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Hip Hop Game Changer N.W.A is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

This week marks the 25th anniversary of N.W.A’s legendary “Straight Outta Compton.” In 1988, rap music sounded nothing like N.W.A. To the mainstream music fan, rap was the frat-boy antics of the Beastie Boys, the hardline political activism of Public Enemy, and an assortment of jokers and boastful urban youth. It’s hard to put “Straight […]

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Florida Georgia Line Announces Dates for First Headlining Tour

It’s been a long time since an act has shot to superstardom as quickly as Florida Georgia Line. The country duo, comprised of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, signed their first major label record deal just one year ago … and what a year it’s been! They have already scored quadruple platinum sales of their […]

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Win a Free Pair of Passes to Loufest!

The Slacker Tour is heading to Loufest next month and now you may have the opportunity to join us! Starting today (8/1) through August 16th, enter Slacker’s sweepstakes for a chance to win a free pair of two day passes to Loufest. Click on the picture or here to enter the sweepstakes on Slacker’s Facebook […]

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R. Kelly’s New Single is the Song Stuck in our Head

Chicago native R. Kelly was named the most successful R&B artist of the last 25 years by Billboard magazine. He’s hard at work on his 12th solo studio album, to be called “Black Panties” and set for a release later this summer. No need to be patient though, because we’ve already got the first single! It’s […]

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New Releases Shake Up This Week’s EQ Charts

Welcome to Slacker’s EQ charts for the week of July 28th! Take a look here.  On this week’s EQ Charts, major new releases from Jay Z, Kings Of Leon, and Justin Timberlake have shaken things up. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” continues to dominate the Pop, Hip Hop/R&B, and Overall Top 40 charts, but Bruno Mars’ “Treasure” is within striking distance of that #1 spot, […]

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Hip Hop Supergroup Rich Gang is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

Rich Gang is the hottest hip hop supergroup we’ve seen in over a decade. Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment have come together under the ubiquitous YMCMB umbrella—AKA Young Money Cash Money Billionaires—and this week they’ve released an album that is absolutely stacked with today’s hottest rappers. Featuring YMCMB members Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, […]

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