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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

Burglar escapes prison to get away from incessant rap music

British burglar Robert Stevens broke out of jail to escape the incessant hip-hop music that was being blasted at his jail.


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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

CYHI The Prynce announces 'Hystori' national tour dates

CyHi The Prynce, G.O.O.D. Music's silent assassin, is back with his newest single "Is It Me" featuring Tate DuMonde & Crystal Renee off the Kanye West executive produced mixtape Artist: CyHi The Prynce Title: Is It Me Featuring: Tate DuMonde & Crystal Renee Producer: Sekou Muhammed, Jeff Leahr & TEC BEATZ Director: Jay "JBD" Dennis Label: G.O.O.D ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Greensboro, NC, Asheville, NC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Folio Weekly

I Am Legend

John Legend's life is about as charmed as a his name indicates. He's won nine Grammy a Awards as a solo artist and in-demand collaborator.


Related Topix: R-N-B, John Legend, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Springfield, OH, University of Pennsylvania


Meet the new king of hip-hop

Atlanta rapper Future's second album, "Honest," puts him at the center of the hip-hop universe.

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E! Online

Kanye West Wanted James Franco, Seth Rogen to Perform "Bound 2" Parody at Kim Kardashian Wedding

So much so, in fact, that according to Mr. Franco, Yeezus wanted the bromantic duo to perform "Bound 3" the night before his wedding to Kim Kardashian ! The Of Mice & Men star/social media savant revealed this flattering news on The View Tuesday, admitting laughingly that a performance from himself and his Pineapple Express co-star at Kimye's ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Hip-Hop


Yeezus or Jesus? Kanye West depicted as The New Messiah in Easter street art

Kanye West has been hailed as The New Messiah by a piece of street art depicting him as Jesus Christ.


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The Austin Chronicle

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-up

Tickets hit the streets at 10am, and the curtain's now up. Festival czars C3 Presents revealed the line-up for the 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival this morning, Oct. 3-5 and 10-12.


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The Japan Times

Simi Lab delivers a mixed message on 'Page 2: Mind Over Matter'

Lab partners: Eight-member hip-hop group Simi Lab is made up of : OMSB, Usowa, Rikki, Juma, DyyPride, Maria, DJ Zai and Hi'Spec.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, RZA, Rap, The Notorious B.I.G.

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Adidas' Music Gamble: Why They're Betting on...

More than just a marketing coup, Kanye West's defection from Nike -- where he helped design the coveted Air Yeezy sneaker -- to Adidas in December signaled a redoubling of the 64-year-old publicly traded German brand's fashion-focused strategy for sneaker dominance.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Marketing, Hip-Hop, Forbes, Publishing, Media, World News, Germany

The Statesman

Modern classics worth a listen

I have not written anything too positive about modern music. The last positive article I wrote was about a band who hasn't recorded anything since 1998.


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Omaha Performing Arts to Welcome John Legend, 5/6

Omaha Performing Arts presents John Legend at Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $51 and are available at TicketOmaha.com , 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. The nine-time Grammy winner's intimate performance at the Holland Center ... (more)


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Vogue is being sued over Kim Kardashian, Kanye West photo shoot video

The Kimye cover of Vogue has brought more attention than its publisher ever imagined.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, New York Daily News, IGN Entertainment

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Joel Madden steps out in Kanye West confederate flag top

Nicole Richie is known for making bold fashion statements. But on Saturday, Nicole was overshadowed for once, by her husband Joel Madden's attire - which included a piece from Kanye West's Yeezus tour merchandise which featured the rapper's take on the confederate flag.


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Daily Mail

Joel Madden steps out in controversial Kanye West confederate flag...

Six-month pregnant journalist taken to hospital for treatment after pro-Kremlin political leader ordered his aides to 'violently rape her' during press conference when she asked about Ukraine sanctions How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after ... (more)


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Sat Apr 19, 2014


Who is suing Vogue over the Kimye cover? Find out here

More news has come out about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover, and it might cost Anna Wintour a pretty penny.


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The Badger Herald Online

Mixtape Fridays: Jon Connor's 'BestInTheWorld: A Tribute To The Notorious B.I.G. Vol 1a 2

Over the course of his relatively silent career, John Connor, a Flint, Mich., has made a name for himself using the work of others.


Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Flint, MI, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC News

Father Bob's hip hop to help the homeless

ASHLEY HALL: The South Melbourne priest Father Bob Maguire may seem an unlikely hip hop star, but he's set his sights on the charts with a new album to help the homeless.


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WBIR-TV Knoxville

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A handful of comedy stars and up-and-comers will be taking the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.


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New York Post

Vogue sued over Kardashian cover shoot video

Vogue editor Anna Wintour may be regretting her decision to finally put Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on the cover of the fashion bible: Her company is now being sued over the April photo shoot.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Daily Herald

Music notes: Bobby Bare Jr. plays Schuba's

Rapid-fire rap Chicago-born hip-hop artist Twista is known for his dizzyingly fast vocal delivery, a style of rap sometimes referred to as "chopper."


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