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Lecrae Names Top Five Favorite Rappers — Exclusive

Lecrae's sixth studio album, Gravity, has garnered him a career accomplishment. The effort topped the Billboard Christian, Gospel, Independent, and Rap Album charts, and sold over 72,000 copies in its first week earlier this month. However, while many rappers head to the club to pop expensive bottle

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Big Boi, UGK, Big K.R.I.T. ‘Gossip’: Sir Lucious Returns with Some of the Best in the South

Big Boi has enlisted one of the South's best up-and-comers, Big K.R.I.T., and one its most venerable groups, UGK, on his new track "Gossip," from his forthcoming album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, which is slated for a November 13 release.

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25 Best Collaboration Videos

Even though a solo single gives an artist their time to shine, sometimes there's nothing better than the perfect collaboration. In celebration of the hip-hop and R&B artists who have opened the velvet rope and added musical peers to their song guest list, the BoomBox put together 25 favorite video collaborations, in no particular order. Fr

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Bun B Threatens With Lawsuit Over Knockoff T-Shirt

Bun B is no friend to bootleggers. Yesterday, Bun threatened legal action in response to a tweet by Complex writer Joe La Puma, linking Bun to a bootleg t-shirt bearing his likeness on hip-hop webstore MixUnit.com.

"Unless there's a contract with me/estate, you're looking at a lawsuit," Bun tweeted, upon viewing the link. The t-shirt in question depicts

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Bun B Teaches First Day of Class at Rice University

Legendary UGK rapper Bun B has finished his first day of school.

Professor Trill, as he's known to his students, taught his first day of class at Rice University earlier today, giving out a syllabus and required reading for his course, Religion and Hip-Hop.

"This is a religious course, this is not in the music department," Bun B explained during a Houston

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Pimp C Remembered by Bun B, Talib Kweli via Twitter

Rap colleagues and loyal supporters of Pimp C united via Twitter Saturday (Dec. 4) to pay tribute to the fallen UGK soldier, as the date marks the third year since the rapper's untimely passing.

Bun B sent out a special message to his followers

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From Snoop Dogg to Kanye West: Charlie Wilson Tells His Hip-Hop Stories

Charlie Wilson knows his hip-hop. Indeed, this may be a surprising attribute to some of his throwback fans who were first introduced to the influential vocalist's chops as the lead singer of the late '70s/early '80s R&B trio The Gap Band. Yet Wilson, who made a musical comeback with 2005's gold release 'Charlie, Last Name

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Bun B — A Day in the Life

As the piercing sounds of car horns and construction machinery cut through the air on a predictable New York City morning in Times Square, an unexpected figure stands outside of the W Hotel in the summery heat. Sans

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Top Ten Hip-Hop Soundtracks of the ’90s

In the '90s, every hip-hop-themed movie had its own original soundtrack. Classics like 'Colors,' 'Boyz N the Hood' and 'Menace II Society' came strapped with sound pieces that matched the tone of th

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The Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Bun B’s ‘Trill O.G.’

Earlier this week, UGK living legend Bun B unveiled his third solo album, 'Trill OG,' at Damon Dash's Dash Gallery in New York's Tribeca neighborhood. Those in attendance -- Slim Thug, Chamillionaire, Asher Roth and other select tastemakers -- were tr

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