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While BET strings us along on 106 & Park's farewell tour, be thankful for one thing; the opportunity to have basked in the importance that was urban music programs on TV.

After nine months of weekly articles from non-music media outlets hyping the rise of Iggy Azalea, the Australian starlet finally made her game-changing admission...

A long, dramatic vent feels so good in the moment, but has one ever solved your problem? Why experts say these tirades are hurting...

Everyone's always loved Lil Kim in Brooklyn NY, and I loved her more than just about anyone not named MC Lyte. I probably have...

You’d think getting through 30 years of life without ever once questioning your manliness would be a positive thing. You have a penis. It...

East Village Radio, the 11-year-old Internet radio station with a tiny storefront studio on First Avenue, is shutting down operations next week. "Every time we...

It’s 2014 and technology is leading the charge on how we communicate!

Don't be boneheads and saying these douchey things to women. If you think it's going to piss her off, seriously... just.... DON'T SAY IT....

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