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Lecrae Names Top Five Favorite Rappers — Exclusive

Lecrae's sixth studio album, Gravity, has garnered him a career accomplishment. The effort topped the Billboard Christian, Gospel, Independent, and Rap Album charts, and sold over 72,000 copies in its first week earlier this month. However, while many rappers head to the club to pop expensive bottle

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50 Cent the Goose Shot Seven Times and Survives, Needs New Home

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - The goose 50 Cent is on the mend.

Named for the rapper who survived nine gunshot wounds, 50 Cent the waterfowl now needs a new home. The goose was brought into a northern Arkansas animal hospit

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Tupac Lives? Rapper ‘Not Really Dead,’ Suge Knight Says in Interview

When the company behind the much-talked-about Tupac hologram refused to reveal how they made the rap icon say the word "Coachella," a festival created years after his apparent death in 1996, most people assumed they were protecting a

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Tupac, Coachella: Late Rapper Appears as Hologram During Snoop Dogg’s Set — Video

Thanks to the magic of technology, the most talked-about performance at this year's Coachella festival came from a man who died more than 15 years ago. Last night (April 15), as Snoop Dogg closed out the three-day Southern California event, slain hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur appeared in

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Biggie Death Anniversary: Artists Remember Lauded MC 15 Years Later — Exclusive

It's hard to imagine what hip-hop would be were it not for Biggie Smalls. No one could have predicted that a kid from Brooklyn, who labeled himself "Notorious," would go on to change the very fabric of the culture, only to be taken down before his time. While the world will never know what he could have become, i

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Tupac Sex Tape Sells to Private Collector, Not Porn Company

Following a bidding war between rival porn companies, the unnamed individual in possession of a 1991 sex tape featuring Tupac Shakur has sold the footage to a "private collector," according to TMZ.

The news follows October's reports that the owner ha

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Death Row Records Book: Exclusive Excerpt

In the early '90s, no one could step to Death Row. Home to such artists as Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Tupac, the label spawned the G-funk era, effectively shifting hip-hop's epicenter to the West Coast.

But life at the Row wasn't

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Jay-Z the Subject of Georgetown Sociology Course

Calling Jay-Z an "icon of American excellence," Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson is using the hip-hop mogul's life and lyrics as the basis of a new course.

Dubbed 'Sociology of Hip Hop: Jay-Z,' the cla

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Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Drake Share Memories of Tupac

It's hard to believe that 15 years has elapsed since the death of rapper Tupac Shakur. Noted as one of the father's of West Coast hip-hop, his influence can still be felt today, as fans continue to purchase his posthumous releases, making him the most successful deceased rapper in the game. He straddled the line between intelligent thug wit

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Tupac Shakur’s Mom Says She Never Smoked His Ashes

Since Tupac Shakur's rap group the Outlawz publicly confirmed the rumors that they smoked the late MC's ashes at a beach-side memorial service in Las Vegas in 1996, their tale of rolling up "the big homie" into a blunt with some "California kush" and lighting up spread like wildfire through the media. Now, a rep for 'Pac's mother, Afeni Shakur has come forward to deny her knowledge or permission of any such honorary shenanigans.

According to Afeni Shakur's rep via TMZ, she would "never

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