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3 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

John Legend performs at Van Wezel in Sarasota

John Legend has done that. From his beginnings as a collaborator with high-profile artists as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, singer/keyboardist Legend has gone on to phenomenal success as a solo performer and R&B songwriter It's been just eight years since legend won the Best New Artist Grammy Award, one of two he won in 2006.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music

7 hrs ago | The Stranger

Western Blackness

His debut album, They Die by Dawn & Other Short Stories , dropped last July, and it contains tracks that have the intensity and high drama of a big-budget Hollywood flick.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Mario Van Peebles

11 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] Complex Ranks 90 Best Rap Albums of 1990s

Complex ranked the 90 best Rap albums of the 1990s in a recent list. The publication ranks Nas' Illmatic the greatest of the decade.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Illmatic, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, Dr. Dre

15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

New book provides backstage pass to rock history

This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Journalism, New York, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Punk, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

An Appreciation of Jay-Z's '99 Problems' on Its Tenth Anniversary

With camerawork and editing that allows us to truly enjoy the footwork of its stars, "Make Your Move" is a vibrant, fun dance movie.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

18 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

iHeartRadio Music Awards

NBC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment present the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will be televised live on NBC from the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Imagine Dragons, Rap, Black Entertainment

21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Beyonce and Jay-Z return to their meat-free ways as they head to favourite vegan restaurant

But it looks like Jay-Z and Beyonce don't need a challenge to go back to cruelty-free eating.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Life, Food, Vegan, Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks

Yesterday | The Village Voice

Jay Z Once Wrote a Song for Bugs Bunny

As we continue the transition to digital media in the modern age, one thing we've lost is liner notes.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, The Weather Girls, Pop/Rock, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

HipHopDx

[Videos] DX Daily - Jay Z's Alleged Extorter, RZA & Raekwon, Nicki Minaj's Rap Return

In today's edition of DX Daily , Chauncey Mahan denies allegations that he attempted to extort millions of dollars from Jay Z. Mahan, who is accused of requesting a $100,000 "storage" fee for holding the masters to In My Lifetime Vol.

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Related Topix: Music!, Wu-Tang, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Raekwon, RZA

Examiner.com

Producer Chauncey Mahan Allegedly Extorts $100,000 from Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z

Police recently arrested former Jay Z producer Chauncey Mahan for allegedly attempting to extort $100,000 from the Hip Hop mogul, in exchange for master recordings containing some of the rapper's biggest hits.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Roc, Alternative

Spin

Drake on Jay Z: He's 'Somewhere Eating a Fondue Plate'

If Drake's recent hiring as ESPYs host was any indication, the rapper loves sports; so much so that he was named a Global Ambassador for his home team, the Toronto Raptors.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

OhNoTheyDidnt

Nicki Minaj focusing on rap music and not crazy outfits for new album

The "Nicki Minaj is returning to her hip-hop roots" narrative is already in high gear, even though Minaj has yet to officially release a track from her forthcoming album The Pink Print .

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Rap

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Jay Z won't attend Kanye's wedding - report

Rapper and record producer Jay Z won't be attending Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Wedding, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks

Examiner.com

Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The X Factor, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Drake, Blake Shelton, Country, Justin Timberlake, Rap, Black Entertainment

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Jigga ditches Kanye at the altar

The rap mogul has reportedly told his close friend that he, wife Beyonce Knowles, and their two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy will miss the nuptials - which are expected to take place in Paris next month - because they are uneasy about the fact the celebrations will be filmed for the brunette beauty's reality show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Wedding, Hip-Hop, Rap

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Jay-Z escapes extortion plot

The 'Tom Ford' rapper is allegedly being blackmailed by a former intern, who has demanded $110,000 to return master recordings of tracks such as 'I Just Wanna Love U ' and 'Holla'.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA

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Jay Z in $30 million blackmail plot

Jay Z is at the centre of a $30 million blackmail plot as a former intern has demanded $110,000 in exchange for master recordings of tracks he made in 2002 and 2003.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Jay Z Target Of Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Extortion Plot

Jay Z was the target of an alleged multi-million dollar extortion plot that was thwarted by the LAPD Friday , according to TMZ .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA, Live Nation

Vibe

Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Pharrell To Perform At iHeart Radio's First Awards Show

The heart-pumping line-up features Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharell, Shakira, Pitbull, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and more of your favorite hitmakers.

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Library Of Congress, How Could You Forget Run-D.M.C?

Rap and hip-hop have been around for decades and have become one of America's most successful cultural exports.

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Related Topix: Dance, DMC, Rap, Run DMC, African-American, Winston-Salem State University, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

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