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Prince, Warner Bros. Announce Partnership, ‘Purple Rain’ Reissue

A new partnership between Prince and Warner Bros. will yield previously unheard music, the pair announced today.

04/18/2014

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Young Thug Channels Weezy on ‘Chickens’

Thuggary and camel toe, these are the themes explored by Young Thug in a new track off DJ Iceberg’s Monopoly Music 9 mixtape.

04/18/2014

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon Goes “On Strike,” Sounds Off on RZA

All is not well in house of the Wu-Tang Clan, with one of its most prominent members going “on strike” and lashing out at the hip-hop group’s leader, RZA.

04/17/2014

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Drake Sued for ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Sample

Sampling is a fact of life when it comes to hip-hop, but if you don’t properly cite your sources or ask for permission, there’s going to be a problem.

04/17/2014

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Nas Documentary ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

A documentary film centered around the creation of Nas’ classic 1994 album Illmatic, it combines archival footage and photos from Nas’ career with interviews with his family; his brother Jabari (aka “Jungle”), and his father, the trumpet player Olu Dara.

04/17/2014

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Billboard Hot 100 Sets Record for Gridlock as ‘Happy’ Retains Top Spot

The Hot 100′s top seven? Exactly the same for three weeks straight.

04/17/2014

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Puff Daddy Tops Forbes’ List of Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest for 2014

Sean Combs, the artist/mogul who recently switched his musical moniker from Diddy back to ’90s tag Puff Daddy and spent last weekend making multiple cameos at Coachella, is the king of hip-hop mountain.

04/16/2014

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Interview: Iggy Azalea On Fame, ‘Fancy’ and the Unattractively Talented

When Radio.com called Iggy Azalea to chat in advance of the U.S. release of her album The New Classic, she tells us she was in the middle of cleaning her oven.

04/16/2014

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DMX Recording New Album

After a bit of a dry period during which his creative output was few and far between, DMX returned with 2012′s Undisputed, his first album in six years.

04/16/2014

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10 Women Who Should Headline Coachella In 2015

Coachella’s got a woman problem. We got the answer.

04/16/2014