Showing All "Gucci Mane" Posts

Someone on Twitter (and I wish I could remember who) pointed out a fascinating factoid recently: Every time Gucci Mane goes away to prison -- something that happens way too often -- one of his 1017…   Read Story »
One of rap's big stories in 2014 has been flamboyant eccentric Young Thug and his rise to the top of the Atlanta rap heap. Thug has made a couple of moment-defining hits in "Danny Glover" and…   Read Story »
The troubled Atlanta rap eminence Gucci Mane showed up on a couple of tracks form Y.R.N., the breakout mixtape from the ascendant rap trio Migos, and Migos showed up on "Jackie Chain," a track from…   Read Story »
It makes absolutely no sense to drop a new album on Christmas Day, but Gucci Mane has never been concerned with making sense. And so yesterday, the currently-incarcerated rapper, currently facing a…   Read Story »
Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year, no such luck. Many heard my #1 pick of the…   Read Story »
Gucci Mane's been in a lot of legal trouble over the last few years, but his latest court battle has more at stake than most. He's in jail right now, and he's facing a federal gun charge that could…   Read Story »
Things haven't been going so great for the troubled rap genius Gucci Mane lately. He recently alienated a ton of industry friends in a deranged Twitter rant, admitted to a codeine addiction, lost his…   Read Story »
The ambitious Seattle rap production duo Blue Sky Black Death released their sprawling album Glaciers this week, and it's notably low on actual rap. And it's not like that needed a corrective, since…   Read Story »
No less than a month ago, Tom had this to say about Gucci Mane's 2013 output so far: "[He] has always been happy to absolutely fuck up our collective music-listening schedules. 'Prolific' just…   Read Story »
Gucci Mane has always been happy to absolutely fuck up our collective music-listening schedules. "Prolific" just isn't a sufficient word anymore. I am not exaggerating for effect when I say that I've…   Read Story »