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hip-hop

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'First billionaire in hip-hop' Dre boasts of Apple-Beats deal on Facebook

Appearing to confirm rumours of a $3.2 billion Apple buyout, Beats co-founder says Forbes' rich list has changed "in a big way".

By May 9, 2014

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Which hip-hop artists know more words than Shakespeare?

A data scientist studied how the vocabularies of popular hip-hop artists stack up against the Bard. The results are awesome.

By May 7, 2014

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Yo, 'Game of Thrones' raps: Official hip-hop mix tape coming

"Game of Thrones" is about to get down with the release of a free mix tape of rap, hip-hop, and Latin artists laying down tracks for the realm.

By March 5, 2014

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Retro gaming rap: Mario gets hard-core hip-hop makeover

What happens when you mix Mobb Deep and Mario? You get a jangly, hip-hoppy good time full of curse words and retro gaming sound effects.

By March 5, 2013

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Hip-hop legend Russell Simmons talks post-racial America

Music mogul and entrepreneur Russell Simmons speaks about ADD, his new original content YouTube channel, which aims to move culture forward.

By January 8, 2013

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Ben Horowitz: Fueling the tech boom and learning from hip-hop

q&a The combination of mobile, cloud and social has the entrepreneur-turned-venture capitalist more optimistic than ever.

By July 23, 2012

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DHS abruptly abandons copyright seizure of hip-hop blog

U.S. government's high-profile attempt to shut down DaJaz1.com ends with Homeland Security abandoning the case, which it had tried to conduct in secret.

By December 8, 2011

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New tool for DJ scratching: Cassette tapes!

Everything old is new again, apparently. Inventor and musician Jeremy Bell shows off his musical invention ScrubBoard, which uses audio cassette tape to scratch like a hip-hop DJ.

By November 12, 2014

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The catchiest songs ever, according to science, Ep. 182

This week on Crave, we learn to scratch analog audio tape like a hip-hop DJ, give a warm Hodor to Hodor, and watch some astronauts play with a sphere of water molecules in outer space. All that and more on this week's interstellar Crave show.

By November 7, 2014

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Crave Ep. 182: The catchiest songs ever, according to science

Researchers have compiled a list of the 10 most persistent earworms. Guess where the Spice Girls fall in the ranking.

By November 7, 2014