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Obama slow jams with Jimmy Fallonupdated: Wed May 09 2012 11:02:00

President Obama joins Jimmy Fallon for a slow jam session on Fallon's late night talk show.

Rapper Guru dies after battle with cancerupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 18:19:00

According to his friend and producer Solar, it was the love of the fans that helped keep rapper Guru going. Susan Sarandon on Crutches: From Break Dancing?updated: Fri Apr 16 2010 07:07:00

The Oscar winner pulls a reporter's leg when she describes her recent injury

Hip Hop diplomacyupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 09:13:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty looks at how the U.S. State Department is using hip hop's global appeal as a diplomatic tool.

International hip-hop artists find their roots in U.S.updated: Fri Jul 31 2009 09:13:00

Six hip-hop artists from five countries speaking four languages are on stage, warming up for their show at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Quincy Jones may try to buy back Vibe magazineupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 13:07:00

Vibe magazine founder Quincy Jones may attempt to buy back the now-shuttered hip-hop magazine, according to a published report.

Russell Simmons: Time to get inspiredupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 22:11:00

Hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons says he didn't get emotional when he heard that Sen. Barack Obama had been elected president, but he did get inspired.

T.I. on the road to redemptionupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 11:00:00

T.I. has a number one album and single, as well as a one-year jail term in his future. Denise Quan explains.

No. 1 hip-hop star: I'm 'anxious' about prisonupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 11:00:00

The date was October 13, 2007. In four hours, T.I. was scheduled to appear at the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was nominated for nine trophies. Rapper T.I.: Mariah Carey Is a 'Phenomenal Talent'updated: Tue Jul 29 2008 12:48:00

The rapper, who recently collaborated with Carey, encourages young people to vote Moby Blogs About Dalai Lama Meetingupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 16:49:00

The star joined KT Tunstall and Joss Stone for an audience with the spiritual leader Jazz Master Max Roach Dies at 83updated: Thu Aug 16 2007 16:00:00

Max Roach, the master percussionist whose rhythmic innovations and improvisations defined bebop jazz during a wide-ranging career where he collaborated with artists from Duke Ellington to rapper Fab Five Freddy, has died after a long illness

Taking hip-hop to new heightsupdated: Wed Feb 14 2007 18:26:00

"What's the Internet?"

EW review: 'Batman Begins' a triumphupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 09:24:00

One benefit of not being a comic-book fanboy or -girl is the immunity such dispassion grants: No blood-pressure crises are likely to arise over arguments pertaining to whether "Batman Begins" lives up to the franchise launched 16 years ago by director Tim Burton and Batman No. 1, Michael Keaton, then sullied -- tsk! -- eight years ago by director Joel Schumacher and Batman No. 3, George Clooney, with that unholy nippled Batsuit.

Superstar DJupdated: Mon Oct 18 2004 08:21:00

For me it all started with two turntables and a mixer. That's what DJing is all about.

Fortune: The Pill Whose Name Goes Unspoken How do you sell painkillers to an entire generation of consumers hooked on body piercing and eupdated: Mon Sep 20 2004 00:01:00

Ask any parent--if you tell kids what to do, they're sure to do the exact opposite. Tylenol seems to have read that child-rearing chapter, because lately it has been acting like the coolest parent ...

Street art, hot off the pressesupdated: Mon May 31 2004 15:34:00

Even in a culture mecca like New York City, some capable artists and designers feel the need sometimes to flee the pressures of the market and take to the streets to paint the pulse of the city and the scene.

China's hip-hop dance crazeupdated: Mon Jan 05 2004 05:36:00

In a rented hall in Beijing, a group of teenagers are taking turns to display their dance moves. Some are doing handstands along to those familiar western hip-hop beats.

Fortune: The Playlistupdated: Mon Oct 29 2001 00:01:00

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