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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

The Week In Pop

Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 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

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 Kendrick Lamar Impersonate Lil Wayne, Tell Wayne Not To Retire

Last week, Lil Wayne tweeted that he's feeling "DEFENSELESS AND mentally DEFEATED" and that he's "dun," and a whole lot of people have read that…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2016 - 12:08 pm

Sia – “The Greatest” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Sia recently scored a #1 single with the Sean Paul collab "Cheap Thrills." And today, she returns with a new single that brings back that…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2016 - 8:53 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out Isaiah Rashad At FYF Fest

Isaiah Rashad officially announced his proper debut album The Sun's Tirade on Friday. Last night, during Kendrick Lamar's headlining set at LA's FYF Fest, Rashad…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Frank Ocean Blonde Comment Party

After a seemingly endless series of teases, but not at all long after Endless, Frank Ocean has really, truly, honestly delivered The Album Formerly Known
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2016 - 7:09 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Reebok Commercial

Reebok must have given Cornrow Kenny a lot of money to slang Classics for them. I probably haven't seen a Reebok Classic on the feet…
Collin Robinson | August 8, 2016 - 11:33 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Catch A Pass From Schoolboy Q At LA Rams Training Camp

Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q hit the LA Rams training camp at UC Irvine today, USA Today reports. The two Black Hippy groupmates signed autographs…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm

Status Ain't Hood

A Healthy Gucci Mane Is A Strange And Wondrous Thing

He doesn't look the same. That's the first thing you notice. The second thing you notice is that he looks great. Since coming home from…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2016 - 12:41 pm

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica Headlining Global Citizen Festival 2016

Every year, the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park plays host to the Global Citizen Festival, an all-star music fest that raises money and…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 8:52 am

List

5 Memorable Moments From Panorama 2016 Saturday

As it goes with non-camping, city festivals, there was a shift in the crowd between the first and second days of Panorama. Saturday was a…
Ryan Leas | July 24, 2016 - 3:46 pm

DJ Khaled – “Holy Key” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, & Betty Wright)

I still don't really understand it, but ridiculous Snapchat fixture DJ Khaled is better than just about anyone else at getting big rap stars to…
Peter Helman | July 22, 2016 - 9:04 pm

Schoolboy Q – “THat Part (Black Hippy Remix)” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, & Ab-Soul)

Today, Schoolboy Q releases his long-awaited Blank Face LP album, and it's good. It's really fucking good. It's a jarring, ferocious, paranoid G-rap album with…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 9:15 am

Watch President Obama, Kendrick Lamar, & Janelle Monáe Sing Happy Birthday To Malia Obama

Yesterday, President Barack Obama hosted a Fourth of July barbecue on the White House lawn, inviting thousands of military veterans and their families. And as…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2016 - 9:27 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar & Janelle Monáe Perform Live At The White House

The Obamas are hosting a Fourth Of July barbecue for military veterans and their families at the White House tonight, and the festivities include a…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Kendrick Lamar Will Perform At The White House On The Fourth Of July

Kendrick Lamar's "How Much A Dollar Cost" was Barack Obama's favorite song of 2015, and the rapper visited the White House earlier this year to…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2016 - 6:22 pm

Watch Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar Open The 2016 BET Awards

Last year, Kendrick Lamar opened the BET Awards with an explosive, politically charged performance of "Alright." This year, he again kicked off the proceedings, joining…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 9:13 pm

Sounding Board

Changing Creative Expression: What The Hell Even Is An Album In 2016?

This year has been a loud one. We've seen the deaths of titanic icons like David Bowie and Prince, the kinds of artists who touched…
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2016 - 12:01 pm
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