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Status Ain't Hood

Armand Hammer’s Paraffin Is A Disorienting Rap Masterpiece

"Service weapon in my face, all I could see was his lips chapped." That's billy woods, one half of the New York rap duo Armand…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 11:28 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, but the thing I saw this week that left the deepest impression was the introduction to the 2011 CMT Music
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm

More Dizzee Rascal stories

Dizzee Rascal – “Money Right” (Feat. Skepta)

Dizzee Rascal and Skepta are barely in their mid-thirties, but they've both been staples of the UK's grime scene for upwards of 15 years. They…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2018 - 10:37 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, but the thing I saw this week that left the deepest impression was the introduction to the 2011 CMT Music
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Dizzee Rascal – “Bop N Keep It Dippin” Video

Back in July, grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal returned with the strong new album Raskit. And after a pair of no-frills videos for "Space" and "Wot
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Stream Dizzee Rascal Raskit

Our current reigning Album Of The Week is Raskit, the first LP in four years from London grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal. The album doesn't quite
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2017 - 10:23 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Dizzee Rascal Raskit

It hasn't been easy to sell out in this century, but Dizzee Rascal pulled it off. Dizzee first came to international attention at the age…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2017 - 10:05 am

Dizzee Rascal – “Wot U Gonna Do?” Video

Later this month, OG grime star Dizzee Rascal is coming back with his new album Raskit. And after a few years of making cheesed-out EDM…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2017 - 11:17 am

Status Ain't Hood

Welcome To Rap’s Well-Connected Old-Man Era

It used to be a truism: Rap fans are fickle. Rap fans don't take care of their elder statesmen. Rap fans are only after what's…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2017 - 11:55 am

Dizzee Rascal – “Space” Video

Dizzee Rascal was probably the first star ever to come out of grime, and now that the genre is resurgent in the UK and around…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2017 - 11:35 am

Status Ain't Hood

NBA YoungBoy Could Be A Huge Rap Star If He Can Stay Out Of Prison

NBA YoungBoy is in jail right now, and he might not come out for the next decade or two. A few weeks ago, Austin police…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Calvin Harris & Dizzee Rascal – “Hype”

The UK dance superstar Calvin Harris first made a real mark with "Dance Wiv Me," his extremely catchy 2008 collaboration with the grime superstar Dizzee…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2016 - 9:40 am

List

10 Essential Tracks From The Early Years Of Grime

In the early 2000s, something new and exciting was happening in the UK music scene. The sound of UK garage was taking over the charts…
Gabriel Ebulue | March 14, 2016 - 1:11 pm

2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Run The Jewels and Arca and Belle & Sebastian and a generous handful of other artists made really good videos this week, and I couldn't…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2014 - 1:33 pm
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