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by (@McBeardo)

April Fool’s Gold: Top 10 Classic Rock “Fool” Songs For April 1st

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The first 24 hours of the fourth month each year, popularly known as April Fool’s Day, is traditionally set aside for jokes, pranks, hoaxes, bunkum, and other comical trickery in which bafflement is turned into good humor by way of the post-punchline declaration, “April Fool!”

Rock-and-roll seems to take a more sober-minded approach to the concept of the “fool,” though. Classic rock songs that directly address “fools,” especially in the title, tend to have an air of warning, dismissal, outright mockery, and even anger. No fooling!

For this April Fool’s Day, take some time between crank calls and inflating Whoopee Cushions to check out our playlist of the Top 10 Classic Rock “Fool” songs.

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by (@Bosnaud)

Jodeci’s Mr. Dalvin Speaks On ‘The Past, The Present, The Future’ + The Group’s Triumphant Return

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Back in 1995, a Democrat was in the Oval Office, O.J. Simpson was on the brink of some serious jail time, and Jodeci released their third album, The Show, The Afterparty, The Hotel. Fast forward 20 years later: Once again there’s a Democrat in office, O.J’s locked up, and Jodeci has released their fourth record, The Past, The Present, The Future. The group’s new full-length represents more than merely a return to music—it’s also a symbolic victory. The disc stands as a testament to their resiliency, in spite of the various setbacks that threatened to derail them for good. Slick new singles like “Nobody Wins,” “Every Moment,” and “Checkin for You” have removed any doubt that the anointed “Bad Boys of R&B” are really back.

We spoke to group member Mr. Dalvin about reuniting with long-time producer Timbaland, keeping the Jodeci mystique alive in the age of social media, and getting the comeback rolling after such a long hiatus.

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

Watch The Game Slug Some Dude Who Threatens To Shoot Him During A Basketball Game

The Game plays a dirty game of basketball—at least if this startling video from TMZ is any indication. The clip clearly shows the rapper taking a pretty powerful swing at an opposing player during a game of pickup in Los Angeles. But before you send The Game to anger management, he’s claiming it was all in self defense. Apparently the guy threatened to shoot him!

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by (@Bosnaud)

Where Are They Now? Lady Rappers You Loved And Forgot About

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How many times have you heard a song — sang along — then wondered afterwards, “What the hell happened to them? This is all too common in the fast-paced world of music. Hip-hop has produced its fair share of ladies with tracks that still hold real estate in our subconscious mind. Whether it’s the playfulness of Kid Sister, or the around-the-way girl appeal Vita added to a Murder Inc track.

Today we reveal female rappers that may have slipped your mind and bring you up to speed on what they’ve been up to since the good ole days.

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