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Janelle Monae has opened up about her sexuality. The 32-year-old singer has faced questions about her sexuality for years and now she has revealed she considers herself to be a “free a– woman” after learning about pansexuality, which is the erotic, romantic or emotional attraction toward people regardless of their sex or gender identity —…

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Netflix recently announced that respected journalist and TV producer Cheo Hodari Coker (NCIS, Ray Donovan) has been tapped to executive produce and run the production of Luke Cage, the upcoming series based on the street hero. The series, which is being produced in conjunction with Disney’s Marvel Television, will star Mike Colter (Men In Black…

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Rolling Stone magazine’s recently released “100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs” issue has Layzie Bone up in arms. The veteran Cleveland rapper used Facebook to express his dismay that his group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, did not have a single song on the list of the highly regarded music publication:  “#RollingStone releases new issue “The 100 Greatest Hip-Hop songs” you mean…

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Whether anyone likes it or not, Young Thug matters in today’s rap scene. The 23-year-old rapper has gone from virtual unknown to appearances alongside T.I., touring with Cash Money’s Birdman, and even a feature in Rolling Stone. Among other things discussed in the article, Thug, born Jeffrey Williams, tells Rolling Stone about his difficult up…

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Maxwell has been keeping a low profile since being forced to cancel his 2012 tour due to vocal swelling and hemorrhaging. The soul singer from Brooklyn, New York, has healed and is on the comeback trail. As he prepares both a 40-city tour and the latest album in his summers’ night trilogy, Maxwell tells Rolling Stone…

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All is not well in the house of Wu-Tang. For months Wu members Raekwon and RZA have been going back in the forth in the media with their disagreements concerning everything from money to the direction of their latest music. Things have escalated to the point that RZA announced earlier this week that Rae will not…

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Drake lashed out at music publication Rolling Stone after the iconic magazine replaced its Drake cover at the last minute with a tribute cover to Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose on February 2nd. Drake criticized Rolling Stone in a series of tweets that were subsequently deleted, but Questlove voiced his support for Drizzy by taking Rolling Stone to task on his own Twitter page.

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Rolling Stone is arguably the world’s most iconic pop culture and music magazine. But the mag has a reputation for catering mostly to the tastes of white Baby Boomers–which is completely justified. But there have been numerous iconic artists to grace the cover of the famous mag–and not all of them are of the Woodstock demographic.

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Happy 43rd Birthday Mary J. Blige! Blige, Grammy Award-winning R&B singer who released over 7 multi-platinum records, including “My Life”, which Rolling Stone called one of the best in history. She sang at church and became Uptown record’s first female artist as a background singer in 1989. Her song, “Be Without You” became the top R&B song of…

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Suge Knight is ready to talk. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the Death Row Records founder spoke about his current relationship with one of the stars that launched his former label into orbit. Snoop “Doggy” Dogg released his debut album 20 years ago, and Suge says that no one knew that they had a future superstar on their hands.

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‘Rolling Stone’s Boston bombing cover sparks outrage Rolling Stone, a publication noted for putting rock stars on its covers, is catching flack for being incredulously insensitive and giving the “star treatment” to the accused Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev, who is accused of killing three people and injuring hundreds during the Boston Marathon, is the mag’s cover…

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The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time? Really?! Rolling Stone magazine recruited a panel of writers, artists and notables to craft their “50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time” list. But we couldn’t help but notice that there were several undeniable tracks that they failed to include. So in the hopes of setting things…

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