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Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs Make Sense Together

Curren$y and Freddie Gibbs had it figured out before almost everyone else. Near the beginning of this decade, when the rap landscape completely and irrevocably…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2018 - 1:20 pm

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Quavo Needs To Rethink This Whole Solo-Career Thing

There's this phrase in pro-wrestling terminology: Killing the town. Back before the '80s WWF takeover, pro wrestling was a regional phenomenon: All of North America…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm

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YG Doesn’t Even Have To Try Hard Anymore

Has any rapper this decade outperformed expectations as thoroughly as YG? For years, YG prowled the Los Angeles G-rap underground, cranking out mixtapes and releasing…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 12:22 pm

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Status Ain't Hood

Quavo Needs To Rethink This Whole Solo-Career Thing

There's this phrase in pro-wrestling terminology: Killing the town. Back before the '80s WWF takeover, pro wrestling was a regional phenomenon: All of North America…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm

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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

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