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Album Of The Week: Young Thug Beautiful Thugger Girls

Twenty-five seconds into his new album Beautiful Thugger Girls, Young Thug lets it go. He's been singing over a faraway whistle and a lightly strummed…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2017 - 10:32 am

The Week In Pop

Watching Katy Perry Struggle For Relevance This Year Has Been Painful

Katy Perry opens her new album by singing, "Can I get a witness?" Her promotional tactics for Witness have communicated a similar sentiment, albeit more…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Buddy & Kaytranada Make Effortless, Breezy Summertime Rap Music

There are so many kinds of good rapping. There are the obvious forms, of course. There's the breathless technical rapping. There's the idiosyncratic, inventive, stylistically…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 12:56 pm

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Young Thug Under Fire From CoverGirl for Using “Easy, Breezy” Slogan in Violent Promo Video

In April, Young Thug announced his upcoming project, Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Thugger Girls, but when the album dropped on 6/16, the title was changed to…
Sabrina Finkelstein / Billboard | June 22, 2017 - 4:37 pm

Snoop Dogg Parodies Young Thug In New “Moment I Feared” Video

Snoop Dogg appears to be making fun of Young Thug in his new video for "Moment I Feared" off of his recent album Neva Left,…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2017 - 8:05 pm

Young Thug Samples Bright Eyes’ “First Day Of My Life” On New Album

Today, Atlanta rap weirdo-king Young Thug released Beautiful Thugger Girls, which he's called his "singing album," which is kind of a meaningless distinction for someone…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2017 - 4:10 pm


We've somehow made it over halfway through the year without a single full-length from Young Thug. Once upon a time, that would've been unthinkable, but…
Peter Helman | June 15, 2017 - 11:29 pm

Watch Young Thug’s E.B.B.T.G. Trailer

Young Thug has just shared a trailer for his much-anticipated "singing album" E.B.B.T.G. (short for Easy Breezy Beautiful Thugger Girls), which will come out this…
James Rettig | June 13, 2017 - 3:44 pm

DJ Khaled Shares Absurdly Star-Studded Grateful Tracklist

DJ Khaled has ascended to a new tier of success this year, and with it, a new tier of excess. The Miami hit-maker, whose talents…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2017 - 1:04 pm

Young Thug – “WTF U Doin” (Feat. Quavo, Duke, & Rich The Kid)

Young Thug has teamed up with Quavo, Duke, and Rich The Kid for "WTF U Doin," a new track from Digital Trapstars' upcoming Screens On
Peter Helman | June 5, 2017 - 6:40 pm

Kanye West’s Unreleased “Euro” & “Hold Tight” Leak

Lately, Kanye West has been in deep isolation, reportedly recording a new album at a mountaintop retreat in Wyoming, with Pusha T helping out. But…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2017 - 9:49 am

21 Savage – “Issa” (Feat. Drake & Young Thug)

21 Savage turned the word "issa" into a thing when he declared during an interview that the cross tattoo on his forehead "issa knife." And…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2017 - 7:59 pm

The Week In Pop

Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Young Thug – “Free Blac Youngsta”

Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta turned himself in yesterday in conjunction with the recent shooting of Young Dolph. And now Young Thug has offered his support…
Peter Helman | May 17, 2017 - 8:45 pm

Diplo – “Bank Roll” (Feat. Justin Bieber, Rich The Kid, & Young Thug)

Diplo has released a new single called "Bank Roll" that features an all-star lineup that includes Justin Bieber, Young Thug, and Rich The Kid. Hear…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 4:45 pm
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