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J. Cole Honors Michael Brown with New Song ‘Be Free’

J. Cole’s new track, “Be Free” pays tribute to Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was shot over the weekend, and also seems to be a response to Obama’s speech urging for peace in Ferguson, Mo.

08/15/2014

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Drake’s OVO Fest Set Includes 40 songs and Special Guests Lauryn Hill, Usher, 50 Cent & His Mom

Drake managed to wrangle up a few of his musician friends — 10 to be exact — for the 40-song set. He even got his dear ol’ mom to come out and make an appearance.

08/05/2014

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Watch J. Cole Play the Villain in His ‘She Knows’ Video

How do you get a hip-hop video that looks nothing at all like most hip-hop videos? Hire a guy who cut his teeth directing for indie acts.

02/14/2014

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Are Miguel, Jessie Ware & J. Cole Teaming Up For a New Song?

For anyone who follows Miguel on Instagram you may have noticed an interesting pic he posted today (Jan. 22) of him and a few friends in a recording studio. Those friends being Jessie Ware and J.Cole.

01/22/2014

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J. Cole, Drake Apologize For ‘Embarrassing’ Autism Lyric: ‘[We] Should Have Known Better’

The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.

07/23/2013

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Wale “LoveHate Thing”

When I first heard Wale “Lotus Flower Bomb” featuring Miguel, I was like who is this guy?!   I love Wale’s sound, his flow and his approach to hip hop. His second album “The Gifted” […]

98.7 AMP Radio–07/15/2013

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Justin Timberlake, Nicki Minaj & More Perform At BET Awards

Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.

07/01/2013

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On The Charts: Kanye’s Worst Opening Sales Week Still Leads ‘Yeezus’ To No. 1

In the battle of ‘Yeezus’ versus ‘Born Sinner’, ‘Yeezus’ has emerged the winner.

06/26/2013

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Drake Reveals Album Release Date, Drops Four New Tracks

“It’s so weird, you know,” said Drake, “you say you’re gonna do something and then it actually happens.”

06/25/2013

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