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Steve Inskeep spoke to Raekwon about the new book, the difficulties of his upbringing and the trappings of success. Sebastian Duncan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'From Staircase to Stage': Raekwon on growing up in N.Y. and the Wu-Tang Clan

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The Memphis Police Department attained surveillance video showing two armed suspects getting out of a white two-door Mercedes Benz and approaching rapper Young Dolph while he was inside Makeda's Cookies. Memphis Police Department hide caption

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Mustafa on World Cafe

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Shad on World Cafe

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Festival goers attend Rolling Loud in Miami Gardens, Florida. The annual hip-hop festival has its roots in south Florida but has expanded to now hosts events in Miami, Los Angeles and New York." Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Why hip-hop festival Rolling Loud seems to be a hotbed for arrests

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Inductee Jay-Z speaks onstage during the 36th Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Rock and Ro hide caption

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Mon Laferte's 1940 Carmen is one of our picks for the best releases out on Oct. 29. Joel Orta/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29

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