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NJ Court: Lyrics Shouldn’t Have Been Used As Evidence

Violent rap lyrics written by a man accused of shooting a fellow drug dealer in 2005 should not have been admitted as evidence at his trial, New Jersey’s highest court ruled Monday.

08/04/2014

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Rap Lyrics On Trial This Week At NJ Supreme Court

The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a case that has gotten national attention.

03/02/2014

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Dion Waiters And Meek Mill Trying To Show The Way To Sports And Music Success

Meek Mill has “made it” in the music world. Dion Waiters has “made it” in the basketball world. And both are coming back to where they came from, Philadelphia, to show others how to make it too.

08/13/2013

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Rapper To Project Music Video Onto 3 Philadelphia Landmarks

In addition to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, visitors to the City of Brotherly Love on Friday will have another attraction to check out.

05/24/2013

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Bad ‘Fresh Prince’ Rap Triggers Pa. School Lockdown

Now this is a story all about how a high school student’s life got turned upside down. But it was all just a bad rap.

03/01/2013

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Top Upcoming Summer Concerts In Philadelphia

This summer promises a series of musical events in every genre, from multi-day festivals to one-night shows.

07/26/2012

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LL Cool J: From Radio To The Big Screen (And Everywhere In Between)

LL Cool J has sold millions of albums and made a name for himself in fashion, films and television. He continues his success as the host of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, February 12 on CBS.

01/23/2012

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Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters And Others Announced As GRAMMYs Performers

GRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.

01/18/2012

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Jay-Z Eyes More Grammy Wins

(Matt Sheret) – Jay-Z is likely to be one of the big winners at this year’s Grammy Awards. Eminem is the only other performer in the field with the kind of reach that rap’s premier […]

02/03/2011

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Philadelphia’s Top In Hip-Hop & Rap

Hip-hop music has always resonated loud in the streets of Philadelphia, and the city’s artists are truly some of the purist lyricists in the game, gaining critical success, acclaim and even multiple Grammy awards.

CBS Philly–11/21/2010

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