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The Internet May Not Be Good But Homeboy Sandman & Edan’s Album Is

Homeboy Sandman raps; he does not dance. So he was surprised when he found himself with his girlfriend doing the thing he doesn’t do at…
Brian Josephs | September 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm

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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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Well, well, well ... August is upon us and y'all voted for the song of the summer. Only a Stereogum commentariat would manage to put…
Stereogum | August 3, 2018 - 5:12 pm

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Homeboy Sandman & Edan – “The Gut” Video

The brainy, hardscrabble NYC rap traditionalist Homeboy Sandman and the psychedelic boom-bap producer Edan have a very good collaborative album called Humble Pi on the…
Chris DeVille | October 22, 2018 - 1:02 pm

Homeboy Sandman & Edan – “#NeverUseTheInternetAgain” Video

When Homeboy Sandman and Edan initially released "#NeverUseTheInternetAgain" back in April, it slipped past me, but after hearing "Grim Seasons" and spending some time with…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2018 - 3:01 pm

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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

Homeboy Sandman & Edan – “Grim Seasons” Video

Here's an intuitive MC/producer pairing: The grimy, intellectual New York rapper Homeboy Sandman plus the psychedelic boom-bap experimentalist Edan. They linked up on Homeboy's great…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2018 - 1:42 pm

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J. Cole Wants, So Badly, To Be Rap’s Conscience

"Life can bring much pain," a woman tells us in the opening moments of KOD, the album that J. Cole released last Friday. She sounds…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 11:16 am

Homeboy Sandman & Edan – “#NeverUseTheInternetAgain”

The great DC-area rapper and producer Edan, whose psychedelic boom-bap made him an underground favorite in the mid-'00s, has been silent for most of this…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 2:02 pm

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The Future Of Future Is A Great Rap Supervillain

In retrospect, we should thank the rappers of the world for their restraint. It's been more than four months since the Donald Trump Access Hollywood
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Your Old Droog – “Help” (Feat. Wiki & Edan) Video

Earlier this month, Your Old Droog, the once-mysterious Coney Island rap punchliner, teamed up with Ratking member Wiki for the collaborative EP What Happened To
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Homeboy Sandman – “Talking (Bleep)” (Prod. Edan)

New York rapper Homeboy Sandman has always had a light touch and a self-aware streak, and he's lately been on a real tear. Last year,…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2016 - 1:50 pm

Mr. Lif – “Whizdom” (Feat. Blacastan) (Stereogum Premiere)

Hip-hop stalwart label Mello Music Group consistently drops fire. Their roster is largely underrated, but everyone from top to bottom can spit, and the production…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 10:03 am

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The Week In Rap: The Great Drake/Kendrick Lamar Rivalry

This year, the best story in rap -- and the best story in music, and maybe the best story in popular culture in general --…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 11:08 am

My Bloody Valentine Finally Coming Back To The States, Curating Quite A Party

16 years! It's been a long time to wait. For some of you it's probably been a lifetime. All that ends this fall, though, confirmed…
Amrit Singh | April 22, 2008 - 11:41 pm