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In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising. Drake threw a bunch of great songs up on Soundcloud…   Read Story »
Young Chicago-based rapper Lil Herb has been making his collaborative rounds in 2014, from his feature in Nicki Minaj's "Chi-Raq" to the "Fight or Flight" remix he did with fellow Chicagoans Chance…   Read Story »
The young Chicago hardass Lil Herb got two generations of his hometown's rap eminences to guest on the remix to "Fight Or Flight," a standout track from his great Welcome To Fazoland video. In the…   Read Story »
The gruff, quick-tongued young Chicago rapper Lil Herb is having a hell of a year. He released the ferocious, deeply impressive mixtape Welcome To Fazoland, and he managed to avoid being completely…   Read Story »
Lil Bibby and Lil Herb are two young, hungry, guttural, gruff-voiced, ridiculously skilled Chicago rappers, and they came up rapping alongside each other last year. More recently, though, they've…   Read Story »
Thus far in 2014, the young and hard-as-fuck Chicago rapper Lil Herb has released Welcome To Fazoland, one of the year's best mixtapes, and rapped alongside Nicki Minaj on her great "Chi-Raq" single.…   Read Story »
The coolest thing about the four-headed Nirvana proxy that performed at last night's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony was the demographic disparity of the women involved. No, in every real…   Read Story »
Nicki Minaj has been rapping hard lately -- on the "My Nigga" remix, on the "Boss Ass Bitch" remix, on her own "Lookin Ass Nigga" -- and now she's keeping that streak going with an absolute banger of…   Read Story »
It's been a slow-ish week in terms of new songs, and it seems like that will continue to be the case till SXSW is behind us. Yesterday on Twitter, Tom noted that March 11 is pretty short on viable…   Read Story »
In the music of Chief Keef, his GBE crew, and their assorted Chicago peers, there's a certain pathos, but it's an implicit pathos. These are children, after all, making dead-souled and violent and…   Read Story »