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Mase (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    A Brief History of "Weird Al" and Rhyme

    This week sees the release of Mandatory Fun, the 14th studio album from the high priest of parody "Weird Al" Yankovic. Yankovic's uncanny ability to mimic and mock the stylings of his targets are always impressive, especially his endeavors into the world of hip-hop. While "Amish Paradise" and "White ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Things That Need To Happen At My Funeral

    Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book, and writes this weekly column about his life and times. Earlier this week, I went to the funeral of a person I cared about. While I am of course happy he will get t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Our 20 Most Read Stories of 2013, the Complete List

    We covered a lot of music ground in 2013. You loved all of it (especially if the word "douchiest" was in the title). But some stories were more read than others. Here now, our 20 most popular posts of the year. Thanks for reading, and see you next year!!

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    December 30, 2013

    Our 20 Most Read Stories of 2013, 20 - 11

    We covered a lot of music ground in 2013. You loved all of it. But some stories were more read than others. Here now, our 20 most popular posts of the year, 20 - 11. Thanks for reading, and see you next year!! See also: The 10 Best Metal Albums of 2013

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    In Defense of the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards

    This Sunday is the 30th MTV Video Music Awards. The show's come a long way from the days of Bette Midler and basic-cable bedlam--it's one of the most influential award shows on television. Youth driven channel that it is, MTV itself seldom looks back at yesterday in favor of focusing on the future, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 19, 2012
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    December 13, 2012

    Monster Magnet's "Space Lord": Is It Rock and Rap's Missing Link?

    Tomorrow, stoner-rock heroes Monster Magnet come to the Music Hall of Williamsburg to play their debut album Spine of God in its entirety. As career-making as that album was, talk of looking back on the group's legacy calls to mind their biggest hit, 1998's "Space Lord." While the song has since be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Live: Black Rob Gets Back To Basics At The Apple Store

    ​ Black Rob Apple Store (SoHo) Wednesday, July 27 Better than: Waiting around the Genius Bar while a new trackpad gets installed in your MacBook. "Things are different now. There are computers. Dudes are going in with the computers", Black Rob proclaimed with a grin. Despite the obvious iro ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2010

    Spring Guide: Londoners the xx and More

    Enjoying American top-10 lists with the hit Brits

  • Music

    January 28, 2003

    How to Be Good

    Sensitive-Guy MC Consults Navel, God, Erykah

  • News

    March 27, 2001

    The 'Bad Boy Curse'

    The Perils of Hanging With Puffy

  • Music

    August 22, 2000
  • News

    July 6, 1999

    Of Mics and Men in Harlem

    The Tragedy and Legacy of Big L

  • Music

    March 16, 1999
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