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Rick Ross took his rap name from "Freeway" Ricky Ross, the 1980s cocaine kingpin whose crime career ended when he spent 13 years in prison. Shortly after his release, the drug dealer Ross sued the…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
The Rick Ross collab "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt" was easily the best song on Jay Z's last album Magna Carta Holy Grail, and now Jay has returned the favor, showing up on Ross's new single "The Devil Is…   Read Story »
MDMA aka ecstasy aka Molly has a long, storied musical history and wizened drug rappers Danny Brown and Juicy J have been spearheading a new Molly movement since the dawn of the decade. But ever…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Tonight's Saturday Night Live gave us Waking Up With Kimye, a talk show in which Jay Pharaoh and Nasim Pedrad reprised their familiar impressions of shouty Kanye West and whiny Kim Kardashian.…   Read Story »
Pusha T released his awesomely stark and snarly album My Name Is My Name last month, and for months, he's been making cold and minimal and effective videos for the album's tracks: "Numbers On The…   Read Story »
This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled in big-name directors to help put…   Read Story »
Gunplay might finally be getting a shot! The out-of-control Miami rap firebrand has been kicking around the margins of Rick Ross's Maybach Music empire for years, recording furious amazing bug-eyed…   Read Story »
The thunderous Future collab "No Games" is Rick Ross's biggest song in a minute, and someone must've realized that a song like that needs a video that's better than the shitty one that's just a bunch…   Read Story »