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10 Best Breakup Songs

Cuffin' Season is officially over. If you've experienced a breakup recently, we've got the soundtrack to your struggle.

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Dad Recreates Famous Hip-Hop and R&B Album Covers Featuring His Sons [PHOTOS]

Fathers know best -- just ask Lance Underwood. The doting dad has created an adorable Tumblr page in which he photoshops his two sons on influential R&B and hip-hop album covers.

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Yeezus’ Album Credits Reveal Possible Clearance Error

The liner notes on Kanye West's Yeezus are dense and filled with a surprising cast of characters and mind-blowing samples. But amidst all the ghostwriters and additional producers there appears to be an error.

The song "Guilt Trip," featurin

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Remembering Gang Starr’s Guru: One Year Later

Legendary rapper Guru, born Keith Elam, passed away one year ago today (April 19) at the age of 48, due to complications resulting from cardiac arrest and a prolonged battle with cancer.

The Boston born rapper was one half of the pioneering hip-hop duo Gang Starr, which he founded in the early '80s. Gur

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Guru Tribute Planned on Anniversary of His Death

Last April, Keith "Guru" Elam passed away, leaving the hip-hop community with one less rap pioneer to call on. The famed Gang Starr member, who was best known for crafting tracks like 'Moment of Truth' with DJ Premier, fell victim to cancer on April 19, 2010. In honor of his life's work, his family has announced they will be hol

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Guru Celebrated With T-Shirt Line to Benefit His Son

With nearly a year since the passing of legendary Gang Starr MC Guru, his family has just announced that it's creating a new t-shirt line and subsequent benefit to raise money in support of the rapper's son. Family members have inked a partnership with streetwear brand X Label for the shirts, of which

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DJ Premier Refocuses After Death of Guru — Video Interview

In 2010, DJ Premier had the misfortune of dealing with the loss of Guru -- one half of Gang Starr. The producer, who'd long been doing his own thing since parting ties with Guru in the '90s, managed to move pas

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Top 5 Disappointments of 2010

By most counts, 2010 was a great, rejuvenating year for hip-hop. Year-end lists are pouring in and albums by Kanye West, Drake, Bun B and The Roots rank as some of the years best, while Eminem single-

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DJ Premier Preps Year Round’s ‘Get Used To Us’ Compilation

As a true hip-hop ambassador with a large influence during the genre's '90s heyday with his work in Gang Starr, it's a wonder that DJ Premier is just releasing his first compilation album. The record, which f

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Nelson Mandela Requested to Meet With DJ Premier

DJ Premier recently took the trip of a lifetime to South Africa and came back with an amazing story. In the country on business with his manager, Premo says that his team received an unexpected call from Nelson Mandela's grandson with a unique offer: the storied leader wanted to meet the DJ. Surely, Premier thought this was some sort of mas

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