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'R News' | Wins & Losses: Kanye West's disappointing appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
Hosts Bri Harmon and Rodney Rikai discuss West's failure to answer Kimmel's question about Donald Trump's seemingly nonexistent empathy for others.19 hours ago
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'R News' | Wins & Losses: Nicki Minaj's standout 'Queen' track "Barbie Dreams"
Hosts Rodney Rikai and Bri Harmon talk the viral buzz surrounding the song, Nicki's longevity and happiness, and if the album—as a whole—delivered.19 hours ago
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'On Clout 9' | Molly Brazy ranks female rappers, Instagram DMs, and "This is America"
Plus, the rapper rates Kanye West, getting your nails done, and more on a scale of 1-9.a day ago
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20 years later, revisiting the 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back' soundtrack
Entirely produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and featuring collaborations from both Shaggy and Janet Jackson, and Stevie Wonder and Wyclef, the album blended...Preezy Brown  // a day ago
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'We the People' | Gbenga Akinnagbe
Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe ("The Wire") discusses how daily racist microaggressions destroy someone's quality of life.a day ago
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'On Clout 9' | Hoodrich Pablo Juan ranks J. Cole, SoundCloud rappers, and 'Dragon Ball Z'
Plus, the rapper rates weed vapes, Meek Mill being free, and more on a scale of 1-9.2 days ago
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Alter egos are hip-hop's best creative and mental cruxes
From Slim Shady to Kill Edward, created characters allow artists to explore emotions, attract new audiences, and experiment with sound, all while avoiding...Trey Alston  // 2 days ago
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Jam-packed album release dates might be doing more harm than they are good
Listeners are overwhelmed, artists are anxious, and reviewers are in deadline hell. Still, in the end, the quality of the music will always matter more than...Trey Alston  // 5 days ago
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