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Producer Selasi Discusses Everything from The Kandy Factory to Cancer

Photo by WillPower Unorthodox, yet universally endorsed, music is celebrated for its array of redemptive properties. Creativity embedded into the double helix, an organically gifted musician, like Selasi Duse, can easily twist words and sounds to summon wondrous art. Chronicling his life, the African-bred Duse has realized the American dream. Investing into his education and… Read more »

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BE THERE: 8 Must-See Acts To Catch At This Weekend’s Governors Ball Music Festival

With New York’s annual mega-festival, Governors Ball, kicking off today at Randall’s Island amidst the rain, AllHipHop.com has chosen 10 must-see acts to highlight for this weekend’s tens of thousands of concert-goers. Amidst the eclectic collection of artists like Kanye West, Guns N’ Roses, Kings of Leon, The XX and Nas that will be performing… Read more »

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Nas and Pusha T Invest in Urban Media Company

(AllHipHop News) Queensbridge native Nas has announced a joint venture to own urban media company, Mass Appeal, investing a “six-figure sum” into the company. Other investors on the endeavor include Pusha T, record label/creative agency DECON, and an international firm, White Owl Capital. Moving into online content, the media group is expecting to expand from… Read more »

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10 Essential Hip-Hop Soundtracks You Need In Your Music Collection

Next week the Jay-Z executive produced soundtrack for The Great Gatsby will be available for purchase. The collection will feature the new Jay song “100$ Bill” and a “Back to Black” remake by Andre 3000 and Beyoncé, but the rest of the album will be tracks by pop, EDM, and rock acts. So if you’re missing… Read more »

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Nas To Perform As Part Of Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop legend Nas is going to be one of the rap representatives to perform at the world renown John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ “One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide” festival in 2014. The Hip-Hop festival was announced as part of the Kennedy Center’s 2013-2014 season on Tuesday. This will place Hip-Hop culture right… Read more »

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Nas Released From Hospital After Bout With Vertigo

(AllHipHop News) Rap star Nas was forced to miss an appearance on “Live with Kelly and Michael” over health concerns. The rapper was briefly hospitalized with vertigo, which forced him to miss the high-profile television appearance. Vertigo is a condition that causes dizziness and loss of balance. It affects over 90 million Americans. The condition,… Read more »

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Nas' Georgia Mansion Sold At Public Auction

(AllHipHop News) Financial issues continue to plague Hip-Hop superstar Nas, as the rapper has lost his half-million dollar mansion in Georgia. TMZ.com reports that the Nas’ two-bedroom, three-bathroom mansion that was purchased in 2004, was recently foreclosed upon. According to records, Nas defaulted on a $585,000 loan, which was taken out in 2004. The bank… Read more »

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