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Donald And Melania Trump Arrive At White House Ahead Of Inauguration
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Hip-Hop Says Goodbye to President Obama

Hip-hop used social media to thank Barack Obama for his time in office.

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11 Memorable Hip-Hop Stories Told on N.O.R.E.’s ‘Drink Champs’ Podcast

N.O.R.E. gets the best stories from rappers.

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XXL’s The Break Episode 9: A$AP Ferg, Kevin Liles and Courtney Lowery

The famed Kevin Liles, NYC's A$AP Ferg and Epic's Vice President of Publicity, Courtney Lowery, offer new artists advice on their presentation.

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CNN Reporter Confuses Kevin Liles With Russell Simmons

We love our city and they love us. Let's build, not destroy. #Baltimore

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The protests and riots in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray have been the talk of America this week and athletes and celebrities have descended upon the city to join the people. Ye

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Happy Birthday, Kevin Liles!

Today, Feb. 27, is the birthday of legendary record exec Kevin Liles!

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Nas, Russell Simmons And Kevin Liles Take To The Streets For The ‘Millions March New York City’ Protest

Nas, Russell Simmons and Kevin Liles were among the thousands of people who took to the streets of New York City this afternoon as part of the city's Millions March NYC protest...

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Managers play a pivotal role in an artist’s career. As a manager, you are responsible for the business side of things, but it also means finding talent in unlikely places and believing in an artist's success through the tough times when things aren't quite working out and believing in their talent and work ethic. There’s a certain level of staying on top of things that comes with the job description, which often leads to bigger opportunities and notoriety in the future. In the case of the managers of our XXL Freshmen 2014 Class, each of these individuals has overseen the careers of their artists and watched them grow into promising hip-hop stars. We caught up with 10 of the 12 managers who have been by their side since the beginning, to get an idea of what it is like to fight for a spot on the cover. Salute the hustlers behind the scenes, too. —Eric Diep, Miranda Johnson, Emmanuel C.M. and Dan Rys
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XXL Freshmen 2014 Managers Weigh In On The Road To The Cover

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23 Rappers and Hip-Hop Executives With a Key to the City

From Diddy to Pitbull, Baby Jay to Busdriver, here are 23 times when a member of the hip-hop community has received a Key to The City. Keys open doors.

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Joe Budden, Mack Wilds & More Attend Sevyn Streeter Listening

Just releasing her Call Me Crazy, But... EP, Sevyn Streeter treated fans to a listening last night at NYC's Mister H. The event was presented by Hennessy V...

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Hip-Hop Has A Bunch Of Turkey Giveaways This Year

If you or someone you know is looking for a turkey or two, hip-hop is giving away a bunch of turkeys this week. In efforts to feed everyone over the holiday Meek Mill, YMCMB, Kevin Liles and a bunch more hip-hop heads are heading out to the streets...

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