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ABC Orders Pilot for Daveed Diggs-Produced Comedy on Rapper-Turned-Mayor

The still-untitled project focuses on a rapper who successfully runs for mayor as a publicity stunt. 

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After Writing Rap Hits, Can This Queer Female MC Break Into the Mainstream?

Pitchfork profiled Gizzle, a rapper and songwriter who has co-authored verses for rap superstars like Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign, as she makes a play for stardom. 

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Critics Slam NY Post for Shaming, 'Outing' Police-Criticizing Rapper as Firefighter

Despite the Post’s suggestion that Ka was hiding his day job while speaking plainly about the police, he actually wasn’t keeping it a secret.

Ex-Das Racist Member Heems Inks Deal For Life Story-Informed Sitcom

Heems announced the deal with 20th Century Fox yesterday via his Twitter.  

Princeton Students Petition Against a Campus Concert by 'Misogynistic, Homophobic' Big Sean

More than 500 students have signed a petition protesting the rapper’s upcoming performance on campus.