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Cinematic Saturday: Jay-z’s ‘A Genius Leaves the Hood’

Before we begin, let us start with the facts. Sean Carter, known to most as Jay-Z was born December 4th, 1969 in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up in Marcy Projects, Jay-Z would go from a (very profitable) drug dealer to an

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The evolution of hip hop and fashion through the decades

Over the years, hip hop has done more than just influence the music industry. Hip hop has somehow found its way into the world of television commercials, movies, food, and even into the fashion. Though many factors have contributed to

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“The Story of OJ” is one of the best songs on Jay-z’s 4:44 Album

  The best part about summer is that there is always new music releasing almost week by week from different artists. This summer in particular has been one of the best summers for music especially because a legend (an icon,

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Jay Z “Writes” his Wrongs, Sheds Light Financial Freedom + More on 4:44

  The last thing you’d expect in 2017 would be a new Jay Z album, so Jay Z gave us a new Jay Z album. In the midst of the mumble rap floating around on the Internet. Granted, there’s nothing

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Jay Z Becomes The First Rapper in the SongWriters Hall of Fame

  Songwriters have a special place in the music industry as they are the key to making hit songs pop. The endless time they put into the studio rises to the public eye when songs that were first scribbles on

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Juvenile, Nike, Jay Z & More!

1. Juvenile had an Anniversary Last Week Soulja Rag, the popular album by rapper Juvenile turned 20 this week. The album was Juvenile’s first studio album with Cash Money Records, and all the songs were produced by Manny Fresh. When reminiscing

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DJ Khaled Taps Beyoncé and Jay Z For New Single “Shining”

While the Grammys may have overlooked the tremendous year DJ Khaled has had, that isn’t putting a halt on the producer’s winning streak. As the biggest night in music wrapped up on Sunday, Khaled gifted fans with a star powered

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Watch Pusha T’s PSA For Legalized Marijuana In California

Many of us know medical marijuana is already legal in California, but California’s ballot initiative Proposition 64, if it passes, will make recreational marijuana usage legal for anyone over the age of 21. The proposition will also create new taxes that

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Kareem “Biggs” Burke Brings Hip-Hop History To NYC With ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Pop Up Shop

Kareem “Biggs” Burke is a mythical legend of sorts. While he was at the helm of one of the most iconic rap labels to date, Biggs’ was as much of a mystery as the origin of Roc-a-Fella’s namesake. His influence,

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LISTEN: JAY Z Drops New “Spiritual” Protest Track

JAY Z shares a new protest track titled “Spiritual,” addressing police brutality following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. On his first solo track in three years, Hov gets personal and reflects back his personal life. In one verse Jay raps:

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LISTEN: Fat Joe & Remy Ma – “All The Way Up” (Remix) (Feat. Jay Z)

Earlier this week, Fat Joe and Remy Ma stopped by Yankee stadium during one of their games to premier the remix of their hit single “All The Way Up” — featuring a verse from Jay Z that has everyone talking.

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WATCH: All The Music Videos To My #WhenThugsCry Mixtape

You guys! Happy Monday!!! Wait – Have you listened?! I dropped my VERY FIRST MIXTAPE last week, titled “When Thugs Cry”  which is dedicated to all my Sensitive Thugs, Beloved Brutes and Romantic Ruffians worldwide! So far, it’s gotten a

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