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03 Greedo Became A Legend The Same Year He Went To Prison

About a third of the way into 03 Greedo's gargantuan new album God Level, he wails a question: "If I go back to prison, would…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2018 - 11:46 am

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Rico Nasty Is The Best Thing About SoundCloud Rap Right Now

In a vacuum, the loosely connected movement known as SoundCloud rap would be one of the most exciting things to happen in music in a…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2018 - 11:09 am

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Nas Sounds Tired

In 2000, Rakim, then widely regarded as the greatest rapper ever, signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. This was a ridiculously exciting thing to even…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm

More 03 Greedo stories

Stream Nef The Pharaoh & 03 Greedo’s Porter2Grape EP

Vallejo’s energetic Nef The Pharaoh and LA street-rap's emo cult hero 03 Greedo have already proven themselves a prolific pairing on last month’s glorious "Ball
Gil Green | July 13, 2018 - 2:18 pm

Stream 03 Greedo’s New Album God Level

Los Angeles street-rap weirdo 03 Greedo is one of the most exciting and inventive voices around right now, and he already released one of the…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm

Stream Freddie Gibbs’ Surprise New Mixtape Freddie

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs released his third album You Only Live 2wice last year, one of our favorite rap albums of 2017. He collaborated with…
Julia Gray | June 22, 2018 - 12:11 am

Nef The Pharaoh & 03 Greedo – “Ball Out” (Feat. Allblack)

Earlier this year, the Los Angeles rap cult hero 03 Greedo, an absolutely glorious weirdo, gave us his album The Wolf Of Grape Street, one…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2018 - 11:29 am

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Sada Baby Will Fuck The Party Up With His Dance Moves

In the opening seconds of Childish Gambino's "This Is America" video, before Donald Glover shoots a guy in the back of the head, Glover does…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2018 - 1:41 pm

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Kanye West Doesn’t Care About Rap Music

Confession time: Until this past weekend, I was still excited about new Kanye West music. Still. After everything. This was -- and is -- directly…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2018 - 11:55 am

03 Greedo Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

LA rapper 03 Greedo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of more than 400 grams of methamphetamine and…
Israel Daramola / Spin | May 1, 2018 - 10:46 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: 03 Greedo The Wolf Of Grape Street

Here are some details about 03 Greedo, the LA street-rapper who, in recent months, has become a sort of online cult hero: He's got a…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2018 - 11:22 am

Stream 03 Greedo The Wolf Of Grape Street

The wildly creative LA street-rap weirdo 03 Greedo has been building up a name for himself for a while now, and it feels like his…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2018 - 5:04 pm

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JPEGMAFIA Makes Murky Lo-Fi Rap Into Something Exciting

When the lanky, pointy-jawed wrestler Edge debuted in the WWF in 1998, looking like a Rob Liefeld drawing, he was an evil, grinning goth in…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 11:19 am

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Drakeo The Ruler Is Different, And Different Is Good

We expect emerging young rap groundbreakers to have a certain type of voice and delivery: yelpy, excitable, prone to messy vocal explosions and yah-yah-yahing. Drakeo…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2018 - 12:24 pm