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    May 26, 2014

    Wiz Khalifa thanks Soundset for support after Texas pot bust

    Just another day in the life of Wiz Khalifa. Early Sunday, Soundset organizers had reason to be nervous when the Pittsburgh rapper was arrested in El Paso, Texas. According to TMZ, about 0.5 grams of a "green leafy substance" was found on him during his TSA check before a flight to Dallas.After he w ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    Get Cryphy: Our theme this year is "Game Six"

    Twin Cities DJ crew Get Cryphy had a pretty huge 2013. A year ago, DJs Plain Ole Bill, Jimmy 2 Times, Last Word, and Fundo's triumphant five-year anniversary party at First Ave cemented their reputation as the reigning kings of the Twin Cities nightlife. Drawing on the skills they've honed backing A ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Get Cryphy turns five

    The DJ crew that taught local hip-hop heads to love club bangers celebrates half a decade

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    December 28, 2011
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    December 12, 2011

    The 10 best rap songs of 2011

    ​"I don't know art, but I know what I like." "There's no accounting for taste." "Opinions are like assholes." There's validity to each one of these statements, but that doesn't mean that anyone's going to agree with any feelings anyone else expresses about anything on the Internet. And while hip-h ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    5 worst rap songs of 2011

    ​Is it safe to say the hip-hop's current era of triumphantism is officially over? Does anyone really troll R&B/rap stations expecting to be challenged in any way? The answer to the first question is a resounding yes; the answer to the second is a booming no. There's no way around the fact that ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Kanye West offers subscription to his life, here are 13 possible special features

    ​Talk about putting your business in the street - or out on the Internet, as it were. Basically, for between $3.99 and $4.99 per month, you get to watch a carefully edited version of Kanye West's Life. As Pitchfork reported yesterday, this quasi-Orwellian cash-in includes concerts, rehearsals, det ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011
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    December 23, 2010

    Kanye West & friends send out their best Christmas wishes

    ​And just like that, Kanye West's long, strange art-rap journey of a year winds down with a Christmas posse cut, of all things - a Christmas posse cut that leaks, then is hoisted for sale on iTunes, then is issued as the final, long-delayed piece of the canny/self-aggrandizing G.O.O.D. Fridays puz ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010
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    November 22, 2010

    Eight G.O.O.D. reasons to buy 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' today

    ​Finally! After tons of build-up, Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out in stores today. Here are eight reasons you should buy it immediately.

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    October 27, 2010

    Kanye West's "Runaway": We watched it so you won't have to

    ​It's kind of an unwritten law of modern pop stardom: if you're a power-player, you need a movie. It doesn't have to last for two hours, but it needs to run longer than a traditional music video, it should let you flaunt your acting chops, and it should tell a story.

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    October 6, 2010

    Kanye West's "Runaway" is bait and tackle for fans and haters

    ​"You've been putting up with my shit just way too long."Coasting up the charts after his announcement yesterday and sidling out of the gate with a beat that Beth Gibbons could eat alive, Kanye West's new single "Runaway" featuring Pusha-T is polarizing, arguably meh, and more ordnance targeted at ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010
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    October 19, 2008

    Murs. Kidz In The Hall sell out the Entry

    mursthumb.jpgMurs (for president?) and Kidz In The Hall take the 7th St. Entry. Reviewed by Dan Marcoulis.

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    January 3, 2007

    Sound and Fury

    After a three-year pause, Clipse deliver a demented punchline

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    December 18, 2002

    Top of the Pop

    The Year's Best National Albums (A Wholly Objective and Statistically Sound List)