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2017 In Review

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

The Week In Pop

Maroon 5 And The Rock Band As A Pop Hit-Making Machine

For well over a decade, Rivers Cuomo has been trying to turn Weezer into a pop band. Weezer have always played a kind of pop…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2017 - 1:32 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Big K.R.I.T., Rapsody, Yelawolf, And The Changing Nature Of Southern Rap

Big K.R.I.T. has always sounded like a throwback, but when we first met him, you could sound like a throwback and also sound like the…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2017 - 11:45 am

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Big K.R.I.T. – “Ready For The Next”

Just a few weeks ago, Big K.R.I.T. released the massive new independent double album 4Eva Is A Mighty Long Time, and he's already got another…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2017 - 12:40 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Big K.R.I.T., Rapsody, Yelawolf, And The Changing Nature Of Southern Rap

Big K.R.I.T. has always sounded like a throwback, but when we first met him, you could sound like a throwback and also sound like the…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2017 - 11:45 am

Status Ain't Hood

The 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin Album Is A Halloween Miracle

21 Savage gets it. On the outro of "My Choppa Hate Niggas," one of his solo tracks from the new 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin collaborative album…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2017 - 2:22 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Future And Young Thug Joined Forces, And The World Didn’t Change

For me, the weirdest thing about Young Thug doing a full album with Future is that Young Thug has already done a whole album with…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “Keep The Devil Off” Video

The Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. has released a few mixtapes in the past few years, but he hasn't come out with a new album since…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 9:44 am

Bilal – “Pleasure Toy” (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.) Video

The ever soulful Bilal has made some key guest appearances on many of the more conscious albums of the past couple years, but he's been…
Collin Robinson | November 23, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The World’s Best Rap Music Comes From California

The G-funk era is over, but it might be just beginning again. Those days -- the classic early-'90s halcyon era of West Coast rap --…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2016 - 12:07 pm

Rick Ross – “Freaky Hoe” (Feat. Juicy J, Too $hort, & Big K.R.I.T.)

Rap is funny. All these luminaries will jump on a song together, and they'll use their combined starpower to talk about nasty, dehumanizing sex stuff.
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2016 - 11:03 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Free Agent”

Big K.R.I.T. is angry. The Mississippi spitter recently severed ties with Def Jam to sign with Cinematic Music Group, and he's using his latest track,…
Collin Robinson | October 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “So Bad”

Mississippi spitter/producer Big K.R.I.T. has been relatively quiet since dropping It's Better This Way out of nowhere last fall. He's had a few one-offs and…
Collin Robinson | March 28, 2016 - 5:44 pm

Nick Grant – “Royalty (Remix)” (Feat. Killer Mike & Big K.R.I.T)

South Carolina-born, Atlanta-based rapper Nick Grant is just starting to make a name for himself, but he's already attracted the attention of some big names…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2016 - 9:19 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Hazy, Abstract Persistence Of Madlib

On the list of history's greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 11:17 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Guillotine Flow” (Feat. Rapsody)

Just two weeks ago the Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. released It's Better This Way, his rewarding surprise mixtape, which swung back and forth between enlightened,…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2015 - 12:12 pm
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