Omar Burgess

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Sand One & Raven Sorvino Talk Feminism & Hip Hop's Impact On Fine Art

Exclusive: Leimert Park meets East Los Angeles as Sand One and Raven Sorvino break down how Hip Hop's five elements have influenced the art world.

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editorial

Warren G's Unreleased Tupac Song & 9 Other Stories From His Red Bull Studios Unboxing

Exclusive: On the 20-year anniversary of "Regulate... G Funk Era" Warren G revisits driving around with LL Cool J, meeting Tupac and other classic stories.

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Critical Beatdown: A Conversation With Money B About Hip Hop Media

Original Digital Underground member Money B calls out irresponsible Hip Hop media and details establishing his radio show as a counterexample to inflammatory, tabloid coverage.

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review

Swollen Members - Brand New Day

"Brand New Day" is an unbalanced but ultimately pleasing mix of Swollen Members' signature stylings with enough experimentation to keep things interesting.

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news

Sleep Reflects On His Intricate Rhyme Styles & Touring With Sage Francis

Exclusive: Sleep details the benefits of mixing friendship with business while on the road with Sage Francis and advocates for technically proficient emceeing.

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interview

Murs & Mayday! Detail The Evolution Of Their Friendship & Musical Direction

Exclusive: Murs, Wrekonize and Bernbiz break down mixing a more upbeat sound with hard lyrics to expand their respective loyal fanbase.

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editorial

50 Cent's 10 Most Infamous Beefs

50 Cent's "untamed desire to win" has led to clashes with fellow emcees, record label executives and convicted crime kingpins. As he releases "Animal Ambition," here are 10 of his biggest beefs.

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review

Damani Nkosi - Thoughtful King

With "Thoughtful King," Damani Nkosi has crafted a uniquely excellent album practically accessible to any audience without compromising anything.

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Position Of Power: Why "Animal Ambition" Won't Make Or Break 50 Cent

Instead of unsuccessfully chasing another Top 10 single, 50 Cent should shift his focus on making more emotionally resonant music regardless of its commercial success.

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review

Slaughterhouse - House Rules (Mixtape)

With "House Rules," the respective members of Slaughterhouse showcase improved songwriting ability and fleshed-out songs as opposed to out-rapping each other.

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The Roots - And Then You Shoot Your Cousin

"And Then You Shoot Your Cousin," finds The Roots in the familiar territory of dark performance art. It's depressingly satisfying, efficient and poignant.

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Huey "Project H" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist & Mixtape Stream

Exclusive: With his latest offering "Project H" set to release, Huey explains his hiatus and what potential fans can expect.

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Terrace Martin "3ChordFold Pulse" Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist

Grammy nominated producer and artist Terrace Martin releases information about his upcoming album featuring Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, 9th Wonder and others.

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Insane Clown Posse Announces 15th-Annual "Gathering of the Juggalos" Lineup

Cypress Hill, Tech N9ne, Yelawolf and others are scheduled to perform in celebration of the 15-year anniversary of the "Gathering of the Juggalos."

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review

Army Of The Pharaohs - In Death Reborn

Army of the Pharaohs' "In Death Reborn" features enough experimentation and raw talent to draw in casual listeners while still catering to a loyal fan base.

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9th Prince Explains Wu-Tang Clan's Bond With Ras Kass

Exclusive: 9th Prince debuts a new single and calls his upcoming album, "Shaolin Prince," a continuation of the first five Wu-Tang Clan albums.

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interview

Waka Flocka Says, "Steve Aoki Put Life Back In Me Musically"

Exclusive: Waka Flocka and Steve Aoki share their mutual admiration and explain EDM's appropriation of the word trap.

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interview

Tech N9ne Discloses Selling 10,000 Preorder Copies Of "Collabos: Strangeulation"

Exclusive: Tech N9ne explains how radio has embraced his hit single "Fragile" and why he's still struggling for fans to truly understand his spiritual side.

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news

Rick Gonzalez Details "Never Left" Single

Exclusive: As Rick Gonzalez preps his "Between The Stars" project, he debuts a new Dan Freeman-produced track.

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interview

Rick Gonzalez Describes Big Pun's Impact & Reception From Other Emcees

Exclusive: Rick Gonzalez recalls his early mixtape days, and the Brooklyn native also explains how both fans and fellow emcees react to his success in the acting world.

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Easy Lantana Discusses ThisIs50 & "Sway In The Morning" Freestyles

Exclusive: Easy Lantana details the progression of his career, his various influences and shares his hopes of giving Cincinnati an artist to be proud of.

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