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Master P – “Power” (Feat. Lil Wayne, Gangsta, & Ace B)

In the late ’90s, two different New Orleans rap labels crossed over and achieved total commercial domination. First came Master P’s No Limit Records, and the Williams brothers’ Cash Money Records followed not long after. The two labels were crosstown rivals, and their figureheads did not like each other. (Lil Wayne in 1999: “Ain’t got… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album — Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City — that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year, no such luck. Many heard my #1 pick of the year (and you can probably already guess what it is) as the work of a sonic visionary, and plenty more… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013 - 5:26 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Master P Al Capone

If you grew up in the ’90s, loving Wu-Tang or Cypress Hill or the Beatnuts or the Fugees, you probably had a “wait, what?” moment with Master P. I remember mine vividly: One night in 1997, at the summer camp where I was working, after all the kids had gone down to sleep for the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 23, 2013 - 3:26 pm