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Rod Wave, Singer Of Sad Songs

There is a lot of singing happening in rap music right now. Some of it -- Polo G, Lil Baby, Juice WRLD's "Bandit" -- is…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2019 - 1:12 pm

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J. Cole Wants, So Badly, To Be Rap’s Conscience

"Life can bring much pain," a woman tells us in the opening moments of KOD, the album that J. Cole released last Friday. She sounds…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 11:16 am


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

More Big K.R.I.T. stories

Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s New Album K.R.I.T. Iz Here

About a decade ago, the world learned of Big K.R.I.T., the Mississippi rapper and producer who was scarily gifted at making lush, funky, organic '90s-style…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 11:28 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Addiction” (Feat. Lil Wayne & Saweetie)

Big K.R.I.T. is releasing a new album, K.R.I.T. Iz Here, in July -- its name positions it as a spiritual successor his mixtape from nine…
James Rettig | June 24, 2019 - 2:36 pm

Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s Surprise EP Thrice X

The Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. has finished up his time in the major-label salt mines, and now he's back to the point where…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 9:39 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Big Bank” (Feat. T.I.) Video

Late last year, the always-impressive Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. returned to the underground world from whence he came for the double album 4Eva Is A
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2018 - 10:53 am

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

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

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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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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

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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

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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
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