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Raportti From Flow Festival 2016: Anohni, Iggy, Oatly

By this point in the summer, those of us who've attended some combination of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and Bonnaroo and Governor's Ball and Coachella…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2016 - 5:40 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Gucci Mane Is Back, And Rappers Should Be Afraid

"This world has not reformed." That was Bill Bratton, the commissioner of the New York Police Department, talking about rap music last week. He doesn't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2016 - 10:51 am

2015 In Review

Not On Spotify: 10 Great Off-The-Grid, Unofficial, Or Self-Released Albums Of 2015

If you believe everything you read, the music industry was "saved" not once but three times in 2015 -- first by Taylor Swift, then by…
David Holmes | December 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm

More Lil B stories

Clams Casino – “Live My Life” (Feat. Lil B)

Clams Casino came up producing head-blown, startling beautiful beats for inspirational meme-rapper Lil B. Clams is famous on his own now, but he and Lil…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Frank Ocean Blonde Comment Party

After a seemingly endless series of teases, but not at all long after Endless, Frank Ocean has really, truly, honestly delivered The Album Formerly Known
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2016 - 7:09 pm

Clams Casino – “Be Somebody” (Feat. A$AP Rocky & Lil B)

Clams Casino's debut album 32 Levels is our Album Of The Week. It comes out tomorrow, and we've already heard a bunch of tracks from…
James Rettig | July 14, 2016 - 1:08 pm

Vic Mensa – “Free Love” (Feat. Le1f, Lil B, Halsey, & Malik Yusef)

Vic Mensa just released his new surprise EP There's Alot Going On earlier this month, and now, in honor of LGBT Pride Month and today's…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 8:30 pm

Clams Casino – “Witness” (Feat. Lil B) Video (Dir. Lil B)

Michael Volpe, better known as Clams Casino, has stepped out from behind the boards a bit to announce his new album 32 Levels. We've already…
Collin Robinson | May 26, 2016 - 10:57 am

ILoveMakonnen – “Can’t Let It Go” (Feat. Lil B)

ILoveMakonnen and Lil B are, like it or not, two rap pioneers -- guys who have overcome significant, um, technical limitations to turn rap into…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2016 - 9:44 am

Lil B & Chance The Rapper – “Beautiful Chicago” (Feat. Keith Jenkins)

Last year, Lil B and Chance The Rapper got together to record an entire album in one day. Both of them were in Chicago for…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 12:36 pm

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

Lil B Says “Fuck The Weeknd” In New Video

Lil B apparently has some problem with the Weeknd. As Pitchfork reports, in the new video for "4 Tha Record" off of his upcoming mixtape…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 1:26 am

Lil B Endorses Bernie Sanders On CNN, Sanders Says Thanks

Lil B can still make great music when the moment strikes; his new collaborative mixtape with Chance The Rapper is proof. But his whole all-positivity…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 9:50 am

Essay

The Immortal Soul: The Revival Of Soul Music And Its History In Hip-Hop Production

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track "100 Grandkids" off his long-delayed upcoming…
Stereogum | August 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Lil B & Chance The Rapper Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape)

We at Stereogum stopped running our Mixtape Of The Week column earlier this year; it first became The Week In Rap and then Status Ain't…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 11:34 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

In the May 29 installment of 5 Best songs, we explained the methodology behind our weekly list. This was primarily for the benefit of Kulap…
Stereogum | August 7, 2015 - 4:18 pm

Stream Lil B & Chance The Rapper’s Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape)

A few weeks ago, Chance The Rapper spent a single day, the day before his triumphant headlining Pitchfork Music Festival set, recording an entire collaborative
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Chance The Rapper Made An Album With Lil B

Chance The Rapper is a real team player. He's one of rap's young superstars at this point, but he seemed more than happy to slide…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2015 - 5:32 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Tyga Is Rap’s Smarmiest Villain, And That’s A Good Thing

Rap needs villains. They keep things interesting. For years, Suge Knight reigned as rap's dominant supervillain, and he did it without rapping a single bar,…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Lil B May Have Cursed James Harden In Last Night’s Western Conference Finals Game

Back in 2011, after NBA star Kevin Durant made fun of Lil B on Twitter, Lil B laid "the Based God's curse" on Durant, saying…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 10:27 am
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