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Common Tweets For NBA, Chi-Town Rapper Roots For Miami Heat

Common‘s love affair with the game of basketball has come full circle. The Grammy winning rapper took over the NBA’s official Twitter feed last night during the NBA playoffs. He offered his thoughts about the […]

06/05/2012

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“The Art Of Rap” Trailer: Surfer Stephen’s Viral Video Of The Day

Not much going down in the viral video world today, so I thought I’d share “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap.” It’s a documentary about hip hop directed by Ice-T. The film features hip […]

04/20/2012

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Nicki Minaj And Drake Swap Style Tips: “I Tell Him What Girls Like”

It’s well known that Nicki Minaj and Drake share spots on Lil Wayne‘s Young Money imprint; top positions on record charts; pubic scrutiny and fan adoration. But the Queen of the Barbz recently revealed that […]

04/04/2012

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AMP Music Minute: Diddy Starting TV Network, Rihanna Tops Gaga on YouTube And Drake Entertains NHL All-Stars

[photogallerylink id=81871 align=left]After a successful run of making TV shows (Making The Band, Who Wants To Work For Diddy?), Sean “[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Diddy[/lastfm]” Combs has decided to start his very own network. The Bad Boy mogul […]

01/25/2012

AMP Music Minute: Lil Wayne Plans to Retire At 35, Kanye Teases G.O.O.D. Music Album, and T-Pain’s Album Gets Due Date

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] has been a king in the music industry for the last two years, and in the music industry that two years can feel like a lifetime. Don’t forget that in that two […]

10/21/2011

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[Lists] Making The Grade: The Top 10 Popstars Who Enjoyed A Higher Education

In the quest for higher education, even popstars know the importance of achieving a college degree! Most of them, before they were famous, enrolled in some of the top universities across the country in order […]

08/12/2011

Watch Kanye West, J-Zay And More Perform Closing Night At SXSW

There was a lot of hype leading up to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm]’s SXSW performance Saturday night, and from the looks of it, he sure did deliver. West performed at an abandoned power plant in Austin, […]

03/21/2011

[Poll] Kanye West, Common And More Freestyling At BET Awards

What makes a great emcee? Ask five rap fans, and you’ll get five answers. But one of the skills any top-notch rapper has to have is the ability to freestyle, to make up rhymes off […]

10/13/2010

Q-Tip Says Kanye West Is Going Old-School With New Sound

[pullquote quote=”He’s looking forward but reaching back, which is interesting.” credit=” Q-Tip on Kanye West’s new sound”] Mr. [lastfm]Kanye West[/lastfm] is in the building and wants you to know that he’s never left or forgotten […]

09/24/2010

Kanye West’s ‘G.O.O.D Ass Mixtape’ Featuring Tons of Amp Artists

In true [lastfm]Kanye West[/lastfm] fashion, Yeezy disappears for almost a year and then comes back with a vengeance: super-legit Twitter account, hilarious pics of horses and gold chalices, and the G.O.O.D ASS Mixtape remixed by [lastfm]Perojak[/lastfm] and featuring […]

08/17/2010

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