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Happy Birthday, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def)!

Happy born day to Yasiin Bey.

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Speaks Out In Powerful Monologue

Since early August, the streets of Ferguson, Mo., a predominately black suburb of St. Louis, have been our nightly news programming. The death of a young black college student, Michael Brown, at the hand of a white police officer sparked a series of protests that have yet to cease, many of which spread to other major American cities...

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Jeff Staple Speaks On Reed Space x PacSun Partnership And His Time With Rawkus Records

Jeff Staple, owner and founder of Staple Design, Reed Space and Staple Design Studio, has become one of the most influential figures in the world of streetwear and design...

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Nicki Minaj, "Still I Rise"

"I heard she move them thangs, I think she fuckin' Wayne /  She call herself Lewinsky, that means she give him brain"
Nicki Minaj, "Still I Rise"

"I heard she move them thangs, I think she fuckin' Wayne / She call herself Lewinsky, that means she give him brain"

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Hear 8 Rappers Cry

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Today in Hip-Hop: Dave Chappelle Throws the Best Brooklyn Block Party Ever

Chappelle brought the whole neighborhood out!

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Some Rappers Just Love Wearing Women’s Clothes

Be it a skirt, a shirt or a dress, some rappers just can't seem to stay away from women's fashion. From Kanye rocking a sheer top to Young Thug wearing a dress, there's been plenty instances where rappers just couldn't resist  the feminine urge...

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Steve Granitz/Jesse Grant/ Stringer/ Shahar Azran, Getty Images (3)
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63 Rappers Who Changed Their Rap Names

Here are 63 rappers who chose, for one reason or another, to taken on new rap names as their careers have gone on

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Mike Coppola, Getty Images
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Dave Chappelle’s 12 Great Hip-Hop Moments on ‘Chappelle’s Show’

Dave Chapelle is making his comeback this summer with nine scheduled shows at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall. The shows will feature a stand-up set but also a full orchestra and co-headlining musical guests like The Roots, Busta Rhymes, DJ Premier, Erykah Bad, Janelle Monae and Nas...

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Stream Yasiin Gaye (Mos Def & Marvin Gaye) ‘The Return: Side Two’

Amerigo Gazaway announced his project of combining Mos Def and Marvin Gaye a few months ago fittingly titled Yasiin Gaye. Today, Gazaway unleashes the second installment of his Soul Mates blend project, which gives more new mashups of the pair's songs...

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Mannie Fresh Debuts New Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Collab “Let’s Go”

Mos Def and Mannie Fresh's collab LP OMFGODBKNOLA has been a long time coming. After initially announcing the project in 2012, the first leak from the album, "Black Jesus" hit the 'Net over a year ago...

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