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Chief Keef In Police Custody After Violating Probation

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, controversial teen rapper Chief Keef has been taken into police custody. A judge has ruled that the Chicago emcee has violated his probation. Thoughts on Chief Keef’s latest legal woes? Are you a fan? Do you think he gets a bad rap, or is it deserved?

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Guest Post

Lauryn Hill Changed A Generation

Lauryn Hill was special. She was an actress, a singer, a songwriter, and even a rapper. Her voice, a voice that only pain and experience can give one, told the story that so many of us were living to hear. Love was exceptional, love was rare, love was fleeting, and love was worth the chase.

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Destiny’s Child To Reunite At The Super Bowl?!

Destiny’s Child will reportedly take the stage together for the first time in almost seven years! Are you excited for the Beyonce/Destiny’s Child Super Bowl performance? What’s your favorite DC Song?

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Guest Post

Violence vs. Apathy

I attend Temple University in Philadelphia, and almost every time I mention that I am from Chicago I get 2 questions: “Do you know Chief Keef?” and “Have you ever been shot?” When did Chief Keef become the poster-boy for Chicago? What does this say about our society’s obsession with violence?

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Public Enemy, Donna Summer Among 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

The Rock Hall of Fame has announced 2013′s inductees; among them, Public Enemy and Donna Summer. Other inductees includeAlbert King, songwriter Randy Newman, Rush, and 70′s hard rock band Heart. Public Enemy is only the 4th Hip Hop act ever inducted into the Rock Hall.

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Featured Article

Beyonce Signs $50 Million Pepsi Deal; Faces Criticism

Beyonce has signed a $50 million endorsement deal with Pepsi. While many are congratulating Bey on a major career milestone, others have criticized the endorsement of a sugary, decidedly unhealthy soft drink as hypocritical. Do you fault Bey for collaborating with Pepsi?

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Featured Article

Stevie Wonder Cancels Concert Benefiting Israeli Military

After receiving thousands of messages pressuring him to reconsider, Stevie Wonder will cancel a performance during a gala that would have benefited Israel’s military. Was this the right decision? Should Stevie Wonder have even agreed to perform in the first place?

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Nicki Minaj Calls Steven Tyler’s American Idol Criticism RACIST

Nicki Minaj says Steven Tyler’s recent criticism of her ability to be a judge on American Idol is racist. Tyler says Nicki is ill-equipped to judge, and would have kicked Bob Dylan off the show. Is that assumption racist? Does Nicki have what it takes to judge Idol?

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Featured Article

Saigon Wants to Punch 2 Chainz, Rick Ross for Negatively Influencing Young People

In a recent interview, NY emcee Saigon said he’d like to punch rappers like 2 Chainz and Rick Ross for hurting young people with the messages in their music. What are your thoughts on the state of Hip Hop music? How can we bring some much-needed balance to the genre?

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Oh Hip Hop Baby Where Did You Go

How has Hip-Hop  lost its course in this world? There is too much of a musical backbone to inspire and work from. Now a days the dumber the song the better the song. The “main stream” industry has trampled our freedom. You constantly hear artist complain of how they can’t make music like they want.  […]

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