Drakeo The Ruler

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Protect Scarface

"I been to the point where I felt like I was gonna die, bro," says Scarface. His thundering old-testament voice creaks and catches, a desiccated…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2020 - 11:32 am

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Roddy Ricch Became A Star When You Weren’t Paying Attention

Justin Bieber wanted it bad -- or, at the very least, people within the Justin Bieber camp wanted it bad. (Bieber himself never seems to…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2020 - 11:47 am

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Brockhampton Make The Leap

Brockhampton have been calling themselves a boy band for years; that term is central to their self-presentation. It's an inside joke. It's a way to…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 3:18 pm

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Drakeo The Ruler – “GTA VI” & “Backflip Or Sumn”

A couple of years ago, Drakeo The Ruler looked like the future of West Coast rap. Drakeo had made a huge impact on the LA…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2020 - 2:39 pm

Drakeo The Ruler – “Out The Slums (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown & 03 Greedo)

A couple of years ago, frequent collaborators Drakeo The Ruler and 03 Greedo were maybe the two most inventive, exciting rappers on the Southern California…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2020 - 2:36 pm

Drakeo The Ruler Acquitted Of Murder

Los Angeles rapper Drakeo The Ruler, born Darrell Caldwell, was found not guilty of murder and attempted murder on Thursday, The Fader reports. He was…
Tosten Burks / Spin | July 26, 2019 - 10:54 am

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Kanye West Doesn’t Care About Rap Music

Confession time: Until this past weekend, I was still excited about new Kanye West music. Still. After everything. This was -- and is -- directly…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2018 - 11:55 am

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Drakeo The Ruler Is Different, And Different Is Good

We expect emerging young rap groundbreakers to have a certain type of voice and delivery: yelpy, excitable, prone to messy vocal explosions and yah-yah-yahing. Drakeo…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2018 - 12:24 pm