John Kennedy

John Kennedy

Writer, Editor, Copywriter

Writer: VIBE | Complex | Genius | Essence | Billboard | Ebony | DJ Mag | XXL

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The Power of the Secret Album

Upending record industry protocol, Beyoncé, D’Angelo, J. Cole and more now drop albums with no advance notice. What’s it all mean?

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Beyoncé Radio: All Bey, All the Time

Houston Station B92FM switches to an all-Beyoncé format, inspiring John Kennedy to play pretend program director for all Beyoncé, all the time.

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Interview: Ne-Yo Crowdsources For Love on ‘Non-Fiction’

The crooner drops his sixth studio album, this one hinging on love themes from his fans

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‘Sesame Street’ Meets Beat Street

‘Sesame Street’ turns 45 years old today! In tribute to Ice Cube's recent visit, here's our wish list of future hip-hop guest spots

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Is This the End For Chief Keef?

This week, Interscope Records dropped Chief Keef like 50 Cent before him. What will it mean for the embattled MC?

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Interview: Big K.R.I.T. Prepares to Cruise ‘Cadillactica’

Big K.R.I.T. has literally created his own world for his sophomore album 'Cadillactica'.