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It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

Earlier this week, we learned that Kanye West would become the latest recipient of the MTV Video Vanguard Awards, the Video Music Awards’ basic equivalent of a lifetime achievement award and the highest honor that MTV knows how to give. It’s easy to quibble with that award. Kanye West has at least a few great… More »

Some weeks, choosing the 5 Best Songs can be difficult and polarizing. This was not one of those weeks. Of course, it’s hard to pit so many different genres against one another, which is why these lists are always so varied. This week wrangled in stoner folk, rap, and straight-up pop, and none of the… More »

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T.I. & Young Thug – “Off-Set” Video

T.I. and Young Thug are both Atlanta rap stars, but their styles are so radically different that it's always a nice surprise to hear how…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Young Thug – “Again” (Feat. Gucci Mane) Video

Today is Young Thug's birthday (happy birthday Thug!), and to celebrate, the insanely prolific Atlanta rap livewire is doing what he does best: releasing new…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2015 - 7:17 pm
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Young Thug Says He Can Write A Perfect Song In 10 Minutes, Offers “Danny Glover” As Proof

Young Thug writes a lot of songs, and apparently, part of his secret is that he doesn't spend too long on any of them. The…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 1:51 pm
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Livestream Jamie xx And Friends’ Surprise Boiler Room Set

Fresh off of the release of his fantastic new album In Colour — and even fresher off of the North American leg of his In
Peter Helman | August 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: Future’s New Album Is Fucking Incredible

There is so much happening in rap right now, so much to talk about. There's last night's still-reverberating Twitterpocalypse. There's the whole new network of…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2015 - 4:47 pm
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Young Thug – “I Need Chickens” (Prod. Mike WiLL Made-It)

The ever-prolific Young Thug has had a busy week. He was arrested for threatening to shoot a mall cop, he was indicted for allegedly conspiring…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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Young Thug – “Pacifier” (Prod. Mike WiLL Made-It)

Young Thug dropped his massive Barter 6 at the beginning of the year, and it landed on our 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 17, 2015 - 10:52 am
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Cash Money Records Suing Tidal, Jay Z For $50M Over The Free Weezy Album

Fans of Lil Wayne are going through some excruciating pain this year, as the battles over money, music, and life itself seem to keep getting…
Caitlin White | July 16, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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Indictment Alleges Young Thug And Birdman Conspired To Kill Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne has been feuding with his former Cash Money Records label boss Birdman for a while now, and a couple of days ago, Birdma…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2015 - 11:28 pm
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Young Thug Arrested For “Terroristic Threats”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that U.S. Marshals arrested Young Thug (whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams) at 6AM today in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Police…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm taking over the column for Tom, who's on vacation this week. We all know that the real best video of the week is the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 10, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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Young Thug – “With That” Video

Young Thug has a new collaborative mixtape with producer London On Da Track coming soon, and new songs of his materialize on the internet like…
Peter Helman | July 7, 2015 - 9:58 pm
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Status Ain’t Hood: Meek Mill Is Extremely Good At Rapping

Rap music is too vast and overwhelming a thing for any one song to encapsulate all the multitudes it contains. But if I had to…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 10:01 am
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Yo Gotti – “Rihanna” (Feat. Young Thug)

We haven't heard a proper single from Yo Gotti in a while, so it's fitting that he'd come through on a Monday morning, guns blazing.
Caitlin White | June 29, 2015 - 11:02 am
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Young Thug – “Money”

Billboard reports that Young Thug has teamed up with the great Atlanta producer London On Da Track, who made all the tracks on the Thug/Rich…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2015 - 4:19 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: Tyga Is Rap’s Smarmiest Villain, And That’s A Good Thing

Rap needs villains. They keep things interesting. For years, Suge Knight reigned as rap's dominant supervillain, and he did it without rapping a single bar,…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2015 - 3:16 pm
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Mitski & Ryan Hemsworth Predict The Song Of The Summer 2015

The song of the summer is a slippery, ephemeral thing. You can try to predict it, labels can (and will) try their hardest to make…
James Rettig | June 24, 2015 - 11:07 am
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