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See Your Favorite Hip-Hop and R&B Album Covers Featuring Kittens

See your favorite hip-hop and R&B album covers featuring kittens and prepare to feel all fluffy inside.

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20 Songs to Celebrate the Superwoman in You

While the music industry, like many others, is dominated by men, these women demonstrate they have the power to change the world through their powerful words and voices. Check out 20 Songs to Celebrate the Superwoman in You.

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Aretha Franklin Covers Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’ for New Album

Aretha Franklin releases her rendition of Adele's 2010 hit song, 'Rolling in the Deep,' which is from her upcoming covers album, 'Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics.'

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Andre 3000 Producing Songs for Aretha Franklin’s New Album

Andre 3000 will produce new songs on Aretha Franklin's forthcoming covers album.

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Rap Songs About Women: 25 Classics for Valentine’s Day

Hip-hop and Valentine's Day go together like the cast members of Love & Hip-Hop. Which is to say, well, not that swimmingly. But whatever. Some of the genre's most enduring contributions, in any era, have been songs about the ladies. From A Trib

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Aretha Franklin, Michelle Obama: Queen of Soul Performs for First Lady

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aretha Franklin says "it was fabulous" to have first lady Michelle Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder attend her show in Washington, D.C.

The Queen of Soul sang for Mrs. Obama and Holder -- as well as for about 3,000 fans at DAR Constitution Hall on Saturday night. Afterward, Franklin said it was great to see her VIP guests r

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Lauryn Hill Birthday: 12 Facts About the Singer on Her 37th Birthday

Lauryn Hill, one of hip-hop's greatest vocalists, turns 37 today (May 25).

Hill's musical career began in the early '90's, when she was recruited to join the Fugees by Prakazrel "Pras" Michel and his cousin, Wyclef Jean. As an MC, Hill's talents were for

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Aretha Franklin, Clive Davis: Singer Reunites With Musical Mentor for New Album

NEW YORK (AP) - Aretha Franklin has a lot more than her 70th birthday to celebrate: She's reuniting with one of her musical mentors, Clive Davis, for a new album.

In an interview at her swanky birthday party on Saturday, Franklin sai

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Whitney Houston Funeral: Aretha Franklin to Sing, Jesse Jackson Will Show

Whitney Houston's godmother, Aretha Franklin, will perform Saturday (Feb. 18) at the singer's New Jersey funeral, ET Online reports. According to a source, music biz luminary Clive Davis personally asked the soul legend to sing

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Don Cornelius Dead: ‘Soul Train’ Creator, Host Dies of Apparent Suicide

Don Cornelius, who helped popularize black music and culture through 'Soul Train,' a show he created and hosted for more than two decades, was found dead earlier today (Feb. 1) in Sherman Oaks, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 75. According to sources, t

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