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Ledisi Opens Up About ‘The Truth’ Album, Self-Love and Embracing Change [Exclusive Interview]

From the first time Ledisi showcased her vocals on the Grammy-nominated 2007 LP, 'Lost & Found,' the New Orleans-born singer proved to be a stellar balladeer by far. While she carries the torch of jazz-style vocalization proudly -- it's been a common thread throughout projects like 'Turn Me Loose' and 'Pieces of Me' -- her upcoming album, 'The Truth,' due Feb. 11 via Verve Music Group, will show fans a different side of her.

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10 New York Rappers to Watch in 2014

Rumors of New York City rap's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Don't let people like Trinidad James fool you -- there are a plethora of dope acts emerging from the five boroughs and the music scene there couldn't be more exciting or diverse.

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Review: Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes, ‘The Abstract and the Dragon’ Mixtape

Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip's new mixtape is for the most part, a compilation of classics. And although we hoped it would be all new material, we're not mad at this stroll down memory lane and glimpse into the future of this dynamic Native Tongue duo.

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Rich Homie Quan Says ‘No More’ Mixtapes, Talks New LP & Collab Wish List [Exclusive Interview]

Th Boombox sits down with Richie Homie Quan to get details on his new mixtape, upcoming album, his collaboration wish list and more.

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R. Kelly Reveals Creative Process for ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ & Most Emotional Song Ever Written [Exclusive Interview]

As R. Kelly's makes his media rounds to promote his new album, 'Black Panties,' due Dec. 10, he's shared a number of music-related and personal stories to help fans connect with him on a deeper level.

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Yo Gotti Talks Being Memphis’ King, ‘I Am’ and Working With Jadakiss [Exclusive Interview]

Proclaiming oneself the king of anything can be problematic. Doing so invites all types of contention and controversy. That goes double for anyone in hip-hop claiming to hold the crown of a major music city -- just ask Kendrick Lamar. But Yo Gotti isn't concerned about any of that. When asked if he's the king of his hometown, Memphis, Tenn., he responds confidently and matter-of-factly. "I am. There're no question."

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R. Kelly Talks ‘Black Panties,’ Mastering Sex Songs & Childhood Memories [Exclusive Interview]

R. Kelly is the self-proclaimed "Pied Piper of R&B" and he's earned his loyal following because he's provocative, bold, and uniquely talented. For two decades he has given us baby-making music, spirit-lifting pop songs, hip-hop-inflected party anthems and even musical theater with his 'Trapped in the Closet' series. With his latest opus, 'Black Panties,' on the way, the R. speaks to The Boombox about the album and takes a look back at his exceptional music career.

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Tech N9ne Talks His ‘Therapy’ EP, ‘Sex and the City’ & Dancing for MC Hammer [Exclusive Interview]

Last month, Kansas City MC Tech N9ne took his Something Else tour to Atlanta’s Masquerade concert venue to perform his catalog of songs before a throng of anticipating fans. His warm tone and calm demeanor before the show was a much-needed moment of peace and reflection -- something his fan base rarely sees.

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