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"I shoulda won a Grammy" is the sort of overblown, ridiculous, vaguely facetious statement that Riff Raff lives to make. But in a year when Macklemore won just about every rap Grammy, it's a hard…   Read Story »
Curren$y and Action Bronson are both masterful free-associators with permanently lidded eyes and big internet fanbases, so it makes sense that they'd link up with each other. Bronson appears on…   Read Story »
After the triumphant year he had in 2013, Chance the Rapper is now a conquering hero in his Chicago hometown. And over the past few nights, he's had a few opportunities to bask in that glory. A few…   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 »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Yesterday, the great Long Island rapper/producer Roc Marciano quietly released his new album Marci Beaucoup. Marci won Album Of The Week last year for his Reloaded and also dropped the very good…   Read Story »
I was embarrassingly excited for it, and it took until near the end of Kanye West's "Bound 2" video for me to contemplate the possibility that it sucks. But yes, I'm pretty sure it sucks. There's…   Read Story »
On "Amadu Diablo," one of the many freakily awesome tracks from Action Bronson and Partly Supplies' wonderful Blue Chips 2 mixtape, Bronson raps delirious nonsense over Tracy Chapman's "Give Me One…   Read Story »
It has been a bittersweet week over here at Stereogum HQ as we bid farewell to our good friend and super-talented colleague Claire Lobenfeld. Fortunately, we got a deep pile of new songs to distract…   Read Story »
It's not the most natural fit, but Action Bronson can make sense in the context of radio-rap. His Wiz Khalifa collab "The Rockers," for instance, does the smeary-synth thing and works on Hot 97…   Read Story »