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Album Review: Life is Good (Deluxe Edition) by Nas

It’s hard to believe one of hip-hop’s greatest lyricists recorded his first classic album, Illmatic, at the age of 21. Queensbridge rapper Nas is 38-years-old now, but he hasn’t lost the rhyming skills or thought-provoking lyrics he’s always exhibited throughout … Continue reading

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JoJo Demonstrate’s Her Maturity With New Sound

JoJo is back, and showing her fans she’s not a young girl anymore. The singer who once sang about innocent relationships with a bubbly-pop twist now has a sultry, mature sound with her newly released single “Demonstrate.”

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Nas Launches New Luxury Website

  On June 12th, rapper Nas launched a new lifestyle website, 12society.com, that sends subscribers luxury goodies hand-picked by the rapper himself.  If subscribers pay a $39 fee, a shipment of apparel, electronics, and other exclusive items- worth $125 or … Continue reading

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Melanie Fiona Prepares to Release New Album

Melanie Fiona recently released her new single, “Change The Record,” featuring popular rap artist B.o.B.  This song is a ladies anthem encouraging women to do better in there relationship. Written by Andrea Martin, the song seems a little different from … Continue reading

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VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul

“VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul” debuted Monday night.  The show was a dedication to cities like Chicago, Philly, London, Memphis, and Detroit. These are the cities responsible for the birth of soul music. Soul singers Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. … Continue reading

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Oronde Baltimore: Bringing Art Back to Hip-Hop

Lately, it seems as if hip-hop has been placed in a box that it can’t seem to break out of. Every song has become about drugs, money and jewelry, and hip-hop’s new reputation can not be shaken. But rapper Oronde … Continue reading

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Tyler the Creator Interviews Nas for XXL Magazine

I am sure no one has had more fun than Nas did when he was interviewed by Tyler the Creator. The member of the controversial group, OFWGKTA, had the opportunity to sit down with Nas and discuss his time in … Continue reading

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Pac Div: Setting a New Trend for Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop has had its fair share of underground rappers come into the industry and barely survive.  Most underground rappers try to push their originality into their music, but end up working 10 times harder to get people to enjoy it. … Continue reading

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Rick Ross: The Former Prison Guard Builds His Hip-Hop Empire

Artists in the Hip-Hop industry would tell you that they lived their lives struggling until they came up. Running the streets, selling drugs and stealing to survive are the background stories for many of them. But for rapper William “Rick … Continue reading

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Frank Ocean: Odd Future’s Softer Side Experiences Ultra Success

The life of a ghost writer usually consists of being a fixture in the background. Helping others move forward in the music industry, you never expect a ghost writer to emerge from his obscurity. But for Christopher Breaux, aka R&B … Continue reading

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