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Minor Keys Open Doors: Rap’s Obsession With Downbeat Beats

Almost every rap song on the charts today is set in a minor key. When did that start? Why is it still going? Who will bring rap back out the murk and mire? Where do we go to get happy?

09/03/2014

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Upcoming Run the Jewels Album Could Feature Zack de la Rocha

Killer Mike and El-P are back in the studio recording a new Run the Jewels album, news that would be exciting enough for most hip-hop fans.

04/22/2014

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