NEW YORK — He started from the bottom, but now he's on top at the BET Awards: Drake has 12 nominations. BET announced the nominees Tuesday. Rappers Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz are up for eight awards each. Drake is nominated three times for the top prize, video of the year. His hit, "Started From the Bottom," will compete with his collaborations with 2 Chainz ("No Lie") and...
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As is always the case with rap music and the Grammys, nearly all of the rap-related awards were given out during the pre-show ceremony. Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Niggas In Paris" won both Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song...
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This year promises a bumper crop of hip-hop films – here's how to get up to speed with the genreReading this on mobile? Click here to watch video I was never sold on The Kids Are Alright and I never got the joke about Spinal Tap – but I understand the power of a good hip-hop documentary. For hip-hop fans who weren't around to witness battle raps in the Bronx or block parties...
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After dismissing the Brit awards as dull, the Take That singer has announced that he is "heavily influenced" by hip-hop.
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The hip-hop star made the announcement during an interview on L.A.’s Power 106.
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'It's definitely not based on a body of work,' snipes hip-hop star
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CNN's Christiane Amanpour talks to hip-hop group DAM and author Robin Wright about hip-hop in the Arab world.
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Apparently, Kanye West won't do SNL if Kim Kardashian jokes are to happen, reported Perez Hilton on May 9. The 35-year-old hip hop artist is allegedly fairly pissed off at the numerous jokes about his...
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Is there a love of hip hop in the U.S. Senate? Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., says he doesn’t find many other senators to discuss the history and trends of hip-hop with. “I’m the only member of the hip-hop caucus in the Senate,” Rubio told TMZ...
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The U.S. State Department is going hip-hop. The department's Bureau of Educations and Cultural Affairs said it's sending the San Francisco-based hip hop group, Audiopharmacy, on a Southeast Asia and Pacific tour, as part the federal agency's American Music Abroad program. "With roots in hip hop, Audiopharmacy fuses live instrumentation ...
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