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Lyor Cohen has seen just about every curveball the music industry has to throw, but in his keynote speech at South by Southwest in Austin on Wednesday morning, his message was largely one of optimism.
Cohen's hour-long talk was heavy on nostalgia and autobiography, touching on everything from his days helping build Def Jam Recordings in the Eighties, to heading Warner Music Group, and
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Meek Mill was arrested on January 24th, 2007 – one day after a member of Philadelphia's Narcotics Field Unit (NFU) claimed to see the rapper selling crack to an informant. According to three of Meek's cousins, who shared a house with the emcee, the arrest was horrifically violent.
"When I first ran to the door, they were
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Lil Jon explores a surreal, hedonistic landscape in the animated video for "Alive," featuring 2 Chainz and Migos' Offset.
The clip opens with a digital Lil Jon reclining in bed with nude models and slipping inside a champagne bottle. Later, a miniature Offset walks around on top of naked women as cars warp around his face
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The ballad of Meek Mill is long, repetitive and unpleasant. Over the past decade-plus, the rapper has spent an estimated $30 million on legal defense, as he's gone in and out of Philadelphia courtrooms, jails and now prison for a variety of charges and petty parole violations that he has disputed. Despite, or
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