The results are in!  NWA will be inducted into 2016′s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, Deep Purple and Chicago.  NWA brought a new sound and honest message to the rap game and music industry that was all their own.  Coming “straight outta Compton,” ABC News reports that the West Coast hip hop group has sold over one hundred million records over the last 29 years.  The induction ceremony will go down on April 8 at the Barclays Center in New York City. The results are in!  NWA will be inducted into 2016′s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, Deep Purple and Chicago.  NWA brought a new sound and honest message to the rap game and music industry that was all their own.  Coming “straight outta Compton,” ABC News reports that the West Coast hip hop group has sold over one hundred million records over the last 29 years.  The induction ceremony will go down on April 8 at the Barclays Center in New York City.
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To Otis: To Otis:

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On December 10, 1967, we lost the voice of an original soul brother, Otis Redding.  In celebration of his life, we wanted to remind you of his classic sound through this quick list of tasty hip hop tracks that sample from his work. You’re welcome 1. The Food - Common feat. Kanye West 2. Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ - Wu-Tang Clan 3. Eye Know - De La Soul 4. Check the Resume - Grand Puba  5. Mama Gave Birth to the Soul Children - Queen Latifah 6. Wu-Tang: The 7th Chamber - Wu-Tang Clan And of course we can’t forget... On December 10, 1967, we lost the voice of an original soul brother, Otis Redding.  In celebration of his life, we wanted to remind you of his classic sound through this quick list of tasty hip hop tracks that sample from his work. You’re welcome 1. The Food - Common feat. Kanye West 2. Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ - Wu-Tang Clan 3. Eye Know - De La Soul 4. Check the Resume - Grand Puba  5. Mama Gave Birth to the Soul Children - Queen Latifah 6. Wu-Tang: The 7th Chamber - Wu-Tang Clan And of course we can’t forget...
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James Baldwin James Baldwin

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To accept one’s past – one’s history – is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it. An invented past can never be used; it cracks and crumbles under the pressures of life like clay in a season of drought.   On the anniversary of James Baldwin’s death, we would like to honor the literary genius for his bold and fearless spirit.  Baldwin was a pioneer, using his own life experiences and imagination to blaze new trails with his words, reflecting the community in which he came from.  With unabashed honesty, he informed... To accept one’s past – one’s history – is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it. An invented past can never be used; it cracks and crumbles under the pressures of life like clay in a season of drought.   On the anniversary of James Baldwin’s death, we would like to honor the literary genius for his bold and fearless spirit.  Baldwin was a pioneer, using his own life experiences and imagination to blaze new trails with his words, reflecting the community in which he came from.  With unabashed honesty, he informed...
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CXC at Urban Outfitters CXC at Urban Outfitters

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  CXC making the holidays hip @urbanoutfitters. Look for us on urbanoutfitters.com or at these select store locations: Santa Monica, CAMelrose, CABurbank, CACrocker Park/Westlake, CASanta Barbara, CASan Jose, CAMenlo Park, CARoseville, CADallas, TXAustin, TXHouston, TXNYC Herald SquareNYC 5th & 43rdProvidence, RIDedham, MAKansas City, MOJacksonville, FLOrlando, FLColumbia, SCOttawa, CanadaToronto, Canada   CXC making the holidays hip @urbanoutfitters. Look for us on urbanoutfitters.com or at these select store locations: Santa Monica, CAMelrose, CABurbank, CACrocker Park/Westlake, CASanta Barbara, CASan Jose, CAMenlo Park, CARoseville, CADallas, TXAustin, TXHouston, TXNYC Herald SquareNYC 5th & 43rdProvidence, RIDedham, MAKansas City, MOJacksonville, FLOrlando, FLColumbia, SCOttawa, CanadaToronto, Canada
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