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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Look. You should know something. You are going to scroll down to the bottom of this list and see that a Panic! At The Disco…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2018 - 11:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this column for more than six years now. And even if you haven't been reading for that whole time -- even…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

More 2 Chainz stories

2 Chainz – “Proud” (Feat. YG & Offset) Video

Last month, 2 Chainz released a deeply enjoyable new EP called The Play Don't Care Who Makes It. The best song on it was "Proud,"
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 11:29 am

Status Ain't Hood

Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

The Week In Pop

Pop Radio’s Love Affair With White Rappers Continues Apace

"Let You Down" begins with plaintive minor-key piano chords and a trembling vocal run through that omnipresent chipmunk effect, the wildly popular pitched-up modulation that…
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2018 - 4:01 pm

2 Chainz Announces New Album Via Blimp

Atlanta rap star 2 Chainz released Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, his last album, less than a year ago, and he followed it up with…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2018 - 11:07 am

Status Ain't Hood

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

Stream 2 Chainz’s Surprise The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It EP

2 Chainz has dropped a new surprise EP entitled The Play Don't Care Who Makes It. The four-track project features YG and Offset, both on…
Peter Helman | February 8, 2018 - 7:01 pm

Lil Jon, Offset, & 2 Chainz – “Alive”

You know how long Culture II, the new Migos album, is? 24 songs! An hour and 45 minutes! It's crazy! And yet someone thought that…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2018 - 9:08 am

Status Ain't Hood

Fredo Santana’s Story Was Darker Than We Knew

There's a small, select group of rappers who first got famous for being namechecked on other rappers' songs; think 50 Cent saying that he's going…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Dreezy – “2nd To None” (Feat. 2 Chainz)

Chicago sing-rapper Dreezy is an underrated figure, a low-profile major-label back-burner type even though she's made great singles with people like Jeremih ("Body") and Gucci…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 10:49 am

Eminem Attacks Revival Critics On New Remix: “Bitch, Suck My Dick!”

Eminem's new album Revival is very bad, and many critics -- including our own Tom Breihan -- have warned the public about its sonic hazards.
Chris DeVille | January 8, 2018 - 1:33 pm

2 Chainz Is Mad About His Spot On The Governors Ball Poster

The music-festival font-size wars are a real thing. Yesterday, the New York festival Governors Ball announced its lineup for this summer's edition, and it features…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2018 - 9:24 am

2 Chainz Calls Out Walmart For Stealing Dabbing Santa Christmas Sweater

Two years ago, back when people still occasionally hit the dab in non-ironic ways, 2 Chainz started selling Christmas sweaters with images of a dabbing
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 8:56 am

2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm
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