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Unraveling The Paradox Of Jay-Z’s Billionaire Social Consciousness

Getty Image On the second verse of Jay-Z’s “Moment Of Clarity” track off his 2003 Black Album classic, he contended that: “I dumbed down for my audience to double my dollars,” admitting that he scaled back his lyrical gifts in a bid for mass appeal and the financial rewards that come

The Weeknd and Gesaffelstein reunite for “Lost in Fire”: Stream

The Weeknd failed to capture the magic of his beginnings on last year’s My Dear Melancholy, EP. However, the Canadian crooner also known as Abel Tesfaye seems determined to make up for that project as he’s already hyping up Chapter 6, a new album that’s reportedly “coming soon.” “Being in

What To Expect From The Imminent Rebirth Of Kash Doll In 2019

Getty Image  The sun softly danced and dazzled upon Kash Doll‘s crystal-adorned bodysuit as she graced the Rolling Loud stage in Los Angeles this past December. Performing fan favorites such as “Ice Me Out,” “For Everybody” and “Check” like the true boss chick that she is, Kash Doll had the entire

How streaming is erasing the history of mixtape icons like DJ Drama

BY LUKE WINKIE It is strange to hear DJ Drama talk about erasure, especially considering how long he ruled the world. There are precious few people who knew what it was like to be in the room during Lil Wayne’s legendary mid-’00s opus years, and fewer still who had the privilege

Apple Music Is Introducing Over A Hundred Top Music Charts That Will Update Daily

Apple Although streaming is relatively new in the grand scheme of recorded music history, it’s already become a significant way that most music fans listen to their tunes. The Billboard charts recognize that, as they acknowledged the shift when they started taking streaming plays into consideration for album sales totals in