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NBA YoungBoy Is A Bleak Rap Star For A Bleak World

The videos never stop. They're a constant stream, a deluge. As I'm writing this, the last one was three days ago. Cinematically, that video is…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2020 - 12:53 pm

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Armand Hammer Build A Utopia

Ming died last February. He was 19. At the time of his death, Ming, a Bengal tiger, was living at an animal sanctuary in Ohio.
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2020 - 11:25 am


The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

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Small Bills (Elucid & The Lasso) – “Safehouse” (Feat. Fielded)

The New York rapper and producer Elucid is a restless soul who always seems to be looking for new ways to push his voice in…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2020 - 10:16 am

Stream Armand Hammer’s New Album Shrines

Run The Jewels aren't the only all-star dystopian rap duo with a great new album out this week. Armand Hammer, the team of New York…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2020 - 9:36 am

Stream Elucid’s New Project SEERSHIP!

The Brooklyn rapper and producer Elucid has been making hard, heady, freaked-out music for well over a decade, both solo and as a member of…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2020 - 9:43 am

Stream Elucid’s New Album Every Egg I Cracked Today Was Double Yoked

One of last year's best rap albums was Paraffin, the nervous and heady bugout from Armand Hammer, the duo of longtime underground rappers Elucid and…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2019 - 11:02 am

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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

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Welcome To The Collaborative Rap Album Boom

It didn't start with Watch The Throne. For decades, established rappers have been forming groups or teaming up for one-off collaborations. In the '90s, there…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm