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Facebook Is Finally Putting Music Back Into Social Networking

Two billion new revenue streams just opened up for the music industry in the form of Facebook’s user base, which on Tuesday announced the rollout of several official music features on its immense, globe-spanning platform.

Starting Tuesday, Facebook users in select countries can add songs to the videos they share and post; in addition, a new feature called “Lip Sync Live” will allow

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Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, The Last Poets Member and Rap Pioneer, Dead at 74

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, whose work in the spoken-word group the Last Poets helped earn him the title of the “Grandfather of Rap,” died Monday. He was 74. 

It is with extreme sadness and a heavy heart that the family of Jalal Nuriddin announce the passing of this great pioneer of the recording industry,” his family said in a statement. “Jalal slipped quietly away this

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