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Check Out the World’s Most Valuable Vinyl

Sales of CDs tanked a couple years ago, and even digital downloads are collapsing as people use streaming services. But there is one musical medium that's booming - vinyl. The demand for vinyl is growing by the day, and...

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This Is My Rifle: Quitting & The Harsh Realities of Being an Artist

Everybody raps. Everybody has a $200 microphone, Mbox and Garageband. Therefore, everybody is now an “artist” and believes that Hip Hop, being the simple and disposable art form that it is, will be their fast...

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Beat Battle Update: Get Discovered at DCON 13 Music Conference in LA

Being a young artist, producer or songwriter starting out in the music industry can be a struggle to find even the smallest foothold. That's wht Dynamic Producers' events have been a success, because they give artists...

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#FuckOff On the Eve of “No Genre 2”, a B.o.B. Fan Loses Faith

After a pick up game of basketball in gym class, I was in the lunchroom with my fellow 10th graders telling them to listen to "Airplanes" because it was going to be huge, after "Nothin’ On You." I told them to check out...

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Nicki Minaj Is Rapping Again & She’s Coming For Your Throat

​At this point the “Nicki Minaj went pop” criticisms are older than Nicki’s butt implants, especially coming from a white male. For the record, I have absolutely no problem with Nicki making pop...

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King Avriel is Buzzing, But Is She Worth Your Time?

​On this magical interwebz people have the freedom to speak how they want and present themselves in any manner they choose. The only problem is people have the freedom to speak how they want and present themselves in...

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Real Recognize Real: GoldLink on Loving Lil Bibby, Shaq & Robots

Sometimes it can feel like artists move through the world in their own bubble, orbiting around each other but never touching, especially in hip-hop when biting and copying is a cardinal sin. But the truth is, music...

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Did Ab-Soul’s “These Days” Album Flop?

​There was a time when album sales weren’t just a measure of an artist’s success, they were the measure. Album sales were the engine that drove everything else in an artist’s career; simple, quantifiable...

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Five Chris Brown Songs Even The Haterz Love

You know, there might not be a person in the music industry I hate more than Chris Brown. My “hate” for most artists usually stems from their music, but this one is different. I hate Brown so much more as a person...

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Best/Worst Of The Week: 4th Of July Edition

​No Best/Worst of the week this week. It’s America’s Birthday; go out, have a beer, eat a hot dog, and listen to some hip-hop. Before you do though, check out this cool stuff from the week. No frills, just cool...

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This Week in Hype: Weezy’s Rap Resurgence, Busta Rhyme’s Legacy & More

Over 200 years ago our forefathers declared America an independent land free from tyranny, thus marking the beginning of freedoms the likes of which the world has never known. And what better way to celebrate than with a rap...

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Will Trey Songz’ “Trigga” Get You Laid? (An Album Review, Kinda)

There are only two reasons a man will listen to a R&B album like Trey Songz' new Trigga. One, he's hoping it'll help get him laid, both by soaking in Songz' apparent appeal with the ladies through auditory osmosis, and by...

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