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Frank Ocean Has Only 4 More Days Left in July

BY Cacy Forgenie

Frank Ocean, the first publicly admitted bi-sexual R&B singer, promised us an album on July 23 but lo and behold, that date has come and gone. Where is our...

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Two weeks ago Marvel dropped a bunch of comic book covers featuring classic hip-hop album cover references. Iron Man flexing like 50 Cent and Captain America...

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