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Solange Knowles On Nas, Juvenile And Dance Moves

Plus Silkk The Shocker, Jaheim, 702, Pharrell, Kirk Franklin and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on Lucy Pearl.

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Starlito And Don Trip: Writers First, Rappers Second

The Tennessee musicians on where they come from, their definition of trap music and relationships, both working and romantic.

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Earl Sweatshirt On RZA Day, His Purpose And Paul McCartney

The Odd Future rapper and his friend Vince Staples also talk about what makes music good and the sorry state of rap journalism.

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