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A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty:… More »

We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

It’s ridiculous to talk about Black Hippy, the California rap supergroup, as if they were the Who, but let’s do it anyway. If Black Hippy are the Who, then Kendrick Lamar is the Pete Townshend, the showy creative genius who’s always testing himself and his audience, attempting grand and ridiculous gestures and actually pulling them… More »

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Watch Future, T.I., Young Dro, & Rich Homie Quan Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET broadcasted the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the network's second annual awards show. This one was notably low on both star power and drama;…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:05 am

T.I. Won’t Support Hillary Clinton Because “I Can’t Vote For The Leader Of The Free World To Be A Woman”

T.I. is a very good rapper who occasionally says dumb things. And now he's said something really, really dumb. As Vibe reports, T.I. had some…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2015 - 11:36 am

Watch Run The Jewels Perform With Big Boi, T.I., Bun B, Gangsta Boo In Atlanta

Run The Jewels brought out a bunch of guests during their Music Midtown festival in Killer Mike's native Atlanta yesterday. Fellow ATLien Big Boi came…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 6:09 pm

Stream T.I.’s Surprise EP Da’ Nic

For the past few weeks, T.I. has been teasing his Instagram followers by posting the number "911" over and over. It all leads up to…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2015 - 10:07 am

Status Ain’t Hood: Rick Ross’ Quiet Comeback

Rick Ross never really seemed hungry; it was part of his appeal. When we met him, he was pushing an overblown comic-book kingpin character, talking…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm

T.I. – “Check, Run It”

On his Instagram lately, T.I. has reportedly teased the number "911," which could mean that he has a surprise album loaded up and ready to…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 9:37 am

The SpongeBob Musical Includes New Music By David Bowie, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, & More

SpongeBob SquarePants is making its way to Broadway. According to Entertainment Weekly, a musical based on the popular long-running Nickelodeon series will debut in June…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 3:37 pm

T.I. & Young Thug – “Off-Set” Video

T.I. and Young Thug are both Atlanta rap stars, but their styles are so radically different that it's always a nice surprise to hear how…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Meek Mill Finally Delivers Drake Diss Track “Wanna Know”

Drake has already released not one but two diss tracks in response to Meek Mill's ghostwriting allegations. After Funkmaster Flex promised a Meek response track…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2015 - 11:32 pm

Watch Jeezy Bring Out Andre 3000, Kanye West, Usher, T.I., Bun B At Thug Motivation 101 Anniversary Show

On Saturday night, Young Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of his landmark debut album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 with a big show at…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Judge Reduces “Blurred Lines” Damages, But Rules T.I. Should Be Held Liable Too

Back in March, a jury ruled that the Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I. hit “Blurred Lines” is similar enough to Marvin Gaye’s 1977 single…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2015 - 10:49 pm

50 Cent – “Get Low” (Feat. Jeremih, T.I. & 2 Chainz)

50 Cent was probably the most popular rapper in the world a decade ago, and his swift and extreme decline from stardom has been one…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're very nearly a third of the way through 2015 already, and as legions of astute commenters have continually pointed out, it's been a hell…
Stereogum | April 17, 2015 - 5:29 pm

Lil Bibby – “Boy” (Feat. T.I.) Video

Lil Bibby released his Free Crack mixtape at the end of 2013, and it put him on the map as one of Chicago's rappers to…
Caitlin White | April 10, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: Kendrick Lamar’s Brilliant, Stupid Week

A quick housekeeping note: We're changing the name of our Week In Rap column because someone else has claimed ownership over the phrase "the week…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 10:44 am

Marvin Gaye’s Family Now Wants Money From T.I., Too

Hey, remember that part in "Got To Give It Up" where Marvin Gaye sang that he would never pull a Pharcyde and let you pass…
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2015 - 8:47 am

The Week In Rap: Get Ready For Skepta To Be A Thing

I don't know why American critics stopped writing about grime. Sometime around 2004, grime -- the British hybrid of rap and dancehall and UK garage…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2015 - 11:57 am
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