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One of the biggest, silliest stories in recent music memory -- the apologetic post-Grammys text that Macklemore sent to Kendrick Lamar, and What It Means For Rap -- is almost over. Kendrick has…   Read Story »
"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 »
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 »
L.A.'s Black Hippy may be one of the most exciting rap crews to emerge in recent years, but all four members of the group don't appear together on the same song very often. When they do, it's cause…   Read Story »
None of the four members of the great California rap crew Black Hippy can sing. But that didn't stop all four of them (along with some unidentified fifth guy) from singing the Temptations' "My Girl"…   Read Story »
The frizzy-haired livewire Ab-Soul may be the least-known member of the left-coast rap quartet Black Hippy, but that seems like it might change soon, since everything he's been doing has been pure…   Read Story »
Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more…   Read Story »