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New Alicia Keys “IN COMMON”

Alicia Keys has been off the scene for a few years, so maybe that sets the bar impossibly high for her return. The track...

R.I.P. PRINCE – 1958 – 2016

2016 is trying its damnedest to be the year the music died. First David Bowie, now Prince Rogers Nelson at 57-years-old. Inventive, incredibly talented,...

Drake’s ‘Views From the 6’ Album Cover Art

Over the weekend, in between watching Purple Rain 8 times in a row, downloading unreleased Prince song after unreleased Prince song, and watching Under...

“Battle Anybody I Don’t Care Who You Tell” – Why LL...

The popularity of battle rap is so high at present that it's become an unofficial sub-genre of hip-hop. While no one has made a...
Tink "Ratchet Commandments"

New Music: Tink – “Ratchet Commandments”

Chicago MC and Timbaland associate Tink has released her single "Ratchet Commandments." For a Timbaland production, it's relatively minimal to begin with. But after a...
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ALL EYEZ ON ME Tupac Biopic Teaser Trailer

Let's go ahead and get this out of the way... Demetrius Shipp Jr., the actor playing Tupac Shakur in All Eyez on Me, the biopic...
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Kendrick Lamar is Filling the Outkast Void

The opening track to Kendrick Lamar's newest album To Pimp a Butterfly has multiple hallmarks of a classic West Coast hip-hop production. A cameo...
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Michael Kiwanuka – “Black Man in a White World”

What starts off as a sparse folk blues song of sorrow gradually grows into a soulful R&B callback to the classic sound of the 60's and 70's....