Dana Scott

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Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi Blesses Mississippi Residents With Free Thanksgiving Turkeys

The multi-platinum artist is throwing some mo' turkeys to the hometown folks.

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D Smoke Talks Sharing Grammy Nomination Excitement With Snoop Dogg, T.I. & John Legend

D Smoke spread and received much love for being nominated in music's biggest night.

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7 Ways Bay Area Artists & Sports Teams Have Influenced Hip Hop

From E-40's legacy to Colin Kaepernick's activism, here's several reasons why the Bay Area sports scene equals that locale's musical influence.

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The 12 Greatest Posthumous Rap Albums

These LPs keep the rappers' spirits alive after they dearly departed the physical world.

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A History Of Hip Hop's Influence On The NBA, As Told By Chuck D

The Public Enemy frontman specifies the impact of John Thompson's Georgetown Hoyas' influence on Hip Hop and the NBA.

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Nas Dashed His Classic Album Feel When He Released 'Ultra Black' As A Lead Single

The Illmatic One has several album lead singles that are classics — but the Doja Cat swipe for 'King's Disease' wasn't one of them.

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5 Breakfast Club Revelations From Diddy's Ex-Bad Boy Star Loon Following Prison Sentence

The man now known as Amir Muhadith claims Ma$e lured him to the label while debunking the much rumored "Bad Boy curse."

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LeBron James Is The JAY-Z Of The NBA

A breakdown of how James' power in sports, entertainment and politics is a glaring parallel to his longtime friend Shawn Carter.

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Review: Smokepurpp Unevenly Rehabs His Soundcloud Rap Origins On 'Florida Jit'

Purpp's return to South Florida trap basics sounds so, well, basic.

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10 Ice Cube Songs That Let You Know Exactly Who The Fuck He Is

Cube is officially back to his "wicked" persona, attacking oppressors of the Black community in the wake of 2020's civil unrest. Today is his 51st birthday and it appears he's madder than ever.

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Review: 'RTJ4' Marks Killer Mike & El-P's Most Powerful Statement Yet

Rap's rebels without a pause (or cost) punctually provide songs of salvation.

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Even As A Raiders Fan, Too $hort Has The Perfect Opinion Of Colin Kaepernick's Protests

On his 30th year in the game, Short Dog catches up with DX contributor Dana Scott to give his take on 510 history in the past (Freddy B and those early albums) and current (such as the Raiders leaving for Vegas and anyone who's sitting for the National Anthem). It's an Oakland thang, baby.

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Rakim Speaks On Police Racial Profiling and #BlackLivesMatter Movement

EXCLUSIVE: "The god MC" explains the power of social media.

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Russell Simmons Takes Don Lemon To Task Over Singling Out Celebrities

#DXCLUSIVE: "I agree with him and it inspires me to do more."

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Review: KXNG Crooked & Joell Ortiz Reunite For Bi-Coastal Bar Slaughter On 'H.A.R.D.' EP

Two Slaughterhouse alums hold it down for their slums 2800 miles apart, but share the same sunlight.

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Roc Marciano Talks Producing Stove God Cook$' "Perfect" Debut LP & Being Inspired By Wildlife TV Shows

#DXCLUSIVE: The hardcore rap veteran reflects on his early career ties to Public Enemy's Bomb Squad and compares his 'Marcberg' to Stove Good Cook$' Reasonable Drought album.

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Review: Future Sounds Focused & Free On 'High Off Life' Album

Another lengthy excursion yet OG soul-searching through the adventures of Pluto's cash.

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Roc Marciano's Early Career Intersection Involved Mobb Deep & Public Enemy

Roc looks back on his formative years in Hempstead, Long Island coming up in the rap game.

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6 Rappers Who Served Prison Time Without Snitching Like Tekashi 6ix9ine

If you do the crime, you gotta do the time and blame the person in the mirror.

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Boosie Badazz Goes On Instagram Rampage Over Child Support Neglect Allegations

He deaded the deadbeat accusations from people about him, once and for all.

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