Nicki Minaj Vs. Remy Ma: Rap Queens’ Beef History Explained

Nicki Minaj and Terror Squad MC Remy Ma viciously reignited a decade-long feud. The public beef that started in 2007 seemingly expired when Ma was incarcerated on multiple charges in 2008. Since Remy Ma's release in 2014, time has only soured feelings between the rappers, as evidenced by Remy Ma's "Shether," a

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Hear Brother Ali’s Dramatic Life Story on New Song ‘Pen to Paper’

Brother Ali chronicles his winding life and career in the dramatic "Pen to Paper," his first new song since 2012's Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color. The Minneapolis rapper recounts the escapism of writing lyrics as a child: "Put pen to paper the first time when I was barely eight or maybe nine/ That was the late Eighties, Reagan time," he rhymes with a commanding flow over

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