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Status Ain't Hood

Hus Kingpin’s Beautiful, Evocative, Grimy New York Rap

There's a moment on "Lootpack" -- the Madlib-produced, 83-second opening track from Long Island rapper Hus Kingpin's new mixtape 16 Waves -- where Hus says,…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 11:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Fuck this week. Fuck this day, in particular. Here are some videos. …
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

More Young Thug stories

Young Thug – “Safe” Video

Young Thug has just shared his first new single since last year's JEFFERY. The oddly beautiful "Safe" finds Thugger crooning "I spend more money on…
Peter Helman | February 23, 2017 - 8:47 pm

Rich Gang – “Bit Bak” (Feat. Young Thug & Birdman)

Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan released their incredible 2014 collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1 when they were under the umbrella or…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 11:04 am

Watch Carrie Brownstein Review Songs By Ryan Adams, Zayn & Taylor Swift, & Fergie On Vice News

Carrie Brownstein has already held about 10 different jobs, and she's excelled at all of them. So now she's coming for mine. On this week's…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2017 - 10:40 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Fuck this week. Fuck this day, in particular. Here are some videos. …
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm

Young Thug – “Guwop” Video

Young Thug already shared one Jeffery video this week, and now he's back with another. While the "Wyclef Jean" visual was a bonkers meta parody…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2017 - 9:12 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, & Young Thug Make Surprise Appearances At Yams Day 2017

The A$AP Mob held their second annual Yams Day concert in memory of the late A$AP Yams last night at New York's Terminal 5. In…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” Video

Young Thug released Jeffery back in August. Just now, he's shared a new music video for album track "Wyclef Jean," and it's a pretty wild…
Peter Helman | January 16, 2017 - 10:08 pm

DJ Snake – “The Half” (Feat. Young Thug, Jeremih, & Swizz Beatz) Video

For "The Half," a bloopy dance-pop banger from his 2016 album Encore, the French dance superstar DJ Snake recruited the talents of cresting weirdo king…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2017 - 9:09 am

Young Thug Arrested At The Mall

Young Thug was arrested last night night when police officers, who had responded to a stolen vehicle report, bumped into the rapper at the Lennox…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 23, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Watch Young Thug Get Dropped On His Head While Crowdsurfing

Last night, Young Thug and 21 Savage wrapped up a tour together at New York's Terminal 5, and the night ended, um, bumpily. As TMZ
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK

I'm writing this a few hours after Kanye West visited Trump Tower for a 15-minute meeting and quick photo-op with President-Elect Donald Trump. West says
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2016 - 12:04 pm

2016 In Review

The Album Art We’ll Remember Past 2016

Many of the greatest hip-hop producers selected which records they would sample based on their album covers. J Dilla, DJ Premier, and Hi-Tek, among others,…
Collin Robinson | December 12, 2016 - 12:01 pm

2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am
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