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Magazine Cover: Kendrick Lamar Covers JET Magazine

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Platinum selling hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar is the latest artist to cover this months issue of JET magazine. The who has seven Grammy nominations for his latest album Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City on the cover for the Black History issue. In the issue he speaks on Hip-hop playing a huge part in Black history, influence on his fans, being inspired by Jay Z, entertainers being role models and more in the issue. The issue is on newsstands January 27.

“I always seen [JET magazine] every time I walked into the house,” said Lamar. “It was always there. So I already knew that it had to hold some type of weight. Being a young cat, I had to know, since this magazine is right here all the time, it must be a powerful magazine. So it’s a privilege just to be a part of it, and for Black History Month, it’s a beautiful thing.”

Do you think Kendrick Lamar can “save” hip hop.

Magazine Cover: Alicia Keys Covers JET Magazine

Following the promotion for her forthcoming album, Girl On Fire. Alicia Keys has covered the November 26th, 2012 issue of JET magazine. I’d admit, she looks pretty good on this cover. Album in stores November 27th, 2012.

Magazine Cover: Common Covers JET Magazine

On JET’s latest December issue, Common graces the cover of the magazine. In the couple of excerpts below he discusses Love, being whipped, and his hustle. Don’t forget his forthcoming album “The Dreamer/The Believer is in stores on December 20th.

On Love:“I think the core of the human being and the heart is love, and we all want that,” he said. “Love has allowed me to do the things I’m doing in life. I feel like we all deserve that — to receive love and give it, too. I think when you give that love — love of God, love of other people, self-love — you’re able to make the world better. Your days go better.”

On Being Whipped: “I have been in love, and I did get my heart broken,” he said, noting that he’s man enough to openly share sans inhibition. “As an adult, I can say I’ve been through love, and this is some of the experiences I’ve had. Men love. Men go crazy over women. They go to prison, start wars and lose hair over them. Don’t act like you can’t acknowledge it. It may be that you haven’t been through it, so I’m not afraid to say it.

On His Hustle: “I think the core of the human being and the heart is love, and we all want that,” he said. “Love has allowed me to do the things I’m doing in life. I feel like we all deserve that — to receive love and give it, too. I think when you give that love — love of God, love of other people, self-love — you’re able to make the world better. Your days go better.”

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