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DaBaby Is 2019’s Funniest, Scariest Rapper

Charlotte rapper DaBaby looks at his phone, and there is a video of a woman's butt on it. DaBaby gets so fired-up about this that…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2019 - 12:32 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're gearing up for year-end season over here at Stereogum HQ. There's some exciting #content coming down the pipeline, and pretty soon we'll be sharing…
Stereogum | November 30, 2018 - 4:55 pm

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The Two Competing Dipset Reunions

In the past few days, an image has been showing up on my Twitter feed again and again: a poster of Roc Weekend 2004. The…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2018 - 12:11 pm

More Aesop Rock stories

Stream Aesop Rock & Tobacco’s New Album Malibu Ken

Way back in 2008, idiosyncratic indie-rap legend Aesop Rock teamed up with far-out synth-gloop producer Tobacco, one half of former Aesop Rock tourmates Black Moth…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2019 - 11:25 am

Malibu Ken (Aesop Rock & TOBACCO) – “Corn Maze” Video

Last month, Aesop Rock and Black Moth Super Rainbow's Tobacco announced a collaborative project under the name Malibu Ken. The pairing goes a long way…
Ryan Leas | December 18, 2018 - 12:43 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The Two Competing Dipset Reunions

In the past few days, an image has been showing up on my Twitter feed again and again: a poster of Roc Weekend 2004. The…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2018 - 12:11 pm

Malibu Ken (Aesop Rock & TOBACCO) – “Acid King” Video

Aesop Rock toured with psychedelic synth-sludge weirdos Black Moth Super Rainbow way back in 2007. A year later, the underground rap veteran teamed up with…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2018 - 11:45 am

Aesop Rock – “Klutz” Video

Underground rap veteran Aesop Rock returned late last year with "Hot Dogs," a standalone benefit single to raise money for the cancer-support charity Grind For…
Peter Helman | May 18, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We got a good Halloween album this year, but we didn't get enough good Halloween video. There were plenty of good music videos this past…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 3:51 pm

Aesop Rock – “Hot Dogs”

In the last few months, the veteran underground-rap expressionist Aesop Rock has teamed up with Homeboy Sandman on Triple Fat Lice, their third collaborative EP,…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2017 - 2:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

It’s Time To Get Excited About Brockhampton

All around the world, there are groups of kids working on music. They're developing their own aesthetics, their own secret languages, working on those things…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Stream Aesop Rock And Homeboy Sandman Triple Fat Lice EP

Lately, underground hip-hop veteran Aesop Rock has been teaming up with Queens rapper Homeboy Sandman to rap for rap's sake, first with the fun, low-stakes…
Peter Helman | August 11, 2017 - 6:04 pm

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Metro Boomin Is The Best Rap Producer To Come Along In Years

Gucci Mane isn't a consistently great rapper anymore. It's OK. It happens. It happens to a lot of once-dominant rappers once their unreal creative peaks…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2017 - 11:00 am

Aesop Rock – “Get Out Of The Car” Video

Aesop Rock has shared a new video for "Get Out Of The Car," a track from last year's The Impossible Kid album. The rapper sits…
James Rettig | May 25, 2017 - 11:49 am

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

Aesop Rock – “Lotta Years” Video

Aesop Rock is about to head out on tour with his Lice Two: Still Buggin' partner Homeboy Sandman, and he's just shared a new video…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2016 - 11:50 am
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