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Twitter Reacts To Super Bowl XLVIII
As last night's big game pretty much shocked everyone with the Seattle Seahawks beating the Denver Broncos out 48-3, Twitter was certainly the place where hip-hop voiced all their emotions. From Rick Ross to Q-Tip and many more, check out "Twitter Reacts To Super Bowl XLVIII...
Top Instagrams From The Grammys
As last night marked the 56th annual Grammy Awards, it's only right to gather up the best Instagram photos from last night's event. As Macklemore took home four awards, Kendrick got snubbed, and 50 Cent skipped out on the ceremony to hang with Meryl Streep, Instagram was certainly the 2nd …
9 Of The Most Memorable Hip-Hop Grammy Performances

If it’s one thing the Grammy Awards are good for other than golden phonographs, it’s the performances—and this Sunday’s awards ceremony will be a night to remember with hip-hop and rap in the forefront. Compton’s golden child of hip-hop Kendrick Lamar and independent prodigies Macklemore & Ryan …
Rappers Plastered On Odd Magazine Covers
Have you ever had to look twice at a magazine because of the odd imagery plastered on cover, wondering how and for what reason a rapper was chosen to be portrayed in such a abnormal manner? Well this gallery is full of those! Gathering up a bunch of those odd occasions, XXL presents "Rapper…
29 Throwback Photos Of LL Cool J And Slick Rick
Today is hip-hop legends, LL Cool J and Slick Rick, birthday. They have been in the game for over two decades and have provided hip-hop fans with plenty of classic material. To honor these two giants, let's take a look at some cool throwback photo's that should have you feeling nostalgic..…
Best Hip-Hop Instagrams Of The Week
As hip-hop continues to kick-off 2014, this week on Instagram, the rap realm had a variety of happenings going on. From Future living it up on a tropical vacation to Drake posting the exclusive highlights from "Drake Night," the pictures on Ig were definitely worth more than a thou…
XXL Celebrates 40 Years Of Hip-Hop With Five Special Covers
This year hip-hop marked a major milestone with the celebration of its 40th anniversary. This month XXL honors that achievement with five collector's edition tribute covers featuring some of biggest acts in hip-hop history including Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, OutKast and LL Cool J...
Rick Rubin Reflects On Being White In The Early Days Of Hip-Hop
When Rick Rubin first came on the scene, things were a lot different in hip-hop especially in terms of racial barriers. As Rick assisted in taking the genre to new levels alongside Russell Simmons and other hip-hop heavy weights, the renowned producer recently spoke on his earlier days telling that …

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