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Jay Z’s touring ‘blueprint’: Rapper co-headlines

  NEW YORK (AP) — You could create a music award based on Jay Z’s collaborative tours. Past nominees for best live performance by Jay Z and friends would include Justin Timberlake, Eminem and Kanye West, among others. And this year, the rap king is hitting the road with his superstar wife, Beyonce. The On the Run [...]

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Review: Ab-Soul continues strong run for Top Dawg

  Ab-Soul, “These Days …” (Top Dawg) Rapper Ab-Soul grew up in his family’s record store with free access to anything in the stacks. That explains a lot about “These Days …,” the bursting-at-the-seams album that’s No. 4 in Top Dawg Entertainment’s massive 2014 rollout (only Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock to go). The 15-track album [...]

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