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A Viral Grime Parody Is About To Become The Biggest Grime Song Ever

Guns don't go "skkkkkkrah." They don't go "pap pap kah kah kah." They definitely don't go "skidee-kee pap pap." Michael Dapaah knows this. The first…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2017 - 10:33 am

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21 Savage Is Out Here Making Love Songs And Shit

"In my feelings, she got my in my feelings." That's 21 Savage murmuring at the beginning of "Special," one of the songs from his brand-new…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2017 - 1:44 pm

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Tee Grizzley’s Hard-As-Hell Jail-Rap Strikes An Emotional Chord

Rap needs characters. It's a genre built on outsized, larger-than-life personas, on extroverted human charisma-bombs who willed themselves to superhero status. Right now, two of…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2017 - 11:36 am

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Two Dead In Shooting At Cousin Stizz Show

Last night, before the Boston underground rapper Cousin Stizz took the stage at the Atlanta venue the Masquerade, two audience members were killed in a…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2017 - 10:45 am

Cousin Stizz – “Dash” & “Love Song”

Last month, the fast-rising Boston rapper Cousin Stizz released his One Night Only mixtape, a collection of songs more party-ready than the mellow and introspective…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2017 - 9:40 am

Watch Gucci Mane’s Footaction Commercial

Sneaker retailer Footaction has teamed up with Gucci Mane to launch their "Summer Hustle" ad campaign. Gucci, MadeInTYO, and Cousin Stizz all appear in the…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2017 - 8:43 pm

Stream Cousin Stizz One Night Only

Boston's Cousin Stizz became an underground rap hero on the basis of two mixtapes, 2015's Suffolk County and 2016's MONDA that were both gorgeous and…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Cousin Stizz – “Headlock” (Feat. Offset) Video

The Boston rapper Cousin Stizz rose to word-of-mouth underground stardom with a pair of hazy, introspective, gorgeous mixtapes. Right now, Stizz is working on his…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2017 - 11:52 am

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Young Thug Is His Own Genre Now

On the old Comedy Central puppets-doing-prank-calls show Crank Yankers, there was once a sketch where Ludacris called Def Jam president Kevin Liles and informed him…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2016 - 9:38 am