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Over Here Hustlin': Part 3 of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy’s XXL Cover Story From 2010

Here's part three of XXL's cover story of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy from November 2010 issue.

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Growing Pains: Part 2 of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy’s XXL Cover Story From 2010

Here's part two of XXL's cover story of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy from November 2010 issue.

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Little Friend: Part 1 of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy’s XXL Cover Story From 2010

Here's part one of XXL's cover story of 50 Cent and Soulja Boy from November 2010 issue.

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9 Rappers’ Unseen Baby Pictures

There's no better #FBF in the rap world than when a MC posts a baby pic of themselves. Whether it's in celebration of a birthday or just a funny throwback, it's usually pretty inspiring to see these artists' old school beginnings...

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Throwback: Lil Wayne And Birdman Against The World

Everything I Love
They've come a long way. From the time when the N.O. was nowhere on the hip-hop map to nationwide dominance to dissent and dissolution...

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Check Out The Game’s First XXL Cover Story From 2005

Limelight
The Game had a hard-knock life in the city of Compton before deciding to take a crack at the rap game. Vowing to bring the West Coast back as a major player in the hip-hop world, he, in fact, did just that...

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Chris Brown Tells All In Throwback Cover Story

After more than one year of dodging the press, Chris Brown breaks his silence.

Words: Chris Brown
Images: Juco

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the December/January 2013 issue of XXL Magazine...

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The D.O.C. Is The Secret Weapon Behind N.W.A.

If they wrote a book on the life of D.O.C., you think anyone would read it? They should, f*@kers. Y'all have to wait, though. The secret weapon behind the N...

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Lil Kim Is The Baddest Girl Alive

Words Amy Linden
Photos Clay Patrick McBride

NEW YORK CITY’S Central Park South is a mixture of dyed-in-the-wool, Waspy Manhattan mega bucks and the glitz of the nouveau notorious...

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Ma$e Doesn’t Want To Go Back To Rap In November 2002 Story

Mase left the rap game three years ago, but we still miss him. With rumors strong about a possible return to hip-hop, we go deep cover to his church in Atlanta to find out the truth...

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