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Jay-Z and Beyonce Go Vegan!

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Jay-Z is embarking on a 22 day challenge to better health because psychologists say it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. “On the 22nd day,” Jay-Z wrote, “you’ve found the way.” Continue reading

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Music to Make You Cooler: Michelle Obama- First Lady and Rap Star?

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In honor of the one-year anniversary of her “Let’s Move” campaign, Michelle Obama is teaming up with Partnership for a Healthier America to make a rap album. Continue reading

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Music to Make You Cooler: Red Gold Green (RDGLDGRN)

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In a world of synthesized, reverberated bubble gum pop, Red Gold Green (RDGLDGRN) stands out by fusing aspects of alternative music and hip hop. Like Vonnegutt, this trio from D.C. is forging the way for the newly emerging genre of indie rock/rap. With a mix of tight rap verses and melodic choruses set against hard hitting drums and upbeat guitars, RDGLDGRN’s duality definitely brings something new to the table. Continue reading

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Music That Makes You Cooler: Bamalovesoul.com

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I was a DJ from the age of 15 to present day the one thing I have continued to do. Today the game is so different, where I used to spend hours finding and combing though record stacks in record stores that smelled the same way. Or getting in record pools to get the freshest white labels that only the coolest dj’s had. In a post serrato world now all you need is a dope website with a download button. Continue reading

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Music that Makes You Cooler: Chasing Cody ChesnuTT

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His songs were simultaneously youthful and old school. It was rock & roll if you were raised by an uncle who was a pimp, and in the golden age of hip hop, a new rock sound with hip hop-ish lyrics. Continue reading

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Music to Make You Cooler: Mos Dub

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In 2012, budding music producer Max Tonnone released Mos Dub, a project combining hip-hop artist Mos Def with dub reggae music. Continue reading

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