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A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday afternoon, before the passing of Shawty Lo. Shawty Lo’s death is obviously the most important thing that’s happened in rap this week,More »


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Yesterday, Gucci Mane released his post-prison comeback album Everybody Looking, and last night, the legendary Atlanta rapper played his first official show in the city since his release at the… More »


Midway through Savage Mode, the fearsome young Atlanta rapper 21 Savage’s new mixtape with producer Metro Boomin, there’s a song called “Bad Guy.” Really, every song on Savage Mode could… More »


One of last year’s best under-the-radar rap mixtapes was The Blue M&M, the solo effort from the diminutive helium-voiced Atlanta underground fixture PeeWee Longway. Longway is best-known as an occasional… More »


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Atlanta overlord Gucci Mane might be behind bars, but that sure as hell won’t stop him from trolling the rap game when it needs it. Last week the hip-hop world… More »


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After three and a half years, Mixtape Of The Week is dead. In its place, we’ve got a new feature on Stereogum, one loosely based on Chris DeVille’s Week InMore »


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A few months ago, Atlanta rap bugout kings Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan teamed up for the incredible collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1. Apparently, there’s a… More »


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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… More »


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Mike WiLL Made It — one of the most prevalent producers of this year and last — is releasing his new mixtape, Ransom, next week and shared the finalized tracklist… More »


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Atlanta rap trailblazer Gucci Mane is in prison now for firearm possession, and he’ll be locked up until 2016. This will not keep him from releasing new music. Gucci is… More »


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Atlanta, man. City full of weirdos. Look at some of the city’s biggest rap stars at the moment: Middle-aged bad-joke craftsman 2 Chainz, soul-baring Auto-Tune gurgler Future, yammering helium-voiced button-pusher… More »


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He’s been a dance-music headliner for years, but A-Trak was a DMC World Champion turntablist before he was old enough to drive, and now he’s getting back on his rap… More »


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The most gripping musical video spectacle of the week did not actually feature any music at all. It was Kanye West, thoughts clearly spinning out faster than his mouth could… More »


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Atlanta MC and Mixtape Of The Week alumnus Young Thug raps with a spastic yap that makes Chance The Rapper’s voice sound placid. In the unreleased PeeWee Longway collab “Loaded,” More »


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