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Mixtape Of The Week: Migos Y.R.N.

A couple of days ago, when I was writing about Yeezus, I was bathing in that album, thinking about it for days on end, playing…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2013 - 4:36 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: DJ Mustard Ketchup

Tyga is not an especially good rapper by any metric, but he still made my favorite single of last year, in any genre, with "Rack
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire Kismet

When I think about Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's output, more often than not, the thing that strikes me as most distinctly impressive is his lyrics. For…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 5, 2013 - 5:35 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Tree Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out

The Chicago rapper/producer Tree calls his style "soul-trap," and that's a better genre descriptor than a critic nerd like me could come up with. Seen…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2013 - 2:15 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: August Alsina The Product 2

The-Dream has a knack for pulling out a variety of things from the artists he works with. Just today, Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland released…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 15, 2013 - 6:10 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Various Artists Garage Swim

In the mid-'90s, when I was in high school, the German label Crypt Records had cornered the market on the sleazy, knuckedragging, oilstained-bowling-shirt garage rock…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 4:57 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Chance The Rapper Acid Rap

Chance The Rapper is going to irritate the shit out of a lot of people. This is unavoidable. His voice is a pitched-up puberty-squeak, cracking…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2013 - 3:03 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Big K.R.I.T. King Remembered In Time

A$AP Rocky's "1 Train" is probably the year's most self-consciously cool rap song -- seven boldfaced blog-rap names, painstakingly assembled and sequenced, all attempting to…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2013 - 3:54 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Cassie RockaByeBaby

Once upon a time, people hated Cassie. In 2006, she was a 19-year-old model-turned-singer whose big single, "Me & U," may or may not have…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 4:40 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Problem & Iamsu! Million Dollar Afro

I had a strange realization the other day: I was getting ready to write a Mixtape Of The Week piece about Casino, Future's brother, and…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 3:09 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Western Tink & Beautiful Lou Mobbin’ No Sobbin’

Sometime last year, around the same time I first heard his stuttering foghorn bass-tones on Kitty Pryde and Riff Raff's "Orion's Belt," I jumped on…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2013 - 4:17 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Bodega Bamz Strictly 4 My P.A.P.I.Z.

As far as I can tell, the three most interesting things about the Spanish Harlem rapper Bodega Bamz are as follows: His nicely sculpted beard,…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2013 - 4:06 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Travis Porter Mr. Porter

The ancestral Oakland pimp-rapper Too Short is arguably one of the, let's say, 10 people in history who have had the most impact on rap…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 10:52 am

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Mixtape Of The Week: Gucci Mane & Young Scooter Free Bricks 2

Earlier this week, for about half an hour, Gucci Mane officially changed his name to Guwop, announcing the change on his Twitter: "Thanks Fans, for…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2013 - 2:14 pm

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Mixtape Of The Week: Young Thug 1017 Thug

Young Thug has probably the most generic rap name imaginable; it's like a character that Finesse Mitchell would've played on a halfassed SNL skit in…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 2:56 pm
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