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Earlier this month, New Orleans cottonmouth-rap king Curren$y released his unannounced free EP Here. And today, he's given us his joint video for the EP tracks "What Da Fuck" and "#/Cruiselife" (the…   Read Story »
Yesterday, the always-productive New Orleans stoner-rap cult-star Curren$y released a new five-song EP called Here with no warning whatsoever. It's just the latest in a long line of efforts that the…   Read Story »
New Orleans weed-rap king Curren$y has just initiated Sir Michael Rocks, the better-at-rapping half of the Cool Kids, into his Jet Life crew. To celebrate, the two of them recently got together to…   Read Story »
On his latest track, the thunder-voiced Houston rap veteran Slim Thug tries out the sort of hazy, organic stoner-rap beat that New Orleans weed-rap king Curren$y loves so much. And it's only right…   Read Story »
Verde Terrace, the last mixtape from the ridiculously prolific New Orleans stoner-rapper Curren$y, is only a couple of weeks old, and we're already hearing bits of Muscle Car Chronicles, his next…   Read Story »
A few years ago, the New Orleans rapper Curren$y was the #1 non-Lil Wayne rapper on Young Money Records. That's the Drake spot, basically, except Curren$y never really had a shot at being as big a…   Read Story »
For a dude whose whole ethos is basically getting really, really stoned, NOLA's Curren$y is a remarkably nimble and hard-working rapper. Lyrically, he crams as many rhymes into his zonked-out,…   Read Story »
The beautiful thing about a festival like Pitchfork is the genre-spanning curating: The principal principle is a commitment to independent-minded music, and from that viewpoint Pitchfork succeeds in…   Read Story »
We've offered our suggestions as to what bands to see this week, now we shift into the bands we are actually seeing. SXSW has begun in earnest, and is earnestly crowded. We'll try to cut through the…   Read Story »