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Exclusive Video Premiere: T.I. “No Mediocre” feat. Iggy Azalea

After producing eight studio albums in the past 13 years, T.I. is working to bring us a ninth studio album Paperwork. This song, “No Mediocre” is the second single to be dropped from the new album.

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Jennifer Hudson Puts Her Boss Persona On Display In “I Can’t Describe”

Jennifer Hudson continues to be a leader of the pack amongst her peers on the music scene, but with her latest video, we see clearly that she’s feeling great doing it! In her new video for “I Can’t Describe,” Hudson flaunts her “stuff” boldly and proudly for the world to see.

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Comebacks, Leg Drops And Blurred Lines: What We’re Most Thankful For From The World Of Music In 2013

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December is nearly upon us, a month in which all of us take a fond look back at the year that was while also plotting on how we can make the following year even more awesome. That said, today is Thanksgiving, a day which is predicated on giving thanks for all of the blessings that have been bestowed upon us. So it’s only natural that we spent some time over the last week carving our way through the archives here at the VH1 Music, being careful to toss the bones to the left and saving all the good, juicy stuff for you today. So, without further ado, here is our list of What We’re Most Thankful For From The World Of Music In 2013.

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EMINEM WEEK: Our 20 Favorite Rappers Turned Actors Ever

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Eminem has been acting from the moment he first picked up a mic. The multi-faceted rapper was never shy about filling his passionate verses with different voices, and many of his songs are filled with distinct characters that tell a story. So by the time he was cast in big-screen debutĀ 8 Mile, he was primed for an acting tour-de-force. Em offered up an incredible performance, and even took home the Best Song Oscar for “Lose Yourself”.

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Robin Thicke Breaks Down Blurred Lines, Track-By-Track (Pt. 1 of 2)

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Robin Thicke has been one of the most popular artists in the R&B game for going on a decade now, but even he would agree that his career trajectory took a significant jump when he dropped “Blurred Lines” back in March. Over the course of the last three months and change, the song has gone to #1 in 14 different countries and become the undisputed Song Of The Summer here in the United States. Tomorrow sees the release of his full-length album Blurred Lines, his sixth studio LP. We sat down with #THICKE a few days ago for the latest entry in our ongoing Track-By-Track series, and he was gracious enough to share the inspirado behind each one of the 11 songs on this collection.

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Wale Supports Anti-Bullying Efforts Through Non-Profit Saving Our Daughters

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With all promotion and celebration around his new album The Gifted, Wale found time to visit the Bethune School in Atlanta, Georgia last week in support of Saving Our Daughters. The non-profit organization aims to spark positive activism and empower teenagers to act positively in their community, and has received celebrity support from the likes of T.I., K.Michelle, and Nas over the years.

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T.I. Rocks “Whatever You Like” In A Previously Unreleased Performance Of Storytellers

In honor of T.I. Father’s Day Weekend, we’ve liberated a clip of T.I.’s 2008 hit, “Whatever You Like” from the VH1 Storytellers vaults! In this previously unreleased performance, the King of the South keeps the crowd in a two-step, dancing to the infectious melody. Read more…

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Tip + Tiny Open Up About The Music Industry Gems They Drop On Their Kids

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T.I. and his former Xscape-member wife Tameka have a combined 36 years worth of music industry experience under their belts, so it should be no surprise that they now have offspring who’ve decided to follow in their footsteps. In an exclusive interview with the Family Hustle stars, the celebrity couple and their kids reveal what it’s like to tackle entertainment’s ups and downs.

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The Harris Family Photo Archives: Taking A Look Back With T.I. + Tiny

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In an age when digital photography is a smartphone click away, it’s easy to forget that keeping visual memories wasn’t always so simple. Luckily for us, T.I. and Tiny have been wise about archiving their family photos, and in celebration of Father’s Day 2013, have offered to share snapshots from their personal collection.

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