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Status Ain't Hood

YG Doesn’t Even Have To Try Hard Anymore

Has any rapper this decade outperformed expectations as thoroughly as YG? For years, YG prowled the Los Angeles G-rap underground, cranking out mixtapes and releasing…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 12:22 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Yachty Suck?

When the New Jersey group P.M. Dawn came along in 1991, rap didn't know what to do with them. Here were these guys who seemed…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2016 - 10:08 am

More Daveed Diggs 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

Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal – “Easy Come, Easy Go” Video

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal are the masterminds behind the Carlos López Estrada-directed film Blindspotting, which hit theaters earlier this month. They have a whole…
James Rettig | July 30, 2018 - 12:29 pm

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

Sundance Announces M.I.A. And Joan Jett Docs, Blaze Foley Biopic

Next year's Sundance Film Festival just announced the list of movies, both features and documentaries, that'll appear in competition at next year's festivals. A ton…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2017 - 10:49 am

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

Watch The Roots Perform NBA Musical The Evolution Of Greatness At All-Star Game

The Roots opened up this year's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans with a star-studded production of an NBA-themed musical. Entitled The Evolution Of Greatness,…
Peter Helman | February 19, 2017 - 10:06 pm

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

Watch The PBS Documentary Hamilton’s America

Y'all heard about this play Hamilton? Apparently it's quite popular -- so big that PBS made a movie about it. In all seriousness,…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2016 - 11:32 am

Daveed Diggs Is Producing An ABC Pilot About A Rapper-Turned-Mayor

Daveed Diggs is one talented dude. In addition to leading the awesome noise-rap experimentalists Clipping., he's been accumulating a respectable TV resume, following up his…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2016 - 11:30 pm

Daveed Diggs Leaving Hamilton Too

After collecting a Tony and a Grammy and thereby getting halfway to the rare EGOT, Daveed Diggs will be leaving Hamilton before the musical moves…
Collin Robinson | July 13, 2016 - 2:07 pm

Stream Clipping. Wriggle EP

Newly minted Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs has been keeping himself busy with a little musical called Hamilton -- you might have heard of it…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2016 - 1:27 am