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It’s the summer of 1997. I’m crashed out at a friend’s house, waiting out the three days between sessions at the summer camp where I work. His family’s got me sleeping on the couch in the TV room, which works just fine for me. Whenever I can’t sleep, I watch MTV. I watch so much… More »

When the Game released The Documentary just over a decade ago, it felt like the result of one of those bets that the uber-rich twins from Trading Places might’ve made: If we take a rapper with no particular talent and a mile-wide corny streak, and we give him access to the world’s best collaborators, how… More »

On paper, Wale’s rap career has been a success. He dropped several critically acclaimed mixtapes, aligned himself with Rick Ross at the peak of Bawse’s power, scored a number of inescapable urban radio hits, and just debuted at #1 with The Album About Nothing, a project on which he collaborated with his lifelong hero Jerry… More »

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SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL’s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Angel Haze – “22 Jump Street” (Feat. Ludacris)

22 Jump Street, the inevitable sequel to the shockingly entertaining Channing Tatum/Jonah Hill 21 Jump Street movie, comes to theaters later this year, and the…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2014 - 5:05 pm

The Week In Pop: Miley Brings The Monogenre To MTV Unplugged

You don't have to be a legit rock star to get an MTV Unplugged these days. In recent years the show has hosted quite a…
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2014 - 6:46 pm

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. T.I. & Ludacris) Video

The bangingest banger from Big Boi's recent album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors is "In The A," the Atlanta superstar summit that also features on-fire…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 9:29 am

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. Ludacris & T.I.)

Here's the bouncy ATL-centric "In The A" from Big Boi's forthcoming Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, a track that features -- who else? -- Ludacris…
Corban Goble | November 26, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “What U Mean” (Feat. Ludacris) Video

"What U Mean," the slightly reprehensible fuck-or-get-out track from Big K.R.I.T.'s Live From The Underground album, has a new video from Decatur Dan, quickly becoming…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2012 - 10:59 am

Future – “Same Damn Time (Remix)” (Feat. Diddy & Ludacris) Video

Future's "Same Damn Time" is arguably the Awesomely Dumb song of the summer. Meanwhile, both Diddy and Ludacris have done enough work to earn lifetime…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2012 - 2:22 pm

Ludacris – “I’m On Fire” (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.)

The great Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. has been hooking up with some serious Southern rap big dogs lately, most recently T.I. on "I'm Flexin'." And…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2011 - 10:31 am

Ten Hip-Hop Albums That Would Make Great Performances

Somehow, billing an artist to play their most famous release, exclusively, got super vogue all of the sudden. Nas did Illmatic. Erykah Badu did Baduizm.
Corban Goble | October 7, 2011 - 12:45 pm

Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2010 Lineup

Virgin Mobile's Festival will be free just like it was last year. And it'll happen September 25th at Maryland's Merriweather Post Pavilion. Sir Richard Branson…
jessica | July 20, 2010 - 11:24 am

New Blakroc – “Ain’t Nothing Like You (Hoochie Coo)”

The Black Keys recruited quite a crew for their Damon Dash-spearheaded hip-hop project Blakroc. Mos Def, Q-Tip, RZA, Jim Jones, Raekwon, Ludacris, and the ghost…
Scott Lapatine | September 15, 2009 - 5:32 pm

Hip Hop Charts: If (Sum(O) >= Oodles) Then…

How can you have mad knowledge, science, or Professor without mad charts? Via Fimoculous, "rap represented in mathematical charts and graphs" does what it says…
Stereogum | November 12, 2007 - 1:49 pm

New Fergie (Feat. Ludacris) Video – “Glamorous”

Fergie Ferg makin’ us nostalgic for 1994 … before we ever had to listen to this shit. The sentiment recalls “Jenny From The Block,” except,…
Stereogum | February 6, 2007 - 8:15 am