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Skepta Makes Grime Sound New

Funny thing about grime: It's a throwback genre that still sounds like the future. When grime first emerged in the early '00s, it sounded completely…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2016 - 11:55 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: The Hazy, Abstract Persistence Of Madlib

On the list of history's greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 11:17 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: How Is The Game Making Good Music In 2015?

When the Game released The Documentary just over a decade ago, it felt like the result of one of those bets that the uber-rich twins…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 3:43 pm

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Stream Blu & Nottz Titans In The Flesh EP

LA underground veteran Blu and the prolific producer Nottz have come together once again to follow up 2013's Gods In The Spirit with the Titans
Collin Robinson | July 15, 2016 - 11:04 am

Blu & Nottz – “Atlantis” (Stereogum Premiere)

Three years ago, Blu and Nottz linked for the Gods In The Spirit EP. If I may say so, that was a criminally slept-on collection…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 11:14 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: The Hazy, Abstract Persistence Of Madlib

On the list of history's greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 11:17 am

MED, Blu & Madlib – “Knock Knock” (Feat. MF Doom)

Madlib and MF Doom fans have been impatiently waiting for the follow-up to Madvilliany to drop, and considering it's been over a decade since that…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 4:21 pm

Pac Div – “Cross Trainers” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Blu)

Kendrick Lamar has reached the point in his career where he can fart on a track and it's news; let's all just get used to…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2012 - 12:49 pm