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The Best Hip-Hop Albums/Mixtapes of 2010

Epic, sleek, weed rap, emo, sociopolitical, gangsta, or house party? In which direction will hip-hop go? 2010 was a year for all of the above.

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Governors Ball 2016: Beck and the Strokes Deliver the Classics

The most intriguing moment of the opening day to Governors Ball came during an organ-only ballad from the Strokes.

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Counterbalance: Outkast's 'Stankonia'

Ain't nobody as dope as the 124th most acclaimed album of all time, so fresh and so clean. It loves it when you stare at it. A hip-hop game changer is this week's Counterbalance. Break!

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The Return of Sir Lucious Left Foot: Big Boi on World Domination

"As long as the music is jamming, I’m open to it. It’s always about the search for that new sound, that new groove. This is how you keep music going. The art form, period. The craft of making the coldest shit on the planet. This is what I do, this is what I was put here to do, and I’m just getting started." -- Big Boi

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Big Boi: Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors (take one)

It bears a lot of similarities to its rather stunning predecessor, but so what? If you're going to release a sequel to a great album, you might as well play to your strengths, which is exactly what Big Boi does.

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Big Boi: Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (take two)

Big Boi gets decidedly less funky while collaborating with Little Dragon, Phantogram, KiD CuDi and Wavves. Does he survive?

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Critical Watchdog: Handicapping the 2012 "Album of the Year" Lists

In the past few days, Uncut, Mojo, and Paste have released their Album of the Year lists, and AllMusic is dropping theirs throughout the week. Some quick analysis shows that it's pretty obvious what the #1 record of the year is going to be for a lot of publications...

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Big Boi - "Mama Told Me" feat. Kelly Rowland (lyric video)

Big Boi's latest single features Kelly Rowland on the chorus and, no, this is not a cover of the classic Tom Jones tune. "Mama Told Me" will appear on Big Boi's upcoming album 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors'.

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ATL (2006)

Chris Robinson says of Atlanta, "It's got a very negative history that it's trying to rewrite. It's a city in transition. I wanted Atlanta to definitely be a character that you can feel."

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ATL (2006)

Cinematography by Crash. Whatever else you might think about Chris Robinson's feature film debut, this credit for his longtime music video DP is certainly long overdue.


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