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KRS-One Drops ‘The World Is Mind’ Album

KRS drops solo album number 13.

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KRS-One Apologizes for Naming the Wrong Beastie Boys Member on “Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven”

"I accept full responsibility for this error." - KRS-One

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KRS-One Names Wrong Beastie Boys Member on Tribute Song for Rappers Who’ve Died

Did he just kill off the wrong Beastie Boy?

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20 Rappers Who Pay Homage to Hip-Hop Pioneer Kool Herc in Their Lyrics

As a salute to Kool Herc, check out the rappers showing respect to the godfather in their songs throughout the years.

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Roc-a-Fella / Def Jam / Penalty Recordings / Rawkus Records / Ruthless Records / Elektra Records
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40 Hip-Hop Albums Turning 20 in 2017

Classics from Biggie, Juvenile, Missy Elliott and more.

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MC Shan Says KRS-One Has Something to Hide

"You to keep standing up somebody that did what they did...you got something to hide."

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22 Animated Hip-Hop Videos You Need to Watch

From Kanye West to Lil Dicky and more, take a look at some of the most unique animated hip-hop videos.

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20 of the Greatest Hip-Hop Beats

From Jay Z's "Dead Presidents" to Nas' "N.Y. State of Mind" and more, here are 20 of the dopest classic hip-hop beats.

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10 Social Movements for Change Supported by Rappers

XXL highlights 10 social movements for change that were either led or directly supported by notable figures in hip-hop.

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KRS-One: “Anyone Who Has a Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should Quit Hip-Hop”

KRS-One continues to defend Afrika Bambaataa.

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