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Meet Dave, The Post-Grime Future Of UK Rap

The first rap music I ever loved was British. In 1988, when I was about to turn nine, my family moved to London for a…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2019 - 12:22 pm

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The Quick Atomization Of SOB x RBE

"It feels like they're just getting started." That's something I wrote about the young Vallejo, California rap group SOB x RBE eight months ago. It…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2018 - 12:26 pm

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Lil Wayne’s Triumphant Return

Here's how I think about it: A new Tha Carter album is like a new Die Hard movie. We can't expect it to be like…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2018 - 11:06 am

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The Quick Atomization Of SOB x RBE

"It feels like they're just getting started." That's something I wrote about the young Vallejo, California rap group SOB x RBE eight months ago. It…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2018 - 12:26 pm

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Drake’s 2018 Guest-Appearance Blitz: An Appreciation

Eventually, we'll see the day when LeBron James is no longer the greatest basketball player in the world. He's near the end of his 14th…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2018 - 11:16 am

Stream Conway & Sonnyjim Death By Misadventure EP

Late last year, the ridiculously hard Buffalo rapper Conway released G.O.A.T., an under-the-radar masterpiece of forbidding, merciless '90s-style boom-bap. This year, Conway and his younger…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm

Stream The Alchemist Lunch Meats

The Alchemist is a veteran rap producer who's shown an admirable ability to adapt to the times and who has maintained alliances with both fellow…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 12:52 pm

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Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Your Old Droog – “Cement 4’s” (Feat. Conway)

Coney Island rap fundamentalist Your Old Droog released his impressive Packs album last year. And today, he's come up with something fearsome, teaming with Buffalo…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Conway G.O.A.T.

It's hard for me to understand how an album this good sneaks out into the world without anyone much noticing. For a solid year, the…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2018 - 10:15 am

Stream Conway G.O.A.T.

Buffalo rapper Conway brought '90s New York rap into the present with More Steroids in October, and with his latest, G.O.A.T, he proves its relevance…
Julia Gray | December 21, 2017 - 1:43 pm

Prodigy – “Hardbody Karate” (Feat. Conway & Big Twins)

Earlier this year, we lost the Mobb Deep member and Queens rap legend Prodigy. And today, on what would've been P's 43rd birthday, we get…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2017 - 1:46 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

Stream Conway More Steroids Mixtape

Along with his brother Westside Gunn, the Buffalo rapper Conway has emerged as a leader in the realm of dusty, grimy, bloodthirsty throwback face-punch New…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 11:29 am

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So There’s This French African Rapper Named MHD, And He’s Really Good

We were only there for three or four songs. It was enough. Last Thursday was one of those rare nights when Chris DeVille and I,…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2017 - 11:07 am

Westside Gunn & Conway – “RIP Bobby”

Over the weekend, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, the legendary pro-wrestling heel manager and commentator, died at the age of 73. Heenan might be the greatest…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 11:01 am
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