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Rich Homie Quan On His Rape Song: “If You Listen, It’s Just Good Music”

A while back, a number of tracks that Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug made together leaked. One of those songs was called “I Made It,” and it’s got a moment where Rich Homie Quan brags about rape: “I don’t want your ho, just want that cookie from her / She tried to resist, so… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 21, 2015 - 11:16 am

Rich Homie Quan Raps About Raping Somebody, Offers Feeble Apology

We at Stereogum have written a lot of nice things about Atlanta sing-rapper Rich Homie Quan, and he’s released a lot of great music. But this shit right here is too much. On “I Made It,” a never-released collaboration with Young Thug, Rich Homie sure seems to rap about raping somebody like it’s a cool… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 13, 2015 - 5:08 pm

Rich Homie Quan – “Trap House” (Feat. Offset)

Gravelly Atlanta rap crooner Rich Homie Quan just released his crazy-long solo mixtape If You Ever Think I Will Stop Going In Ask Double R less than two weeks ago, and he’s still cranking out new music. We’ve already heard his loose track “Get Better,” and now he’s teamed up with Offset, the currently-incarcerated Migo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 7, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: Will Rich Homie Quan Ever Stop Going In?

Rich Homie Quan could’ve easily been a one-and-done, a craggy-voiced fake Future who scored one transcendent hit out of nowhere and then disappeared right back into the Atlanta underground. And if he’d gone away after “Type Of Way,” that still would’ve been a good run. That’s an incredible song, a confident melodic slink that float… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 6, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Rich Homie Quan – “Get Better”

Rich Homie Quan continues his Grand Theft Auto: Vice City narrative after a speedboat getaway, bikini clad women, gold, and the pursuit of more money in his video for “Flex,” and plenty more where that came from on If You Ever Think I Will Stop Going In Ask Royal Rich. Today, the Atlanta-repper drops the… More »

By: Collin Robinson / May 5, 2015 - 1:23 pm

Stream Rich Homie Quan If You Ever Think I Will Stop Going In Ask Royal Rich

Rich Homie Quan has just dropped If You Ever Think I Will Stop Going In Ask Royal Rich, his first solo mixtape since 2013’s I Will Never Stop Going In and his first endeavor since leaving Rich Gang earlier this year. It features 19 new songs, plus early track “Flex,” and has production credits from… More »

By: James Rettig / April 28, 2015 - 6:40 pm

Rich Homie Quan – “Flex” Video

Since teaming with Young Thug and Birdman to form Rich Gang, Rich Homie Quan’s become a rap fixture. And fittingly so — his woozy, rap-sung flow makes for instant-hit material, and the rags-to-riches narrative never really gets old, especially when underscoring a nightclub altercation followed by a speedboat getaway. In director Be El Be’s new… More »

By: Aaron Lindenberg / April 1, 2015 - 11:48 am

Rich Homie Quan Makes Speedboat Getaway After Allegedly Punching Security Guard

As esteemed music writer Ernest Baker points out, this scenario is straight out of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. TMZ reports that Rich Homie Quan got into a physical altercation with a security guard after being denied entry to the VIP entrance of Miami Beach club LIV at the Fontainebleau. After being told the clu… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug – “My Homie”

Atlanta rap superfriends Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug have been making incredible music together, at a staggering rate, for months now. That partnership gave us one of last year’s best rap full-lengths in the Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1 mixtape. Some of us have been feverishly anticipating a Part 2 ever since we… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2015 - 10:11 am

Kid Ink, Tyga, Wale, YG & Rich Homie Quan – “Ride Out”

I love Fast & Furious movies more than I love most things in this cold, cruel world, but they sure do weird things with rap music. For a movie franchise that has given acting roles to multiple rappers (Ludacris, Bow Wow, Ja Rule, Tyrese if he counts), the movies have a weird flattening effect whe… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 12, 2015 - 1:21 pm

The Week In Rap: Your Old Droog And The Corniness Question

There was a moment last year when people on the internet were convinced that Your Old Droog was really Nas in disguise. Droog released a self-titled mixtape out into the world without any previous exposure. He didn’t make videos. He didn’t put his picture on the cover. Indeed, there weren’t any pictures of him o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 11, 2015 - 4:39 pm

The Week In Rap: Farewell To The Jacka

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 In Pop column. The Week In Rap won’t go as deep as that column does, but it’ll give us a chance to go in deep o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Rich Homie Quan – “Have You Ever”

With his last few tracks, Rich Homie Quan has been exploring a more accessible sound, and “Have You Ever” is his most gooey and sentimental yet. With a beat from KC Da Beatmonster that feels like it’s actively lifting up your heart, Quan asks things like “Have you ever seen the end of a rainbow?”… More »

By: James Rettig / January 26, 2015 - 6:24 pm

Young Thug – “M.O.M. (Mind On Money)” (Feat. Rich Homie Quan)

Atlanta weirdo-rap friends Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan continue to make ridiculously good music together every time the mood strikes them. Since giving us the excellent collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Vol. 1 a few months ago, they’ve already teamed up on loose tracks like “Chainsaw Massacre” and “Hold Us.” Now they’re back… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2015 - 11:16 am

Rich Homie Quan – “Flex”

Teaming up with Young Thug was simultaneously the best and worst thing that could have happened to Rich Homie Quan. On the one hand, being part of the most exciting duo in mainstream rap has elevated his profile significantly. On the other hand, he’s currently suffering from Big Boi syndrome, his shine blocked slightly by… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 2, 2015 - 4:29 pm

Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan – “Hold Us” (Feat. PeeWee Longway)

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 Part 2 coming, potentially arriving any day now, even if the tour of the title never actually happened. And since that first tape came out,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 29, 2014 - 9:09 am

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

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 rather than compiling those songs into an LP. Jay Z went on tour with his wife but gave us no… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am

Rich Homie Quan – “Blah Blah Blah (Remix)” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous, & Dej Loaf)

Dequantes Lamar, better known by his stage name Rich Homie Quan, has had a busy year. Following collaborations with Travi$ Scott, Lil’ Boosie, Young Thug, and several other rappers, Rich Homie Quan now remixes his own “Blah Blah Blah” adding Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous, and Dej Loaf to the track. Rich Homie Quan’s chorus, i… More »

By: Ethan Jacobs / December 11, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Mike Will Made It Ransom Details

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 on his Instagram today. At twenty tracks, it contains a lot of big names: Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Future, Chief Keef,… More »

By: James Rettig / December 10, 2014 - 7:08 pm
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