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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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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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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. The free event featured performances from Naughty By Nature, Slick R

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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

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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 B

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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

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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.

This year's concert will honor De La Soul, Too $hort, Naughty By Nature, Cypress Hill

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