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2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am

2016 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2016

In an age when major-label artists are putting out bloated albums in an effort to rack up the most streaming equivalent units, it can sometimes…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The people behind the CMA Awards may or may not be trying to bury it, but Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks' performance of "Daddy Lessons"
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 11:30 am

More Clipping. stories

Clipping. – “Stab Him In The Throat”

Sub Pop and Adult Swim are releasing a 24-song soundtrack to Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon's cult-beloved cartoon series Rick & Morty. The set mostly…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2018 - 10:47 am

Clipping’s “The Deep” Is Being Turned Into A Book

A new book based on a Clipping song is coming out in June 2019. It was written by Rivers Solomon, who published their debut novel…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 9:31 am

Utkarsh Ambudkar – “Vanity” (Feat. Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs)

Utkarsh Ambudkar has gained most of his recognition thus far as an actor. The Baltimore native has appeared in Pitch Perfect, The Mindy Project, Brockmire,…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2018 - 10:14 am

Clipping. In The Studio With JPEGMAFIA

One of the most exciting new rap voices to emerge in recent years is JPEGMAFIA, who forged his sound in the fires of Baltimore's DIY…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 10:29 am

Premiere

Stream Deathbomb Arc’s 20th Anniversary Comp False Positive Crew

Brian Miller started Deathbomb Arc in 1998 to release music by a band called Turbine. As Miller once explained it, the group's combination of rock…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2018 - 10:21 am

Clipping. – “The Deep”

The latest episode of the popular weekly public radio show This American Life is entitled "We Are In The Future," so naturally the producers commissioned…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Daveed Diggs To Star In TNT’s Snowpiercer TV Show

One of the best, weirdest action/sci-fi movies of the past few years was South Korean master director Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, a 2013 dystopian fable about…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 9:30 am

clipping. – “True Believer” Video

Last year, the Los Angeles avant-rap trio clipping. released Splendor & Misery, an afro-futurist sci-fi concept album. And today, that album has been nominated for…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 10:50 am

clipping. – “Back Up” (Feat. Antwon & Signor Benedick The Moor) Video

Los Angeles avant-rap trio clipping. are known for their strange and fascinating videos, but they might've never made a video weirder than their new one…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2017 - 10:38 am

clipping. – “Body For The Pile” (Feat. SICKNESS)

Los Angeles avant-rap trio have already released an EP and an album this year, and they've just cranked out one last track before the end…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2016 - 12:08 pm

Watch clipping.’s Splendor & Misery Short Film

The Los Angeles avant-rap trio clipping. have made some truly arresting music videos lately, but none of them have attempted to encapsulate the sweep of…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2016 - 11:49 am

2016 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2016

In an age when major-label artists are putting out bloated albums in an effort to rack up the most streaming equivalent units, it can sometimes…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Watch Clipping.’s Great “Air ‘Em Out” Performance On Conan

Typically, experimental noise-rap groups who make sci-fi concept albums don't get a whole lot of play on late-night TV. But when the lead member of…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2016 - 9:56 am

Watch Daveed Diggs & Black Thought Rap About Voting On Fallon

Back in spring, when he was still waiting to win his Tony for Hamilton, clipping. rapper Daveed Diggs showed off his fast-rap skills on The
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2016 - 9:28 am
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