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The Griselda Goon-Rap Renaissance

There's no Griselda Records starter pack, no canonical classic to lure you in. That's not how the Buffalo rap crew does business. Instead, there's a…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2020 - 11:18 am

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24kGoldn Brings MySpace Emo To TikTok Rap

Way back in 2006, I spent two sweltering days in the Giants Stadium parking lot. The Bamboozle festival was happening, and I felt like I
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2020 - 11:03 am

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Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” Is Good Music And Better Spectacle

The professional-asshole radio host sits upright in his office chair. He tilts his head to the side, and he scrunches up his eyebrows in mock…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2020 - 11:49 am

More Benny The Butcher stories

Stream Benny The Butcher’s New Album Burden Of Proof

These days, Griselda Records, the Buffalo rap crew and label, is on an absolute roll. There's a huge audience for intense and artful versions of…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2020 - 9:54 am

Benny The Butcher – “Timeless” (Feat. Lil Wayne & Big Sean)

The Griselda rap crew are in the midst of an extremely productive goon-rap renaissance, and now Benny The Butcher, one the greatest guest-verse rappers in…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2020 - 11:46 am

Conway The Machine – “Seen Everything But Jesus” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs)

Tomorrow, the extremely hard Buffalo rapper Conway The Machine will release his new album From King To A GOD. We've already posted the protest song…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2020 - 10:26 am

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Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” Is Good Music And Better Spectacle

The professional-asshole radio host sits upright in his office chair. He tilts his head to the side, and he scrunches up his eyebrows in mock…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2020 - 11:49 am

Conway The Machine – “Lemon” (Feat. Method Man)

All this year, the Buffalo rap crew Griselda has been on an absolute tear. Consider the work of the relentlessly cold Conway The Machine. Thus…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2020 - 10:16 am

Benny The Butcher – “Deal Or No Deal”

Last year, the harder-than-concrete Buffalo rapper Benny The Butcher, one of the key members of the Griselda Records crew, released his EP The Plugs I
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2020 - 2:04 pm

Stream Lil Wayne’s Funeral Deluxe Tracks Feat. Doja Cat, Lil Uzi Vert, & More

Lil Wayne released his new album Funeral at the end of January. And last night, during the latest episode of his Young Money Radio show…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2020 - 12:45 pm

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The 10 Verzuz Battles We Need To See

It's become a quarantine-era tradition: Spending an evening zoning out on your phone while you watch two middle-aged men struggle with technology, talk shit to…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2020 - 3:38 pm

Watch The Strange Spectacle Of Griselda Performing Hard-Ass Drug-Rap On Fallon

Last year, the grimy and guttural Buffalo rap crew Griselda -- the team of Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, and Benny The Butcher -- finally…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 9:40 am

Griselda – “Dr Birds” Video (Dir. Hype Williams)

You could make a strong argument that Hype Williams is the greatest music video director who has ever lived. He is, at the very least,…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2020 - 10:19 am

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The Griselda Crew Are Your Ugly Neck-Jerk Winter Rap Soundtrack

Toward the end of WWCD, the new album from the Buffalo rap crew Griselda, there's a moment where Benny The Butcher gives his whole superhero…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Lists

25 Great EPs From 2019

In 2018 we pondered the state of the EP and the increasingly diverse ways that artists are categorizing what they release -- i.e., the rise…
James Rettig | December 4, 2019 - 10:14 am

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Wiki’s Great Quarter-Life Crisis Rap Album

"I shit you not," Wiki admits to himself and to the world halfway through his new album Oofie. "There will be another kid to take…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2019 - 12:15 pm
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