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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/21/2014

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Jukebox Jury: Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]

01/29/2013

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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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Top Hip-Hop, Dance, & Pop Artists Playing At Coachella

The amazing three-day, two-weekend line-up for Southern California’s most epic  music festival of the year, Coachella, was just announced and this year’s artist roster includes way more dance, pop, and hip-hop artists. Some artists like [lastfm […]

01/12/2012

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Mac Miller “Party On Fifth Ave” This Week on Seena’s Playlist

Another white rapper? Wait a minute before you pass judgment. He has the humor of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eminem[/lastfm] but [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mac Miller[/lastfm] definitely has his own identity and it’s not Slim Shady. He’s already gained a […]

12/06/2011

AMP Music Minute: Rihanna Breaking Records Even With the Flu, Eminem Featured in Upcoming Detroit Rap Doc And Lady Gaga Starts Foundation With Mom

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] may have found love with her latest single, but that’s the least of her accomplishments. “We Found Love” marks Rihanna’s 11th No. 1 single. The 23-year-old Roc Nation artist has set a groundbreaking standard […]

11/03/2011

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[List] Carson Daly: Rolling Stone Crowns Its Top 20 “Kings Of Hip-Hop”

[photogallerylink id=88148] When we first heard that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eminem[/lastfm] had topped Rolling Stone’s King Of Hip-Hop countdown, it came as no surprise. Like King Midas, everything he touches turns to gold. His latest album, Recovery, […]

08/17/2011

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[List] Top 21 Money Makers In Hip-Hop According To Forbes

[photogallerylink id=102423] It’s all about the money, the flow, the greenery. Whatever you want to call it, hip-hop’s finest rhymesters usually have a thing (or twenty) to say about the acquisition of cash and honeys. […]

08/10/2011

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[Audio] Carson Daly: LMFAO Shuffles On Over To AMP Radio For Some Early Morning Party Rockin’

[photogallerylink id=106153] It’s never too early to get the party started when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]LMFAO[/lastfm] is in the house. Perhaps that’s why we keep asking them to come back. They’ve performed at some of our most […]

06/23/2011

Exclusive Performance: Cris Cab Is Ready To Break Your Heart

It’s not every day that we get to meet bright new talent like this. Meet [lastfm]Cris Cab[/lastfm], a fresh-faced 18-year-old from Miami with a voice that will make you a believer. Cab has been gaining […]

04/26/2011

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