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Dr. Seuss Birthday: Rappers Rhyming in the Spirit of the Literary Genius

The prevailing voice for young readers during hip-hop's early years, several of Dr. Seuss' books sell enough copies to go gold annually, and while works like 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'Green Eggs and Ham' are generally referenced due to their simplicity, his impression on rap music, thanks to his employment of the repetitive, sing-song anapestic tetrameter, is undeniable...

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Courtesy of D-Nice
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Photosynthesis With D-Nice: A History of Hip-Hop Photography

Derrick Jones has never lost his appreciation for the music he has been a part of since he was a teen. Known to most as D-Nice, he's parlayed his trusted status as a lifelong member of the hip-hop community into a flourishing career in photography, finding exclusive opportunities to capture his subjects -- mainly fellow rappers and R&B stars -- at their most candid, and most at ease.

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Nick Cannon Covers Slick Rick’s ‘Children’s Story’

In spite of a handful of poorly received singles, it appears that Nick Cannon is still trying to be taken seriously as a rapper. The 30-year-old's latest undertaking is an attempt at remaking Slick Rick's hip-hop classic 'Children's Story,' originally released in 1988...

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Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick Rock the Stage in Brooklyn

Last night, thousands of fans flocked to Brooklyn's Wingate Field to catch old school night as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series...

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Rock the Bells Recruits Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick and Rakim for Full Album Sets

As has been the tradition for the previous two years, Rock the Bells organizers Guerilla Union and this year's headliners gathered at Los Angeles' Key Club to unfurl plans for hip-hop's biggest festival...

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Nas Covers Slick Rick’s ‘Hey Young World’

Levi's has a new marketing initiative that finds modern legends recording cover songs of their favorite forefathers. It's called 'Levi's Pioneer Sessions: 2010 Revival Recordings,' and Nas is first up, tackling Slick Rick's wise storytelling blueprint in 'Hey Young World...

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Slick Rick’s Diamond Eye Patch Sold in London Auction

Esteemed auction house Phillips de Pury auctioned off 231 lots of music-related memorabilia in London on Saturday (Nov. 21). Among the strange and random artwork, fashion and photography was a rhinestone painting of Donna Summer by Mickalene Thomas, a Technicolor couture dress worn by Bjork on her 2009 tour, a self-portrait painted in blood by troubled musician Pete Doherty and, most importantly, a diamond-encrusted eye patch worn by legendary rapper Slick Rick...

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De La Soul, Too Short Take Stage at 2008 Hip Hop Honors

De La Soul, Too Short, Slick Rick, Naughty By Nature and Cypress Hill couldn't just sit back while Eve, Fabolous, Scarface, Estelle, Busta Rhymes, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Mos Def and others honored them by performing rousing renditions of their hits at the fifth annual VH1 Hip Honors show that took place on Thursday night at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom and aired last night...

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Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah to Perform at ‘Hip Hop Honors’

Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah, Bun B, Scarface, Wyclef Jean and Q-Tip, who was honored in 2006 along with A Tribe Called Quest, have been tapped to perform at VH1's fifth annual 'Hip Hop Honors' special...

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De La Soul, Too Short Will be Celebrated at Fifth Annual ‘Hip Hop Honors’

De La Soul, Too $hort, Naughty By Nature, Cypress Hill and Slick Rick will recognized by VH1 and their peers when the network airs the fifth annual 'Hip Hop Honors' special on October 7...

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