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Last week in this space, I wrote that I wanted Drake to lose his current feud with Meek Mill. In fact, I didn’t just want to see him lose. I wanted to see him get his ass beat. I wanted to see him humiliated. That wasn’t because I have any sort of ill will toward… More »

Last week, Young Thug released a new song called “Power.” The Atlanta rapper is ascendent — as Tom Breihan noted in his Album Of The Week review, Young Thug’s new Barter 6 makes a “full-on rap-star leap” — but he’s just one of many in the game to employ and embrace the word “thug.” Some… More »

Rich Homie Quan could’ve easily been a one-and-done, a craggy-voiced fake Future who scored one transcendent hit out of nowhere and then disappeared right back into the Atlanta underground. And if he’d gone away after “Type Of Way,” that still would’ve been a good run. That’s an incredible song, a confident melodic slink that float… More »

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The Week In Pop: Is Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse As Ridiculous As Expected?

I was prepared to ridicule Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse mercilessly. The title is preposterous, obviously; nobody says "chanteuse" except music critics too…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2014 - 4:31 pm
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Jeezy – “Me OK”

It's been nearly a decade since Young Jeezy gave us his game-changing Trap Or Die mixtape, so it makes sense that he's recently dropped the…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 11:26 am
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Watch YG Play Kimmel With Jeezy & DJ Mustard

YG just released My Krazy Life, easily the best rap album of 2014 thus far, and he exists at the forefront of the West Coast'…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Rick Ross – “War Ready” (Feat. Jeezy) Video

Rick Ross's new album Mastermind tends to sag under the weight of its own opulence, but it finds one of its few moments of true…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2014 - 9:14 am

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…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 11:07 am

Rick Ross – “War Ready” (Feat. Young Jeezy)

It took Rick Ross a while to put together his new album Mastermind, and of all its prospective early singles, the only one that's going…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 12:16 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 10:43 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The Week That Was had already delivered to us a pretty impressive number of worthy songs for inclusion in this list, and then, outta nowhere,…
Stereogum | November 15, 2013 - 1:30 pm
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Jeezy – “Benihana” (Feat. Rocko & 2 Chainz)

We here at Stereogum don't make a habit of posting every Young Jeezy song, let alone every Rocko or 2 Chainz song. But I've played…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 3:23 pm
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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.
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2013 - 12:42 pm
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Download Young Jeezy It’s Tha World Mixtape

Atlanta rap giant Young Jeezy released a full-length's worth of free music into the world today. His new tape is called It's Tha World, and…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 5:34 pm
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Young Jeezy – “We Done It Again”

Four years ago, Young Jeezy had something of an election-night anthem with "My President Is Black." And in its gloriously incoherent political-rage tradition comes "We…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2012 - 11:07 am
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Freddie Gibbs – “Go For It” (Feat. Young Jeezy)

A few days after Gangster Gibbs dropped the Krayzie Bone/SpaceGhostPurrp collab "Kush Cloud," he's back with another hard-nosed banger called "Go For It" featuring hi…
Corban Goble | September 21, 2012 - 2:46 pm
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Kendrick Lamar – “Westside, Right On Time” (Feat. Young Jeezy)

The blip in TDE activity continues with the late Friday afternoon drop of Kendrick Lamar's new single "Westiside, Right On Time," which features one Young…
Corban Goble | August 17, 2012 - 6:30 pm
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From T.I. To TNGHT: A Look At Trap Rave

Do a search for "trap" on SoundCloud and you'll find more than 500 tracks uploaded with the tag in the last three days. What's interesting,…
Puja Patel | August 6, 2012 - 11:24 am
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Freddie Gibbs – “Pull Up” (Feat. Young Jeezy & T.I.)

As someone who's been watching fast-rapping Indiana street-rap hope Freddie Gibbs for the fast few years, it's great to see him reach the point of…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 12:33 pm

Chief Keef – “Understand Me” (Feat. Young Jeezy)

Chief Keef's stone-cold "Understand Me" has been around for a couple weeks now, but the song now comes equipped with a tone-matching verse from ATL…
Corban Goble | May 15, 2012 - 4:10 pm
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Nicki Minaj – “Champion” (Feat. Drake, Young Jeezy & Nas)

Nicki Minaj's sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded drops next Tuesday, and the most star-studded of its track just found its way to the internet.
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 3:36 pm
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T.I. – “Fuck Da City Up” Video (Feat. Young Jeezy)

T.I. released his pretty great Fuck Da City Up mixtape at the very beginning of the year, and one of its finest tracks was the…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2012 - 11:25 am
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Young Jeezy – “Talk To Me” (Feat. Eminem & Freddie Gibbs)

Drumma Boy produces this menacing slow jam from Jeezy's forthcoming Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition, featuring Eminem and Jeezy's label signee Freddie Gibbs. With thi…
Corban Goble | December 1, 2011 - 9:42 am