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Dear rappers, these are the 10 essential things you'll need to have prosperous careers. [Read more]

The lovely and talented Rita Ora covers British GQ ... in the nude. Calm down fellas. [Read more]

Did you see the last episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta? Kirk is taking his "pass" too far. If you missed it get a recap of all the foolywang here. [Read more]

Can you guess with tattoo goes with which rapper? A few of these even had us stumped. [Read more]

According to the medical examiner Kriss Kross member Chris Kelly overdosed on drugs. [Read more]