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The Drake/Meek Mill Beef Enters Its Conspiracy-Theory Phase

The Meek Mill/Drake beef is over. It ended last year. Drake won. Everybody knows this. In fact, it's been years since we've seen a high-profile…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 11:15 am

Status Ain't Hood

On The Return Of G.O.O.D. Fridays

First things first: We don't know that Kanye West is bringing back G.O.O.D. Fridays, the dizzyingly exciting 2010 song-a-week series that led up to the…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2016 - 3:54 pm

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

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Lushlife – “The League Of Frightened Men”

Like many of us, Lushlife, the great Philadelphia rapper and producer who released the impressive album Ritualize earlier this year, grew up on the underground…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2016 - 1:02 pm

Lushlife – “When You Sleep” (My Bloody Valentine Cover)

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife has just shared a cover of My Bloody Valentine's Loveless classic "When You Sleep." His version is a short instrumental demo…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2016 - 5:34 pm

Lushlife – “The Waking World” (Feat. I Break Horses) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month, Lushlife, the visionary Philadelphia rapper and producer, released the fascinating, knotty, guest-heavy LP Ritualize, and you should really hear it if you haven't.
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2016 - 11:25 am

Stream Lushlife Ritualize

On Friday, the deeply underrated Philadelphia rapper and producer Lushlife will release his new album Ritualize. He put the album together with the production trio…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Lushlife – “Hong Kong (Lady Of Love)” (Feat. Ariel Pink)

Ritualize, the forthcoming album from the Philly rapper/producer Lushlife, might be the first album ever to feature guest appearances from Freeway, Killer Mike, and Ariel…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2016 - 1:55 pm

Lushlife & CSLSX – “Strawberry Mansion” (Feat. Freeway)

The Philly-based rapper/producer Lushlife is putting out Ritualize next month alongside CSLSX, and we've already heard a few singles off of the album, including the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 27, 2016 - 10:57 am

Lushlife – “This Ecstatic Cult” (Feat. Killer Mike)

Lushlife, the adventurous and long-underrated Philly rapper and producer, may not be underrated for long. Next month, he'll release his new Ritualize album, and the…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2016 - 4:22 pm

Lushlife – “The Waking World” (Feat. I Break Horses)

The Philadelphia rapper and producer Lushlife has that classic sort of East Coast neck-snap rap delivery, but he also has fascinating ideas about how to…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 3:54 pm

Lushlife – “Eyes Without A Face” (Billy Idol Cover)

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife has just shared a stuttering, head-blown cover of Billy Idol's 1983 Rebel Yell single "Eyes Without A Face." Here's what he…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 10:42 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Beautiful Absurdity Of Empire’s Prison Rap Scene

Terrence Howard's place in rap history would've been safe if he'd quit after "Whoop That Trick." In the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow, Howard played…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2015 - 3:37 pm

Lushlife – “Body Double”

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife aka Raj Haldar has announced his new album Ritualize will be out 2/19 next year via Western Vinyl. Back in 2012…
Caitlin White | October 5, 2015 - 11:51 am

Tame Impala – “Nangs (Lushlife Remix)”

The Philadelphia rapper and producer Lushlife is an under-the-radar treasure, and if you've been sleeping on his 2012 album Plateau Vision and his 2011 mixtape…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 9:52 am

Stream Swet Shop Boys Swet Shop EP

When I spoke with Heems over the winter, he mentioned an upcoming EP with British actor Riz Ahmed (AKA Riz MC) under the name Sweatshop…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2014 - 12:52 pm

Styles P – “Lush Styles” (Prod. Lushlife)

Styles P, the legendary hardass Yonkers rapper, has been revealing something of an internet-weirdo streak lately, collaborating with people like Azealia Banks, Action Bronson, Curren$y,…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2012 - 11:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Another week, like last week, when people had other things going on and weren't cranking out music videos with the consistently that they might otherwise.
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2012 - 12:03 pm

Lushlife – “Magnolia” Video

"Magnolia," a song from Philly rapper/producer Lushlife's pretty-great 2012 album Plateau Vision, has a deceptively pleasant float to it, but it's also a showcase for…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2012 - 3:17 pm

Heems – “Soup Boys (Pretty Drones)”

Das Racist's Heems has already put out one mixtape this year: The scattered and ferocious Nehru Jackets, which showed deeper reserves of rage and confusion…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 3:58 pm
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