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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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I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Insane Clown Posse Video

The wind whistles. A camera pans up on blocky brutalist Detroit tenement buildings, looming impassively. We hear a creaking sound, and we eventually realize that…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2019 - 2:40 pm

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Lil Baby & Gunna Are The Best Rap Duo In Years

There was this rap-video cliché in the late '90s. The rapper would jump out a window, with police chasing him. Or he'd be in a…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2018 - 11:32 am

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Status Ain't Hood

I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Insane Clown Posse Video

The wind whistles. A camera pans up on blocky brutalist Detroit tenement buildings, looming impassively. We hear a creaking sound, and we eventually realize that…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2019 - 2:40 pm

DJ Muggs & Roc Marciano – “Shit I’m On” Video

Roc Marciano is a busy man. The Long Island rapper and producer, who helped pioneer the hazy post-boom-bap sound that's currently one of the dominant…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2018 - 11:11 am

DJ MUGGS & MF DOOM – “Assassination Day” (Feat. Kool G Rap)

Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs will debut a new album called Assassination Day in August. It'll be released in individual chapters and Muggs worked with different…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2018 - 5:23 pm

DJ MUGGS & MF DOOM – “Death Wish” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs)

As the legendary sonic mastermind behind Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs helped push rap production out into dark, brooding, sample-heavy psychedelia. Since then, he's worked with…
Peter Helman | June 22, 2018 - 5:46 pm

Die Antwoord – “Alien” (Feat. The Black Goat) Video

The strange and intense South African novelty-rap institution Die Antwoord are back. When last we heard from the group, they'd dropped the short film Tommy
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2018 - 8:55 am

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Coming To Terms With The Idea That Post Malone Is Good

It was the Steve Austin podcast that did it. Once upon a time, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin was the greatest star that professional wrestling had…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 10:54 am

DJ Muggs – “Dank” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

Two decades ago, DJ Muggs, as the musical member of Cypress Hill, did a whole lot to push rap production further. And on his new…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2012 - 1:26 pm