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The 65th annual Grammy ceremony: winners and highlights

Jenna Zaza February 6, 2023
On Sunday, Feb. 4, Trevor Noah hosted the 65th annual Grammy award show featuring performances by Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Lizzo and more.
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Celebrating Hip-Hop History Month

Celebrating Hip-Hop History Month

Amaya McDonald November 7, 2021
Celebrate and recognize hip-hop's impact on groups both in and outside the Black community with the observation of Hip-Hop History Month. Here are some of the songs that define the culture.
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Life of Pablo is a testimony to Kanyes rise to hip-hop stardom

Life of Pablo is a testimony to Kanye’s rise to hip-hop stardom

Kunal Kohli February 25, 2016
After several delays, name changes and additions to the track list, we finally get into the psyche of Kanye West with his seventh album, “The Life of Pablo."
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Dr. Dre, above, is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He has produced albums and has mentored many rappers including Snoop Dog, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game and Kendrick Lamar.  PHOTO CREDIT: JASON PERSSE

New Dr. Dre album proves why you shouldn’t forget about him

Kunal Kohli August 21, 2015
Dre’s latest effort, "Compton," proves that even after sixteen years of experimenting, he is still hip-hop's premier maker of classics.
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Eminem’s old habits die hard in “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”

Jon Winkler November 6, 2013
How did an illiterate, abused dropout from the wrong side of Detroit become the biggest artist of the last 13 years? Simple answer: schizophrenia.
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