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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 | October 16, 2020 - 5:16 pm

Status Ain't Hood

California Knows How To Party

When rappers pile up a little bit of money, they move to California. It's a smart thing to do. If you've got yourself and your…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2020 - 10:52 am

Status Ain't Hood

Is A Rap American Idol Even Possible?

Twelve years ago, someone from MTV called me and asked me to come into their office. I went. I met Ashton Kutcher in the lobby.
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2019 - 2:27 pm

More Cakes Da Killa stories

Status Ain't Hood

California Knows How To Party

When rappers pile up a little bit of money, they move to California. It's a smart thing to do. If you've got yourself and your…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2020 - 10:52 am

CocoRosie – “End Of The Freak Show” (Feat. ANOHNI, Brooke Candy, Big Freedia, & Cakes Da Killa)

Art-pop sister duo CocoRosie returned with their first album in five years, Put The Shine On, at the beginning of this year. Today, they're releasing…
James Rettig | October 7, 2020 - 9:52 am

Cakes Da Killa – “New Phone (Who Dis)”

"New Phone (Who Dis)" is a question as old as time itself, and it's the phrase at the center of Cakes Da Killa's new track,…
James Rettig | October 12, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Premiere

Cakes Da Killa – “Up Out My Face” (Feat. Peaches)

Queer New Jersey spitfire Cakes Da Killa is set to drop Hedonism next month. The album is shaping up to be more of the sharp-tongued,…
Collin Robinson | September 22, 2016 - 10:17 am

Status Ain't Hood

The Week In Rap: ILoveMakonnen, Transformative Figure

"Tuesday," the song that made iLoveMakonnen into an unlikely star last year, scans as a party anthem. It is, after all, about making the club…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 11:25 am

Lists

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am

Download Mykki Blanco Gay Dog Food Mixtape

The New York punk-rap hyena Mykki Blanco only ever makes intense music, but he's never made anything quite as intense as his new Gay Dog
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2014 - 11:26 am

Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Cakes Da Killa Hunger Pangs

Lord Jamar, the least-great member of the once-great New Rochelle rap trio Brand Nubian, has found himself a maddening niche in 2014: He's rap's Glen…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Download Cakes Da Killa The Eulogy Mixtape

God knows it's lame to lump every gay rapper in with every other gay rapper, but for those of us raised on rap's sometimes-oppressive heteronormative…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2013 - 4:34 pm