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18 Rappers Who Deserve To Have Their Own TV Shows

Endorsement deals are just the tip of the iceberg in hip-hop these days—from Mac Miller to T.I., nearly every rapper has been snagging his or her own TV show...

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Who’s Got The Juice: 22 Rappers Who Can Actually Act

Rappers have a strange relationship with the cinematic arts. While a few truly talented MCs have parlayed their musical fame into successful and rewarding cinematic careers, a greater number of others have dived head-first into the world of film and royally bombed...

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27 Pictures Of Rappers With Puppets

There's a lot of things fans are accustomed to seeing their favorite MCs featuring in their pictures and videos - fancy cars, gold chains, beautiful women - the list goes on ad infinitum...

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will’s Power: The 15 Best will.i.am Beats

Today, super-producer/fashion icon/sometimes-hologram will.i.am put out a new record, #willpower, a dance-pop supernova of an album that features Miley Cyrus, Justin Beiber, k-pop stars 2NE1, and a long list of other huge acts...

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XXL’s Freshman Class Of 1998: What We Would’ve Said


As we roll out our annual Top Ten Freshman List for 2013, XXL decided to take a look back 15 years to weigh in on who would have been the members of the Freshman Class in the year 1998...

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“I don’t believe that was [Osama] Bin Laden today. I don’t believe it was never him. I think it’s some dude just standing… I’m sorry. I’m from the projects. I know danger. I don’t feel no danger from that shit.”—Real Time With Bill Maher (2008)
“I don’t believe that was [Osama] Bin Laden today. I don’t believe it was never him. I think it’s some dude just standing… I’m sorry. I’m from the projects. I know danger. I don’t feel no danger from that shit.”—Real Time With Bill Maher (2008)
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Yasiin Bey “The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark”

Mos and Mannie Fresh's collab LP is coming soon. But, here's and unreleased track produced by Kanye West that is several years old and presumed to have been made around the time that Bey's 2006 album, Tru3 Magic was being recorded...

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) & Mannie Fresh “Black Jesus”

Yasiin Bey recenlty revealed the live version of this song at a show in Phoenix. Today we get the studio version of the Mannie Fresh produced cut...

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Premieres Two New Mannie Fresh Produced Tracks In Phoenix

Yasiin Bey and Mannie Fresh’s up-coming LP OMFGOD is complete and ready for a release date. At a recent performance in Phoenix, Arizona Mos gave the crowd a treat by unveiling two tracks,“Black Jesus” and “Young Love” off the 10-song album...

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Yasiin Bey Debuts Previously Unreleased Song Produced By Kanye West

The man formally known as Mighty Mos Def debuted a previously scratched song produced by none other than Kanye West.

At a recent performance in Chicago, the Brooklyn emcee dug up a previously unheard cut that was supposed to appear on his 2006 release True Magic...

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Talib Kweli Recalls Diddy Speaking About “Children’s Story” With Mos Def [Video]

Talib Kweli sits down with MTV News to talk about a conversation he once had with Diddy back in the 1990s. During the interview, Talib remembers Puff stopping by a Lyricist Lounge event to confront him and Mos Def on the lyrics of “Children’s Story...

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