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  1. Dr. Dre Talks N.W.A Biopic, Eazy-E's Death, Eminem and Making New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | RollingStone

    Dr. Dre recently sat down with L.A. radio DJ Big Boy for a wide-ranging chat , discussing everything from his beginnings in N.W.A to producing Eminem. He spoke at length his involvement in the upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton .


  2. Music Genre And Life Expectancy: Murder Leading Cause Of Death For Over Half Of Hip-Hop ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Medical Daily

    ... found that the more recent the genre of music, the younger its musicians died. For example, electronic, punk, metal, rap, and hip-hop genres had some of the youngest deaths. Exactly how these musicians died, however, greatly differed. Punk rock and ...


  3. "How Can I Move the Crowd?" The Classic Hip Hip Route to Increasing Your VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Wilson's Almanac

    If you answered "first of all, ain't no mistakes allowed", you're probably going to enjoy this journey more than everyone else. Not just rap music, or underground hip hop, or the stepchild of "gangsta rap" that the radio overplays today, but hip hop culture .


  4. Krayzie Bone Remembers Eazy-E on the 20th Anniversary ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KNEK-FM Lafayette

    ... Eazy well, and according to him, hip hop owes a debt of gratitude to the man known simply as "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap." "Eazy-E is the West Coast Russell Simmons," Krayzie Bone told BET.com in an exclusive conversation. "He pioneered rap to ...


  5. Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart buddy up in the cliched 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... prison-life specifics, Darnell's conveniently got a cousin straight outta Compton, a gangbanger named Russell, played by rap star T.I. Fortunately, James has a limitless supply of stereotypical beliefs that Darnell can manipulate to his advantage. ...


  6. Snoop Dogg says Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch doesn't smoke weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Not that we're saying we're surprised a but rapper and famed stoner Snoop Dogg says that, despite having a strain of marijuana named after him, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch does not smoke weed. Marshawn Lynch wears a mask and headphones during warmups before the Seahawks face the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.


  7. Review: 'To Pimp a Butterfly' by Kendrick Lamar: EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... , doubles down on density, embracing the entire history of black American music in the process-not just chest-pounding rap but throwback soul, churning jazz, Sly Stone-style riot funk, front-porch blues, and highly politicized spoken word. With its ...


  8. Dr. Dre Says He Initially Didn't Want To Make "Straight Outta Compton" BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | HipHopDx

    Among the topics discussed during Dr. Dre's appearance on Big Boy's Neighborhood this week was the upcoming biopic, Straight Outta Compton . In regards to what he hopes fans will take away from the film, the producer revealed that he wants fans to watch Straight Outta Compton and leave inspired.


  9. Adrock Talks About Rap, Iggy Azalea, NYC, The Good Old Days, Etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... acts like Grandmaster Flash or KRS-One were the old school. So maybe I'm in the early stages of the middle school." On Rap: "Rap music is the only genre of music I can think of where nobody gives a shit about last year - let alone 20 or 30 years ...


  10. Murder Leading Cause of Death Among Rappers: New Study Examines Genres and FatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    A new study conducted by a professor at the University of Sydney has found that murder is the leading cause of death among rap artists. Dianna Theadora Kenny looked at the deaths of 13,000 artists from all genres, finding that murder accounted for about 50 percent of the deaths among hip-hop performers.


  11. Retired NFLers -- Still Living in the Fast Lane ... Bowling Party With Rap StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TMZ.com

    We now know what former NFL stars like Bryant Mckinnie , Edgerrin James , and Willis McGahee do when their pigskin days are over -- they bowl. A bunch of former NFL stars -- a lot of 'em from Da U -- got together for their weekly bowling night on Wednesday ... but this week had a hip hop twist.


  12. Fetty Wap's 'Trap Queen' Tops Hot Rap Songs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Billboard

    Fetty Wap rises 2-1 to crown Hot Rap Songs with "Trap Queen," earning the rapper his first chart-topper and ending Pitbull and Ne-Yo 's seven-week No. 1 run with "Time Of Our Lives."


  13. News traces Rihanna's new singleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MTV

    ... hearing the pimpish phrase in Keenen Ivory Wayans' 1988 blaxploitation film spoof "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" and in rap songs by AMG, Ol' Dirty Bastard and Drake. Now, Rihanna has taken the misogynistic lyric and reclaimed it for her own like the ...


  14. Music to die for: how genre affects life expectancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... punks? "Murder accounted for 6.0 per cent of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51 per cent of deaths in rap musicians and 51.5 per cent of deaths for hip hop musicians, to date," Kenny wrote on The Conversation website. "This could be ...


  15. Beats knew Miley Cyrus' twerk was going to happen weeks before the VMAs airedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Genesee Country Express

    Beats and its advertising agency R/GA knew Miley Cyrus was going to have her famous "twerk" moment, grinding up to Robin Thicke during his rendition of "Blurred Lines" during the 2013 VMAs, two weeks before the awards ceremony actually aired. In those two weeks, R/GA turned around an ad to appear right after the now-infamous twerk, which featured its "Pill" stereo speaker characters chilling on the sofa and mouthing off about Cyrus' "flat ass" and making references to Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back."


  16. Sir Mix-A-Lot Faces Lawsuit Over 'Baby Got Back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Z107-7

    Sir Mix-A-Lot is facing legal action over his hit "Baby Got Back" thanks to the song's sample that's featured on Nicki Minaj 's "Anaconda." According to court documents obtained by The Jasmine Brand , a DJ named David Ford is suing Mix-A-Lot, claiming he helped create the beat and provided the turntable "scratching" for "Baby Got Back."


  17. OvercookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Slate Magazine

    ... past four years, Bronson has released a formidable oeuvre of mixtapes and guested on tracks with seemingly everyone in rap, all while carving out his own industry of zany, enormous eccentricity. He's rapped at a British nursing home ; he's hosted ...


  18. Scoop: Late Night with Seth Meyers 3/26 - 4/2 on NBCRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Beloved "Saturday Night Live" personality - and the longest serving "anchor" on the show's wildly popular "Weekend Update" - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC 's "Late Night," home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent. As the Emmy-winning head writer for SNL, Seth has established a reputation for his sharp wit and perfectly timed comedy and has gained fame for his spot-on impersonations, unique characters and hilarious spoofing of topical news.


  19. Remember Eazy-E's Legacy With This PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Vibe

    Twenty years ago today marks the passing of one of the most notorious figures in hip-hop and rap: Eazy-Z. Eric Lynn Wright, known as "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap", was a prominent member of N.W.A. The Compton based in-your-face, unapologetically black and politically-oriented rap group created waves of influence from their year of inception in 1987 until 1991.


  20. Marshawn Lynch to appear in Ludacris music video for 'Beast Mode' songRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Seattle Seahawks

    But he's been known to have an ear for rappers down south , too. Count Atlanta native actor and hip-hop artist Chris "Ludacris" Bridges as one southern-based MC that the Seahawks running back follows, and now shares a friendship with.