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04.19.17
Legendary radio duo Stretch & Bobbito return as NPR podcasters
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Legendary radio duo Stretch & Bobbito return as NPR podcasters

Their 90s hip-hop show on WKCR featured some of the era's biggest stars.

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03.30.17
Spotify's latest show is basically 'Carpool Karaoke'
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Spotify's latest show is basically 'Carpool Karaoke'

'Traffic Jams' pairs a hip-hop artist and a producer in the back of an SUV.

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01.20.17
Sammus is somewhere between nerdcore and afrofuturism
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Sammus is somewhere between nerdcore and afrofuturism

'For black folks, we're fighting to be seen as nerds and geeks.'

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09.09.16
The grandfather kings of nerdcore
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The grandfather kings of nerdcore

'We are the grandfathers of the movement, but we're all still here and we're still making a living doing this,' MC Lars says.

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08.12.16
Netflix's pricey Baz Luhrmann hip-hop drama arrives today
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Netflix's pricey Baz Luhrmann hip-hop drama arrives today

"The Get Down," set in '70s era South Bronx, reportedly cost Netflix $120 million.

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07.26.15
Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky
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Police think even a holographic Chief Keef concert is too risky

Holographic Chief Keef concerts are just as 'dangerous' as the real thing, according to police.

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02.24.15
Algorithm determines which rappers have the slickest rhymes
02.24.15

Algorithm determines which rappers have the slickest rhymes

The days of arguing over the worth of your favorite rappers might soon come to an end. Data minin...

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02.03.15
HTC just started a rap battle with Apple and Samsung
02.03.15

HTC just started a rap battle with Apple and Samsung

Someone, somewhere thought it was a good idea for HTC to make its own hip hop music video. Whoever...

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11.15.12
Dead Island: Riptide's fake rap video stars real artist Chamillionaire
11.15.12

Dead Island: Riptide's fake rap video stars real artist Chamillionaire

Dead Island is famous for having arguably the most dramatic, memorable advertisement of 2011, with...

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