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Unless we're counting RTJ2, my pick for the year's best mixtape is Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1, the showcase for Atlanta freakout artists Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan. The two share the spotlight on…   Read Story »
Last month, Atlanta weirdo buddies Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug teamed up for Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1, the best mixtape anyone has made in 2014. Their collaboration has not ended with that. DJ…   Read Story »
"Freestyle," which is not a freestyle, is one of the best songs on Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and Birdman's wonderful new collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1. Thug and Rich Homie both…   Read Story »
Last night, BET held its annual Hip-Hop Awards show, broadcasting from Atlanta with Snoop Dogg hosting. As usual, the big news items weren't the actual awards -- nobody really cares who won what --…   Read Story »
Birdman isn't the center of attention on the Rich Gang mixtape, but let's take a moment for Birdman anyway. For someone who, at least according to conventional wisdom, cannot rap, Brian "Baby"…   Read Story »
Rich Gang is weird sort of amorphous rap crew that Cash Money magnate Birdman has been running lately; it's basically Birdman and whoever happens to be in the room with him at any given moment.…   Read Story »
The magnetic Atlanta rap weirdo Young Thug has a bunch of projects in the works, and one of them is Nerds, a full-length team-up with C4, the producer who put together his bizarre and disorienting…   Read Story »
Besides deeply personal reflections, there's more or less nothing left to say about most legendary musicians in this age of universal access and infinite information. Still, in the interest of…   Read Story »
The rap magazine XXL finds its biggest moment, culturally, when it unveils its not-quite-annual "freshman class" cover, grouping together a crew of up-and-coming rappers earmarked for stardom. Some…   Read Story »
This column is a weird one because the quality of music videos tends to vacillate wildly from week to week. Some weeks, there are just no motherfucking good ones, so I have to go hunting through…   Read Story »