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Skepta Makes Grime Sound New

Funny thing about grime: It's a throwback genre that still sounds like the future. When grime first emerged in the early '00s, it sounded completely…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2016 - 11:55 am
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Fifth Harmony Are Through With Child’s Play

In the early weeks of 2015, the five-woman pop group Fifth Harmony released Reflection, their extremely promising debut LP. I was smitten, calling it the
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2016 - 11:39 am
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Young Thug Is A Renewable Energy Resource

Atlanta trap music is getting tired. It had a great run. Three or four years ago, this was music that seemed to crackle with electricity.
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 10:24 am
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Chance The Rapper – “No Problem” (Feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz) Video

After a couple weeks of Apple Music exclusivity, Chance The Rapper's fantastic new mixtape Coloring Book will finally be available to stream on all platforms…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2016 - 9:32 pm
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Download Chance The Rapper Coloring Book

We back, and we back, and we back, and we back. Chance The Rapper didn't end up releasing the long-awaited Acid Rap follow-up during his…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 11:10 pm
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Young Thug – “Texas Love” Video

Young Thug released his Slime Season 3 mixtape last month, and he and T.I. released Mafia History, their debut album under the name Bankroll Mafia,…
Peter Helman | April 29, 2016 - 8:22 pm
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Bankroll Mafia (T.I. & Young Thug) – “Out My Face” (Feat. Shad Da God & London Jae) Video

T.I. and Young Thug have always had a great on-record chemistry, so it's great that they've grouped together as Bankroll Mafia and that they apparently…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2016 - 11:23 am
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Young Thug’s Label Head Does Not Understand Young Thug

Lyor Cohen is one of the all-time great rap music executives. He started out as a live-show promoter, booking bands like Fear and the Circle…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 11:42 am
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Lil Durk – “Trap House” (Feat. Young Thug & Young Dolph)

The hard-as-fuck Chicago sing-rapper Lil Durk showed up a few times on I'm Up, the recent Young Thug mixtape, and Durk's queasy sense of melody…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 8:57 am

Stream Young Thug Slime Season 3

Today's rappers are spoiling us so much. Case in point: There's a new Young Thug tape out today, just a month and a half after…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2016 - 8:36 am
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Young Thug – “With Them” & “Problem”

Young Thug is releasing his new mixtape Slime Season 3 tomorrow. He already shared one song from it, "Digits," earlier today, and now he's given…
Peter Helman | March 24, 2016 - 9:47 pm
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Young Thug – “Digits”

Tomorrow, Young Thug will release his much-anticipated album/mixtape/whatever he wants to call it Slime Season 3. It's the follow-up to I'm Up, which was very…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2016 - 1:32 pm
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The Flatbush Zombie Apocalypse Is Upon Us

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday, before Phife Dawg died. At this point, it seems ridiculous to have a column about rap and…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2016 - 11:13 am
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Young Thug – “Dope” (Feat. Lil Uzi Vert)

Just after announcing the Slime Season 3 release date with a funeral procession at SXSW, Young Thug has shared a new collab with rising Philly…
Peter Helman | March 20, 2016 - 12:07 pm
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Young Thug Announces Slime Season 3 Release With SXSW Funeral Procession

Young Thug announced the release date for Slime Season 3, the sequel to November's Slime Season 2 and September's Slime Season mixtapes, in a bit…
Peter Helman | March 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
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Kamaiyah Just Fucked The Whole Summer Up

Sometimes, a great piece of music will come along and fuck up all your plans. I had a whole idea about what I wanted to…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 11:43 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There are very few bad things about Kendrick Lamar's new album untitled unmastered., but here's one: Kendrick probably won't make any music videos for those…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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Young Thug – “For My People” (Feat. Duke) Video

Young Thug has just shared a new video for "For My People," a track off of his recent mixtape and Album Of The Week honoree…
Peter Helman | March 9, 2016 - 10:38 pm

Rap Grammys Matter, Except Not Really

In one of the more fascinating moments during Kanye West's recent erratic Twitter spree, he mentioned next year's Grammy Awards, saying that he wouldn't show…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 12:33 pm
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Young Thug – “Worth It” Video

Just a few weeks after his I'm Up mixtape, Young Thug's already gearing up to release Slime Season 3. "Worth It" is the first song…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 4:46 pm
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