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Back in October, there was story on the site about the upcoming class of inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The late great Tupac Shakur was among 19 possible candidates who could be awarded the prestigious honor. There were five spots available for the 2017 class. Earlier this week the five new inductees were announced and ….

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This year’s presidential election was one of the most talked about and controversial events ever. The outcome of the election was quite the ordeal as well. And most would say that it left the already bleak state of our country in even worse shape. Which understandably brings about feelings of: fear, anger, hopelessness, sadness, etc. So what is one to do? Well Chicago artist Pinqy Ring decided to use her gifts and her platform to craft a call-to-action of sorts titled “Revolución. ” The song is produced by rising Miami talent RKL and it was initiated for a debut performance that Pinqy had at Second City.

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4 Your Eyez Only (iTunes)

**Editor’s Note: J. Cole shook up the music world when he unexpectedly dropped two new songs & videos, a documentary, and the release date for a brand new project earlier this month. That’s a big way to makes one’s presence felt again. Especially since one of the singles (“False Prophets”) is said to be aimed at fellow rappers Kanye West and Wale. Though the tracks were not set to appear on the new LP, they made quite an impact and generated hype all the same. The new project (released 12/9) is coined 4 Your Eyez Only and one of The Illixer‘s affiliates decided to send over their thoughts on the collective. Peep what they had to say after the break.

The Illixer's Songs Of The Year (2016) by TheIllixer The Illixer's Songs Of The Year (2015) **Editor's Note: For the fourth year in a row, The Illixer