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Amid outcry from the state police union, a New Jersey university has decided to cancel a commencement speech from rapper Common over a song he wrote a fifteen years ago in honor of Black activist Assata Shakur. Kean University students expressed interest in hearing Common speak at graduation in large part due to his powerful and emotional […]

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Billboard Top 200 chart, topped this week by Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” according to Nielsen Music data for the week ending March 22. Lamar’s second studio album is his first Billboard No. 1, having moved 363,000 units in its first week. The rapper surprised everyone by dropping “Butterfly” more than a week before […]

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Each year, the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board selects 25 titles to be entered into its registry, and this year Lauryn Hill’s groundbreaking debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, is among the recordings chosen for induction. The LOC identifies recordings that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” and were released a minimum of […]

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Mariah Carey Sings Her Hits songs with New Late Late Show host James Corden on his drive to work. On Wednesday, in a carpool karaoke Corden puts the radio on and as the opening bars of “Always Be My Baby” began to play, Carey says, “I’m not singing today… but, joins in on several of her […]

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