Showing All "Lil B" Posts

Lil B and Frank Ocean are both musical cult heroes with vaguely cloudy aesthetics and attitudes that sure appear to be warmly positive, but beyond that, they have basically nothing in common. The…   Read Story »
Ellery James Roberts, former frontman of now-defunct Manchester band WU LYF, has released solo material via Tumblr. According to one post, the song "Kerou's Lament" was "scripted/produced & sang…   Read Story »
Rap has reached into weird directions when entire rap feuds can flare up and die down literally overnight. Here's the history on this one: Last year, on Joey Bada$$'s breakout single "Survival…   Read Story »
Swag-rap enigma Lil B has made what might be his least explicable move yet: Leaping into rock music with a dippy soft-rock shimmer called "California Boy," which may make you yearn for the halcyon…   Read Story »
Once upon a time, Lil B asked us to call him "Obama BasedGod," and he's following through on this thematic thread with his new mixtape of the same name. The title track is one of the strongest cuts…   Read Story »
For whatever reason, 2012 has been a big year for the critical reassessment of Lil B, and it's not necessarily because of the music. In February, he was on the cover of Wire, probably the world's…   Read Story »
It's been a while since we posted a video from Oakland rapper/Internet phenomenon/#BasedWorld emperor Lil B, but please don't confuse that for disrespect for the Based God; he posts a whole lot of…   Read Story »
Though Lil B's lecture at New York University last night ran the risk of being a bust, mostly thanks to the general media pileup (including our own Deconstructing column) that went down as it drew…   Read Story »
UK sample maven Star Slinger stages a small reunion of Lil B's original group the Pack (of "Vans" fame, most notably) on "Bad Bitches," a loud, stuttering jam featuring Pack alums Stunnaman and the…   Read Story »
As a rule, Lil B’s name is usually orbiting somewhere in the blogosphere thanks to sheer output: arguably the most prolific rapper ever, he seems to have tapped into the subconscious brainzone…   Read Story »