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Best Dressed at 2014 Grammy Awards

From Jennifer Lopez's infamous green Versace gown to Nicki Minaj's Red Riding Hood get-up with the "pope" on her arm, there have been some outrageous outfits on display on the red carpet during Grammy Awards past. But it seems that this year, artists went for chic and couture versus shocking and nearly nude looks.

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10 Craziest Moments at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards

The 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards were light on actual award presentations, but we expected that. However, we did get quite a few highlights in the form of performances, with the much anticipated cyphers and the guests just being their usual colorful selves. We were pretty much promised some remarkable moments as soon as Meek Mill opened the show with his epic performance of 'Dreams & Nightmares' and 'Levels.'

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ICYMI: Nas Celebrates Turning 40, Robin Thicke Tours + More

News you may have missed courtesy of our sister site The Drop:

Life remains good for Nas as the rapper celebrated his upcoming 40th birthday (Sept. 14) in New York City.

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Hip-Hop and Valentine’s Day: Why Rap Makes it Hard to Fall in Love

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This is a guest post by Jozen Cummings (@jozenc), relationship/dating columnist at the New York Post and creator of the popular blog Until I Get Married.

It's 1993, and I'm walking down the a

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Trey Songz Calls Out Ne-Yo for ‘Sucker Move,’ MC Lyte Talks Women and Hip-Hop + More

Trey Songz does not feel Ne-Yo's comments about him in a recent interview. "I'ma talk to Ne-Yo when I see him. It ain't even that. The thing is that Ne-Yo knows me," Songz explained. "Ain't no need to have th

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ONE MusicFest Ticket Giveaway: Win by Tweeting Artist’s Lyrics

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Atlanta's ONE MusicFest promises to be a final farewell to summer not to be missed and The BoomBox is offering five lucky winners the chance to score a pair of tickets to the event

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Fountain of Youth Faces: 20 Rappers and Singers With Adolescent Looks

No one would have guessed Nas would steal the summer, but the veteran rapper has it "on smash," as he recently released his 10th studio album, Life Is Good, last month. On the effort, he unveils his personal stories a

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MC Lyte, Essence Music Festival 2012: Rapper Talks Hip Hop Sisters, Says Kanye West ‘Lost His Filter’

MC Lyte keeps adding to her legacy beyond rap music, but everything she has a hand in incorporates the hip-hop culture as a whole.

On Saturday afternoon (July 7), the rap pioneer performed at the Essence Music Festival's block party in New Orleans' Champions Square. Just after her set, she spoke about her nonprofit organiza

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Essence Black Women in Music 2012: Kelly Rowland Honored, Eve Joins

Kelly Rowland attended the 3rd annual Essence Black Women in Music event, presented by the Lincoln MKX Crossover, Wednesday night (Feb. 8) in Hollywood and was honored for her achievements in the music industry alongside record label veteran Sylvia Rhone.

Dressed in a flowing orange gown, th

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KRS-One: Connie Chung’s Harsh Words, LL Cool J’s Disobedience & Retirement

The truth is KRS-One has always existed in extremes. The celebrated Bronx, N.Y., MC evolved from giving birth to the controversial rap genre known as gangsta rap to dropping a politically conscious classic. He was leader of the influential hip-hop group Boo

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