Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Lil Wayne Sorry 4 The Wait 2

We have to talk about historical perspective when we're talking about mixtapes, and we have Lil Wayne to thank and to blame for that. Lil…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Future & Zaytoven Beast Mode

Quick programming note: Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 came out two days ago, and I haven't even had time to process it yet…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 2:46 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: DJ Angelbaby Get Pumped Vol. 3

At this point, I start looking forward to it in early December: The latest in the Get Pumped series, the Baltimore club music survey that…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2015 - 2:02 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Lil Herb Pistol P Project

"DID NICKI JUS CHANGE MY LIFE?" That's something the young Chicago rapper Lil Herb asked on Twitter last year after he showed up on Nicki…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Kevin Gates Luca Brasi 2

If you've ever spent too long speaking uninterrupted -- teaching a class, say, or reading aloud to your kids -- you've probably noticed your voice…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2014 - 4:21 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Shy Glizzy Law 3: Now Or Never

There's a great moment that arrives in a few rappers' careers: They've been local heroes for long enough to become local stars, and their reputation…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 3:05 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: A$AP Ferg Ferg Forever

A$AP Ferg is kind of a dork. Plenty of evidence supports this claim, but none of it is more persuasive than "Bonnoroo," the track where…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Ethereal Blackli$t

Awful Records, the Atlanta crew and Soundcloud label, cranks out way too much music for anyone to keep track of all of it. But anytime…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2014 - 3:13 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Migos Rich Nigga Timeline

There's been this meme floating around Twitter the past few weeks. Maybe you've seen it, and maybe you haven't. The idea is this: Migos, the…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2014 - 1:34 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Lil Boosie Life After Deathrow

Once upon a time, Lil Boosie made party songs. He was great at it. The party songs never dominated the Baton Rouge rapper's catalog, and…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2014 - 2:27 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Mykki Blanco Gay Dog Food

Mykki Blanco can rap. Last year, I walked into a Swedish hotel ballroom during the Way Out West festival and saw him, shirtless and sweaty,…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2014 - 2:31 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Dej Loaf Sell Sole

When a rap song bubbles up out of nowhere and takes over the world, people try to figure out how it happened, and you can…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Gangsta Boo & Beatking Underground Cassette Tape Music

There are two types of people in this world: Those who will not dork out upon seeing the phrase "'Like A Pimp 2015' [ft. Lil…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2014 - 5:26 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Rome Fortune Small VVorld

You have to do a lot to stand out in the Atlanta rap universe. AndrĂ© 3000 was wearing platinum wigs and football shoulder pads 15…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2014 - 1:02 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Young Thug, Birdman & Rich Homie Quan Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1

Birdman isn't the center of attention on the Rich Gang mixtape, but let's take a moment for Birdman anyway. For someone who, at least according…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2014 - 11:56 am

Mixtape Of The Week: Archibald Slim He’s Drunk!

Atlanta rap has never exactly been hurting for weirdos; it is, after all, the city that gave the world AndrĂ© 3000. Lately, the city's street-rap…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Father Young Hot Ebony

It's too late now, but I really fucked up when I didn't make ILoveMakonnen's I Love Makonnen EP mixtape of the week a month or…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Que Can You Digg It?

"My name is not OG Bobby Johnson," the Atlanta rapper Que felt compelled to tell the crowd when I saw him jump onstage at the…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 4:02 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Raury Indigo Child

Raury isn't quite there yet. The Atlanta singer-songwriter just turned 18, and he's still figuring out what to do with a fascinating stew of influences…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 12:55 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Mick Jenkins The Water[s]

Rap is a personal thing, and those of us who listen to the stuff all have our own particular sets of likes and dislikes. They…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2014 - 2:56 pm
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