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Rappers Who Are Mama’s Boys

With Mother's Day just passing, XXL wanted to shout-out all the rappers who openly express gratitude for their Mamas. Check out "Rappers Who Are Mama's Boys...

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A Philosophy Professor At Wittenberg University In Chicago Made A Textbook About Kanye West

Everyone has an opinion on Kanye West, either good or bad, and his impact on today's world is undeniable. Constantly popping up on news streams, television, blogs, and the like,  Kanye West is a superstar in every sense of the word and scholar, author, and professor Dr...

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Kanye West Pays Tribute To His Mom

Kanye West contributed to the flood of social media motherly love yesterday. Ye posted a picture to his Twitter account with the simple cation, "hi mom...

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Kanye West And Kim Kardashian ‘Vogue’ Issue Didn’t Sell That Many Copies On Newsstands

Just when everyone thought Vogue's over the top Kimye issue was going to shatter newsstands and tilt the planet, according to New York Post's Keith Kelly, the sales for the magazine was overwhelmingly bad...

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Future And Kanye West “I Won” Is Turned Into A Video Game

So Future and Kanye West's "I Won" single off of the Honest was turned into a video game.

Future shared the new game where the player's goal is to acquire a "trophy wife" by throwing chains at them which turns them into actual trophies...

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Papoose Doesn’t Like Kanye West’s “New Slaves”

Papoose is always critical of his peers. First he called Drake's Nothing Was The Same album sweet. Then, he encouraged Jay Z to actively participate in the 5 Percent Nation event and now has taken aim at Kanye West for his song "New Slaves"...

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Prenup Holding Up Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Wedding

Though previous reports indicated that power couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian would be married by now, Kim said earlier this week that the two have not tied the knot quite yet...

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Kim Kardashian Hasn’t Married Kanye West Yet

Kim Kardashian says she is not married to fiancé Kanye West. Despite rumors that the couple had recently wed in California, Kashashian confirms that she has yet to become Mrs...

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Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, & Rihanna Cover Ebony Magazine

In honor of Black Music Month, Ebony Magazine decided to bring the big guns out for their latest issue. For the edition hitting newsstands tomorrow, the publication opted to feature Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West and Rihanna with each receiving their own cover...

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"Spaceship"
Artist: Kanye West featuring Consequence and GLC
Producers: Kanye West
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Distant Lover"
Sample Release Year: 1973
Sample Effect: The vocal kicks Kanye straight into his own hook, while the crooning provides the backbone for one of his most memorable early hooks.
Why The Song Is Dope: One of Kanye's very first iconic tracks lifts some of its most memorable lines—"Heaven knows" being chief among them—from Marvin's original, pushing them up a couple octaves to mask them and allowing Kanye to make them his own. There are so many quotable lines on this track that we probably ruined your entire day by including this one, didn't we? —DR

"Spaceship"

Artist: Kanye West featuring Consequence and GLC
Producers: Kanye West
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Distant Lover"
Sample Release Year: 1973
Sample Effect: The vocal kicks Kanye straight into his own hook, while the crooning provides the backbone for one of his most memorable early hooks.
Why The Song Is Dope: One of Kanye's very first iconic tracks lifts some of its most memorable lines—"Heaven knows" being chief among them—from Marvin's original, pushing them up a couple octaves to mask them and allowing Kanye to make them his own. There are so many quotable lines on this track that we probably ruined your entire day by including this one, didn't we? —DR

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Kanye West, Lil Wayne And Drake Among Artists With “Largest Vocabulary In Hip Hop” Chart

Fans love when rappers have an extensive vocabulary. Having verbose wordplay is what sculpts rappers into being profound lyricists. Scientist and New York resident, Matt Daniels, ran a study examining the most unique words used by rappers...

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