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Marvel Comics Pays Tribute to Classic Albums With Hip-Hop Variant Covers [PHOTOS]

Marvel Comics pays tribute to classic rap album covers in this amazing new "Hip-Hop Variant" project.

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Ca$h Out Introduces His Blue-Haired Mother, Rakim Re-Releasing ‘Paid in Full’ LP & More

Ca$h Out, the rapper with the No. 1 song on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with "Cashin' Out," introduces his mother during a radio interview. Interesting hair color, mom! Watch her show off her

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Eric B. Blasts Nicki Minaj Via Twitter

Like most up-and-coming rappers, Nicki Minaj has already been a victim to backlash and criticism from both fans and industry peers alike. One of her recent beefs came in the form of fellow female rapper, Khia, who has been throwing a steady stream of

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Rakim Says New York Killed Hip-Hop

In a recent interview with Connecticut's Hot 93.7, Rakim discussed the current state of the rap game, and the role New York plays.

"There is a certain realm of hip-hop and you might have to blame that on New York," Rakim told radio personality Jenny Boom Boom. "New York is responsible for bringing that raw, that real

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Dolla Dolla Bill Y’all: No. 2

'Paid in Full'
--Eric B and Rakim (1988)

Quotable: So I dig into my pocket, all my money is spent/So I dig deeper but still comin' up with lint/So I start my mission -- leave my residence/Thinkin' how could I get some dead presidents"

Back when a gold chain was the hot accessory, Rakim's rhyme synchronization not only explained his own quest for an increased cash flow but spoke for a generation who yearned to be "paid in full."
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