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Tee Grizzley’s Hard-As-Hell Jail-Rap Strikes An Emotional Chord

Rap needs characters. It's a genre built on outsized, larger-than-life personas, on extroverted human charisma-bombs who willed themselves to superhero status. Right now, two of…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2017 - 11:36 am

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Gucci Mane’s Beautiful Victory Lap

Before last month, Gucci Mane's voice had never appeared on a song that got higher than #14 on the Billboard charts. And even that #14…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2016 - 11:36 am

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Young Thug Is His Own Genre Now

On the old Comedy Central puppets-doing-prank-calls show Crank Yankers, there was once a sketch where Ludacris called Def Jam president Kevin Liles and informed him…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2016 - 9:38 am

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Gucci Mane’s Beautiful Victory Lap

Before last month, Gucci Mane's voice had never appeared on a song that got higher than #14 on the Billboard charts. And even that #14…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2016 - 11:36 am

Stream Boosie Badazz Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas

Bone-hard Louisiana rap cult hero Boosie Badazz, formerly known as Lil Boosie, has had an an insanely productive year, releasing a huge pile of albums…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2016 - 1:55 pm

Kodak Black – “Going Viral” (Feat. Boosie Badazz)

Lil B.I.G. Pac, the recent mixtape from the currently-incarcerated Florida rap newcomer Kodak Black, was what led me to call Kodak one of the best
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2016 - 11:40 am

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The Future Era Is Over

Fitted shirt-sleeves rolled-up, curled into a half-crouch, Jay Z looks somewhere off-camera and offers this prophecy: "I promise they ain't gon' like this!" He's right,…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm

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Post Malone’s Codeine Dirtbag Blues

Near my house, there used to be a discount movie theater, a big strip-mall monstrosity that never drew any crowds. I took my son to…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2016 - 1:38 pm

Stream Boosie Badazz Bleek Mode

The cult-beloved Baton Rouge rapper Boosie Badazz has recently survived a six-year incarceration and a battle with cancer, and he seems determined to make as…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2016 - 11:53 am

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The Flatbush Zombie Apocalypse Is Upon Us

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday, before Phife Dawg died. At this point, it seems ridiculous to have a column about rap and…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2016 - 11:13 am

Stream Boosie Badazz Thug Talk

The Baton Rouge underground rap legend Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil Boosie) has been on an absolutely ridiculous tear this year. During the first two months…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 10:42 am

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Rap Grammys Matter, Except Not Really

In one of the more fascinating moments during Kanye West's recent erratic Twitter spree, he mentioned next year's Grammy Awards, saying that he wouldn't show…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 12:33 pm

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Is Future Running Out Of Gas?

Three weeks ago, in this space, I wrote that Future was the best rapper working right now. I meant it. The run Future is on…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 10:54 am

Young Thug – “F Cancer (Boosie)” (Feat. Quavo) Video

Young Thug has just dropped a video for the Quavo-featuring Boosie Badazz tribute "F Cancer (Boosie)," off of his new mixtape I'm Up. Boosie recently…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 1:19 pm

Stream Boosie Badazz Out My Feelings (In My Past)

On the first day of 2016, the embattled Baton Rouge street-rap hero Lil Boosie dropped In My Feelings (Goin' Thru It), a self-released album that…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Boosie Badazz – “Cancer” Video

When Kanye West's "Real Friends" commenced the return of G.O.O.D Fridays and took over the end of last week, it was nice to have the…
Collin Robinson | January 11, 2016 - 11:30 am
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