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Awards

  • 2012 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published December 1, 2011

    "Bud Bundy, Original Gangsta"

  • 2007 - Salute to Excellence Awards/National Association of Black Journalists

    "Ace of Spaides"

  • 2006 - Salute to Excellence Awards/National Association of Black Journalists, published September 14, 2005

    "Rap vs. Rapture"

2010 Stories by Ben Westhoff

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  • Ben Westhoff
    COVER STORY

    New York's Best Dive Bars

    published October 6, 2010

    Anyone who says that gentrified New York lacks dive bars is nuts. Sure, we no longer have McGurk's Suicide Hall, the Bowery haunt frequented by... More >>

  • Styles P Wrote a Novel

    published June 15, 2010

    Styles P has been to prison for stabbing a guy in the ass, and once chewed out 50 Cent for being soft. The Yonkers-bred member of platinum... More >>

  • Battle of the Beloved Memphis Rappers: Three 6 Mafia vs. Eightball & MJG

    published May 11, 2010

    Interviewing rappers usually requires permeating layers of publicists, childhood friends, and occasionally lawyers, but Eightball, one-half of... More >>

  • MC Paul Barman Perseveres

    published January 5, 2010

    MC Paul Barman, a short, Jewish, bespectacled Ivy League alumnus with dark, curly hair peeking out from beneath the hood of his Carhartt... More >>

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