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Lord only knows why Rick Ross felt like he had to release two music videos in two days for songs from a months-old album, but that's where we are right now. First up was the sunny, money-soaked…   Read Story »
DJ Khaled has been an A-list rap fixture for the better part of a decade, even though he doesn't really do anything except yell. I have no idea how he keeps lining up big stars for his songs, but he…   Read Story »
Last week, in this space, I lamented that fact that, Gwar, who built a low-budget DIY empire partly because of their music video aesthetic, had left barely a trace of influence on the many, many…   Read Story »
Sean Combs is just fun to watch. The rapper, who recently reverted to Puff Daddy form after years as Diddy, just came back roaring with his ridiculous and overblown new Rick Ross/French Montana…   Read Story »
Because he can't help but stoke the fuels of Twitter snark every few weeks, the man known to the government as Sean Combs (and to beloved former Stereogummer Amrit Singh as "boss") has changed his…   Read Story »
Rick Ross was the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night, and sadly, Fred Armisen's house band of '90s indie heavyweights did not back him up. Instead, Ross had his own live band, as…   Read Story »
Last week Rick Ross released the Mastermind track "Nobody" as a single, and Tom noted that French Montana's hook repurposes the Notorious B.I.G.'s "You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)," sending…   Read Story »
Rick Ross's Biggie Smalls corpse-humpery levels have always been strong, but they reach record levels with "Nobody," a song from his new album Mastermind. The song is more or less a remake of "You're…   Read Story »
Last year, the great Californian R&B hornball Ty Dolla $ign linked up with pioneering ratchet music producer DJ Mustard and longtime rap buddy Joe Moses for the awesomely scandalous and slinky…   Read Story »
At this point, Lana Del Rey is reaching that Coldplay-circa-2006 level where it's no longer surprising to hear rappers sampling her on mixtapes. The latest to partake is hangdog Bronx hope French…   Read Story »