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  • 4 days ago | Hip-Hop

    This month marks ten years since the surprise hit “Crazy” began its absolute stranglehold over pop radio that it didn’t relinquish for the rest of the year. It’s peculiar to think about, because the legacy of “Crazy” is something of an outlier eve...

  • 5 days ago | Music Video

    It’s been just over a month since the untimely death of musical icon Prince. A midst the countless memorials and tributes, the worldwide grieving process humanity faced brought with it an unexpected grace period in terms of sharing his music onlin...

  • This week marks 30 years since the release of RUN-DMC’s iconic Raising Hell album. While the duo’s self-titled debut is considered by most to be the first full-fledged rap album (as opposed to a collection of singles), their third full-length Rais...

  • 11 days ago | Film and TV

    This week, the iconic Tom Cruise classic Top Gun turns 30. It’s the rare case of a movie that was such an omnipotent blockbuster permanently permeating pop culture that its sheer ubiquity might make its presence underrated. So much so, that anyone...

  • 19 days ago | Hip-Hop

    If you're a diehard hip-hop fan, you've probably seen the name Tech N9ne appear quite a few times, most recently with the #4 album in the country, Special Effects. The Kansas City native has been one of the hottest names on the independent scene f...

  • 26 days ago | Lists

    Tonight, the prime minister of posteriors Sir Mix-A-Lot plays a $5 show at the Observatory. While we're as excited as anybody to see a set that's long, strong and down to get the friction on, there's much more to Sir Mix-A-Lot and his legacy than ...

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