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Chris is out on paternity leave so I’m taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks… More »

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

While the A$AP Mob has always attracted attention for their Tumblr-cultivated iconography (and iconoclasm), they’ve typically been less about chasing or even starting trends than they are about reinventing them. A$AP Rocky’s shown skill and savvy in building on his lifelong hip-hop influences — he was named after Rakim and raised on Dipset — while… More »

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A$AP Rocky – “Phoenix” Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Michael K. Williams played Omar on The Wire, which will always make him one of the greatest human beings on the planet. He last appeared…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2013 - 4:57 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled i…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am
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A$AP Rocky – “Angels” Video

A$AP Rocky's album Long.Live.A$AP is nearly a year old now, but Rocky's still making videos for his tracks. And since Rocky's videos are generally stylish…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 9:42 am
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Watch BET Hip-Hop Awards 2013 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill

Every year, during the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the show airs little black-and-white vignettes of people rapping in warehouses -- sometimes in crews, sometimes in random-as-fuck…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 9:40 am
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Watch A$AP Ferg & A$AP Rocky Play Arsenio

A$AP Ferg, who slotted on our 40 Best Bands Of 2013 list, made his late night television debut last night when he appeared on the…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 10:11 am
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A$AP Rocky – “Fashion Killa” Video (Feat. Rihanna)

"Fashion Killa" is a fundamentally silly song; it's the Long.Live.A$AP track where A$AP Rocky spends the entire song rattling off the names of fashion brands.
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2013 - 9:19 am
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The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Is Now On iTunes

The makers of Grand Theft Auto V have released a three-volume album of the game's original score and soundtrack. With 59 tracks in total, the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2013 - 3:37 pm
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Drake – “Hold On, We’re Going Home” Video

"Hold On, We're Going Home," the big hit from Drake's new album Nothing Was The Same, is a soft, sensitive new-wave love-ballad. So naturally, the…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2013 - 1:59 pm
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Photos: Made In America 2013

The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, Beyoncé,…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 5:04 pm
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A$AP Rocky – “Thuggin’ Noise (It’s Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)”

Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth's latest remix sees A$AP Rocky rapping over a Britney Spears track. On "Thuggin' Noise (It's Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)," Hemsworth interpolates Rocky's raps o…
Elliah Heifetz | August 7, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: July 2013

I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that…
Amrit Singh | July 31, 2013 - 11:32 am
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A$AP Ferg – “Shabba” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Virtually every A$AP Mob video flips old rap-video cliches, pushing them into luxuriant absurdity, and the video for "Shabba," the new track from A$AP Ferg…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2013 - 10:36 am
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A$AP Ferg – “Shabba” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

We've been waiting for months for A$AP Ferg, the hard-barking pitbull from A$AP Mob, to release his Trap Lord mixtape, and the thing will finally…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2013 - 8:46 am

Watch R. Kelly, Janelle Monáe, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake Perform At 2013 BET Awards

Last night, BET held its annual awards show, and the broadcast produced a whole lot in the way of highlights. Kendrick Lamar did "Bitch, Don't
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2013 - 10:25 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2013

A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here…
Amrit Singh | June 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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A$AP Ferg – “Work (Remix)” Video (Feat. French Montana, Trinidad James, Schoolboy Q & A$AP Rocky)

Yesterday, we posted A$AP Ferg's unhinged all-star remix to the 2012 underground hit "Work." And now we get the video, in which Ferg and associate…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2013 - 1:08 pm

A$AP Ferg – “Work (Remix)” (Feat. Schoolboy Q, French Montana, Trinidad James & A$AP Rocky)

With last year's blaring, anthemic underground hit "Work," A$AP Ferg became the first non-Rocky A$AP Mob member to break out. And now he's lined u…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2013 - 10:31 am

Jessie Ware – “Wildest Moments (Remix)” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

The entire concept of import albums and domestic releases doesn't make a whole lot of sense in an era where everyone downloads everything anyway, but…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2013 - 8:52 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I still haven't done the thing I talked about doing last week, opening this column up to late-night peformances or fan-taped camera-phone concert vids. I…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2013 - 2:08 pm
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A$AP Rocky – “Wild For The Night” Video (Feat. Skrillex)

As a rapper, A$AP Rocky's greatest gift is for creating a sticky bad-dream sort of atmosphere. And on Long.Live.A$AP, his debut album, only one song…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2013 - 9:59 am
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