David Aaron Brake

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Skylar Grey Is Using Travis Scott As Inspiration For Her Next Musical Plateau

Skylar covers one of LaFlame's biggest hits.

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Skylar Grey Recalls Morphing Into Hip Hop's Vocal Hitwoman, Working With Dr. Dre, Diddy & Lupe Fiasco

After scoring big with Eminem, the singer-songwriter became Hip Hop royalty's secret weapon in just a matter of years.

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Skylar Grey Talks Being Dead Broke At The Time She Wrote Eminem's Biggest Song

The soon-to-be favored Hip Hop vocalist managed to pen a Diamond-selling hit before the world knew her name. And it featured Rihanna!

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Review: Pop Smoke's No. 1 Album Proves He Was A Star Outside Of 50 Cent & Quavo's Help

'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' sounds like dying trying to get rich.

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California MC JAHMED Wants To Be Great Like 2Pac & Kendrick Lamar & He's Using Lyricism To Get There

Think he has what it takes? The upcoming rapper speaks on his debut album with DX.

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Like André 3000 Before Him, J.I.D Reminds Everyone The South Still Has Something To Say

#DXCLUSIVE: The ATL rapper spoke to DX at Miami's Red Bull Zeltron World Wide in February.

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editorial

From Madlib To J Dilla To Dr. Dre: 10 Hip Hop Instrumental Albums To Listen To While Working from Home

Here are some champion sounds to get you through the quarantine.

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Review: T.R.U. & 2 Chainz Make Minimum Impact On 'No Face No Case'

The LP feels more like a sampler of the up and coming artists on the T.R.U. label than it does a fully-fledged standalone album.

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Review: Key Glock's Skills Showcase Maturity On 'Yellow Tape'

The Memphis MC is coming into his own.

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The History Of Hip Hop Culture, Fashion & Graffiti Brought To Life In Beat Positive Exhibit

A visual survey of the most important photographs in Hip Hop between 1981 and 1993.

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Future's 17-Year-Old Son Reportedly Facing At Least 20 Years In Prison

Jakobi Wilburn was arrested late last month.

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Rihanna To Receive NAACP President's Award

Bad Girl RiRi is recognized for her excellence in music, business and public service.

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Review: Mac Miller Basks In Tranquility On 'Circles' Album

Long live The Most Dope General.

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Juice Wrld Earned Nearly 40M Streams On Day Of His Death

He's currently the most-streamed artist in the country.

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