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Charles Hamilton Is Nervous About Getting Back Into Music
What's Happenin': Charles Hamilton
Once chalked up as a waste of his considerable talent, Charles Hamilton is back with a new label deal and a fresh approach.
Words Dan Rys
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine...
Big K.R.I.T. Is Good At Separating Business And Music
Told You So
With his sophomore album, Cadillactica, finally in stores, BIG K.R.I.T. is staking his claim for the title of King Of The South.
Interview Dan Rys
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now...
Royce Da 5’9″ Wants To Avoid Comparisons To Guru
Slight Work
New projects with Eminem, DJ Premier and Slaughterhouse are making Royce Da 5'9" a busy man.
Words Dan Rys
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the October/November 2014 issue of XXL Magazine.
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