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John Legend, Common Among Hip Hop and R&B's Smartest Smarty Pants

For all of you out there that paid a little more attention in high school than I did, March 14th is more than just a date on the calendar. It's what some folks call Pi Day. Pi, of course, is a mathematical constant. It's the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, or 3.14159... but we'll...
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Remembering Biggie Smalls 20 Years Later

20 years ago today the world lost a thoughtful, poetic, and charasmatic young rapper named Christopher Wallace. But to his millions of fans, we just called him Biggie. The Notorious BIG was gunned down in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, at just 24 years-old. Biggie's killer has never been found and...
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Mike D and Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys during game five in the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden.

30 Years Ago Today the Beastie Boys Made Music History

"Now here’s a little story that I’ve got to tell about three bad brothers you know so well...." For a lot of music fans over the age of 35, "Licensed to Ill" was probably the first rap album they owned. I remember grabbing my copy at the Sam Goody next to the mall. For others though, it may have...
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#TBT: This is Why I’m Hot Topped the Charts 10 Years Ago This Week

How is this for a Throwback Thursday nugget today? The song “This is Why I’m Hot” by Mims was the number one song in the country 10 years ago this week. Yeah, the great lyrics of “This is why I’m hot/I’m hot cause I’m fly/You ain’t cause you’re not” were being heard everywhere the week of March 10...
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Is Jennifer Lopez Dating Former New York Yankees Player Alex Rodriguez?

PEOPLE Magazine is reporting that Jennifer Lopez is dating former New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod). Sources tell PEOPLE that J.Lo is excited. “He has been around her family and she really likes that he is a dad. She is aware, though, that he is a ladies’ man too and is being cautious...
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WATCH: Future Drops Brand New Video for Use Me

Just one week after making music history by dropping back-to-back #1 albums on consecutive Fridays , rapper Future has released a brand new video for his introspective single "Use Me." The single is off the HNDRXX album, which bumped FUTURE out of the number #1 spot when they were released just a...
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Beyonce May Have Subtly Honored Adele at Movie Premiere

Adele “fangirled” for Beyoncé when she accepted the award for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs last month. So did Beyonce just return the love by offering a tribute to Adele? As you'll recall, Adele said that she was humbled to win the award for album of the year, but she did pay tribute to Beyoncé...
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Future Makes History with Back-to-Back No. 1 Debuts

Future has just released two full-length albums on back-to-back Fridays. He’s the first artist in the history of the charts to ever achieve back-to-back number one debuts. The rapper knocked his own album, FUTURE , out of the #1 spot with another new album, HNDRXX . He now has the top two albums in...
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Ariana Grande & John Legend Debut 'Beauty and the Beast' Music Video

Are you in need of some Disney magic? The music video for John Legend and Ariana Grande’s remake of the Beauty and the Beast title track is here! The performance takes place while Belle, and the Beast, dancing together in the beautiful ballroom featured in the film. What do you think of the remake...
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WATCH: Jamie Foxx Had Influential Role in Ed Sheeran's Career

Jamie Foxx seems like one of the nicest guys in Hollywood, and it sounds like Ed Sheeran agrees. Ed Sheeran tells us in this EXCLUSIVE video that Foxx really helped him when he was new to Los Angeles. Sheeran didn’t have too many contacts in Los Angeles at the time, and he was trying to work...
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