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What The Hell Just Happened In Music This Week? (Video)

What The Hell Just Happened In Music This Week? (Video)

Wu-Tang had a horrible week, Nas' "Illmatic" turned 20, and there might be a Mr. & Mrs. Carter Tour in the works.

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Independent as F***: 50 Cent Is Counting on the Future

Independent as F***: 50 Cent Is Counting on the Future

After splitting with Shady/Aftermath and G-Unit, 50 is only looking ahead.

The Kid Mero Has Some Problems With Azealia Banks

The Kid Mero Has Some Problems With Azealia Banks

This is what happens when you call yourself the greatest female rapper.

How Beyoncé Uses Social Media to Run the Charts

How Beyoncé Uses Social Media to Run the Charts

All hail the Beyhive.

It's the End of 2013 and Kendrick Lamar Is The Best Rapper Alive

It's the End of 2013 and Kendrick Lamar Is The Best Rapper Alive

The devil in Nike Cortez...

2013: The Year The Rap Nerds Finally, Totally, Took Over

2013: The Year The Rap Nerds Finally, Totally, Took Over

Rap nerds have been a thing for a while now, but 2013 was the year it became obvious that the nerds were running the show now.

THE KID MERO ON THE BEYONCE PHENOMENON

THE KID MERO ON THE BEYONCE PHENOMENON

BEYONCE IS A CERTIFIED MOVEMENT. ALSO, BEYONCE IS A FEMINIST ICON I THINK.

Mad Rappers: Wale, Complex and the History of Violence in Hip-Hop Journalism

Mad Rappers: Wale, Complex and the History of Violence in Hip-Hop Journalism

This is not a new phenomenon.

History Made Into a Movie: The Dave Van Ronk Story

History Made Into a Movie: The Dave Van Ronk Story

The new Coen Brothers' movie mines rich real history.

Fashion With a Capital "F": Why Kanye West Partnering With Adidas Makes Sense

Fashion With a Capital "F": Why Kanye West Partnering With Adidas Makes Sense

For both financial and creative reasons.

The Best Song I Heard On the Way to Work This Morning: A$AP Rocky's "1 Train"

The Best Song I Heard On the Way to Work This Morning: A$AP Rocky's "1 Train"

Is anything really better than that 1 train?

Finally Black: What Does Justin Bieber Mean When He Says His Style Is Influenced by Black Culture?

Finally Black: What Does Justin Bieber Mean When He Says His Style Is Influenced by Black Culture?

Parsing out what the pop star might truly mean.

The Best Song I Heard On The Way To Work This Morning: Haim's "If I Could Change Your Mind"

The Best Song I Heard On The Way To Work This Morning: Haim's "If I Could Change Your Mind"

All the leaves are brown.

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