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We’re two days removed from the Super Bowl and — more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column — the Super Bowl halftime show, in which many, many people will work very hard to make a terrible, corny spectacle happen. The halftime show will doubtless be more explosive and brain-searing than all of… More »

We’re already pretty stoked on 2016. Kanye dropped his new single, “Real Friends” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign) along with a snippet of “No More Parties In LA” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) today, which means that both will be eligible for next week’s picking. This time around, we had nearly three weeks of new music to choose… More »

“Struggle rapper” has become an internet epithet in the past few years, an easy shorthand term for the hordes of no-names who are in constant irritating self-promotional mode. But there are struggle rappers, and then there are rappers who struggle. Consider Boosie Badazz, the former Lil Boosie. Boosie’s struggles aren’t typically of the label-pushed-back-my-album variety,… More »

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Kanye’s The Life Of Pablo Delayed Again So Chance Could Finish “Waves”

Remember when The Life Of Pablo was supposed to be out on Thursday? You thought we were done with last-minute tracklist changes. Well, ha, joke's…
Peter Helman | 10:54 am
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Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm
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Chance The Rapper Is Getting His Own Beats 1 Show, Too

Chance The Rapper is the latest artist to be getting his own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music, following in the footsteps of Drake,…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 7:41 pm
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Lil B & Chance The Rapper – “Beautiful Chicago” (Feat. Keith Jenkins)

Last year, Lil B and Chance The Rapper got together to record an entire album in one day. Both of them were in Chicago for…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 12:36 pm

Towkio – “Clean Up” (Feat. Chance The Rapper) Video

Last year, Towkio, a Chicago rapper and a member of the Save Money crew, teamed up with Chance The Rapper for the excellent "Heaven Only
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2016 - 1:20 pm
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Kanye West Reveals Tracklist To SWISH, The Best Album Of All Time

SWISH exists. According to a tweet last night from Kanye West, the long-delayed followup to 2013's Yeezus is complete, and Kanye's pretty pleased with the…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2016 - 7:43 am
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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Not On Spotify: 10 Great Off-The-Grid, Unofficial, Or Self-Released Albums Of 2015

If you believe everything you read, the music industry was "saved" not once but three times in 2015 -- first by Taylor Swift, then by…
David Holmes | December 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum…
Stereogum | December 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm
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Chance The Rapper Calls Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq “Some Bill Cosby ‘Pull Up Your Pants’ Stuff”

It's been a great year for Chance The Rapper, as Tom noted in Status Ain't Hood this week. Dude has just been killing shit on…
Collin Robinson | December 16, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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Chance The Rapper Is Doing Incredible Things

You see plenty of good performances at music festivals, but you don't see too many great ones. I've been going to these things for literal…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 12:12 pm
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The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Listen To Skrillex & Chance The Rapper’s Unreleased Hundred Waters Remix

Last year, Skrillex and Chance The Rapper teamed up for "Coast Is Clear," a song from Skrillex's album Recess. And now they've gotten together again.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 9:58 am
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Stream Taylor Bennett Broad Shoulders

Chance The Rapper let his brother Taylor Bennett hang loose for a few years when it came to his own music career, letting him put…
James Rettig | December 14, 2015 - 3:03 pm
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Watch Chance The Rapper Light Up SNL, Hear His New Song With Jeremih, R. Kelly, & Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick

Is Chance The Rapper the first unsigned artist to play Saturday Night Live? It's hard to know for sure considering some of the weird bookings…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2015 - 9:15 am
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Watch Chance The Rapper Goof Around With Chris Hemsworth In Their SNL Promos

Chance The Rapper is appearing as the musical guest on this weekend's Chris Hemsworth-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. As usual, the show has shared…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2015 - 6:26 pm
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