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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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Happy Birthday, Heavy D!

Happy Birthday Heav! We salute the late rapper Heavy D on what would have been his 48th birthday today.

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9 Rappers’ Final Tweets Before They Died

From Heavy D to Doe B and more, check out the final tweets of nine rappers before they died.

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Jurassic 5 Reunite for New Heavy D-Produced ‘The Way We Do It’

Proving that not all rap reunions are out to disappoint fans, Jurassic 5 are back in business with this new Heavy D-produced single.

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Ciara Addresses Love Triangle, Roscoe Dash Claims Credit for Kanye Song & More

People love to spread rumors about Ciara, for some reason. Check out this interview, where she addresses her alleged love triangle with 50 Cent and NBA star Dwight Howard.

Taking a break from his role as a ju

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DJ Quik, Rock the Bells 2012: West Coast Rap Vet Rocks in the Rain

Even in the drenching downpour Sunday (Sept. 2), the legendary DJ Quik still performed at Rock the Bells at PNC Bank Arts Center in New Jersey, his dedicated fans packing around the Paid Dues stage to witness the Compton native in action, some with umbrellas and others letting the rain soak them.

The rapper and DJ got on the mic for many of

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Pete Rock, Tony Dofat Remember Heavy D on His 45th Birthday

On what would have been his 45th birthday (May 24), two of fallen rapper Heavy D's frequent collaborators, Pete Rock and Tony Dofat, spoke to The Urban Daily about his legacy, and his unexpected passing, remembering him fondly.

"He was an enter

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Heavy D Documentary: Will Smith, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah Featured

WASHINGTON (AP) - The story of late rap pioneer Heavy D will be chronicled in a documentary airing Sunday on Centric TV.

"Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D" will feature interviews with the Jamaican-born rap

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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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Heavy D Cause of Death: Died of Pulmonary Embolism

Since Heavy D passed away on Nov. 8 at Cedars-Sinai Medial Center in Los Angeles, questions surrounding the 'Nuttin' But Love' creator's death immediately arose. Friends, fans and family members of the deceased rapper are getting their answers today, as his cause of death was released

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