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  1. Kenny Trill has Texas A&M off to perfect startRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Washington Post

    He did, however, ask the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner and one of the most popular college players in recent history for some advice. "He just said: 'Go out there and be you.


  2. The Source 360 at BAM: A GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Village Voice

    This year, rap publication The Source celebrates its 25th birthday. Considered by many to be "the hip-hop Bible," the publication has been a cornerstone of the hip-hop culture, impacting everything from breaking new artists, to making "5 Mics," the coveted highest honors the magazine awards an album, part of the hip-hop lexicon.


  3. Scots hip-hop act praised by Public EnemyRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Evening Times

    IT MIGHT be the musical version of selling coals to Newcastle, but Scottish hip-hop act Hector Bizerk managed to impress legendary rappers Public Enemy. The American outfit, famed for groundbreaking albums like It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, liked the Scots so much that they ended up asking for a Hector T-shirt.


  4. The work continues for MavadoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    IT'S been some time since Mavado has had a hit song in the United States... five years to be exact. The self-proclaimed 'gully god' is eyeing a return to the Billboard charts, and he's getting some help from a rap legend.


  5. ISIS threat: No boots on the ground, c'mon mister presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It seems to me that courage has more to do with getting the job done. And bravado has more to do with making a splash and being noticed.


  6. Crash on SH1 and Pa RoadRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    If you're not enrolled now, you need to hurry or you won't be able to vote in this Saturday's general election. "Election day is almost here, and it's your last chance to enrol," says Murray Wicks, National Manager, Enrolment Services.


  7. [News] Tim Dog's Death Confirmed By Dateline NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    More than a year after reports of his passing in 2013, Dateline NBC has confirmed the death of Timothy Blair, commonly known as Tim Dog . Last year, The Source reported the rapper's death but a lack of documentation and a previous grand larceny charge fueled rumors that he faked his own death to avoid another arrest warrant and further prosecution for lingering scams.


  8. Big Pun's Widow Sues Fat Joe For Shared RoyaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    ... have hit the headlines for having beef with 50 Cent of late, but it was Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor who had a few... Rap entrepreneur Fat Joe was found guilty of tax evasion today (Dec. 20), with prosecutors charging him for failing to pay taxes ...


  9. Eminem & Sia Spell It Out in 'Guts Over Fear' Lyric VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Billboard

    Eminem and Sia's new track "Guts Over Fear" has been making waves both on the charts and off, exciting Slim Shady fans as the lead single off the two-disc Shady XV compilation celebrating the 15-year anniversary of Shady Records. But between all the excitement and features in Denzel Washington's The Equalizer trailers , in case you missed the track's lyrics from music's wordiest artist , a new lyric video was released Thursday spelling it all out there for you.


  10. The National, Flaming Lips, Taking Back Sunday Headline Riot Fest Day 2: ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... crowd there to see him with his backing band. One of the most intense performances all weekend came from South African rap group Die Antwoord. Dj Hi Tek came out wearing a mask and got the crowd going. Next rapper Yo-Landi Vi$$er came out and ...


  11. #ThrowbackThursday: Remember When Eminem & Elton John Surprised...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    It all started when it was announced that Eminem would perform at the Grammys, a move that enraged the LGBT community. Some people were so offended by the choice that they PROTESTED outside of the Staples Center the night of the Grammys.


  12. Freeway Says A Roc-A-Fella Reunion Is 'Definitely A Possibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MTV

    When we asked Jay Z for a Roc-A-Fella reunion last month, we knew it was a long shot. But the chances that the crew gets back together might be better than we hoped.


  13. Dr. Dre's 'Detox' Is Officially DonezoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Spin

    Compton rap icon turned headphone and tech mogul Dr. Dre has led his fans on a leash called Detox for the past 14 years, toying with our emotions by tossing out a feature here and some Beats headphones there - minimal sustenance while we wait for a full bowl of crunchy hip-hop nuggets. Though our bowl may eventually still be filled, turns out a thing called "Detox" won't be in it.


  14. Queen Latifah makes a drug reference on daytime television as she...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'A blunt!' Queen Latifah makes a drug reference on daytime television as she and pregnant Kristen Bell try to win $10,000 for charity Queen Latifah even shocked herself on Thursday after she blurted out a reference to smoking marijuana during a segment on her daytime television show. The 44-year-old has appeared to be holding back during The Queen Latifah Show in the past, but the well-mannered facade dropped with hilarious consequences as she and guest Kristen Bell tried to win money for charity.


  15. Silver Screen: Calgary International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Where Toronto

    Calgary is a city of film lovers. In fact, Calgarians spend more money attending movies than any other city in Canada, according to Statistics Canada.


  16. Young Thug Wants To Do Five Carter Albums After Lil Wayne Is DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MTV

    Young Thug makes no secret about his admiration for Lil Wayne , and these days the "Stoner" rapper has been getting pretty comfortable around the Cash Money clique. First up is his Rich Gang collaboration with Rich Homie Quan and Birdman, but by the time Thugger gets to his proper solo debut, he just may decide to pay homage to Weezy and title the project Tha Carter VI .


  17. [News] Ab-Soul Says He's Up For A Slaughterhouse, Black Hippy BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    While addressing battle rap during his interview with Elliott Wilson of CRWN this week, Ab-Soul was asked to share his thoughts on the rap collective, Slaughterhouse . According to Vibe.com , Soulo praised the group for being "the most rapping-est" artists out and was later asked about the possibility of a battle between Slaughterhouse and those in Black Hippy.


  18. Rick Ross Should Top Forbes' Hip Hop Cash Kings, Says Rick RossRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Spin

    We all have our ups and downs, and that goes for Rick Ross too. In the past year, we've seen the rap Mastermind top the Billboard 200 , get arrested for skipping a court date, celebrate the success of his Wingstop restaurant franchises , lose his Reebok sponsorship , and try kale for the first time.


  19. [VIDEO] Mary J. Blige Reminisces Notorious B.I.G.'s "Ready To Die Album"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Power953.com

    This is a big month, no pun intended, for fans of the Notorious B.I.G. This month we are celebrating 20 years since Biggie released his debut album, Ready To Die . The Queen of Hip Hop Soul recently sat down to talk about working with the hip hop heavyweight.


  20. Why Jay Z is being sued over his use of the word 'oh'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... TufAmerica has previously sued Kanye West for unauthorised use of a sample from the same song. Papers filed by the rap superstar's lawyers claimed: "It is black letter law that words and short phrases are simply not protectable under the Copyright ...