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    Interview

    Big Freedia Calls "Just Be Free" The First, Clear Worldwide Bounce Album

    Exclusive: Big Freedia speaks on mainstream appropriation of twerking and being embraced by New Orleans regardless of her sexual orientation.

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    Interview

    Tory Lanez Chronicles His Journey From Homelessness To A-List Collaborations

    Toronto artist Tory Lanez sat down with HipHopDX for an interview that covered the entirety of his bio. Read about his homelessness as a teen and the steps he's taking to become the biggest artist in the world.

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    Interview

    Bishop Nehru Details His Chemistry With MF DOOM On "Nehruvian Doom"

    Exclusive: Bishop Nehru outlines how part of his name pays homage to India's first prime minister and asserts that Hip Hop music is "too stuck in materialism."

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    Interview

    Rhymefest Talks Empowering Rap Peers & Disowning "Chiraq" Moniker

    Exclusive: Rhymefest reveals the strategy behind his hiatus and connecting Lupe Fiasco, Common and Kanye West for his "Got Bars" outreach program

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    Interview

    David Dallas Explains Securing "Madden 25" & Freddie Gibbs Features

    Exclusive: South Auckland's David Dallas notes the significance of getting an album premiere via "Billboard" and shares a few New Zealand Hip Hop classics.

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    Interview

    Lil Debbie Recalls White Girl Mob Memories & Addresses Miley Cyrus Controversy

    Exclusive: Lil Debbie reveals why she pushed forward as a rapper after her falling out with White Girl Mob and notes that the Bay continues to assert silent influence over Hip Hop.

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    Interview

    Kitty Pryde Reveals Receiving Death Threats For Using A J Dilla Beat, Opens Up About Backlash To Her Music

    Exclusive: The artist also known as Kitty speaks on J Dilla, "If you want to talk about how great he was, he was great, but why are certain people not allowed to appreciate that? I don't get it."

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    News

    Dizzy Wright Outlines What It Means To Put Las Vegas On The Map, New EP

    Exclusive: Funk Volume's own opens up about how his label has allowed him succeed by ultimately getting out of the way.

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    Interview

    Future Reveals Why T.I. Hopped On "Magic" Upon Release, Confirms Upcoming Tracks With Diplo & Kanye West

    Exclusive: Future admits it took six years to find his sound, speaks on "Pluto 3-D" re-release.

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    Interview

    Cashis Details Album Delay, Relives Moment Eminem Offered To Help Him With Drug Rehab

    Exclusive: Cashis details what to expect from his upcoming full-length, "The Art Of Dying," and says it's a shame that fans never got to hear Eminem's shelved album, "King Mathers."

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    News

    Roach Gigz Explains Mac Dre Influence, Opens Up About "Bugged Out"

    Exclusive: The SF spitter says no one will ever replace Mac Dre in the Bay and offers some cautionary words about girls with lip rings.

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    Editorial

    10 Things We Learned From Reading "Rap And Religion: Understanding The Gangsta's God" by Ebony A. Utley

    The professor at California State University, Long Beach has some powerful theories about Hip Hop and God in her new book. We decided to share 10 that struck us.

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    Editorial

    10 Things I Learned After Reading "Knowledge Of Self: A Collection of Wisdom On the Science of Everything in Life"

    With Wu-Tang Clan, Brand Nubian and other Hip Hop luminaries involved with the Nation Of Gods & Earths, DX broke down a recently published book on Five Percenters.

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    News

    Flosstradamus Believe That Electronic Dance Music Is Here To Stay, Recall Hip Hop's EDM Roots

    Exclusive: The duo responsible for both "Post-Apocalyptic Trap" and De La Soul's "Are You In?" album look back to Hip Hop's roots on how Electronic music is relevant to the culture and the mainstream.

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    Interview

    Danny Brown Talks Potentially Signing To a Major, Says "No One's a Bigger Fan of Danny Brown Than Danny Brown"

    Exclusive: The Adderral Admiral also opens up about "XXX's" Grime influence and admits that Detroit's Techno scene helped him better understand Dizzee Rascal.

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    News

    Honors English Details Needlz' Role In "State of the Art," Breaks Down Troy Davis / Casey Anthony Line

    Exclusive: Honors English explains his deep ties to Grammy Award-winning producer Needlz and expounds on, "I'm Troy Davis until I'm Casey Anthony, meaning I am guilty till I have proven my humanity.

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    Review

    T.Shirt - The Fuck

    Despite its circumstances, "The Fuck" sounds far from amateur, an album that unleashes his many voices without letting them overstay their welcome.

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    News

    DJ Speedy Talks Dungeon Family Work, Says He Has Grammy-Worthy Material With Waka Flocka Flame

    Exclusive: The veteran producer with the Harvey Miller alias admits, "They gotta understand that this ain't about who the best rapper. It's about who the best at making a hit, and Waka proved that."

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    Asher Roth Speaks On "Pabst & Jazz" Mixtape, Says Tracks With Pete Rock, DJ Premier May Still Happen In The Future

    Exclusive: Asher Roth recalls an interesting conversation with Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, and asks, "How many executives does it take to put out an album?"

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    Interview

    ASAP Rocky Says Deluxe Version Of "LiveLoveA$AP" Is Coming, Reveals Identity Of "Purple Swag" Video Girl

    Polo Grounds/RCA's newly signed talented says that Hip Hop should not discriminate against homosexuals, and that "Deep Purple" is not an authorized mixtape in his catalog.

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    San Quinn Weighs In On Messy Marv And Too Short's Beef, Says Ke$ha Is Hyphy

    One of the Bay's most consistent veterans drops his new album to say that he still has his eyes on a Grammy Award and thinks Messy Marv shouldn't have gone after a godfather like Too Short.

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