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  1. British blues rock singer and Woodstock performer Joe Cocker diesRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Examiner.com

    Joe Cocker , 70, was best remembered in the late '60s for his breakout soulful performance at Woodstock singing the Beatles hit "With A Little Help From My Friends." In the '70s this British singer was also known for his stellar, now classic rock , album "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" followed by an elaborate tour.

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  2. HIPPIE: a high-throughput identification pipeline for promoter interacting enhancer elements.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    We implemented a high-throughput identification pipeline for promoter interacting enhancer element to streamline the workflow from mapping raw Hi-C reads, identifying DNA-DNA interacting fragments with high confidence and quality control, detecting histone modifications and DNase hypersensitive enrichments in putative enhancer elements, to ultimately extracting possible intra- and inter-chromosomal enhancer-target gene relationships. Availability and implementation: This software package is designed to run on high-performance computing clusters with Oracle Grid Engine.

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  3. Wallis, Jamie and Jay Z bring a Anniea back to lifeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    The new “Annie” is intimate and hip, sarcastic and flip. It opens by mocking the cliched redheaded cheerfulness of the Depression Era comic strip, and proceeds to give the little orphan - “Not an orphan.

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  4. A Conversation With Golden Globe Award Winner Vinicius MachadoRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Bookpleasures.com is excited to have as our guest actor Vinicius Machado. Vinicius is a Golden Globe award-winner and is known for his performances in Monster, The Celestine Prophecy, Get Smart, Fast Glass Sunken City, and Real Premonition, Beautiful & Twisted, Misfortune , to name a few.

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  5. T.i. Jumps To Iggy Azalea's Defence Amid Azealia Banks Twitter RowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    ... white for hip-hop. Azalea has attempted to ignore Banks' attacks, but earlier this month (Dec14), she responded to her rap rival over claims she should be more outspoken about race riots and clashes in Ferguson, Missouri and New York, following the ...

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  6. Nas & GE To Release 'Shake The Dust' Break Dancing Documentary On Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    For Nasir "Nas" Jones , 2014 has been a very productive year in cinema. He celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album Illmatic with the Tribeca-sponsored documentary, Nas: Time Is Illmatic earlier this fall, and it looks like he has one more cinematic trick up his sleeve before year's end.

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  7. 50 Cent Urges 'Shooting Police Officers Is Not The Answer'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MTV

    If you ask 50 Cent about the content of his rap lyrics, he'll most likely tell you that his rhymes are a reflection of the harsh realities that he's had to face. As harsh as those realities may have been, 50 Cent does not condone the murder of police officers.

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  8. Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks feud: T.I. and Q-Tip chime inRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... da negative s--t that comes your way.' As Iggy Azalea's feud with rapper Azealia Banks continues, her mentor T.I. and rap legend Q-Tip chime in. Luckily, the Australian rapper has industry heavy hitters, T.I. and Q-Tip, backing her when it comes to ...

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  9. Eminem & 50 Cent Discuss Making Of "Patiently Waiting"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    But only one of them still gives Eminem goosebumps to this day. In the latest installment of Complex's ' Magnum Opus ' series, 50 and Eminem detail the making of their first proper collaboration, 'Patiently Waiting.'

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  10. T.I. defends Iggy Azalea amid Azelia Banks Twitter feudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... being too white for hip-hop. Azalea has attempted to ignore Banks' attacks, but earlier this month, she responded to her rap rival over claims she should be more outspoken about race riots and clashes in Ferguson, Missouri and New York, following ...

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  11. Jodeci Take On Domestic Violence On 'Nobody Wins,' Their First Release In 18 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MTV

    ... but lately it's been brought to the front of our community consciousness." "It is a really jammin' song," B.o.B told The Rap-Up last month. "It's a really refreshing sound. It kinda reminds me of like neo-soul meets Goodie Mob meets modern day ...

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  12. If You Think Rappers Are Silent About #BlackLivesMatter, Maybe You Aren't ListeningRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MTV

    ... hip-hop is "no longer as in tune" couldn't be further from the truth. What Baird fails to address is the number of 2014 rap tracks dedicated to the cause, and how the major label record companies, radio and the mainstream media play into all of ...

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  13. Billionaire CEO raps 2014 holiday greetingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... profits for Carlyle. "You know, Dr Dre. is an incredible businessman and artist, and he even inspired me to write my own rap," Rubeinstein says at the beginning of the video while donning a red pair of Beats Electronics' signature Beats by Dre ...

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  14. Music in TV and Film, 2014: 'Frozen' Dominates,...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Billboard

    Throughout the week, Billboard will be publishing pieces from our staff writers, each an outstanding authority on their specific area of coverage. From Nashville to Miami, the industry at large, publishing and retail, and the year in touring, we'll be taking comprehensive looks at the biggest stories -- good, bad and in between -- from 2014.

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  15. Run-DMC Producer Larry Smith PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAccess.com

    ... partnership with KURTIS BLOW after playing bass on "CHRISTMAS Rappin'." He co-wrote BLOW's hit, "The Breaks," the first rap record certified gold. SMITH began a relationship with BLOW's then-manager RUSSELL SIMMONS, co-producing JIMMY SPICER ...

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  16. The Juice Podcast: YG Talks Grammy Snub, 'Who Do You Love?' Leak & 'Blame It On the Streets' MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Billboard

    This week, ItsTheReal 's Eric and Jeff Rosenthal took over Billboard's The Juice Podcast and sat down with rapper YG . His 2014 debut project My Krazy Life tops Billboard's best rap album of 2014.

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  17. 50 Cent Cites Gandhi After Brooklyn Cop Killer Quotes His Lyrics on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Billboard

    People attend a candlelight vigil on December 21, 2014 on Myrtle Ave. and Tompkins Ave. in Brooklyn, after yesterday's slaying of two police officers there. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, shot to death officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos, 40 - and then himself - as they sat in their squad car on the corner.

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  18. How many Christmas traditions have you checked off this year?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... not indulge in: from the underrated sherry (I love it. In fact now hip hop has shunned Cristal, I'd like to see Jay-Z rap about the delights of Harvey's Bristol Cream) to overrated mince pies (does anyone actually like them? Would you choose one in ...

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  19. Queen Latifah Uses Own Money To Pay Laid-Off Talk Show Employees Over HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsOne

    " The Queen Latifah Show " may have been cancelled, but the star has not forgotten her workers. As the daytime series wraps up production just before Christmas, staff was only scheduled to be paid until the end of this week, E! Online reports .

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  20. Rap rivalry dinner draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    Despite drawing criticism over the weekend, former "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella and owner Washington, D.C.'s Graffiato restaurant says he's going ahead with a rap rivalry-themed tasting menu. Isabella's "East Coast vs. West Coast: Biggie & Tupac Tribute Dinner" --scheduled for Feb. 2 at $65 a plate --features dishes with names like Thug Rice and Blood Money sausage --which some criticize as bad choices amid heightened racial tensions following the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.

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