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Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake Debut 'King's Dead'

Jay Rock, Top Dawg Entertainment's bedrock emcee, fronts the second single from the TDE-curated Black Panther soundtrack, alongside Kendrick Lamar and Future.Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Imageshide caption

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Kendrick Lamar And President Trump Were Two Ships Passing In The Night

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park during halftime at the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Georgia and Alabama.Paras Griffin/Getty Imageshide caption

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Jidenna On World Cafe

Jidenna performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.Emma Silverstone/WXPNhide caption

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Jidenna On World Cafe

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Reggie 'Combat Jack' Ossé, Hip-Hop Journalist And Podcaster, Dies At 53

Reggie "Combat Jack" Ossé attends the Spotify Mogul launch party in May 2017. The hip-hop personality has passed away at the age of 53.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Imageshide caption

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Eminem On 'Revival': 'I Speak To Everybody'

Eminem performs at the 2017 MTV EMAs. The rapper's ninth studio album, Revival, is out now.Kevin Mazur/WireImagehide caption

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Eminem On 'Revival': 'I Speak To Everybody'

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