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J. Cole Says Nas Approves of ‘Let Nas Down’
J. Cole's Born Sinner features some very personal moments for the North Carolina emcee. One of those moments is the song called "Let Nas Down," where Cole talks about how Nas was disappointed with "Work Out," the lead single off his debut Cole World: A Sideli…
Magic Johnson, Homophobia in Hip-Hop: Partners With Rappers
Magic Johnson is addressing an issue that tends to get thrown to the wayside when it comes to hip-hop: homophobia. The NBA superstar, who's been living with HIV since 1991, recently spoke with The Huffington Post about his mission to educate the black community about the disease as well as AIDS…
Canadian Hip-Hop Promoter Murdered, Lit on Fire
Police in Montreal, Canada are searching for suspects in the brutal murders of two victims -- two men were reportedly doused with a flammable liquid and then lit on fire Friday night (Nov. 11) inside an apartment building in St. Henri -- one being a recognized concert promoter in the city's est…
Ice-T to Narrate VH1’s History of Crack Cocaine & Hip-Hop
VH1 will be exploring the interrelationship between rap music and crack cocaine in a new documentary, scheduled to air in September.
'Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation' is the latest installment of VH1's Emmy-winning Rock Doc series, and will feature interviews with notable w…
Ace Hood Says Hip-Hop Has Taught Him to Save
With his third album, 'Blood Sweat & Tears,' officially on shelves today (August 9), Ace Hood not only chose the title, he lived it. Spending up to 12 hours at a time in the studio making magic, the Florida native has put his all into the reflective work, which is an ode to his str…

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