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Macklemore talks Iggy Azalea diss: 'I should have let her know beforehand'

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis drew attention in January when they released “White Privilege II,” a lengthy track off their new album where the duo’s MC raps about racism, Black Lives Matter, and cultural appropriation. Among the song’s critics was Iggy Azalea, who publicly critized Macklemore for accusing her of appropriation in his lyrics.

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7 Broad City guest cameos that need to happen

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s Broad City is Comedy Central’s latest quirky, critically adored home run. The show is unabashedly low concept, tracking fictionalized versions of its creators as they hustle in New York City. The show wouldn’t work without Abbi and Ilana’s onscreen chemistry and love for each other—together, they’re completely enchanting, even though their characters are the sorts of people who might elicit eye rolls and disapproving glares from outsiders.

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D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, Chris Rock, the Roots pay tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall

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Is it the singer, or is it the song?

That was the question on the minds of both the eclectic cadre of performers and the sold out crowd at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Thursday night for a benefit show titled “The Music of Prince.” A bevy of the Purple One’s contemporaries and followers joined together to genuflect at his funky altar, with the proceeds from the show going to a number of music-related charities for kids.

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