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New Mix: Bob Dylan, Frank Turner, Daughter And More

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For Your Sorrows: Big Boi's label balked at releasing his album, so he leaked tracks via his own Twitter feed. Don Arnold/Getty Images hide caption

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The Year In Music: In 2010, Labels Got Leaky

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Big Boi's debut solo album stayed on the shelves of Jive Records for nearly three years. It was recently released by Def Jam. hide caption

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The Best Summer Dance Music

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The Best In New Hip-Hop, Jazz, Metal And Noise

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