When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis began recording their collaborative debut, they didn't set out to make a record that would change their lives, shock the industry, or shape the future of hip-hop. They were just two independent musicians doing what they loved with people they cared about. "That's what ... More >>
Make no mistake, Rick Ross' Teflon Don is selling pretty briskly for a rap album that makes few pop concessions -- especially in the dismal 2010 buying climate. But last week, the first of the album's release, it seemed that Ricky Rozay might be able to knock Eminem's Recovery out of its reign at ... More >>
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