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B.o.B maintains momentum with ‘Strange Clouds’

By// Quinn Peterson The common path to success for an up-and-coming artist in hip-hop these days is to release a slew of strong, free mixtapes ...

Warren G: Keeping the G-funk alive

By// Quinn Peterson Nearly two decades ago, Warren G burst onto the hip-hop scene with his game-changing single Regulate, along with his triple-platinum album, Regulate…G-Funk ...

Trayvon Martin case gets athletes involved. Plus, a timeline

By// Quinn Peterson The story of the shooting of Trayvon Martin has proven to be so moving and powerful that mass support has poured in ...

Azealia Banks gets in the game

By// Quinn Peterson Azealia Banks just had one of the best weeks ever — she released a great new record titled NEEDSUMLUV, embarked on a ...

Five great hip-hop Christmas songs

By// Quinn Peterson While much of hip-hop’s appeal comes from its braggadocios nature, that certainly isn’t the extent of the genre. There are hip-hop songs ...

Aaliyah: One in a million

By// Quinn Peterson “The good die young” is a cliche used far too often and far too loosely. Nowhere does it apply more aptly, though, ...

Crowning achievement: Jay-Z, Kanye’s ‘The Throne’

By// Quinn Peterson After months of speculation, The Throne — the name Jay-Z and Kanye West have ascribed to their imposing pairing — has officially ...

Our favorite hip-hop collaborations

By// Quinn Peterson While many will argue that today’s Jay-Z-Kanye West album, Watch the Throne, is hip-hop’s best collaboration of all-time, we’ve put together a ...

Commentary: Common sense not so common

By// Quinn Peterson If it’s not one thing, it’s another, and clearly, naysayers of the Obama administration will stop at nothing to find some perceived ...