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Rap veteran Busta Rhymes has released a new album, Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God, a sequel of sorts to his 1998 album E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front. It was announced back in August with an introduction from Chris Rock and we’ve already heard the Vybz Kartel and J-Doe featuring…

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Stevie Wonder has released two new songs today, “Can’t Put It In The Hands Of Fate” and “Where Is Our Love Song.” The former features verses from Rapsody, Cordae, Chika, and Busta Rhymes, while the latter is a collaboration with Gary Clark Jr. These are Wonder’s first new solo tracks in quite a…

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Over the summer, the a quartet of titans at the intersection of jazz, hip-hop, and soul formed a low-stakes supergroup called Dinner Party. Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, and 9th Wonder comprised this dream team, and their debut album essentially featured Phoelix, a singer known for his collaborations with Noname, as an unofficial fifth…

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Recorded by Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, sampled by Kanye West and Rapsody, and streamed by the millions, the anti-lynching song has taken on a new relevance in the era of Black Lives Matter For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

The awards show is changing. When you can’t put dozens of celebrities in the same room for a live telecast, things don’t work the same anymore. They look especially different when it comes to the BET Awards. Last night, the cable network aired its annual awards show, which was nothing like last year’s show. When…

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YG and Rapsody also add topical, empowering verses to rap group’s classic song For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)