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20 min ago | Vibe

New Music: Run The Jewels 'Blockbuster Night Part 1'

The always vocal Killer Mike is one of the more aware rappers in the the world. The Atlanta rapper has already gained newfound respect from many after his poignant and expressive thoughts about the tension and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and now he and producer El-P are proud to announce their second album as Run The Jewels is on the way.

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Related Topix: Killer Mike, Ferguson, MO

4 hrs ago | TMZ.com

NBA Star Stephen Jackson -- Drops EXPLOSIVE Rap Video... With Hip Hop Legend

The song, called 'America Da Beautiful' is an all out assault on racism featuring a guest verse from mulit-platinum rapper Scarface .

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Related Topix: Scarface

8 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] 50 Cent Refutes Ja Rule, Fredro Starr Fight Accounts

Ja Rule and Fredro Starr commented on fights they had with 50 Cent during separate interviews this year.

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10 hrs ago | The Independent

Michael Brown shooting: Rap artists broadcast word on the street...

If rap is the black community's CNN, as hip-hop pioneer Chuck D famously said, then the artists here have been working overtime to broadcast news from the small suburb of Ferguson, the nation's latest crisis point in the ongoing struggles around race and justice.

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Related Topix: CNN, St. Louis, MO

10 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] Diddy, Ice-T, Phonte Address Police Killing Kajieme Powell In Missouri

Young Joc, Open Mike Eagle, Rapper Big Pooh and Dru Ha are also among those addressing Kajieme Powell's death on social media.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ice-T, Ferguson, MO

12 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Beyonce Reportedly Asked Gwyneth Paltrow for Divorce Advice; Bey's Mom Denies Breakup Rumors

Beyonce is apparently leaning on her friend, Gwyneth Paltrow , as she reportedly prepares to split from her husband, Jay Z , a source spills in the new issue of Us Weekly .

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock

13 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

'#XMas Jammies' family returns with back to school YouTube video

'#XMas Jammies' family returns with back to school YouTube video The family who brought you "Xmas Jammies" is back with a new viral single celebrating back to school.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

15 hrs ago | WKRN

33 arrested in Sumner County drug trafficking investigation

Authorities in Sumner County Tuesday morning announced the arrest of 33 individuals following a yearlong investigation into drug trafficking in the county.

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Related Topix: CNN, Tennessee

15 hrs ago | WKRN

Back To School Rap Channels Sir Mix-A-Lot

The family that brought you the Youtube hit "Xmas Jammies" is back with a back to school rap called "Baby Got Class" to Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back."

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Jake Owen, Country

18 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

Scholarship students work at highway district

Seven college students spent their summer working at Highway District 12 as part of their KYTC scholarship rewards: two engineering technology students and five who are pursing civil engineering degrees.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, D12, Letcher County, KY, University of Kentucky, Jenkins, KY, Prestonsburg, KY

22 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Art at your fingertips

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Designers embrace consumer-driven shows at NZFW

INDUSTRIAL CHIC: Images from Stolen Girlfriends Club's 'Verbal Warning' Spring/Summer 2014 collection which will be shown at New Zealand Fashion Week.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Fashion, Winter

CBS News

Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" video: Love it or hate it?

So much for Taylor Swift's new "Shake It Off" video, which caught our attention earlier this week or even Miley Cyrus' twerking skills.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot

TMZ.com

Kevin Durant -- My Favorite Rap Song Is ... Not By Jay Z

Kevin Durant and Jay Z might be business partners -- but that's apparently where it stops ... 'cause when Durant recently named his favorite rap song, Beyonce's husband was NOT the culprit.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

ContactMusic.com

Talented Actors With Surprisingly Good Rap Skills

Earlier this month, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt surprised fans around the world with a memorable radio appearance in which he showcased his impressive rapping skills.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, DJ Whoo Kid, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre

ProSoundWeb

Patchwerk Recording Studios' Nick Bassani Keeps On Track With JBL Studio Monitors

Patchwerk Recording Studios, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has recorded more than 60 platinum and gold albums and worked with a who's who of rap, hip-hop, R&B and pop artists including 50 Cent, Sean Combs, Pit Bull, Flo RIda, Jay-Z, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pit, Hip-Hop, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Celebrities

Best of New Orleans

Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Black Entertainment, Master P, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Fruits

Manawatu Evening Standard

National channels Eminem in election ad

There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But is National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? National has released its first campaign video but the music backing the rowing-themed video is ringing a familiar tune to some.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Best of New Orleans

Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Black Entertainment, Master P, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Fruits

Newsday

Drake and Lil Wayne take rap battle to new level in Queens concert

In Nassau closed due to accident on Meadowbrook Pkwy SB between Merrick Rd/M9 and Loop Pky/M10 in Jones Beach In Nassau closed due to accident on Meadowbrook Pkwy SB between Merrick Rd/M9 and Loop Pky/M10 in Jones Beach In Lindenhurst road construction.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lil Wayne, Hip-Hop, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Lynbrook, NY, Wantagh, NY, Music, Entertainment

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