Jay-Z's anomalous Twitter Q&A session yesterday (Jul. 8) had the eyes of hip hop listeners around the world, and being the humble genius that he is (#mylaugh, #factsonly), he, of course, expanded all of our vocabulary with a couple of alternative artist name drops (James Blake, Gonjasufi). No need to crinkle your new Tom Ford trying to Google them, though, we've got the inside on who they are along with other need-to-know artists some of your other favorite rappers like to shout out. Click on.
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