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10 Rap Songs That Mention President Obama’s Name

Earlier this month (Aug. 4), President Obama turned 52! What better to celebrate Barack Obama than to honor him with a top 10 list of rap songs that mention his name.

Most rappers have been inspired by our 44th president

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Common Remixes Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’

First it was Pitbull, now it's Common's turn to offer his thoughts on Jay-Z and Beyonce's Cuba controversy.

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10 Rappers With Roots in Chicago

Last year, there was a surge of major record label signings within the rap scene in Chicago. The hip-hop action there directed everyone's attention towards the Windy City.

From the likes of Chief Keef and King L,

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T.R.U. Love With 2 Chainz, New Game, Fresh Trinidad James + MORE! [HIP-HOP HEADLINES]

As expected, our favorite artists are dropping more and more records and videos in time for the holidays. To our Jewish readers (and/or hardcore Jay-Z fans), Happy Hanukkah!

Here are a few of the hip-hop gems from this week.

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Game + Kanye West + Common Get Spiritual on ‘Jesus Piece’ Song

In a pre-emptive strike, Game leaked his entire new album 'Jesus Piece' on Los Angeles radio station Power 106 yesterday (Dec. 5). One of the songs that caught on with the blogs is the spiritual title track featuring Kanye West and Common.

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What’s In Your IPod? Conscious Rap Vs Party Hits {Poll}

Take a look at the Rap Billboard Charts and you'll find hit records talking about money, cars, clothes and women. But with election season in full swing, wars in the middle east and crime in our own backyard, why aren't rappers tackling these issues?

Well, the truth is "Ignorance is Bliss" and being conscious just ain't no fun. See if you agree in the taste test inside. 

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Admirable Celebrity Dads [VIDEO]

Being a celebrity father is much tougher than meets the eye.  Kids deserve as much attention as possible however with a career such as music or acting, sometimes it's hard to find time for everything

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Drake Apologizes to Kobe’s Wife

If you have been following the world of Drake you would know earlier this month he had a verse on the Rick Ross, song Stay Schemin. In the verse he made subliminal jabs at Common as well as Kobe Bryant's ex wife Vanessa Bryant

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The Copy and Paste Breakdown Common vs Bob Caldwell

Tonight's Copy and Paste breakdown comes from one of my favorite Common songs ever released in 2000. Common's song 'The Light' samples the 1980's Bob Caldwell song 'Open Your Eyes'.

Here is Common's song The Light: "The Light" is the Grammy-nominated second single off Common's 2000 album Like Water for Chocolate

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Common – ‘Sweet’ — Diss Towards Drake? [MUSIC VIDEO] [EXPLICIT]

Today while surfing the Internet, I came across a video that my man DJ Spin AKA “DaKlubKilla” posted on his Facebook page. The video was of legendary Hip-Hop artist Common, in an uncut flick for the track ‘Sweet’. It’s quite obvious that Common is talking about someone in the diss video and word is the target is Young Money’s own Drake.

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Watch Rappers Spell Out Their Names in Funny Video

Rappers love to spell their names, this, according to an amusing video that was recently posted online. In the clip, rappers from Eve, Snoop Dogg, MC Lyte, Common, Queen Latifah, Diddy, Fabolous are featured spelling their rap monikers.

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Rumor or Real: Common and Drake has Beef over the Booty?!?!?!?

So Rumor or Real? Serena Williams Booty Sparks Beef between Common and Drake?

Well rumor has it that after Common and Serena broke up, Drake and Serena has become very close friends (Wink Wink) and Common is not too happy about it

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