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20 Songs From Rappers We Love That Missed the Mark

From Ma$e to Ludacris to Ice Cube and more, here are 20 instances in which rappers we love released a song that proved to be a mistake, were considered a blemish on their resume or just missed the mark.

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12 Rappers Who Recently Scored a Movie Role

Here are a few rappers that have scored movie roles in recent years and others making big moves in 2016. Look for Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent and more at a theater near you.

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Jason Merritt / Larry Busacca, Getty Images (2)
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Common and John Legend Wins Best Written Song for Visual Media for “Glory” at 2016 Grammy Awards

Common and John Legend's "Glory" is still offering both artists the gift that keeps on giving two years after its release: award recognition.

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2016 Grammy Awards Red Carpet Features DJ Khaled, Common, Big Sean and More

XXL has you covered with all the best looks from the red carpet at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

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10 Perfect Songs to Get You Through a Horrible Day

Not having the best day? These tracks will lift your spirits up in no time. Check out the 10 Perfect Songs to Get You Through a Horrible Day.

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Common Chimes in on Drake and Serena Williams’ Romance [VIDEO]

While some fans are skeptical of Drake and Serena Williams' romance, her ex-boyfriend, Common, seems genuinely happy for the pair.

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Man Crush Monday, Today It’s All About Common

It's MCM and today it's all about Common! 

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Common, Talib Kweli, Immortal Technique and More Perform at Ferguson Is Everywhere Concert to Honor Mike Brown [VIDEO]

Hip-hop has always been a voice for the people, so it's only natural for some of the best socially-conscious rappers to head to Ferguson, Mo., for the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death to keep his memory alive and the #BlackLivesMatter movement going strong.

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Essence Music Festival 2015 Day Three: Usher, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott & More [EXCLUSIVE]

The third day of the 2015 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans featured plenty of fireworks at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday night (July 4).

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Theo Wargo / Earl Gibson III / Jason Merritt / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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10 Things We Learned From the ‘Entourage’ Movie

So what happens in the movie? Before you hit theaters on June 3 and hug it out with the bros, here are 10 Things We Learned From the Entourage Movie.

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The Biggest R&B News Stories in 2015 (So Far)

From Pharrell being hit with a major lawsuit to a Destiny's Child reunion and more, take a look at some of the top R&B news stories of 2015 so far.

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