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Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK

I'm writing this a few hours after Kanye West visited Trump Tower for a 15-minute meeting and quick photo-op with President-Elect Donald Trump. West says
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2016 - 12:04 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Ab-Soul stories

Ab-Soul – “RAW (backwards)” Video

Ab-Soul finally released his oft-delayed new album Do What Thou Wilt. last week, and now he's dropped off a new video for its Zacari-featuring opening…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2016 - 8:50 pm

Stream Ab-Soul Do What Thou Wilt.

After some controversial delays, Ab-Soul's new album Do What Thou Wilt. is finally seeing the light of day. The Black Hippy rapper has already shared…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2016 - 11:11 pm

Ab-Soul – “D.R.U.G.S.” Video

Ab-Soul's new album Do What Thou Wilt is finally coming out this Friday after some delays, and we got "Threatening Nature" alongside news of its…
James Rettig | December 7, 2016 - 1:32 pm

Ab-Soul – “Threatening Nature”

Ab-Soul's These Days... follow-up DWTW has been at the center of some controversy with Top Dawg over the last few weeks with regards to its…
James Rettig | December 5, 2016 - 12:58 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week was Thanksgiving, and I don't write this list during Thanksgiving weekend -- partly because people aren't sitting around their computers that Friday, and…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Ab-Soul – “Braille” (Feat. Bas) Video

Black Hippy's Ab-Soul will release a new album soon, and just last month he debuted the track "Braille," which features Dreamville Records' Bas. Today, Ab-Soul…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 22, 2016 - 4:42 pm

Stream Rapsody Crown EP

After killing a slew of features and one-offs for a couple years since 2014's Beauty And The Beast EP, North Carolina MC Rapsody is back…
Collin Robinson | November 16, 2016 - 5:48 pm

Ab-Soul – “Braille” (Feat. Bas)

Black Hippy rapper Ab-Soul should be releasing his new album sometime soon. We've heard its lead single "Huey Knew," and now he's shared another track,…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2016 - 6:40 pm

Ab-Soul – “Huey Knew” Video

TDE conspiracy lefty Ab-Soul's next album has been ready for a few months now according to Top Dawg's Twitter account, but we only just heard…
Collin Robinson | October 14, 2016 - 1:32 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s Rap For Rap’s Sake

Once upon a time, I couldn't stand Aesop Rock. This wasn't something I was eager to say out loud in public. I still bought his…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Ab-Soul – “Huey Knew” (Feat. Dash)

Ab-Soul hit Top Dawg with the final mixes for his next album a couple months ago according to the TDE CEO's Twitter account. So a…
Collin Robinson | September 30, 2016 - 12:39 pm

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
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