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02.13.19
A decade later, Drake's 'So Far Gone' mixtape hits streaming services
02.13.19

A decade later, Drake's 'So Far Gone' mixtape hits streaming services

The 2009 mixtape helped put Champagne Papi on the map.

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06.10.18
Apple hires another BBC veteran in its bid to rule hip-hop music
06.10.18

Apple hires another BBC veteran in its bid to rule hip-hop music

Urban tunes are the new battlefront for streaming services.

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09.06.17
Martin Shkreli is selling his $2 million Wu-Tang album on eBay
09.06.17

Martin Shkreli is selling his $2 million Wu-Tang album on eBay

He stresses that this isn't a way to raise money.

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04.20.17
'Up Next' is an Apple Music series highlighting new artists
04.20.17

'Up Next' is an Apple Music series highlighting new artists

The first installment features an interview by Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe.

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

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'
03.30.17

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
01.20.17

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
09.09.16

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
08.12.16

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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