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Jay Z Launches TIDAL Streaming Service, Beyonce, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj + More Star In Promo

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Jay Z wants you to give him $20 bucks a month —and he just might get it. Say hello to TIDAL, billed as “the first music streaming service that combines the best High Fidelity sound quality, High Definition music videos and expertly Curated Editorial.” And if that’s not enough to get your music-loving heart all aflutter, TIDAL is also packing some serious celebrity fire-power. We’ve lost count of the megastars featured in their new promo vid!

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Mother Of Mine: Artists Who Were Raised By Single Mothers

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Some of the biggest artists in the game, J. Cole, Mariah Carey, and Justin Bieber, to name a few, were raised by single mothers. We’re stealing the light from major artists — just for a moment — to shine it on the single mothers who raised them in honor of Women’s History Month.

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5 Songs From ‘Empire’ That Sound Like Songs From Real Life

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Hate it or love it, Empire is one of the most popular shows on television right now. The show’s soap opera-like storylines, matched with it’s over the top characters and cameos, reel in faithful viewers weekly. But the sweet spot for many fans is the show’s musical component. It only make sense that a show based on the recording industry have music that is not only credible, but sonically relevant. A bulk of the credit can be given to the show’s executive music producer Timbaland, and music director Jim Beanz.

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Late Bloomers: 10 Rappers Who Broke Through Later In Their Careers

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We often hear about how rap is a “young man’s sport,” but in a lot of instances this doesn’t seem to be the case. Many artist who get their shot at a young age, seem to fizzle out within the first few years of their newfound fame. Not everybody gets to drop a classic album at 20 like Nas did with Illmatic, or throw an entire label on their back at 16 like LL Cool J did with Def Jam.

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