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"U.O.E.N.O.," the recent single from the Atlanta rapper Rocko, earned itself a ton of unwanted notoriety in recent months: It's the song where Rick Ross bragged about date rape. So consider this a…   Read Story »
Tomorrow, the furiously talented and playfully weird Chicago teenager Chance The Rapper is due to release Acid Rap, quite possibly the year's most anticipated mixtape. Chance has already earned…   Read Story »
Here's another one for the "Mac Miller is suddenly interesting now" file: The Pittsburgh weed-rapper, who seems to be feeling a lot freer since his ascent to fratty fame, is the guest on "The End Is…   Read Story »
Ab-Soul and Kendrick Lamar are two of the most frantic and inventive minds in rap, and it's pretty awesome that they're both from the same Black Hippy crew. On "ILLuminate," a song from Ab-Soul's…   Read Story »
It got a bit overshadowed by Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City and Schoolboy Q's Habits & Contradictions, but Ab-Soul, the furthest-out and most perma-freaked member of the great Black Hippy…   Read Story »
Brooklyn's Joey Bada$$ and Carson, California native Ab-Soul, of Black Hippy, are two rappers who have had great years, and now they've linked up for "Enter The Void," the B-side to Joey's new…   Read Story »
Hey, another Black Hippy posse cut! I'll take it! The four members of the furiously creating L.A. rap crew -- Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul) don't all rap on the same song too often.…   Read Story »
Tomorrow, Kendrick Lamar releases his absolutely incredible major-label debut Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City. And as an appetizer, he recently posted a non-album track called "The Heart Pt. 3" on…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the…   Read Story »