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"Trap Back" is the first song on Freebase, the ridiculously enjoyable EP-length mixtape that 2 Chainz released on Monday, and its new video, from director Alex Nazari, is a relatively minimal…   Read Story »
It's funny how this Mixtape Of The Week business works. Some weeks, there will be absolutely nothing exciting happening, and some weeks we'll get so many good mixtapes, often on the same day, that I…   Read Story »
2 Chainz rescued himself from perennial Atlanta-rap also-ran status and catapulted himself to actual for-real stardom by doing two things: Deciding that his name should no longer be Tity Boi and…   Read Story »
Lil Boosie has been out of prison for about a month now, and he's released a couple of songs, "Show Da World" among them. But he hadn't seemed like he'd fully rejoined the rap world until this…   Read Story »
The young Richmond, California rapper Iamsu! occupies an interesting place in the California rap ecosystem: He's a tremendously influential figure and a cult success, someone who shows up on a ton of…   Read Story »
Last June, 2 Chainz had a little hiccup getting through security at LAX, when TSA allegedly found a bag of weed and some promethazine with codeine in one of his bags. Now the self-proclaimed Codeine…   Read Story »
Schoolboy Q's great new LP Oxymoron is the #1 album in the country, but it's also a rough and clattering rap record with precious few concessions to Q's new Interscope overlords. Even a track that…   Read Story »
Miley Cyrus has long been a fan of the Flaming Lips. She's been tweeting their lyrics for years and has called Wayne Coyne one of her favorite artists of all time. For his part, the OKC psych-rock…   Read Story »
Did you know the reigning American Idol champion's album is out this week? Maybe the better question is: Do you know who the reigning American Idol champion is? Candice Glover is quite alright, so I…   Read Story »
You don't have to be a legit rock star to get an MTV Unplugged these days. In recent years the show has hosted quite a few household names (Paramore, Alicia Keys, Adele, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry,…   Read Story »