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Hoodrich Pablo Juan Should Be Atlanta’s Next Up

Rap is moving fast these days. Right now, the zeitgeist seems to belong to a loose crew of anarchic, face-tatted South Florida kids, 90-pound rappers…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 12:43 pm

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Six Albums That Prove Underground Rap Is In A Great Place Right Now

This is a complete bullshit occurs-to-you-in-the-shower thought, but bear with me here: Trap music is our disco. It's our late-'10s equivalent of what was happening…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 2:50 pm

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The Brain-Conquering Majesty Of Migos’ “Bad & Boujee”

I've watched it over and over now. Dozens of times. Whenever I have a moment, or whenever I need a slight dopamine-rush pick-me-up. It never…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 9:53 am

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Status Ain't Hood

Six Albums That Prove Underground Rap Is In A Great Place Right Now

This is a complete bullshit occurs-to-you-in-the-shower thought, but bear with me here: Trap music is our disco. It's our late-'10s equivalent of what was happening…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 2:50 pm

Action Bronson – “Dealer Plates”

A fresh Action Bronson track called "Dealer Plates" emerged on New Year's Eve, and as XXL reports, it's part of a new compilation from frequent…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2017 - 11:43 am

Download Curren$y’s Andretti 12/30 Mixtape

Curren$y has quietly been one of the most prolific rappers of 2016. Today he shares Andretti 12/30, his 12th project in as many months. His…
Collin Robinson | December 30, 2016 - 3:32 pm

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Meek Mill Is A Rapper, Not A Cautionary Tale

A year and a half ago, Meek Mill was the most vital and most commercially relevant unreformed street-rapper left working. Where the entire commercial rap…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2016 - 12:03 pm

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Jay Z Would Like To Remind You That He Can Rap

Imagine being Jay Z right now. Imagine having an iconic 20-year musical legacy but watching celebrity-impressionist comedians reducing your entire history to a mirthless chuckle,…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 11:31 am

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Gucci Mane Is Back, And Rappers Should Be Afraid

"This world has not reformed." That was Bill Bratton, the commissioner of the New York Police Department, talking about rap music last week. He doesn't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2016 - 10:51 am

Download Curren$y’s The Legend Of Harvard Blue Mixtape

The New Orleans weed-rap king Curren$y radiates a supreme sense of chill everytime he touches a microphone, but he's also one of the hardest-working, most…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2016 - 9:50 am

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Rap Grammys Matter, Except Not Really

In one of the more fascinating moments during Kanye West's recent erratic Twitter spree, he mentioned next year's Grammy Awards, saying that he wouldn't show…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Download Curren$y The Owners Manual

Lackadaisical New Orleans rapper Curren$y has a work ethic that belies his flow. Fresh off of his announcement of The Carrollton Heist, a sequel to…
Collin Robinson | January 19, 2016 - 4:30 pm

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Chance The Rapper Is Doing Incredible Things

You see plenty of good performances at music festivals, but you don't see too many great ones. I've been going to these things for literal…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 12:12 pm

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Rick Ross Is Making Great Old-Man Rap Music

Nine years ago, it would've been hard to believe that we'd ever get a Rick Ross album that mostly worked as a pure rapping exercise.
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 11:20 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: Fetty Wap’s Sloppy, Improbable Rise

As I write this, I'm sharing my office with a 130-pound yellow labrador named Flapjack. The last time I took him to a boarder, she…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Lil’ Weezyana Performance

Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
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