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Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. More »

During the dark, horrifying Macklemore Ascendancy period of 2013, there was a lot of talk about how the top spot on the Billboard singles charts had become a whites-only zone. And it’s true: In the past few years, white pop-rappers like Macklemore and Iggy Azalea have managed to blow up huge by bypassing rap’s traditionally… More »

Before I get into the very strong new Styles P/Curren$y EP, I should make something clear: The best mixtape I’ve heard in the past week isn’t this one; it’s Consignment: Favor For A Favor, the epic new tape from deadeyed Detroit street-rapper Boldy James. But that Boldy tape is massive — 26 songs, 80 minutes… More »

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Curren$y – “Alert” (Feat. Styles P)

New Orleans weed-rapper Curren$y is almost alarmingly consistent; he cranks out effortless, listenable mixtapes so frequently that it's hard to be excited about them anymore.
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 12:44 pm

The Lox – “All We Know” Video

It's been a while since Yonkers goon-rap veterans the Lox recorded anything as a unit, but all three members -- Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheek Louch…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2014 - 1:25 pm

Lil Wayne – “Gotti” (Feat. Jadakiss & Styles P)

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V was supposed to come out later this year, but now it's been delayed indefinitely, which is crazy. Wayne is one…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2014 - 10:49 am

Styles P – “Lush Styles” (Prod. Lushlife)

Styles P, the legendary hardass Yonkers rapper, has been revealing something of an internet-weirdo streak lately, collaborating with people like Azealia Banks, Action Bronson, Curren$y,…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2012 - 11:31 am

Azealia Banks – “Nathan” (Feat. Styles P)

Harlem dance-rap sensation Azealia Banks has just released yet another free MP3 out into the online ether. Like a lot of her other songs, this…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2012 - 9:23 am

Lushlife – “Still I Hear The Word Progress” Video (Feat. Styles P)

Lushlife's clip for the airwalking Styles P collab "Still I Hear The Word Progress" is the rare rap video that doesn't show any rappers. Instead,…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Lushlife – “Still I Hear The Word Progress” (Feat. Styles P)

Last year, we rewarded Lushlife's smooth, smart No More Golden Days with a Mixtape Of The Week distinction. Today, the promising Philly rapper put out…
Corban Goble | March 5, 2012 - 2:08 pm

Download Curren$y & Styles P #The1st28 EP

Here’s an interesting combination that nobody could’ve anticipated: Zoned-out New Orleans internet-rap institution Curren$y teaming up with hardcore NY-rap veteran and Lox/D-Block member Styles P…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Uncle Murda – “Warning (Remix)” (Feat. French Montana, Jadakiss, Styles P, Jim Jones, Vado & Cam’ron)

All you really need to know about this posse cut in in this Cam'ron line: "SMACK THE SHIT OUT YOUR NEIGHBOR / SMACK THE SHIT…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2011 - 2:21 pm