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2016 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Include The Weeknd, Drake, Fetty Wap, Adele & More

Chart-topping artists The Weeknd, Drake, Fetty Wap and Adele are among a slew of finalists for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

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ASAP Rocky Driving Is the Funniest Thing You’ll See All Day

Rocky's driving style isn't anything like his rapping.

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Frederick M. Brown/Paul Zimmerman, Getty Images

Future and Jay Z Have a Song on the Way, According to Producer Southside

Get excited! Future and Jay Z are set to drop a new track together by way of DJ Khaled. Another one!

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JUCO for XXL

Letter From the Editor: Big Sean Is Solidifying His Importance in Hip-Hop

XXL's Editor-in-Chief discusses Big Sean's career moves and how he's solidifying his importance in hip-hop.

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Janet Jackson
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Janet Jackson to Resume Unbreakable World Tour in 2017, Refunds Available

Janet Jackson has updated fans on tickets and refunds following her announcement that she was postponing her Unbreakable World Tour.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

From 2 Chainz to Kwame; 10 Hip-Hop Artists Who Successfully Reinvented Themselves

Here are the best examples of rap artists reinventing themselves.

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Tyler, the Creator Is Releasing His New Trump-Bashing T-Shirt

Tyler, the Creator has a new shirt aimed squarely at Donald Trump's campaign.

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Meek Mill Cleared to Release Music While on House Arrest

Meek Mill is currently on house arrest for 90 days with crazy restrictions. However, one constraint has been lifted since the judge’s ruling back in February.

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Kanye West
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Kanye West Mural Painted Over After Artist Sold Print for $100,000 [PHOTO]

The saga behind the Kanye West mural has come to an end. Australian graffiti artist Scott Marsh has painted over his 20-foot “Kanye Loves Kanye” mural after he sold a print for $100,000 to an unknown buyer.

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DMX Accused of Sexual Assault By Woman Who Jacked His $30,000 Watch

DMX found himself in a strange predicament on Friday (April 8). The former Ruff Ryders rapper is accused of sexually assaulting a woman who allegedly swiped his $30,000 watch.

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Drake Officially Announces Release Date for ‘Views from the 6′

After much speculations, Drake has officially announced the release date for his anticipated album, 'Views from the 6.'

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Kanye West First Artist to Have No. 1 Streaming-Only Album, Hints at Upcoming Tour

Kanye West has made history. 'The Life of Pablo' is reportedly the first album to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart based entirely on streaming only.

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Kanye West, Andre 3000, D’Angelo and More Pay Tribute to Phife Dawg at Memorial

Stars gathered at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, N.Y. to celebrate the Five Foot Assassin

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Eve Plans to Release New Music Soon

Eve has been making the media rounds for 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' and revealed on Twitter that she has new music coming soon.

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Beyonce Sues Knockoff Clothing Company for Copyright Infringement

Beyonce had her lawyers in formation and is suing a knockoff clothing company for copyright infringement.

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Janet Jackson Postpones ‘Unbreakable’ Tour Because She’s ‘Planning Our Family’ [VIDEO]

Janet is postponing her 'Unbreakable' World Tour and she explained why.

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Young Thug’s ‘Slime Season 3′ Streamed Over 18 Million Times in First Week

Young Thug's 'Slime Season 3' project debuts at No. 7 on the Billboard charts, boosted by over 18 million streams.

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Steve Jennings, Getty Images

43 Best Pharrell Beats

From his work as a solo artist to being behind the boards, Pharrell's created some heat. XXL compiles 43 of Skateboard P's best-produced tracks (whether solo or part of The Neptunes) from the last decade.

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Bad Boy Reunion Show Sells Out in Seven Minutes

Puff Daddy announced that tickets for the Bay Boy reunion show sold out in just seven minutes.

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Dr. Dre Accused of Putting a Hit on Suge Knight

Dr. Dre is being accused of orchestrating a hit on former Death Row Records founder Suge Knight.

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Beyonce Talks About the Inspiration Behind Ivy Park

Beyonce shocked the world again with the release of her athletic wear line -- Ivy Park.

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Q-Tip Speaks on His Love For Phife Dawg: ‘He is My Hero’

Earlier this week, Q-Tip tweeted several posts dedicated to the late A Tribe Called Quest member, Phife Dawg.

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Three 6 Mafia Plans to Reunite This Summer: ‘A Lot of People Want to See Us Back Together’

According to Three 6 Mafia member Crunchy Black, the legendary Memphis rap group is reuniting this summer.

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Woman Claims She’s Three Months Pregnant With Future’s Child

Does Future have another baby on the way?

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Snoop Dogg, Wale, Smoke DZA and More Attend Wrestlemania 32

Last night's Wrestlemania counted with plenty of hip-hop appearances. Here's a few people from the hip-hop community who attended the WWE extravaganza.

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Snoop Dogg Raps Sasha Banks Entrance Song at Wrestlemania 32

Snoop welcomed his cousin Sasha Banks to the Wrestlmania stage with an exclusive song and performance.

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Nicki Minaj Reaches Settlement in $30 Million Wig Lawsuit

Nicki Minaj has settled a case against Terrence Davidson, who sued her for allegedly stealing and selling his designs.

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Travis Scott Falls Offstage Into Crowd While Performing “Antidote”

After all, he is known for his rowdy shows.

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Lil Wayne Reveals ‘Dedication 6′ is On the Way [VIDEO]

Lil Wayne is a busy man. Within the last year, he's released four projects and now the Young Money leader is ready to drop another one, 'Dedication 6.'

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Phife Dawg Memorial Tribute
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Phife Dawg Public Memorial Held in Late Rapper’s New York Hometown

A Tribe Called Quest is hosting a public memorial for the late rapper Phife Dawg in his hometown of Queens, N.Y.

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