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Trio Keeps Annual All-Star Rap Tribute Tradition Alive for 13 Straight Years

LeBron James celebrates the Team LeBron win over NBA All-Star weekend; Photo: NBA.com NBA All-Star weekend has come and gone, and history was made: in atypical fashion a defensive play decided the outcome (with Team LeBron winning […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Tame One

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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LaVar Ball Butchers Nas’ ‘Hate Me Now’ In Lip-Sync Battle

LaVar Ball performs Nas’ ‘Hate Me Now’ on ‘Lip Sync Battle’; Photo: Paramount Network Perpetual loudmouth LaVar Ball, father to Los Angeles Laker rookie point guard Lonzo Ball recently made an appearance on Lip Sync […]

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Judge Rules that Taylor Swift Lyrics are Too ‘Banal’ to be Copyrighted

Taylor Swift in the official video for ‘Shake it Off’ (left), U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald of California (right); Photo: YouTube (left)/Wikipedia/Public Domain U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald of California has dismissed a […]

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RIFF’d: MGMT’s ‘Little Dark Age’

MGMT‘s Little Dark Age is a back to basics album that softly tackles a litany of issues (both personal and social) without overstating the obvious. The writing is relatively mild, but by MGMT’s standards it’s […]

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Web Developers Create Interactive Lyric Site that Celebrates Migos’ ‘Culture II’

An ad-libs pairing exercise on the new promo site for Migos’ ‘Culture II’; Photo: thndr labs Migos fans rejoice. There is now an interactive website that allows users to test their knowledge of Migos’ seemingly […]

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Art Teacher Uses Rap to Promote Self-Worth Among Students

A Central Primary School student dances in a video produced by Bedford, Ohio art teacher, Kenan Gabriel; Photo: Kenan Gabriel As hip-hop culture continues to grow in popularity, teachers across the nation are utilizing it […]

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RIFF’D: Justin Timberlake’s ‘Man of the Woods’

Justin Timberlake‘s fifth studio album Man of the Woods is a celebration of matrimony and fatherhood. He’s swooning over his wife Jessica Biel, honoring her with tender odes and sweet nothings. It’s a honeymooners album […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Casual

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Vince Gill Shares Song About Sexual Abuse at Country Radio Seminar

Vince Gill performs at the Country Radio Seminar at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on February 6, 2018; Photo: YouTube In his most recent performance country music legend Vince Gill showcased a song about […]

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