...
Who’s Got The Juice: 22 Rappers Who Can Actually Act
Rappers have a strange relationship with the cinematic arts. While a few truly talented MCs have parlayed their musical fame into successful and rewarding cinematic careers, a greater number of others have dived head-first into the world of film and royally bombed...

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