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Last year, Drake heard a track on a recent Soulja Boy mixtape and freestyled over it, and the result was "We Made It," arguably the most purely fun song of Drizzy's entire career. Meanwhile, the…   Read Story »
One of the few people in the musicverse who isn't in Austin this weekend is Jay Electronica, the elusive rap hope who shows up with new music at deeply random times. For whatever reason, he chose…   Read Story »
This week we heard two major rap releases from each primary coastal city: Earl Sweatshirt's Doris representing L.A., and New York showing up via A$AP Ferg's Trap Lord, but the mainstay of the rap…   Read Story »
Last night, rap Twitter exploded. The context: Funkmaster Flex premiered "Control (HOF)," a track that won't appear on Big Sean's forthcoming album Hall Of Fame because of sample-clearance issues, a…   Read Story »
Look guys, I'm sorry, and I'm not any more ready for this than you are, but we're going to have to start taking Mac Miller seriously. On the strength of recent collabs with people like Flying Lotus,…   Read Story »
Philadelphia's inaugural Made In America festival took place over the weekend, touting an eclectic Jay-Z-curated lineup of Pearl Jam, Skrillex, a reunited Run-D.M.C., D'Angelo, Dirty Projectors,…   Read Story »
In 2009, Jay Electronica posted a parcel of the Just Blaze-produced "Dear Moleskine" on YouTube, and now the full track has surfaced in its spare, psych-funk-y entirety. Stream it at Hypetrak. Jay…   Read Story »
The beloved underground-rap quasi-recluse Jay Electronica releases new music so infrequently that every new track from him counts as some kind of event. Today, he's given us a new joint called "Call…   Read Story »
On Friday Jay-Z welcomed Jay Electronica to his imprint Roc Nation. The bossman guests on "Shiny Suit Theory," a new Jay Electronica track that also features The-Dream and Charlotte Gainsbourg. You…   Read Story »