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Questlove blasts Rolling Stone over Drake cover controversy

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.

Radio daze: Has hip-hop media failed hip-hop as a genre?

Whether it was to promote a new album or a new concert DVD, elder statesmen of rock had no problem landing on the cover of the most recognized music publication in the world. But when was the last time an Ice Cube or a Chuck D was on the cover of any music magazine

The 20 coolest black ‘Rolling Stone’ covers

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.

Suge Knight opens up about his relationship with Snoop

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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