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  1. Hip-Hop Goodbye: A$AP Mob Mourns Its Fallen Leader A$AP Yams With a Raucous ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The New York Observer

    When the news of the death of A$AP Yams hit two Sundays ago, the music industry reacted as if a young Puff Daddy had passed. Yams was the Yoda behind A$AP Mob, the world-conquering rap crew that honed its game in Harlem to become the city's chief squad, no questions asked.

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  2. Slim Thug's Guided Tour of His Hogg LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Houston Press

    ... making a mixtape built around Da Kappa was almost too good an idea to pass up. Of note, there are probably a few Houston rap parents who can be found on someone's old Kappa tapes doing something terrible, but that's neither here nor there.

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  3. UNCUT: Marissa Alexander leaves courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | News 4 Jax

    The woman who has become a icon for stand-your-ground and minimum-sentence issues makes a statement after her release to spend the rest of her sentence on home detention. STATE ATTORNEY OFFICE.

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  4. Music Talent Search Coming to a City Near YouRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Coast 2 Coast LIVE announces the February Tour, bringing together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes.

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  5. Uncle Luke and 2 Live Crew Reuniting for 2015 World TourRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    ... lossy megaclub LIV for a "one-night only" reunion. Crossfade's Top Blogs - Uncle Luke's Top Ten Booty Jams of All Time - Rap's Ten Best Songs About Big Butts - Miami Bass' Ten Best Producers and Musicians

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  6. The D.O.C. Discusses Dr. Dre's Newest Protege Justin MohrleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    For two decades, producing legend Dr. Dre has helped build the careers of rap superstars. Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar have all been under the tutelage of the N.W.A member.

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  7. The Unknown History Of The Invention Of The Game CartridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anders Jacobsen's blog

    Taking a sensitive circuit board and putting it into the hands of a consumer-who might be prone to stepping on it, dunking it in the toilet, or leaving it baking in the sun-posed a considerable design challenge. Obviously, the board needed a protective shell of some kind.

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  8. Blake as 'Farm Hunk' on SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Froggy999.com

    Blake Shelton will be starring in a new Western parody called Ridiculous 6 , starring Adam Sandler . The movie will be Adam's first as part of a new deal with Netflix, and it's scheduled to beginning filming next month.

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  9. A Recap of How Run the Jewels Got So HugeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... cat-themed remix of last year's breakthrough album, Run the Jewels 2. Obviously, El-P and Mike are seasoned underground-rap veterans who have put in years of work at this point, including 2013 debut album Run the Jewels . But what some newer fans ...

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  10. Slipknot Is Back...But Who's Buying?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | River Front Times

    Late last year Slipknot rose from the ashes, releasing its first new record since 2008 and its first since losing drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Paul Gray in October.

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  11. OCC team gathers for 'American Chopper' premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Times Herald-Record

    OCC team gathers for 'American Chopper' premiere

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  12. Time to Close the Book on the Tupac and Biggie Murders?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    On the 1996 night Tupac Shakur was killed in Las Vegas, Suge Knight was nabbed for violating his probation ; he spent five years in prison. During this time, Knight's former high school classmate and head of security, Reggie Wright Jr., took over the bulk of Knight's duties at Death Row Records, the once-obscenely popular rap imprint, which was about to go downhill.

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  13. DJ Beauty and the Beatz is the youngest in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... let me at it. It sounded horrible at first, but some online videos and mentoring helped me go a long way. SR: I don't rap or sing but I can play the alto sax and African drums! I've been known to be a little weird. I can also juggle, spin a ball on ...

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  14. Listen: Charlie Wilson releases new album 'Forever Charlie,' plans March Oklahoma City ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... As previously reported, the former GAP band frontman also is a 2015 Grammy nominee. Wilson shares two nominations with rap star Kanye West for the hit single "Bound 2? from West's album "Yeezus." "Bound 2? earned them nods for best rap song, along ...

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  15. Marissa Alexander back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Marissa Alexander is now out of jail after a plea deal, but she will spend the next two years on house arrest. FOUR AND A HALF YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE EVENTS.

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  16. Michael Schramm: An open letter to Taylor SwiftRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Michigan Daily Online

    I remember it happening. I was on a bench at my college's gym, and I heard the ending melody of T.I.'s "No Mediocre."

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  17. A$AP Yams Laid To Rest In NYC, Memorialized With An Epic TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    This past Sunday , A$AP Mob's co-founder A$AP Yams was laid to rest with a memorial service in New York City. The ceremony took place at the city's renowned Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, the same chapel that played host to the goodbyes of John Lennon , Aaliyah and The Notorious B.I.G. , among others.

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  18. Huckabee on foul-mouthed, "trashy" women at Fox NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... these days as a cultural warrior, particularly in his new book "God, Guns, Grits and Gravy." He has taken out after rap power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z for provocative public behavior. In Huckabee's words: "Jay-Z is a very shrewd businessman, but I ...

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  19. This Week on Blu-ray and DVD: January 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

    Welcome to ComingSoon.net's look at all the major releases hitting this week on Blu-ray and DVD! Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at all the major new releases, television series and catalogue titles. Recent theatrical hits arriving on Blu-ray this week begin with the animated musical The Book of Life .

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  20. SKAM2? ft/ M-1Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    In case you're not familiar with SKAM, he's the Miami-based graphic designer behind the artwork used on Eminem's Slim Shady LP , and ATCQ's Beats, Rhymes & Life LP. He's also the one on Eminem's "Three Six Five" joint from way back (the track that's referenced in "Stan".

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