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Status Ain't Hood

DJ Khaled Has Made A Lot Of Bangers Without Actually Doing Anything

There's a moment toward the end of "I'm The One," the new DJ Khaled posse cut that is currently somehow the #1 song in the
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2017 - 12:23 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

Interview

Q&A: Kurt Wagner On How Hip-Hop & Audio Technology Inspired Lambchop’s FLOTUS

Brown's Diner may not look like much, but it's a Nashville institution. A low, gray, unassuming building with barely any windows, it sits near a…
Stephen Deusner | August 18, 2016 - 9:31 am

More Shabazz Palaces stories

Shabazz Palaces – “Since C.A.Y.A.” (Feat. Thundercat)

Three years after the release of Lese Majesty, their last LP, Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces are planning to release two brand-new albums on the…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 10:14 am

Shabazz Palaces – “30 Clip Extension”

A couple of weeks ago, Shabazz Palaces announced that they were returning with their first new album in three years, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster
James Rettig | May 9, 2017 - 10:17 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Shine A Light” (Feat. Thaddillac)

It's been nearly three years since Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces released Lese Majesty, their last album. This summer, they'll return with a new LP…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 10:13 am

Brainfeeder At The Bowl: Flying Lotus, George Clinton, Thundercat, & More Bring The Funk To Hollywood

Behold the Gospel Of Funk! In which we understand funk as a galactic force, a vast and free-flowing stream of information and instigation that suffuses…
Jonathan Zwickel | September 19, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Watch Michael McDonald Join Thundercat For “What A Fool Believes” & “Them Changes” At Brainfeeder Hollywood Bowl Show

Record label Brainfeeder hosted a show at the Hollywood Bowl last night featuring label-founder Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces, the Gaslamp Killer, and George Clinton…
Grace Birnstengel | September 18, 2016 - 11:27 am

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Shabazz Palaces – “Dawn In Luxor” Video

There's no rule that says you can't make a video for a song that's two years old. Case in point: Shabazz Palaces, the enigmatic Seattle…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2016 - 1:32 pm

Radiohead Announce 2016 Tour Openers

Radiohead are getting ready to embark on a tour in support of their new album, A Moon Shaped Pool, next week, and today they've announced…
James Rettig | May 11, 2016 - 11:49 am

WOKE (Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces & Thundercat) – “The Lavishments Of Light Looking” (Feat. George Clinton)

Today, the Adult Swim Singles series was supposed to give us a new track from Flying Lotus. Instead, it's given us something that may be…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: The Unfathomable Loss Of Sean Price

When Sean Price came into rap music 20 years ago, he was standing next to a rail-thin, crazy-eyed six-foot-eight rap demon with a Busta Rhymes-esque…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 11:01 am

Shabazz Palaces – “The Mystery Of Lonnie The Døn”

The astral hip hop duo Shabazz Palaces just released a new song titled "The Mystery Of Lonny The Døn" as part of the Adult Swim…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2015 - 11:57 am

Photos: Pickathon 2015

Pickathon took place this past weekend at Pendarvis Farm in Oregon's Happy Valley. Ty Segall performed with Wand as a backing band, alongside Ex Hey,…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 2:48 pm
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