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Maybe five years ago, I was at the FADER Fort at SXSW, waiting for Lil B to play one of his first big solo shows since he’d become a buzzy word-of-mouth internet presence. I’d been waiting in that tent for a long time, and I was chatting with friends when I looked up and, holy… More »

Vince Staples is 22 years old. He was born in 1993. When Illmatic and Ready To Die came out, he was a baby. Staples made one of the best rap albums of the year, by any metric. He put it together with No I.D., a producer who was making classic music when Staples was barely… More »

On the list of history’s greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about ambition, I don’t mean the drive to push one’s own ideas, to test and exceed the things that one has done in the past. Madlib has that. He’s made entire… More »

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Watch Future’s Electrifying, Bleep-Heavy Kimmel Performance

Future represents an interesting challenge for the late-night TV bookers of America. He's unquestionably one of the biggest stars in rap, and he's an electrifying…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2015 - 9:45 am

Future – “Colossal” Video

Future seems to be on a mission to make a video for every song on his amazing recent album DS2. Not long after his clips…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 3:51 pm

Lil Bibby – “Aww Man” (Feat. Future)

Earlier today, we heard one young Chicago drill standout, G Herbo, team up with the great Atlanta producer Metro Boomin on a new song called…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 11:18 am

Future – “Last Breath”

Of course Young Thug would release a new video and Future would release a new track on the same day that Metro Boomin started some
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 11:20 pm

Young Thug Goes Off On Metro Boomin & Future On Twitter

Young Thug's impulsive, erratic unpredictability is one of the things that makes him such an exciting rapper, but it can also get him into some…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2015 - 10:18 am

Future – “Stick Talk” Video

Future released his dark, incredible new album DS2 just a few months ago, but since then, he's already released another Big Event full-length project, the…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2015 - 7:38 pm

The Week In Pop: Drake, King Of The Memes

"Hotline Bling" is not Drake's greatest song ever. Although the melody and groove have exerted their allure on millions including myself, the production sounds weirdly…
Chris DeVille | October 22, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Damon Albarn Assesses Kanye, Taylor, Drake, & Rihanna

It's been the subject of rumor and conjecture for a while, but now it's confirmed: Damon Albarn's simian supergroup Gorillaz, once thought to be extinct,…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 11:53 am

Status Ain’t Hood: Picking 2015’s Most Important Rap Song With Shea Serrano

Shea Serrano is a writer at Grantland, and he writes long and personal and really funny pieces about, among other things, rap music and action…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch Future, T.I., Young Dro, & Rich Homie Quan Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET broadcasted the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the network's second annual awards show. This one was notably low on both star power and drama;…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:05 am

Miguel – “Simple Things (Re-Lit)” (Feat. Future & Chris Brown)

Miguel contributed the song "Simplethings" to the soundtrack of the TV show Girls last year, and it resurfaced as a bonus track on his excellent…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2015 - 11:41 am

Watch Drake & Future Do WATTBA Songs Live For The First Time At ACL

Drake headlined Austin City Limits last night, surprising the crowd by bringing out Future at the end of his set. Future performed "Fuck Up Some…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 11:57 am

The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Look, we gotta observe protocol over here. Everybody knows that new Pope track is fire, but it dropped too late to be eligible for this…
Stereogum | September 25, 2015 - 3:47 pm

Premature Evaluation: Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive

The relationship between Future and Drake goes back about four years, to the moment when Drake rapped about passing out Valium and how only older…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Stream Drake x Future Mixtape What A Time To Be Alive

After about a week of rumors and hints, Drake and Future just dropped their highly anticipated joint mixtape What A Time To Be
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 7:11 pm

Drake x Future Mixtape What A Time To Be Alive Out Tomorrow

Rumors of an impending Drake/Future joint mixtape have been circling for about a week now, but rumors and hints are all we've gotten -- until…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 2:02 pm
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