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Hit or Miss, Jamie Foxx’s ‘Hollywood’ Album Doesn’t Really Matter

On the day Jamie Foxx releases his fifth album, 'Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses,' we take a look at why the project doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things when it comes to his lauded career.

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10 Years Later: Nelly, ‘Sweatsuit’ Album

Nelly's compilation album, 'Sweatsuit,' turns 20 today. In honor of the project we take a look at how it fared in his catalog of hits.

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25 Years Ago: Ice Cube Releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’

Ice Cube's debut album,' AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted,' turns 25. The Boombox takes a look back at his classic rap album and its significance in Cube's storied career in hip-hop.

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40 Years Ago: The Jackson 5 Release Their Final Album for Motown

Forty years ago, the Jackson 5 released their final album for Motown Records and embark on a new journey with Epic Records as the Jacksons.

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A$AP Rocky Talks ‘A.L.L.A’ Album, Crazy Limo Rides With Mos Def & Rappers Biting Styles in 2015 [EXCLUSIVE]

A$AP Rocky headed to his hometown of Harlem, N.Y. to join the Red Bull Music Academy for their "Conversation" series. The rappers opens up about his new album, 'A.L.L.A,' crazy limo rides with Mos Def and hip-hop in 2015.

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25 Years Later: Tony! Toni! Tone!, ‘The Revival’ Album

Twenty-five years ago, Tony! Toni! Tone! released a stellar sophomore album that was anything but a slump. 'The Revival' proved their songwriting skills and hitmaking abilities, bringing them to the top of the Billboard charts.

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25 Years Later: A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ Album Still Holds Weight

On the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest's debut album, 'People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm,' we take a look back at the project and its impact.

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Tony Yayo Gives Details on ‘El Chapo 3′ Mixtape & New Album, Reflects on ‘Thoughts of a Predicate Felon’ Success [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Tony Yayo sits down with The Boombox to give details on his forthcoming mixtape, 'El Chapo 3,' and his sophomore album. Before the 10-year anniversary of his debut LP, 'Thoughts of a Predicate Felon,' hits, the rapper also reflects on its success.

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Public Enemy’s ‘Brothers Gonna Work It Out’ Is an Underrated Black Liberation Anthem Necessary for Today

Twenty-five years ago, Public Enemy debuted their third studio album, 'Fear of a Black Planet,' which featured the underrated black liberation anthem, "Brothers Gonna Work It Out." The song is as important today as it was then. We revisit the track and its place in today's landscape.

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Ludacris Proves ‘Ludaversal’ Is the Real Deal at New York Listening Session

Ludacris previews his new album 'Ludaversal' for critics and fans at a listening session in New York.

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