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Posted on November 6th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
ComplexCon 2017 was eventful, to say the least. Taking over the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend (November 4-5), new and returning fans were hyped for the 2nd annual inaugural event. Throughout the 2 day extravaganza, there was a multitude of performances,...
Posted on October 23rd, 2017
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Ashley Vance
Thanks to photos of the book's cover floating all over Instagram, it's no secret that The Autobiography of Gucci Mane lured a few first-time book purchasers into the limelight. Of course, Gucci wasn't the only celebrity to pen their own book this year. Some of our...
Posted on October 18th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Last night (October 17th), the Hip-Hop world witnessed one of the most lavished weddings of 2017. Gucci Mane tied the knot with Keyshia Ka' Oir in a ceremony in Miami, and those in attendance included Big Sean, Jhene Aiko, Diddy, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and a ton of other...
Civil Scope Key Glock
Posted on September 14th, 2017
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Travis G
If the name of Key Glock doesn't strike a chord or ring any bells in your head, he's a new rapper on the scene that's making the right moves to ensure that he will inevitably be on your radar in the months to come. Representing for the south and coming from Memphis,...
10 Years Later: Kanye West's 'Graduation' Era Is One For The Record Books
Posted on September 11th, 2017
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Travis G
The Graduation era. Among the elite class of Hip Hop artists, there’s always at least one album that marks a significant and/or monumental change for the culture and the individual that created it. Whether it’s a change of sound, direction, look, or all of those...
Posted on July 12th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
There's no doubt in my mind that J Cole is easily one of the most captivating artists to emerge in recent years. Whether he's performing in front of an audience or engaging with his fans, the North Carolina rapper is a great storyteller.Yesterday (July 11th), J Cole's 4...
Posted on June 25th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Today (June 25th) Los Angeles will be taken over by the hottest stars in music and entertainment for the 2017 BET Awards. While many will have their eyes on performances that will come from Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, and DJ Khaled, we all wonder who will take...
Posted on June 18th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
R&B singer H.E.R. has returned with a new project H.E.R., Vol. 2. She came on the scene in late 2016 with her debut H.E.R., Vol. 1. If you aren’t familiar with the elusive songstress, you have to take a listen to her music because trust me, it's worth...
Posted on June 18th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Dear Dads, fatherhood is often a touchy subject in Hip-Hop. While Hip-Hop mothers are often praised through songs, there aren’t as many ground breaking tributes to the fathers in Hip-Hop. As the culture continues to grow, more and more rappers are providing insight on...
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Posted on June 12th, 2017
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Jay Holz
Yesterday (6/11) was a national holiday in the hip-hop community: Summer Jam day. Year in and year out, since the early 90s, New York and New Jersey has provided one of the industry's best festivals with Summer Jam and the 2017 show was no different. Last year's weather...
sza ctrl
Posted on June 10th, 2017
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Travis G
Have you ever had one of those moments where you can’t believe the present time is real life for you? Well, if you’re a fan of SZA, you're definitely relating that unbelievable feeling to having the singer’s debut album, CTRL, in your digital music library or a...
Posted on May 14th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
It's Mother's Day, which means you're probably doing some last minute plans for your mom. Now you could do the same old thing as last year and order an incredibly overpriced bouquet of flowers or send her some fancy chocolates. But, here at KarenCivil.com, we're...
Posted on May 11th, 2017
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Pennie Anassi
Everything is bigger in Texas and this notion was proven at this year's 5th annual sold out JMBLYA music festival. With close to 50,000 total attendees and a lineup for the history books, which included Chance The Rapper, Gucci Mane, Migos, Steve Aoki, Young Dolph, Lil Uzi...
Posted on May 10th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
One of the biggest concerts one can experience in Los Angeles just got even bigger. Los Angeles radio station Power 106 hosted its annual Powerhouse concert, but this time around they turned the concert into a festival with the main stage, food vendors, carnival rides and...
Rolling Loud 2017
Posted on May 9th, 2017
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Jay Holz
Wow. Just, wow. If you attended the 2017 Rolling Loud festival, than the word "wow" is exactly what you kept saying throughout the star-studded 3-day weekend. When you're approaching Bayfront Park and see the beautiful scenery that is South Beach, you say "wow." When...