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Drake gave transformative figure iLoveMakonnen a huge career boost and changed his life when he jumped on a remix of Makonnen’s “Tuesday,” changing the song from a regional internet phenomenon into an actual national hit. We know this. It’s documented. And then Makonnen signed to Drake’s OVO Sound label and basically seemed to join rap’s… More »

For my money, the best non-Fargo show on TV right now is You’re The Worst, the FXX comedy about two deeply fucked-up people trying to figure out how to be in an adult couple, mostly because they know they’d be doomed if they were on their own. Aya Cash, the show’s female lead, plays a… More »

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 unbridled feeling of summer’s start and infinite possibilities; we’re definitely in the zone of finitude, with all its attendant reminders of our own corporeal mortality, now)! LIVE IT UP! Really. More »

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Freddie Gibbs – “10 Times” (Feat. Gucci Mane & E-40)

Freddie Gibbs' new album Shadow Of A Doubt was named our Album Of The Week a few days ago -- it comes out tomorrow, and…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Ty Dolla $ign – “Saved” (Feat. E-40) Video

Last week, West Coast R&B hedonist Ty Dolla $ign finally released his official full-length debut Free TC, and now he's shared a new video for…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2015 - 8:19 pm

Ty Dolla $ign – “Saved” (Feat. E-40)

Last night, Ty Dolla $ign, the depraved genius of West Coast R&B, shared the impressively guest-heavy, beautifully curated tracklist for his forthcoming album Free TC,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2015 - 10:18 am

Watch Future, T.I., Young Dro, & Rich Homie Quan Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET broadcasted the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the network's second annual awards show. This one was notably low on both star power and drama;…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:05 am

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Guess…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am

E-40 – “California” (Feat. Dam-Funk & Ariel Pink)

We’ve heard a couple of great songs already from the Alchemist and Oh No’s Welcome To Los Santos: “Play It Cool,” Gangrene’s collab with Earl…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 4:54 pm

Big Sean – “I Don’t Fuck With You” Video (Feat. Kanye West)

Big Sean's new single "I Don't Fuck With You" was produced by Kanye West and DJ Mustard, and both of them show up in the…
James Rettig | November 6, 2014 - 10:53 pm

E-40 – “All My Niggas” (Feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q) Video

Last month, the Bay Area rap originator E-40, one of the genre's few universally beloved and still-relevant figures, linked with internet-rap livewires Danny Brown and…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 1:56 pm

E-40 – “All My Niggas” (Feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q)

Bay Area rap godfather and inveterate weirdo E-40 might be the most universally respected elder-statesman figure in all of rap right now, and his productivity…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2013 - 9:09 am