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Bay Area DJ, Lazyboy Wins Redbull 3Style Nationals. Watch His Set Here

This past Sunday (12/9), six dope djs battled at The Midway in San Francisco to represent the USA in Moscow at the World Finals Redbull 3S…

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GRANDMASTER FLASH BECOMES FIRST DJ TO WIN “NOBEL PRIZE FOR MUSIC”

BY KIERAN DEVLIN • JUNE 13, 2019 Grandmaster Flash has become the first DJ to win the Polar Music Prize, often dubbed the "Nobel Prize For…

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Hip Hop and Prison Industrial Complex Conspiracy Revealed

Jailhouse Roc: The FACTS About Hip Hop and Prison for Profit written by Homeboy Sandman | 4/24/13 | Davey D's Hip Hop Corner GoldenUndergr…

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Children who listen to reggae and classical music more likely to become open-minded, survey claims

Adults who listened to reggae and classical music as children are more likely to be open to trying new foods, sports, fashions and books a…

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T3 Shares Fantastic Memories Of Dilla & Slum Village On A Song That Features Baatin

Slum Village began out of a dream from three Pershing High School classmates living in the Constant Gardens section of Detroit, Michigan.…

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EarthGang’s New Video Is For A Song That Prompted J. Cole To Sign Them

EarthGang’s Olu and WowGr8 were scorching hot throughout their 2019 campaign. The Dreamville duo were apart of some of the year’s best and…

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Madlib & Oh No’s Album Shows That Making Great Hip-Hop Is Their Family Business

The Brothers Jackson have blessed listeners with one-off tracks for years now. Ever since 2008 on Madlib’s WLIB AM: King Of The Wigflip, t…

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THE ROOTS ASSIST GARY CLARK JR. ON “THIS LAND” REMIX

With the title-track from his This Land album up for a GRAMMY this weekend, Clark has released an official version of his performance on T…

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Leven Kali on His Colorful Career & 'Hi Tide' His Upcoming Project [Premiere + Interview]

R&B artist Leven Kali was seemingly meant to be a part of the music industry. Born in the Netherlands while his father was on tour, he…

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Watch Chance The Rapper Become Chance The Prankster In 'Punk'd' Reboot Teaser

The rapper has shared a teaser for the show’s forthcoming return, which finds him in the prankster seat (originally led by Ashton Kutcher)…

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WATCH: Lisa Bonet Is A Boss In 'Drunk History' Episode About 1800s Millionaire Mary Ellen Pleasant

Mary Ellen Pleasant is one of Black America's earliest millionaires, earning her fortune during the Gold Rush of the 1800s via her investm…

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Former NBA Star Stephon Marbury's Headline-Making Life Subject of New Doc — Watch First Trailer

The life of two-time NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury is the subject of a powerful new documentary, and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look. In…

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R.A. The Rugged Man Teases New LP With Psycho Les-Produced Single & Video

For longtime fans of rapper R.A. The Rugged Man, an upcoming follow-up to 2013s Legends Never Die was no secret, as he’s been teasing it f…

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