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Mack Wilds Rises From ‘The Wire’ To The Grammys

After less than a year in the music scene, New York crooner Mack Wilds has already attained serious status, even nabbing a Best Urban Contemporary Album Grammy nomination for his debut LP New York: A Love Story which put him up alongside the likes of Salaam Remi and Rihanna...

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Phonte Compares Jay Z To ‘The Wire,’ Nas To ‘Breaking Bad,’ More

Phonte is a noted fan of Breaking Bad, and often takes to Twitter to unload his opinions on both that show and others. Last night, he began comparing rappers to different television shows, with entertaining results and some spot-on parallels; Jay Z as The Wire, Nas as Breaking Bad and Rakim as The Sopranos being the holy trinity that he identifies...

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Michael K. Williams Unveils His Omar Little Playlist

The Brooklyn actor shares the songs that helped him prepare for The Wire's most memorable character...

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XXL Presents… The 15 Best Wire References in Rap Lyrics

It's been 10 years since the HBO masterpiece first aired. XXL looks back at the 15 best references to the show in raps...

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The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams to Play Ol’ Dirty Bastard in Upcoming Film

A new flick based on the life of ODB and his relationship with one of his managers, Jarred Weisfeld, called Dirty White Boy is in the works and set to star The Wire's Michael K. Williams...

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Method Man to Appear in New Film Alongside Jonah Hill

The rapper/actor will be appearing in an herb-related comedy this spring/summer...

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Could Chuck Phillips actually be right about something?

Stranger things have happened.

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Bring Back “BET Uncut” – I Need My Tip Drill

Because what else am I supposed to do at three in the morning?

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“Freeway” Ricky Ross, My Name is My Name

Before there was the rapper Boss there was the real American gangster and he got something to say...

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A failed business, man

Jay-Z's non-rap business ventures stay losing money.

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