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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

2014 In Review

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

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

More Cakes Da Killa stories

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

2014 In Review

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

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