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Keyshia Cole and Ashanti's 'Verzuz' battle: Here's what happened

It was ladies’ night for the first Verzuz battle of 2021. After two delays due to COVID-19, the face-off between Keyshia Cole and Ashanti finally went down Thursday night with the two songstresses appearing from separate locations.
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Lil Kim hints at potential biopic and reveals who she'd want to portray her

In an era where female pioneers in hip hop are receiving their flowers, Lil Kim might be the next trailblazing rapper to receive a biopic. The Notorious K.I.M. tells ESSENCE she’s been fielding a “few offers” for an upcoming project about her life.
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Great presidential inauguration musical performances: A look back

Top music artists have actually been performing at presidential inaugurations for 80 years. Here’s a look back at some of the most-watched throughout the years.
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You won't believe how much Cardi B spends on her music videos

On Wednesday, the rapper revealed just how she pays for the videos of some her chart-topping hits, which each has surpassed one million YouTube views.
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Keyshia Cole, Ashanti 'Verzuz' battle gets new date

Third time’s the charm! After two delays due to COVID-19, the Verzuz battle between Keyshia Cole and Ashanti has set a new date – Thursday, January 21.
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Welcome back: Ma$e becomes the new pastor of The Gathering Oasis Church

In a new Instagram post by The Gathering Oasis Church, the Atlanta house of worship announced they had tapped the Harlem World rapper as their new pastor.
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SZA says she's 'not concerned' about her nine GRAMMY losses: 'It’s an old energy to me'

In an interview with Cosmopolitan, the R&B singer said she never planned on becoming a GRAMMY-nominated artist. “I’m just a girl from the ’burbs. I never had dreams of being nominated for a GRAMMY.”
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Chadwick Boseman and LeBron James among the most-liked Instagram posts of 2020

The late actor Chadwick Boseman and LeBron James had two of the most-liked Instagram posts of 2020, with an international sports star landing at number one.
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Where on TV are your favorite musicians appearing on New Year's Eve?

COVID-19 has canceled every New Year’s Eve concert and party, of course, but you’ll still be able to see some of your favorite stars perform Thursday night on TV. Here’s a rundown of who’s appearing where around the dial:
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Cardi B wants to know the cure for a hangover ahead of New Year's Eve

Count Cardi B as one of the many of us who will be partying and drinking to ring in 2021. How hard will she party? Wednesday morning, the “WAP” rapper solicited recommendations from her 15.9 million Twitter fans on how to cope with a hangover.
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