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Late last year, Pro Era, the crew of teenage Brooklyn boom-bap revivalists led by Joey Bada$$, released their all-crew PEEP The aPROcalypse mixtape. Three days later, the group member Capital Steez…   Read Story »
In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a…   Read Story »
In the video for their team-up "Thuggin'," motormouthed Indiana street-rapper Freddie Gibbs and esoteric California producer Madlib showed us a pretty hellacious vision of criminal life. The new…   Read Story »
If this week's music videos have anything in common, it's that many of them are flush with violence and disturbing visions. But my two favorite of the week didn't have any of that, even though the…   Read Story »
Back in November, the stoner-rap production mastermind Madlib and the virtuosic Indiana tough-guy rapper Freddie Gibbs teamed up for a single called "Thuggin'," which proved that they two had way…   Read Story »