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February 20, 2014 – Was a rapper's counterfeit New York Times profile a stunt? Or proof of hip-hop's iron hierarchy?
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Watch A Rational Conversation With Ebro Darden, Program Director Of Hot 97
January 21, 2014 – He's the "old man" who oversees all music and content on the commercial hip-hop station in New York.
Read Gimme The Beat (Box): The Journey Of The Drum Machine
January 17, 2014 – What began as a glorified metronome has worked its way into high-end studios and pop-music ubiquity.
Watch Starlito And Don Trip: Writers First, Rappers Second
January 15, 2014 – The Tennessee musicians on where they come from and relationships, both working and romantic.
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Watch Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds
December 31, 2013 – The producer breaks down his three-step writing process and says anybody can do what he does.
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