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Miguel drops surprise 3-song EP with odes 'N.W.A.,' 'Hollywood Dreams'
Miguel drops surprise 3-song EP with odes 'N.W.A.,' 'Hollywood Dreams'

San Pedro's great young rhythm & blues seducer Miguel has released a surprise new three-song EP, and among its best moments is a refrain -- and title -- dedicated to Compton's essential rap team N.W.A. If that's not enough to lift the morning spirits, the track features a fantastic verse by O.G. Los Angeles rapper Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound. It's worthy of its title: a killer slow-burning work about a woman with great taste in hip-hop and weed.  It's one of two songs thematically connected by Southern California. The second track, "Hollywood Dreams," focuses on the temptations of fame, and rolls along with one of Miguel's typically solid...

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