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2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

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

Status Ain't Hood

Rick Ross Sounds Like A Rap Star Again

Every rap empire goes into decline eventually, but Maybach Music Group hit its decline phase before it ever really became an empire. Crew figurehead Rick…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2017 - 11:31 am

More Don Trip stories

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

List

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

List

XXL Freshman Class Of 2012

Despite the simple notion that making a list of a year's top 10 new rappers has become obsolete in the days of overnight Internet sensations…
Corban Goble | February 28, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This time of year, things in the musicverse tend to slow way down, and not too many people unveil their music videos. But in the…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2011 - 9:21 am

Don Trip – “Lawyer” Video

The budget is low, and the acting, especially on the part of the titular attorney character, is mostly terrible. But the video for Memphis rap…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2011 - 10:22 am

Don Trip – “Cheers (jj’s Save Our Souls Remix)”

Thanks to a new FADER initiative that pairs up rappers with producers for new remixes, the rap-besotted Swedish Balearic drug-pop duo jj have taken on…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 2:34 pm

David Banner – “Do Work” (Feat. Don Trip)

The hard-as-fuck Memphis rapper Don Trip is having a hell of a year. The 2009 in-studio video of him recording the heart-ripping "Letter To My
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2011 - 4:56 pm

Hear Two New Don Trip Mixtapes

My favorite rap mixtape of the year is Step Brothers, a full-length collaboration between the Tennessee rappers Starlito and Don Trip. There's nothing particularly flashy…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2011 - 3:46 pm