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In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising. Drake threw a bunch of great songs up on Soundcloud…   Read Story »
Because Thanksgiving cut off last week at about the halfway point, we didn't do a 5 Best Songs. So for this week's column, we considered for eligibility anything that came out last week, too. So you…   Read Story »
Freddie Gibbs teamed up with frequent Kanye West collaborator and producer Mike Dean on a new track for the next-gen release of Grand Theft Auto V. "Sellin' Dope" -- like FlyLo's "Medication…   Read Story »
The Grand Theft Auto games are known for their awesome soundtracks, and Rockstar Games has announced the tracklists for each of the game's 17 radio stations that will appear in the re-release of the…   Read Story »
Pharrell headlined Odd Future's annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles over the weekend, and a couple notable things happened during his set. For one, his N.E.R.D. cohorts Chad Hugo and Shay…   Read Story »
Last night, the great Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs played a show at the Williamsburg, Brooklyn record store and venue Rough Trade. After the show, when Gibbs and two others were in a parked…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib teamed up to release Piñata, their excellent collaborative album. One of the few album tracks that didn't have any guest rappers was the floaty sneer…   Read Story »
When I write that YG's My Krazy Life is, to my mind, easily the best rap album of 2014 thus far, someone will inevitably show up in the comments section and make a case for Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's…   Read Story »
Rap's underground is in a fascinating place right now; all these weird-as-fuck voices from vastly different backgrounds, in the right situation, can come together and make really good music together.…   Read Story »
The gifted Indiana rap knucklehead Freddie Gibbs and the head-blown Oxnard producer Madlib have been collaborating for a few years, and back in spring, they teamed up to release the collaborative…   Read Story »