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by (@GeorgettePierre)

11 Things We Learned From Nicki Minaj’s #CRWN Interview

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Last night Nicki Minaj sat down with Elliott Wilson of RapRadar.com for her #CRWN interview, an in-depth monthly series with hip hop’s greatest. Queen Barbz dropped her long awaited third album, The Pinkprint, this week and became the first female artist to grace the #CRWN stage. The crowd went insane as Ms. Minaj stepped out, rapping her lyrics and turning the room into a mini concert. After the lively beginning, the interview was among her most personal yet—and here’s what we learned.

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Madonna’s New Album + Tracklist Leak, Includes Song Called “B*tch, I’m Madonna”

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Madge has got to be pissed. Madonna‘s unannounced and unfinished 2015 album and complete tracklist has unexpectedly hit the internet and is spreading like wild hydrangeas. The album, either called Unapologetic Bitch or Iconic, has 13 songs including “Illuminati” and the previously leaked “Rebel Heart”. Her manager Guy Oseary asked fans for help to find whoever was responsible for the “Rebel Heart” leak back in November, and we suspect this individual is responsible for the recent breach.

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by (@BHSmithNYC)

‘That Metal Show’ Hosts Eddie, Don And Jim Share Their Top 5 Metal Albums Of The Year

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The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah started last night and Christmas is just a week away so what better time to stuff your stockings with the gift that keeps on giving, that’s right, HEAVY F**KING METAL! And who better to tell you about the greatest metal albums of the year than Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the hosts of That Metal Show, the only show on television about all things heavy metal and hard rock. Whether your tastes run from old schoolers like Judas Priest and Ace Frehely, or newer bands such as Kyng or King 810, it’s been a great year for loud guitars and killer riffs. See what albums the TMS boys rocked to in 2014 and tune in to VH1 Classic next year when That Metal Show returns. Read more…

by (@hernameislex)

The 12 Best A-List Cover Songs Of 2014

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Artists are just like us —when they really like a song, they aren’t shy about belting it out. But instead of merely singing in the shower, they actually perform it with instruments, lights, an audience and the whole bit! December You Oughta Know artist Hozieras well as fellow YOK alums Ed Sheeran and Lordeare just a few of the talented musicians who have covered other artists this year, and their renditions are still stuck in our head. Find out whose covers might have bested the original.

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