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Read Best Hip-Hop of 2007 Changes the Game KEXP

December 24, 2007 – The best hip-hop CDs of 2007 helped push the boundaries of the genre. KEXP

Listen 'Rolling Stone' Names M.I.A. Top Album

December 17, 2007 – Kanye West, Arcade Fire and Jay-Z place well in the magazine's list of 2007's top 50 records.


Listen Rapper Jay-Z Un-Retires Again

November 6, 2007 – A look at new album releases from Jay-Z, Tokyo Police Club and Stevie Ray Vaughan.


Listen Guest DJ Lily Allen

February 22, 2007 – British singer Lily Allen writes infectious, bouncing pop music with wickedly biting lyrics. Alr...


Listen Jay-Z, Offering Hip-Hop for Grownups

December 6, 2006 – Kingdom Come may speak more to older listeners than to college students.


Listen Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

November 21, 2006 – Jay-Z's new album, Kingdom Come, is his first since he announced his "retirement."


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