One thing about Brasstracks is that he can make a collaboration with just about anyone and it's a guaranteed hit. But you don't really need me to tell you that, ask his Grammy awards for songs like Chance The Rapper's "No Problems" or Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar." He's collabed with big names across all genres like Anderson .Paak, Khalid, and Mac Miller, and his recent singles are no exception.
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Sometimes, two music geniuses get together to create a track and it just works. That’s exactly what happened when Snakehips and Tkay Maidza teamed up for “Show Me The Money.” Pair Snakehips’ ability to make the catchiest beat ever with Tkay Maidza’s insane vocal talent and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a hit track.

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Taylor Bennett loves music, and he's fascinated with the concept of genre. On Coming of Age, he creates an eclectic mix of pop, hip-hop, and rock. It includes guest spots from Jeremih, Matt and Kim, and Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's.

But Bennett is more than a musician. He created Be Yourself, an activewear brand and collaboration with Champion. He's a dad, an LGBTQ+ advocate, and manager for his brother, Chance The Rapper.

From his hometown of Chicago, Bennett talks to Jordan Edwards and Demi Ramos about Coming of Age, growing up with Chance, and how to build a career in the streaming era.

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As part of the Chicago collective Savemoney, Joey Purp has aligned himself with longtime friends like Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa. He's established his own identity as an MC who can quickly shift styles. His lyrics can be playful and fun, but also sharp and aggressive. His affinity for classic soul samples is reminiscent of fellow Chicagoan Kanye West.

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New York City, USA - May 2, 2016: Kanye West attends the Manus x Machina Fashion in an Age of Technology Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kanye West is officially the richest Black man in the United States.

According to multiple media outlets, the 43-year-old rapper-producer is worth an estimated $6.6 billion, with over half coming from his clothing and sneaker line Yeezy. West's billionaire status became public back in April of 2020.

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9 Celebrities Who Need to Get Vaccinated (for Our Mental Health)

As COVID vaccines start to roll out, we're hoping these famous people don't hesitate to get immunized.

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On Wednesday Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen received his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and said that he felt "euphoric."

Frankly, we felt the same way. At 81 years old McKellen is in a high-risk category for a severe case of COVID. Knowing that the beloved actor and gay rights activist is on his way to immunity is one small anxiety we can remove from the heaping pile of fear and tragedy that has been growing since March.

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