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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

As of yesterday, we've officially entered fall 2016. This shit is flying by, people. Apparently some of us got new Zodiac signs this past week,…
Stereogum | September 23, 2016 - 5:43 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young M.A Is A Bully And A Boss

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday afternoon, before the passing of Shawty Lo. Shawty Lo's death is obviously the most important thing that's
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 10:54 am

Status Ain't Hood

Kevin Gates Makes Some Strange Decisions On His Major-Label Debut

Kanye West wasn't in the room for the first Kanye West stage-crash of 2016. Instead, a random and stoned-looking young man wandered onstage as the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 9:33 am

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Status Ain't Hood

Young M.A Is A Bully And A Boss

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday afternoon, before the passing of Shawty Lo. Shawty Lo's death is obviously the most important thing that's
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 10:54 am

Watch Earl Sweatshirt Play 3 New Songs At One Love Music Festival

Earl Sweatshirt has a habit of performing new material at concerts, and it's usually a treat when he does. A little over a week ago,…
Collin Robinson | September 20, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Danny Brown – “Really Doe” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt, & Ab-Soul)

Danny Brown's feverishly anticipated new album Atrocity Exhibition comes out at the end of the month, and today, we get to hear the song that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2016 - 8:47 am

Watch Earl Sweatshirt & Tyler, The Creator Reunite Onstage In Calgary

Earl Sweatshirt and Tyler, The Creator started out together as underground-rap teenagers. But since their sudden fame, they've moved in different artistic directions, and it's…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2016 - 10:01 am

Earl Sweatshirt – “Death Whistles” (Prod. King Krule)

Last month, Earl Sweatshirt shared the brief new songs "Pelicula" and "Balance." And over the weekend, on the latest edition of his Red Bull Music…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2016 - 12:47 pm

5 Memorable Moments From Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk is beautiful black weirdness, a huge celebration of black creativity that assembles some of the best crowds I have had a privilege of being…
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 3:24 pm

Earl Sweatshirt – “Balance” (Feat. Knxwledge)

Earl Sweatshirt's been pretty quiet this year so far -- before the minute-long instrumental "Pelicula" from earlier this month, the last we heard from him…
James Rettig | August 17, 2016 - 10:25 am

Earl Sweatshirt – “Pelicula”

Earl Sweatshirt has been pretty quiet this year since dropping a few tracks in January, but last night a new minute-long instrumental attributed to him…
James Rettig | August 1, 2016 - 10:04 am

Samiyam – “Mirror” (Feat. Earl Sweatshirt) Video

Almost a year after Earl Sweatshirt's excellent 2015 effort I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside, a song called "Mirror" surfaced. The LA spitfire…
Collin Robinson | June 21, 2016 - 2:14 pm

Earl Sweatshirt – “Wind in My Sails,” “SKRT SKRT,” & “bary”

Last night on Twitter, young rap god Earl Sweatshirt left a couple of cryptic messages: "lets get reacquainted" and "i can't even explain it, i…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2016 - 9:47 am

Earl Sweatshirt – “Mirror”

LA spitfire and (former?) Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt released one of the best 40 rap albums of 2015 and has been active outside of…
Collin Robinson | January 12, 2016 - 5:57 pm

2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Earl Sweatshirt Debut New Songs In LA

Earl Sweatshirt turned in one of our 40 best rap albums (and one of the best album titles of the year) with I Don't Like
Collin Robinson | December 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

2015 In Review

Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

Status Ain't Hood

Does The World Need Odd Future?

For my money, the best non-Fargo show on TV right now is You're The Worst, the FXX comedy about two deeply fucked-up people trying to…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 9:19 am

Earl Sweatshirt Says Drake Exploits Young Rappers

There's been a lot written about the so-called Drake effect, in which the Canadian superstar boosts the careers of young rappers by jumping on remixes…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 2:49 pm
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