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Rico Nasty Is The Best Thing About SoundCloud Rap Right Now

In a vacuum, the loosely connected movement known as SoundCloud rap would be one of the most exciting things to happen in music in a…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2018 - 11:09 am

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Nicki Minaj Is Feeling The Pressure

It should not be this way. There should be more than one woman within rap's A-list at a time, and the women within rap's A-list…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 12:17 pm

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

More Freddie Gibbs stories

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

Stream Freddie Gibbs’ Surprise New Mixtape Freddie

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs released his third album You Only Live 2wice last year, one of our favorite rap albums of 2017. He collaborated with…
Julia Gray | June 22, 2018 - 12:11 am

Freddie Gibbs, G Perico, & Mozzy – “Colors”

They still make them like they used to -- or, anyway, sometimes they do. Freddie Gibbs, G Perico, and Mozzy all come from different places…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 10:42 am

Freddie Gibbs – “Andrea” Video

Earlier this year, Freddie Gibbs released a new album, You Only Live 2wice -- his first since being aquitted of sexual assault charges in Austria…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 12:57 pm

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Listening To Kodak Black Is A Complicated Thing

Last year, I wrote a column about how Kodak Black was everything great about rap music. Kodak was 18, his star was rising, and he'd…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 11:03 am

Stream Freddie Gibbs You Only Live 2wice

Today, the ferocious and endlessly gifted Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs releases his new album You Only Live 2wice, his first full-length statement since being acquitted
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2017 - 10:19 am

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Kendrick Lamar Is Ready For War

It's time to revisit that old question: Who is running rap? In a genre that thrives on competition, on subtle slights and internal gossip, the…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Alexys” (Prod. Kaytranada & BADBADNOTGOOD)

Later this week, the great Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs will release the new album You Only Live 2wice, his first project since he beat a
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2017 - 11:10 am

Freddie Gibbs – “Crushed Glass” Video

The tough and gifted Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has been relatively quiet since last year, when he was acquitted on sexual assault charges in Austria.
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 12:17 pm

Action Bronson – “Dealer Plates”

A fresh Action Bronson track called "Dealer Plates" emerged on New Year's Eve, and as XXL reports, it's part of a new compilation from frequent…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2017 - 11:43 am

The Avalanches – “Bad Day” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs)

The Avalanches are back with their first track since dropping Wildflower, their first album in 16 years, this past July. The track is a "rough…
Collin Robinson | December 30, 2016 - 10:34 am

Freddie Gibbs – “All Day”

Freddie Gibbs is back with his first track since being acquitted of rape charges. The Indiana rapper was stuck in Austria after being extradited to…
Collin Robinson | November 16, 2016 - 4:06 pm
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