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On her fourth album, Missy looked forward by reaching back.
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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, we highlight five of the best songs from Bobby Brown's underrated 3rd album.
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Mary J. Blige turns pain and abuse into motivation, strength and empowerment.
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Who Killed It?: West Coast All Stars – ‘We’re All in the Same Gang’
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The Beastie Boys managed to break the mold.
20 of the Best Lyrics From A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your S…
XXL highlights 20 of the best bars on A Tribe Called Quest's new album, 'We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service.'
8 Rappers Who Served in the Military
In celebration of the day and the people that protect this country, XXL highlights nine rappers who have served in the military.