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How Master P Gamed The Music Industry And Laid A Path To Generational Wealth

Master P at VH1's Hip-Hop Honors: The '90s Game Changers this week, in attendance with his daughter, Cymphonique Miller, and son, Romeo.John Sciulli/Getty Images for VH1/Viacomhide caption

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Master P and Romeo, Growing Up Hip Hop

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Lists His Wu-Tang Album On eBay

Martin Shkreli exits a Brooklyn courthouse after the jury issued a verdict in his case for securities fraud. Shkreli is selling a one-of-a-kind album from the Wu-Tang Clan he purchased in 2015.Drew Angerer/Getty Imageshide caption

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Tank And The Bangas On World Cafe

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Tank And The Bangas On World Cafe

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Kendrick Lamar Wins Big In The VMAs' Jarring Jumble Of Moments

Kendrick Lamar won Video of the Year and Best Hip Hop Video, among four other prizes, at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Imageshide caption

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Kendrick Lamar Wins Big In The VMAs' Jarring Jumble Of Moments

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Stretch & Bobbito On World Cafe

Stretch Armstrong (right) aka Adrian Bartos and Bobbito (left) aka Robert GarciaNickolai Hammar/NPRhide caption

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Stretch & Bobbito On World Cafe

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Takes One To Know One: Rapper Ugly God Speaks To (And For) Teens

Ugly God's debut album, The Booty Tape, dropped August 4.Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Takes One To Know One: Rapper Ugly God Speaks To (And For) Teens

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