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That list of rappers and musicians up top is an all-star team and they've all gotten together for the 6-minute anthem "Don't Shoot" to address the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the…   Read Story »
Though Chris hasn't expressed much admiration for Ed Sheeran over in the Week In Pop, maybe the guy's not all bad? I mean, he co-wrote that Jessie Ware song, and we all agreed that was the best song…   Read Story »
Atlanta's formerly-young Jeezy has built up a durable 10-year catalog mostly by rapping about the triumphs and stresses of the drug trade over tense, gothic, monolithic production. But on…   Read Story »
Lord only knows why Rick Ross felt like he had to release two music videos in two days for songs from a months-old album, but that's where we are right now. First up was the sunny, money-soaked…   Read Story »
"Supreme" is one of the most sweeping, luxurious tracks on Rick Ross' excessively sweeping and luxurious 2014 album Mastermind, and its new video practically drips with luxury-rap signifiers. Sports…   Read Story »
The Detroit rapper Trick Trick might not be a household name outside his hometown, but he's infamous for busting heads at least as much as he is for rapping, and he's rumored to have robbed more than…   Read Story »
Rick Ross's "Thug Cry" is a mellow, meditative song from Ross's not-great new album Mastermind, and its new video, from longtime Ross associate DRE Films, intercuts footage of Ross and Wayne rapping…   Read Story »
DJ Khaled has been an A-list rap fixture for the better part of a decade, even though he doesn't really do anything except yell. I have no idea how he keeps lining up big stars for his songs, but he…   Read Story »
Rick Ross is often on a mission to prove not only the magnitude of his richness but just how fantastic it is to have said magnitude of richness. In his new video for "Rich Is Gangsta," we start off…   Read Story »
Last week, in this space, I lamented that fact that, Gwar, who built a low-budget DIY empire partly because of their music video aesthetic, had left barely a trace of influence on the many, many…   Read Story »