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Young Dolph & Yo Gotti Battle For The Heart Of Memphis Rap

Young Dolph just released the best non-Migos rap album I've heard in 2017. Dolph's new mixtape, Gelato, is a ridiculously solid piece of trap music.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2017 - 10:35 am

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Behold, In Nick Grant, What J. Cole Hath Wrought

A rapper emerges. He's from some small country town in the Southeast, but he has no accent to speak of. He raps under his government…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 12:31 pm

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Grime Pioneer Wiley Has Nothing Left To Prove

The veteran grime MC/producer Wiley and I are the same age: 37. Old enough to be old as fuck but young enough to feel like…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2017 - 11:08 am

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Behold, In Nick Grant, What J. Cole Hath Wrought

A rapper emerges. He's from some small country town in the Southeast, but he has no accent to speak of. He raps under his government…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Lil Bibby – “You Ain’t Gang (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Durk, Dej Loaf, & Kevin Gates)

The young, gravelly-voiced Chicago hardass Lil Bibby has himself a street hit with the forbidding banger "You Ain't Gang," and he's now rounded out some…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 10:41 am

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A Healthy Gucci Mane Is A Strange And Wondrous Thing

He doesn't look the same. That's the first thing you notice. The second thing you notice is that he looks great. Since coming home from…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2016 - 12:41 pm

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Jay Z Would Like To Remind You That He Can Rap

Imagine being Jay Z right now. Imagine having an iconic 20-year musical legacy but watching celebrity-impressionist comedians reducing your entire history to a mirthless chuckle,…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 11:31 am

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Future: Best Rapper Alive?

During Sunday's NFL playoff game between the Carolina Panthers and the Seattle Seahawks, Panthers safety Tre Boston sacked Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and immediately did…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2016 - 10:35 am

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When You Weren’t Paying Attention, ILoveMakonnen Got Really Good

Drake gave transformative figure iLoveMakonnen a huge career boost and changed his life when he jumped on a remix of Makonnen's "Tuesday," changing the song…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2015 - 10:09 am

Lil Bibby – “Speak To Em” (Feat. Common)

A couple of generations of Chicago rap come together on the new track "Speak To Em." Lil Bibby is a leading light of Chicago's booming,…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 9:41 am

Lil Bibby – “Aww Man” (Feat. Future)

Earlier today, we heard one young Chicago drill standout, G Herbo, team up with the great Atlanta producer Metro Boomin on a new song called…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 11:18 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: Will Rich Homie Quan Ever Stop Going In?

Rich Homie Quan could've easily been a one-and-done, a craggy-voiced fake Future who scored one transcendent hit out of nowhere and then disappeared right back…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Lil Bibby – “Boy” (Feat. T.I.) Video

Lil Bibby released his Free Crack mixtape at the end of 2013, and it put him on the map as one of Chicago's rappers to…
Caitlin White | April 10, 2015 - 12:42 pm

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Status Ain’t Hood: Kendrick Lamar’s Brilliant, Stupid Week

A quick housekeeping note: We're changing the name of our Week In Rap column because someone else has claimed ownership over the phrase "the week…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 10:44 am

Chief Keef – “Faneto (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Bibby, Lil Herb, King Louie & Lil Durk)

When Chicago's drill music came to prominence a few years ago, arcane beefs and gang alignments kept some of the scene's brightest lights from jumping…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2015 - 10:11 am

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The Week In Rap: Get Ready For Skepta To Be A Thing

I don't know why American critics stopped writing about grime. Sometime around 2004, grime -- the British hybrid of rap and dancehall and UK garage…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2015 - 11:57 am
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