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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mixtape Of The Week: Lucki Eck$ Body High

You know that clicking sound that the back of your throat makes when it's really tired? That deep door-creaking thing? The one that disappears completely…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2014 - 2:53 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Jeremih N.O.M.A. (Not On My Album)

A few years ago, Jeremih came off like Trey Songz' younger cousin, or like a poor man's Usher: A slick young R&B loverman who sounded…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2014 - 2:23 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Zuse Plugged

The definition of "mixtape" has changed a lot over the years, especially when it comes to single-artist projects. Mixtapes were once, of course, actual cassettes,…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2014 - 1:40 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Shlohmo & Jeremih No More

Jeremih and Shlohmo are an unlikely combination for a lot of obvious reasons. One is a black guy from Chicago who sings slick, radio-directed R&B,…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2014 - 2:43 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: DVS Mutant League

DVS is a character, an ex-New York hardcore guy who now works in a strip club and who does all the standard self-promotional rapper things…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2014 - 3:25 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Slim 400 Keepin’ It 400

Near the end of YG's My Krazy Life, easily my favorite rap album of 2014, there's a posse cut called "When I Was Gone," and…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 4:15 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Woop Woop Lingo

Can I be honest here? This column isn't getting any easier to write. Part of it is that I've been writing the thing for nearly…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2014 - 3:01 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Cakes Da Killa Hunger Pangs

Lord Jamar, the least-great member of the once-great New Rochelle rap trio Brand Nubian, has found himself a maddening niche in 2014: He's rap's Glen…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 3:14 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Young L MVP

Lil B is no longer the most important or innovative member of the Pack. The Based God's entire head-blown love-the-world schtick has had a tremendous…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2014 - 2:20 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Tim Vocals Timtations

The Harlem singer Tim Vocals is an artist who thrives on contradiction. First, and perhaps most important, there's the contradiction between your ego and the…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2014 - 3:19 pm
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