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Celebrating The Goddess Of Pop, Cher

The 1990’s was undoubtedly a generation of boy-bands and girl-groups-galore and nothing says sweet nostalgia more than the Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Shania Twain and, of course, Goddess of Pop, Cher. Cherilyn Sarkisian, better known as Cher, has been in show

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Janet Jackson: The Princess of Pop, A Living Legend

Janet Jackson is the complete package, a triple threat! She’s been in the game since she could walk and has killed it ever since.  She’s an artist who paved a way for herself, as well as many others. We could

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Isn’t He Wonderful: Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder!

Put a ribbon in the sky today for Stevie Wonder! Mr. Wonderful himself has been building his legacy for over 50 years in the entertainment industry. Stevie made his debut with Motown Records as a musician in 1960 and has since

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‘All Hail The Queen’: 5 Ways Queen Latifah Continues To Inspire Women

Whether suited up in her Queen attire, acting out the life of a 20-something-year-old or doing a campaign for Covergirl, Queen Latifah has always been an icon. Although she puts on for the urban culture, she specifically puts on for

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Happy Birthday To A Genius, Tyler, The Creator!

From working at Starbucks and rapping within the realms of Myspace and Tumblr with Odd Future, to being in charge of his own Golf fashion line/media, running Camp Flognaw, and smelling like Chanel, Tyler, The Creator might one of the most innovative

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School Girl Crush: Kurt Cobain

Today, not only do we celebrate a legend’s 50th birthday, but we also celebrate how Kurt Cobain effortlessly swooned the ladies. Kurt Cobain was a rebel to society, being an advocate of many things. Through his late ’80s founded band, Nirvana,

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A Good Girl Gone Bad: Happy Birthday, Rihanna!

Happy Birthday to our favorite pop and R&B princess, Rihanna! Unapologetically kicking off the Pisces season is our adored icon we look to for style, our next potential twerk or love song–and maybe even the next best way to throw shade.

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The Weeknd: From Mysterious Youtube Star, To the “Starboy” of Our Top Favorite Cuts

Today we celebrate our beloved King of the Fall, The Weeknd. I remember the day I discovered him like it was yesterday. While browsing on Tumblr, I kept stumbling across a youtube video titled, “The Morning.” I saved the link

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J Dilla: How Hip Hop’s Late, Great Innovator Achieved Immortality Through Music 

I consider myself a child of hip hop–an analyst of lyrics who makes figurative snow angels in contagious beats. This love carried over into my adulthood, when I first learned about J Dilla. I entered college in search of myself

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Appreciating Kid Cudi and His Harmony

Happy Birthday Scott Mescudi! Our beloved rap-rock-star turns 33 and today we celebrate him and his wonderful harmony! Kid Cudi had quite a tough year last year, having battled some personal issues involving his mental health. But heroically and unintentionally,

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DJ Quik, Hip-Hop’s Legendary Mad Scientist

Today, we celebrate the West Coast hip-hop legend David Martin Blake aka DJ Quik. Born in Pomona, California and relocating to Compton shortly after, Quik’s love for music started at a young age. By age 12, he was already proficient

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Memorable Moves That Solidified Aaliyah’s Legacy

In loving remembrance, we celebrate the trend-setting angel, Aaliyah‘s 38th birthday. Its been about 15 years since her passing and we still cherish the legacy she has left behind. Her taste-making sense of style and numerous hits weren’t the only thing that

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Happy Birthday to MF DOOM, Hip Hop’s Most Revered Enigma

Before he became MF DOOM, the legendary limerick-style spitting super-villain emcee with various aliases, there was Daniel Dumile. Born in London and raised in Long Beach, he made his first splash in hip-hop as Zen Love X in the group

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LISTEN: Childish Major – “Happy Birthday” (feat. SZA & Isaiah Rashad)

Atlanta producer Childish Major turned 25 yesterday and to celebrate, he called on the assistance of TDE’s Isaiah Rashad and first lady SZA to deliver his latest dedicatory track “Happy Birthday”. Childish  reflects on the first quarter of a century of his

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happy birthday: OSCAR!!!

my dear, sweet, lovely cousin OSCAR. words cannot explain how much i love this guy. we met in like 2001 and have been tighter than an Ed Hardy t shirt. he started dressing “90’s” way before anyone else was, years

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happy birthday: DAVE RUSINOVICH

awww, my good friend DAVE from albany turned 30. i can’t believe how time flies. i’ve known him for 15 years or more and he’s always been a good friend. he was the only white kid in our all-black hood,

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