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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony to perform at the Urban Music Awards 2014

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Grammy Award winning rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is set to perform live at Wave 89.1’s Urban Music Awards 2014.

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Fil-Am boy band Filharmonics shines on NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off’

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A group of Filipino-American youngsters is getting a lot of attention as an entry in NBC’s musical competition, “The Sing-Off.”

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Asian-American electro hip-hop band in no rush

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FAR EAST Movement members (from left) DJ Virman, Prohgress, Kev Nish and J-Splif pose before performing at the  “MTV World Stage: Live in Malaysia” show in Kuala Lumpur. MTV Asia/ Kristian Dowling

With the unexpected success of Far East Movement’s 2010 single, the thumping dance anthem “Like a G6,” the electro hip-hop band found itself doing more live and TV performances, after spending much of its career playing gigs local clubs in Los Angeles.

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Ogie Alcasid’s “Boy Pick-Up”, a tribute to Pinoy Hip-Hop?

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Aside from his attire that is supposed to mimic what a typical rapper would wear, “Boy Pick-Up” may not realistically be the quintessential Pinoy rapper. However, Ogie Alcasid portrays the cartoonish character “Boy Pick-Up” so effectively that viewers forget the actor behind the character–it would seem “Boy Pick-Up” and Ogie Alcasid are two entirely different persons.

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Jay-Z knows how to please

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JAY-Z (WITH BEYONCÉ, RIGHT). Raps about fatherhood, prejudice—and Miley Cyrus!

Jay-Z’s latest release, “Magna Carta…Holy Grail,” doesn’t quite live up to the magnitude suggested by its ambitious title. But, the rap luminary’s 12th solo effort since 1996’s “Reasonable Doubt” has enough clever wordplay, irresistible riffs and thought-provoking themes to keep his followers giddy with head-bobbing glee.

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