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You Won’t Even Recognize Missy Elliott With Her Slim New Look!

Missy Elliott’s slim new look has her looking like she’s aging backwards!

101.9 AMP Radio–10/18/2014

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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/21/2014

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Nas Honored With Harvard Hip-Hop Fellowship

Harvard’s new Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, which will “fund scholars and artists who show productive scholarship and creative potential in the arts in connection with hip-hop.”

07/17/2013

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June 7th Is National Donut Day!

Tomorrow, is National Donut Day and Dunkin’ Donuts (DD) wants to make sure you enjoy a sweet treat! Just go to a participating Dunkin’ Donuts location today and purchase any beverage and receive a donut […]

06/06/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]

01/29/2013

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Jay-Z Remembers How Nirvana “Stopped” Hip-Hop With “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

According to rap mogul Jay-Z, Kurt Cobain and Nirvana were so popular in the early ’90s that the entire hip-hop movement had to simply take a time out while grunge ran its course.

10/06/2012

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde was a 1980s hip hop group consisting of Andre "Dr. Jeckyll" Harrell and Alonzo "Mr. Hyde" Brown.

Profile Records New Rap Anthology Goes Back To Basics, Highlights Rap’s Humble Beginnings

[pullquote quote="Their embrace of rap, for its commercial merits was just what hip-hop needed to survive the jump to records." credit="Dan Charnas"]Thirty years ago, independent record label Profile Records released Genius Rap by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dr. Jeckyll & […]

02/01/2012

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The Best Songs Of 2012! (So Far…)

We wanted to go ahead and start listing our favorite hip-hop and dance songs of 2012 so far to get your downloads in on your brand new phones and mp3 players! It looks like Tyga, […]

01/06/2012

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Rickey Smiley Morning Show : Front Page – Mystikal Signed To Cash Money

Weekdays the entire Rickey Smiley Morning Show crew serves up the “Front Page” w/news  headlines, entertainment & sports. If you missed any of the hottest stories & the RSMS  2cents click below to listen to the […]

12/14/2011

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World Aids Day And It’s Impact On Hip Hop Today

The strides being made everyday in the fight against Aids has impacted the Hip Hop community the same as the rest of the world. And on this day we take the time to reflect on […]

12/01/2011

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