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Sound effects startled fans at Eminem performance

Eminem doesn't use gunshot sound effects during his live show, his spokesman said, after the rapper came under fire for a series of blast sounds that were mistaken by several festival attendees as gunshots.

7 hip-hop stars making America 'woke' again

The jury is out on whether hip-hop artists are making more political tracks in the era of Donald Trump or whether conscious rap --- which has always been a defining component of the genre --- is now in the forefront because people are experiencing an awakening and are more willing to listen.