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Do You Remember Hip Hop’s Most Cuddly Moments?

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There’s no crying in hip hop, or at least that was the motto in the ’90s. But times have changed, and the truth is, not giving a f-ck is the most hip hop thing you can do. Kanye West is quick to don a supple leather skirtSnoop Dogg doesn’t think twice before grabbing his heart-shaped sunglasses and Drake, well, is Drake. Being soft is only an issue when you’re not a filthy rich rapper, who occasionally takes a spa day with his boys. Now that’s hip hop. Check out some of hip hop’s heavy weights revealing their softer side.

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Butts, Boobs, Interruptions + Drag: Crazy VMA Moments That You May Have Forgotten About

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The MTV Video Music Awards never fail to provide us with a vast array of WTF?! moments. For example, Miley Cyrus‘ foam finger and twerking combo will forever be ingrained in our minds. And between her controversial “Like a Virgin” performance in 1984 and her threesome kiss with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera in 2003, Madonna is a VMA legend. Tragically, these moments often overshadow slightly less insane (but still totally nutty) incidents. What about those other crazy escapades that didn’t get as much headline love? Some folks may have forgotten, but we have not.

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Cover Story: The Most Iconic Rolling Stone Covers of All Time

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For 47 years, music fans have looked to Rolling Stone as the primary source for edgy and flamboyant reporting that pushes limits and goes where no other publication dares. The articles are always challenging and thought-provoking, but it’s their bold and often-controversial covers that are forever burned into our memory.

From outlandish illustrations to stark portraits, these images comment on sensitive subjects like presidential elections, terrorism, drugs, and (of course) nudity. They’ve put the nails on the “good girl” coffins of stars like Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Miley Cyrus. They’ve pinned rap superstars Kanye West and 50 Cent against each other, and sexualized teen shows like Glee and Gossip Girl. They’ve put the spotlight on monsters who have hurt this country, and those who have been sacrificed to help it.

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Jive Talkin’: The Most Controversial Musician Quotes Of All Time

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Big egos, big ideas, and big global presence mean that when musicians have something to say, they’re not only quick to run their mouths, their words spread across the pop culture consciousness like wildfire. From racist slurs to homophobic comments and even weighing in on politics, being a musician (to some) is a mandate to just say senseless stuff. From John Mayer’s racist Johnson to Shirley Manson’s primitive desires, these celebrities have given us some of the most controversial quotes of our time.

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