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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

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

Status Ain't Hood

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

More Aesop Rock stories

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

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

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

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

Aesop Rock – “Shrunk” Video

Wordy underground vet Aesop Rock just dropped the free Lice Two: Still Buggin' project with fellow word soup stirrer Homeboy Sandman. But today, he revisits…
Collin Robinson | October 12, 2016 - 12:25 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s Rap For Rap’s Sake

Once upon a time, I couldn't stand Aesop Rock. This wasn't something I was eager to say out loud in public. I still bought his…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Download Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s Free EP Lice Two: Still Buggin’

Last year, the wordy, dense, lyrically intricate East Coast underground rappers Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman teamed up for a fun, loose, playful free EP…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 12:51 pm

Download Aesop Rock’s Previously Unreleased Song About Otters

Otters are cute. There, I said it! Aesop Rock seems to agree, or at least that's what this new unreleased track about otters leads me…
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Aesop Rock – “Kirby” Video

NY underground veteran spitfire Aesop Rock just dropped his excellent album The Impossible Kid a couple months ago. He's rightly promoted the hell out of…
Collin Robinson | June 27, 2016 - 12:16 pm

Atmosphere – “Ringo” Video

In August, Minneapolis hip hop duo Atmosphere will release Fishing Blues, their seventh studio album. Spanning 18 tracks the album features appearances from DOOM, Aesop…
Zac Gelfand | June 22, 2016 - 1:15 pm
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