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Alicia Keys, Patti Labelle, Janelle Monae Honor Prince

Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Esperanza Spaulding, and Patti Labelle all banded together to pay tribute to Prince at this year's BET Awards each taking the stage to perform one of his hits. The legendary singer received the Lifetime Achievement honor for his over 20-year musical career. Monae channeled the purple one wit' her rendition of 'Let's Go

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Prince to Receive 2010 BET Lifetime Achievement Award

The Purple One strikes again. With most nominees already announced for this year's BET Awards, the network has revealed that it will honor Prince with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award when the ceremony airs live from the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium on June 27.

"Prince is dynamic. Prince is genius. Prince

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Name That Tune: Songs Notorious for Their Use of Sampling

Once controversial, the practice of sampling is now generally regarded as a viable artistic method of production and a mostly legitimate commercial endeavor. Good public reception of a sample-use often depends on a combination of factors including what is sampled, who is sampled, and how that sample is used to create something new

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Black Music Milestones

Music plays an integral role in our lives, but, at times we take for granted the moments that uniquely changed the game. From the first time Michael Jackson moonwalked for the American public to the day five guys from Compton, Calif. got together to form the world's most dangerous group, here are our top 20 bla

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D’Angelo Collaborates With Prince on ‘James River’

If you're a D'Angelo fan it looks like you can smile and shout! He's been on hiatus since 2000 but he's expected to make a come back this summer with a tour and new album on J Records titled 'James River.' Collaborations on the album will include artis

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Jermaine Dupri Defends Britney, Old School R&B and His Fans

Jermaine Dupri calls his new autobiography, 'Young, Rich, and Dangerous: The Making of a Music Mogul.' It may be an apt title, at least for today's very tame and media-controlled music industry, because one thing that's clear when talking with Dupri is he doesn't hold back his opinion. From his long history of collaborations with the likes of Jay-Z, Us

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New Video: Snoop Dogg, ‘Sensual Seduction’

Artist: Snoop Dogg
Song: 'Sensual Seduction'
Why You Should Watch: The Doggfather channels Prince and sings through a talk box in the '70s inspired video for the first single off his upcoming album, 'Ego Trippin'.'

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Prince ‘Butters’ Up Stars in N.Y.

Prince's late-night show at New York restaurant Butter on Friday attracted a gaggle of stars, including Paris Hilton, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Nas and Kelis.

The intimate gig was split into two sets, with the second leaning hea

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