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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 12, 2020 - 4:49 pm

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Armand Hammer Build A Utopia

Ming died last February. He was 19. At the time of his death, Ming, a Bengal tiger, was living at an animal sanctuary in Ohio.
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2020 - 11:25 am

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The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

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Armand Hammer Build A Utopia

Ming died last February. He was 19. At the time of his death, Ming, a Bengal tiger, was living at an animal sanctuary in Ohio.
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2020 - 11:25 am

Stream Armand Hammer’s New Album Shrines

Run The Jewels aren't the only all-star dystopian rap duo with a great new album out this week. Armand Hammer, the team of New York…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2020 - 9:36 am

Stream Elucid’s New Project SEERSHIP!

The Brooklyn rapper and producer Elucid has been making hard, heady, freaked-out music for well over a decade, both solo and as a member of…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2020 - 9:43 am

Stream Elucid’s New Album Every Egg I Cracked Today Was Double Yoked

One of last year's best rap albums was Paraffin, the nervous and heady bugout from Armand Hammer, the duo of longtime underground rappers Elucid and…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2019 - 11:02 am

Stream billy woods & Kenny Segal’s New Album Hiding Places

Last year, the New York underground rap duo Armand Hammer released their album Paraffin, a jangled and anxiety-driven masterpiece of sputtering, angular rap music. It…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2019 - 9:32 am

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Armand Hammer’s Paraffin Is A Disorienting Rap Masterpiece

"Service weapon in my face, all I could see was his lips chapped." That's billy woods, one half of the New York rap duo Armand…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 11:28 am

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Juice WRLD Turns SoundCloud Rap Into Toxic Emo-Pop

Fifteen years ago, in her Punk Planet column, Jessica Hopper wrote a piece called "Emo: Where The Girls Aren't." The piece went about as viral…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 12:36 pm

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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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Welcome To The Collaborative Rap Album Boom

It didn't start with Watch The Throne. For decades, established rappers have been forming groups or teaming up for one-off collaborations. In the '90s, there…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm