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Hip-Hop Artists You Didn’t Know Were Related

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Jodeci are reinventing themselves, but did you know members K-Ci & JoJo are Fantasia‘s cousins? Check out which other hip-hop artists call each other family in the gallery. Shout out to Snoop Dogg for having the most relatives in the industry.

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Rappers Who Make Money Off Of Weed (No, Not Like That)

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Hip hop and weed have a relationship as tight as Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s bromance. Snoop Dogg hasn’t ever been shy about his love for the herb, and he’s embraced it so much, he’s found a way to make money off of it — without dealing. Snoop is a damn ganjapreneur, and he’s not the only rapper making mad marijuana money. From Redman to Kurupt, find out which other rappers are getting paid from weed in some way.

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10 Reality Shows That Made Us Realize That Hip-Hop Stars Are Just Goofy Dads

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Tonight, Snoop Dogg dives back into reality TV with a new ESPN docu-series. Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream explores the rapper’s support for his teen son’s high school football team. The series also shows fans that behind Snoop’s weed smoke and hard rhymes, he’s just a lovable father.

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These Throwback Photos From The First BET Hip Hop Awards Will Make You Feel Super Nostalgic

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This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards hosted by Snoop Dogg celebrated the hottest names in hip hop today. But things have changed since the very first ceremony back in 2006, when comedian Katt Williams was host and Jay Z won the coveted Hip Hop Hustler award. Get a kick out of these amazing throwback photos of Lil Wayne, Remy Ma, T.I. and more from the Hip Hop Awards’ debut.

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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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