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A Complete History Of Halle Berry Shout-Outs In Hip Hop Tracks

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Halle Berry holds the title of every rapper’s fantasy woman, and she’s got the stats to back it up. With more than 20 songs that reference her unparalleled beauty, the Oscar-winning actress is definitely among the most name dropped person in hip hop history. In honor of her 48th birthday, we’re celebrating by collecting the best songs that feature a shout-out to rap’s perennial It Girl. Brace yourself -it’s a long list.

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What Are The Oddest Ways Artists Are Releasing Their Music?

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As the Wu-Tang Clan prepares to release a new album, the group’s unconventional dissemination plan is getting more attention than the fact that new music is on the way. The venerable hip-hop collective is creating one pressing of its LP, with the single copy being presented to fans as a traveling museum exhibit.

As novel as that strategy may be, members of the Wu aren’t the only artists who’ve tried to one-up the industry by playing around with standard distribution methods. Who else has gotten creative with album formats?

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First Dibs: Is Noah Gundersen Addicted To Love?

Nico Vega turns us all into true believers, a pop icon teams up with Wu-Tang Clan, and Katy Perry‘s “Roar” gets covered by a five-year-old.

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BREAKING: Regis Philbin Declares Himself A Member Of Wu-Tang Clan

Regis Philbin is a broadcasting legend thanks to his long-time hosting gigs on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and Live! With Regis and Kelly. He’s holds a Guinness World Record for spending more time in front of the camera than any other man, but now he’s about make a leap into a different kind of media. Ladies and gentleman, Wu-Tang Clan is about to get a brand new (and very old) member!

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Coachella 2013: Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Stone Roses To Headline This Year’s Festival

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After lots of speculation and one cruise, the lineup for this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been announced. Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to headline the three-day fest that spans two weekends (April 12-14 and April 19-21) for the second consecutive year, which is very exciting but also a little underwhelming. Don’t get us wrong, the top of the lineup is an interesting combination of legendary acts and artists with upcoming release we can’t wait to hear, but after l2012′s even greater mix of genres closing out each sweltering day, we can’t help but feel this year’s fest is dominated by the WGWGs.

That’s not to say that the second and third (and fourth and fifth) tier acts aren’t fabulous: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, and, oh yeah, Wu-Tang Clan, plus the return of the Postal Service (!) and VH1 favorites like Tegan and Sara, Jessie Ware and our January You Oughta Know artist, Allen Stone. Well done, friends!

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