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Hip-Hop’s Most Entertaining Twitters
It seems these days that to be a rapper is to be on a Twitter. It's easy to see why. Twitter gives an artist the opportunity to promote their music, express their personality and connect with fans in ways that few media can.
Not all rapper Twitter accounts are created equal, though...
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…
Big Boi And Killer Mike Shut Down Brooklyn Bowl
The day the United States government shut down for the first time in 17 years, there are few better artists to see live than Killer Mike, and he didn't take long to address the situation. After opening his set last night at Brooklyn Bowl with "Big Beast" and "Untitled…
A XXL Playlist For The Government Shutdown

After congress failed to reach a compromise on the budget last night, the U.S. federal government officially was shut down at midnight on October 1. The GOP-controlled House Of Representatives continued to demand changes in Obamacare, seeking to defund the new healthcare initiative as the price of f…
Killer Mike Recaps The Final Episode Of ‘Breaking Bad’
Last night, in what may be argued was the greatest finale to a television show ever created, Breaking Bad finally wrapped up after five seasons. All throughout this last season, Killer Mike has been recapping episodes, trying to get to the bottom of how exactly this epic arc would come to an en…
Hip-Hop Reacts To ‘Breaking Bad’ Series Finale

An era came to an end last night as AMC wrapped it's widely popular series Breaking Bad. Now in it's 5th season, the show gained a notable reputation in pop culture as viewers navigated through the evolution of Walter White. The tale of White's transformation from an abiding science teacher to a New…
Big Boi Is Back In The Studio With Organized Noize
Big Boi was in Atlanta on the set of the video shoot for Run The Jewels' "Banana Clippers" with Killer Mike and El-P, having recovered from the knee injury that forced him to have surgery this past May, when he stopped to speak to XXL about some of the projects he's …
14 Rappers We Know Are Fans Of Breaking Bad
No television show in recent memory has captured pop culture quite like AMC's Breaking Bad. The tale of Walter White as he transfrom from meek high school science teacher to criminal kingpin of the New Mexican (blue) meth game has been one of the most riveting and tragic stories told in modern …

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