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Styles P Blames Society For "I'm Black" Ban; Says B.I.G. "Still Loved 'Pac"

Exclusive: Styles P also divulges plans to work with Earl Sweatshirt and backs up his declaration that The LOX are "the realest group of all time."

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Durag Dynasty Discuss Their "Classic" Debut And Alchemist's Guidance

Exclusive: Planet Asia, TriState and Killer Ben celebrate their critically acclaimed album and explain why they're throwing durags on everybody from Pat Riley to the President.

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Mannie Fresh Discusses Song Deal With Kanye West, Confirms Completion Of "OMFGOD" LP With Yasiin Bey

Exclusive: Mannie Fresh says "OMFGOD" with Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) is ready to go and his relationship with Kanye West is intact.

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Turk Revisits Birdman's "Ruthless" Business; Compares Heroin Battle To Ray Charles'

Exclusive: The "black sheep of Cash Money," Turk, gets biblical regarding his criminal past, drug usage, Hot Boys role and current standing with Cash Money.

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Tupac's Videographer Says Suge Knight Wasn't Shot As Claimed, Details "7 Dayz" Documentary

Exclusive: Gobi M. Rahimi reveals some startling information surrounding the final days of Tupac's life, including Suge's imaginary bullet wound and Las Vegas Police's stunning indifference.

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Master P Defends "Wearing Dresses" Shot; Refutes Mannie Fresh's "Bout It" Claims

Exclusive: Master P says he's "here to take my corner back," he "can't change" his rowdy content and that one man is not to blame for the fall of No Limit Records.

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Master P Says He Tried To Sign Tupac To No Limit Records

Exclusive: Master P reveals to HipHopDX that he attempted to make Tupac a No Limit soldier.

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MC Eiht Praises Kendrick Lamar, Recalls DJ Quik's "Clever Line," And Tupac's "Menace II Society" Days

Exclusive: MC Eiht reflects on co-starring with Kendrick Lamar on "m.A.A.d city," his infamous wax war with DJ Quik and how the Hughes brothers plotted to fire Tupac from "Menace II Society."

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Mac Miller Settles $10 Million Lawsuit Filed By Lord Finesse

Exclusive: The fate of "Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza," and possibly many mixtapes, appears to have been decided, as Mac Miller ends his controversial legal entanglement with Lord Finesse.

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Colt Ford Defends His "Right To Tote" Guns, Explains His Country-Rap Blend

Exclusive: The National Rifle Association's Country Artist of the Month weighs in on the current gun rights debate and breaks down his brand of Country Rap tunes.

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Game Makes "Peace" Offering To 50 Cent, Compares Jay-Z To Usain Bolt, & Defends Frank Ocean's Manhood

Exclusive: Chuck Taylor reveals his religious convo with Lecrae and compares Jay-Z to the fastest man on earth and Frank Ocean's coming out to "David taking down Goliath."

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Big Boi Responds To "Dangerous Rumors" About He And Andre 3000, His Marriage And Diverse New Musical Direction

Exclusive: A rejuvenated Big Boi tells DX why his brotherhood with Andre 3000 is unshakable, he and his wife's union is unbreakable, and his new solo set is "unskippable."

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Machine Gun Kelly Defends His Lyrical Ability As "Genius," Explains Apologizing To Jimmy Iovine

Exclusive: MGK explains his dogged quest for respect, the race factor, and what separates him from "friendly" White rappers like Mac Miller.

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Buckshot Calls President Obama's Debate Performance An "Embarrassment," Announces Sequel To Tupac's "Killuminati"

Exclusive: In advance of the second presidential debate, the B.D.I. Thug advises the President that the Hip Hop community "put your ass in place and we will take your ass out."

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Showbiz Says Mac Miller's People Are "Moving Foul" But Joey Bada$$ Can Use Any D.I.T.C. Beat He Wants

Exclusive: One-eighth of the legendary Diggin' In The Crates crew comes to the defense of his crew brethren Lord Finesse and explains why Joey Bada$$ can do what Mac Miller cannot.

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Lord Jamar Defines "Devil," Explains Use Of "Faggot" On "Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down"

Exclusive: Brand Nubian's Five Percent philosopher weighs in on whether his former protege stic.man penned for Nas and why his past "like a faggot in the clink" lyrics did not constitute Gay-bashing.

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David Faustino Revisits Being Bud Bundy, His Hip Hop History With Nas, Eazy-E, Xzibit & Alchemist

Exclusive: Grandmaster B recalls witnessing will.i.am defeat Xzibit in battle, Eazy-E dance to "No Vaseline," Nas gush over Bud's bedroom and many more memories from his D'Lil days.

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Prodigy Explains "Illuminati Is Us" Line, Shares Story Of Tupac's Notebook

Exclusive: Alex Jones' favorite rapper illuminates about the original illuminated ones and reveals the revolutionary plans included in the Tupac notebook he was given.

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Masta Ace Reveals Eminem Collabo Was Prevented, Explains How He "Took The Lumps" For A$AP Rocky

Exclusive: The Juice Crew alum says Slim Shady told him they couldn't collaborate and breaks down how he broke ground on New York's current diversity of sound. He also pitches "Ma_Doom: Son Of Yvonne."

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8Ball Explains Why Hip Hop Needs Waka Flocka Flame, Discusses Soulful Solo LP

Exclusive: MJG's partner-in-rhyme says "Life's Quest" is not for the clubs and that Future and Waka Flocka Flame are "necessary" to Hip Hop whether you like it or not.

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Large Professor On '90s Babies, Nas & Rakim's Relationship And Lupe Fiasco's Rights To "T.R.O.Y."

Exclusive: Large Professor touches on everything from this era's digital record diggers to why Rakim didn't nurture Nas to what Lupe Fiasco should have done to avoid his current controversy.

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