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Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler

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Questlove And The Roots: How A Hip-Hop Band Conquered Late Night

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Ja Rule: 'I Took It Upon Myself To Become A Man'

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Why Would More Than 500 Artists Sample The Same Song?

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