By weaving his worst moments into his music, the 28-year-old rapper now has a hit song, a record deal, and a co-sign from J. Cole.
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Involving a shrine in his house full of "women figures of divinity."
The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.
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