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Watch These 5 BET Hip Hop Award Performances

Cyphers and sets to watch from BET’s annual celebration of hip hop achievement.

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WATCH: T.I. Teams Up With Atlanta Music Project Students for Tiny Desk Set

The Atlanta rapper and actor gave a live-band performance of songs spanning his career.

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How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration

The Obamas’ departure from the White House and Donald Trump’s first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn’t hold back.

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T.I., Vic Mensa Criticize Lil Wayne for Black Lives Matter Comments

T.I.: “You have to get outta that bubble that you’ve been living in and get out here and educate yourself on what’s going on around us!”

Despite His Raw Lyrics, White 'Drill' Rapper Slim Jesus Isn't 'Out Here Catching Bodies And S***'

The viral sensation who co-opted Chicago’s hyperviolent drill music did his first extended interview with VLAD TV yesterday—and it’s a trip. 

T.I. is the Gaye Family's Next Target in 'Blurred Lines' Case

Marvin Gaye’s family seeks to hold T.I. just as accountable as Pharrell and Robin Thicke.

DOJ's Awful Ferguson Report, K-Cup Waste, 12-Person Kidney Swap

Some of the morning’s headlines

T.I. Talks Suicidal Man Down From Ledge (Take Note, 50 Cent)

A refreshing change from a certain idiot rapper who Tweets to encourage suicides.