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Paul McCartney has inspired many people around the world, and Kanye West is one of them. The legendary Beatles singer revealed that one of his group’s biggest hits, “Let it Be,” served as inspiration for Kanye’s “Only One” single. [Billboard]

Lauryn Hill was forced to cancel her appearance in Nigeria, but to make up for it, the songstress performed an intimate acoustic version of her hit “Doo Wop (That Thing).” Watch the living room session here —> [Rap-Up]

Lil Bibby just finished touring with T.I, but his grind doesn’t stop there. The Chicago rapper released three new records last night. Listen to them all here —> [Miss Info]

Miguel teamed up with Wale once again, this time for a new version of his song “Coffee.” Check out the dope track here —> [Hip Hop N More]

Blues legend B.B. King is currently in hospice care. He revealed as much while thanking fans for their well-wishes and prayers on Friday, following his hospitalization. Read more here. [MSN]


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