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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

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,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

Kid Writes A+ Fan Letter To A$AP Rocky

So Graceson is a kid in North Carolina who sent a fan letter to A$AP Rocky, except he somehow accidentally sent it to the streetwear…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 10:22 am

Justin Timberlake – “TKO (Black Friday Remix)” (Feat. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Pusha T)

Here's one of the stranger -- and most strangely satisfying -- remixes of the year. Justin Timberlake's "TKO" was originally a workable but underwhelming second-tier…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2013 - 11:33 am

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

Straight To Video

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 in…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 on…
Elliah Heifetz | August 7, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Monthly Mix

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

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

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

Monthly Mix

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

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 associates…
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 up…
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

Straight To Video

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

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

Watch A$AP Rocky On Letterman With A-Trak, AraabMuzik, DJ Clark Kent

Last night, on the release date of his major label debut Long.Live.A$AP, A$AP Rocky debuted on the Late Show With David Letterman stage in as…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 9:41 am

A$AP Rocky (Feat. Florence Welch) – “I Come Apart”

A$AP Rocky is joined by siren Florence Welsh for Long.Live.A$AP. bonus cut "I Come Apart." Rocky is no stranger to indie chanteuses, having previously collaborated
Claire Lobenfeld | January 10, 2013 - 12:19 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Long Live A$AP” Video

Just before Christmas, A$AP Rocky debuted the video for "Long Live A$AP," the hazy title track from his new album. Alongside Samantha Lecca, Rocky directed…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2012 - 8:14 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP

There's plenty to discuss on Long.Live.A$AP, A$AP Rocky's official label-sanctioned debut album, but the first thing that jumps out at me is this: The power…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2012 - 12:24 pm

A$AP Rocky – “1Train” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.)

On "1 Train," a massive six-minute posse cut from his forthcoming LONGLIVEA$AP album, A$AP Rocky has lined up pretty much every single rapper who's had…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2012 - 11:58 am

Watch A$AP Rocky Debut “Long.Live.A$AP” On MTV

A$AP Rocky's Long.Live.A$AP is one of Q1 2013's most eagerly awaited albums, and probably the most anticipated hip-hop record since Good Kid m.A.A.d. City, and…
Michael Nelson | December 13, 2012 - 4:04 pm