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The Best Hip-Hop Albums/Mixtapes of 2010

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.

Singing the Virginia Blues: An Interview with Gio Washington

Singing the Virginia Blues: An Interview with Gio Washington

Washington's album Son of Pain is a lost treasure of R&B; an album rich in bluesy Southern drawls, honeyed harmonies and street-smart rhythms.

Guessing the 2014 Grammys

Guessing the 2014 Grammys

Predictions and behind-the-scenes info on who will win the 2014 Grammys in ten major categories.

The Hate for Southern Hip-Hop: Why So Serious?

Last Night a Trap Boy Saved My Life: T.I.’s Urban Legend

The Year in Music: December 2010

I Guess White Boys Feel It More: On Music Biopics

Bow Wow: New Jack City II

T.I.’s Winding Road to Redemption

T.I. ft. Justin Timberlake – “Dead and Gone” (video)

M.I.A, T.I., Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, & Kanye West – “Swagga Like Us” live at the Grammys (video)

The Best Hip-Hop of 2008

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