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Watch A Pigtailed Young Thug Join T.I. & The Roots On The Tonight Show

First things first: Look at Young Thug. Look at him. He has his bleached pigtails done up in those Princess Leia buns. He is wearing the tightest clothes that any rapper has ever worn in public. He has a pink flag hanging out of his pants. The man is a street-rap star, and he i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014 - 9:24 am

T.I. – “About The Money (Remix)” (Feat. Killer Mike & Young Thug)

The first time I can remember hearing T.I., he was rapping alongside Killer Mike on Bone Crusher’s “Never Scared,” and they’ve linked up a few times over the years. And this morning, Killer Mike showed up to breathe some fire on “About The Money,” T.I.’s new single with Young Thug. This sadly is just one… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2014 - 3:37 pm

Young Thug – “Eww Eww Eww (Remix)” (Feat. T.I. & Zuse)

Atlanta rap freakazoid Young Thug continues to move ever forward, and now he’s pulled the reliable move of getting an established star and a barely-known up-and-comer together for a remix. In this case, the remix is of his leftfield banger “Eww Eww Eww” (which should really be the title of every Young Thug song. The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 17, 2014 - 2:21 pm

Watch T.I., Fall Out Boy, & London Grammar Perform Together On The Premiere Episode Of VH1’s SoundClash

VH1’s new SoundClash series premieres next Wednesday. Produced by Questlove and hosted by Diplo, it’ll bring together different bands and artists to perform onstage, purportedly “recreating the experience of attending a musical festival.” The first episode features Fall Out Boy, T.I., and London Grammar, and VH1 has kindly shared a couple of preview clips. Below,… More »

By: Peter Helman / July 16, 2014 - 11:27 am

The Week In Pop: Presenting The Mid-2014 Pop Superlatives

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014’s best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us this year. More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm

The Week In Pop: Miranda Lambert, Lucy Hale, And Country’s Strange State Of Flux

The CMT Awards began with what passes for traditionalism these days: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, beards out, grooving through “La Grange,” a Texas blues-rock boot-scooter recorded 41 years ago. But before the opening medley was over, it quickly morphed into what passes for country these days. First came Florida Georgia Line, the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Pharrell Draws Criticism For Native American Headdress

Some folks on social media are #NotHappy that Pharrell wears a Native American headdress on the new cover of Elle UK. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 4, 2014 - 5:19 pm

T.I. – “About The Money” (Feat. Young Thug) Video

T.I.’s new video for his new Young Thug collab “About The Money” is a classic example of a director — Kennedy Rothchild, in this case — doing too much. It’s a busy video: Haphazard switching between color and black-and-white, words flashing onscreen, a wolf and a lady vampire showing up for some reason. Tip’s recent… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 2, 2014 - 12:02 pm

T.I. – “About The Money” (Feat. Young Thug)

On the new track “About The Money,” one of the old gods of Atlanta street-rap joins forces with one of the new. Last week, T.I. debuted the video for “Turn It,” the fiery and intense first single from Paperwork, the album he’s planning to release later this year. And now he’s linked up with Young… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2014 - 10:54 am

T.I. – “Turn It” Video

Jeezy’s new banger “Me OK” is not this morning’s only example of a longtime Atlanta rap star going on attack mode. T.I. has a new single called “Turn It,” which sounds like an 808 being used as a jackhammer. He also has a new video for said single, which features Tip arriving via helicopter o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 9, 2014 - 11:47 am

Watch Katy B Cover Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love”

Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” is shaping up as one of the inescapable songs of the day, a dominant clarion call that packs in more catchprases per second than any song in recent memory. Just in the last several weeks, we’ve heard covers or remixes from James Blake, Angel Haze, Future, Detail, Diplo, Kanye West, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 17, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Que – “OG Bobby Johnson (ATL Remix)” (Feat. T.I. & Jeezy)

One of the biggest street-rap hits of the young year is “OG Bobby Johnson,” a lurching and ominous number from the Atlanta rapper Que. For the brand-new remix, Que has lined up verses from two of the biggest rap stars in his hometown, T.I. and Jeezy, who is apparently no longer Young. The song i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 13, 2014 - 11:07 am

Future – “Sh!t (ATL RMX)” (Feat. Pastor Troy, Jeezy, & T.I.)

Yesterday, Future released one remix of his absolute banger “Sh!t,” and it was a good one, featuring an angry and tough-sounding Drake issuing what sounded like a Kendrick Lamar response and Juicy J sounding more like Project Pat than he usually does. Today, Future’s got another “Sh!t” remix, and this one’s completely packed with bada… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2013 - 10:43 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Snoop Lion – “No Regrets” (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)

There are many questionable things about Snoop’s fake patois-drenched reboot as roots-reggae uplifter Snoop Lion — and perhaps, per the NYT, tapping fellow Caribbean appropriators Major Lazer to produce is chief amongst them. But since Snoop’s already set down this path for a full album (Reincarnation), this bonus track here is at least a partial… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 26, 2013 - 2:23 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

You know how I’ve been threatening to get weird with this column, to start including late-night performances and whatever other random bits of music-related video that might find their way on this site? This is the week the universe decided to call my bluff, since the one of the best pieces of music-related video, if… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 5, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Lil Wayne – “Rich As Fuck” Video (Feat. 2 Chainz), Message To Fans

A week ago, I was frantically writing a Lil Wayne obituary in my head, frantically refreshing TMZ on my phone while attempting to enjoy the amazing and random-as-fuck Usher/Afghan Whigs set at SXSW. But now, after being hospitalized and going into critical condition after suffering multiple seizures, Lil Wayne is not only OK; he’s out… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 22, 2013 - 10:32 am

SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013 - 5:26 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many music videos this week. I had to devote a huge chunk to yesterday afternoon just watching all the ones I’d missed. And worse, there were too many good ones. How is anyone supposed to process all these entertaining music videos? It’s fucked up. When a K-pop boy band makes a music… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 1, 2013 - 12:42 pm

Watch T.I. Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Last week, T.I. made his Late Night With Jimmy Fallon debut with a rambunctious performance of single “Ball” accompanied by Fallon houseband, the Roots. While Lil Wayne is featured on the studio version of the track, he did not make an appearance with Tip on the show. But even without Weezy, it looks like everyone… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / January 7, 2013 - 2:07 pm