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Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Might Herald A Whole New Era For Country-Rap

For decades now, people have been trying to make country-rap happen. It's an amorphous concept: a fusion of the two styles of music that, since…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2019 - 9:34 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Injury Reserve

"Jailbreak The Tesla" is an evocative title, one that can work as a mantra for the Phoenix hip-hop trio that created it. "That was kind…
Chris DeVille | March 21, 2019 - 2:31 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

You know that thing where an artist you like makes something terrible, and it leaves you questioning why you ever liked anything that that person…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2019 - 1:05 pm

More Aminé stories

Aminé – “Compensating” (Feat. Young Thug)

Over the last few months, the Portland musician Aminé has dropped a handful of new tracks, including "Shimmy" and "RiRi" -- last week, he also…
James Rettig | July 6, 2020 - 12:01 pm

Disclosure – “My High” (Feat. Aminé & slowthai)

Last month, the brother producer duo Disclosure announced a new album, ENERGY, the proper follow-up to their 2015 album Caracal. It features a stacked guest…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 2:40 pm

Aminé – “Riri”

A few months back, the Portland rapper Aminé released "Shimmy," his first new track in a little while. His last big project was 2018's ONEPOINTFIVE,…
James Rettig | May 29, 2020 - 12:12 am

Aminé – “Shimmy”

Aminé stays making interesting moves. In 2017, the Portland rapper parlayed his surprise hit "Caroline" into a wildly impressive debut called Good For You, still…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2020 - 3:03 pm

Aminé – “Places + Faces” Video

A couple of years ago, the young Portland rapper Aminé scored an out-of-nowhere hit with "Caroline." That song gave him some momentum, and he used…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2019 - 10:02 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Injury Reserve

"Jailbreak The Tesla" is an evocative title, one that can work as a mantra for the Phoenix hip-hop trio that created it. "That was kind…
Chris DeVille | March 21, 2019 - 2:31 pm

Hear Aminé Remix Tracks From Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Tierra Whack

The Portland rapper Aminé is a giddy, restless talent, and he has a whole lot of fun displaying his taste in music to the world.
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2019 - 10:25 am

Stream Aminé’s Surprise Album ONEPOINTFIVE

Just a little over a year ago, the Portland rap newcomer Aminé released his playful and inventive debut album Good For You, one of the…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 9:39 am

Lykke Li – “Sex Money Feelings Die” & “Two Nights” (Feat Aminé)

We've waited four years for a new Lykke Li album, and we won't have to wait much longer. Next week, she'll follow up the great…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2018 - 12:41 pm

Aminé – “Campfire” (Feat. Injury Reserve) Video

Last year, the young Portland rapper Aminé came out with Good For You, one of the sharpest, wittiest, most energetic, and most inventive rap debuts…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2018 - 10:05 am

Snakehips – “For The Fuck Of It” (Feat. Jeremih & Aminé) Video

UK production duo Snakehips have quite the list of collaborators. They recruited Tinashe and Chance The Rapper for "All My Friends," Anderson .Paak for "Money
Sophie Israelsohn | March 29, 2018 - 9:12 am

Lists

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

Aminé – “Squeeze”

A few months ago, the Portland rap newcomer Aminé released his giddy, joyous, inventive debut Good For You; it's one of the most consistently enjoyable…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 10:28 am
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