Russell Simmons Sexual Assault Allegations: A Timeline

Since November 2017, hip-hop icon and business mogul Russell Simmons has been accused of more than a dozen cases of sexual assault or sexual misconduct. Simmons has responded by admitting "inappropriate conduct" in some instances, "apologiz[ing] for the instances of thoughtlessness in my relationships with women," stepping away from his business interests and converting his "studio for yogic

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Hear Noah Cyrus’ Gloomy New Song With Mo, ‘We Are…’

Noah Cyrus released her first new song of 2018, the catchy kiss-off "We Are…" featuring MØ. Cyrus is set to release her debut album NC-17 this year.

Similar to a few of her past singles, Cyrus aims towards anthemic reflections on her generation. This single has a bit of a more melancholy twist: "These days we only follow/ These days we're feeling hollow/ 'Get paid' the only motto/

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See Anderson Paak Talk Influences in ‘Word Is Bond’ Preview

Rap music's journey from the South Bronx to the top of the charts is the focus of Word Is Bond, an upcoming Showtime documentary that examines "the transformative power of lyrics in the world of hip-hop."

The Sacha Jenkins-directed film features interviews with rappers like Nas, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Jadakiss, Tech N9ne, Rapsody and Anderson Paak, who talks about his influences

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Review: Dashboard Confessional, Emo Icon, Makes Stadium-Size Return

So much has come to pass in the 15 years since Dashboard Confessional propelled his strummy perpetually wounded boyhood drama to its Gold-record apex. Emo is now the province of Soundcloud rappers, righteous girls, and Drake.

Chris Carrabba made his name at the tail-end of the Nineties singing (and shrieking) about winning (and losing) a girl, and now he returns with Crooked

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