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Don’t Take Gucci Mane For Granted

Gucci Mane didn't name himself after a clothing designer. He named himself after his father. Ralph Dudley, a former serviceman turned drug dealer who wasn't…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2019 - 12:11 pm

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Brockhampton Let Their Depression Flow

"We want to make a summer album. Feel-good. Not too sad and like, 'Oh, our life sucks,' just more like, 'Just enjoy what's in front…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2019 - 10:19 am

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Is Danny Brown’s Twitch Stream The Future Of Mixtapes?

YBN Nahmir is an 18-year-old rapper who comes from Alabama, lives in Los Angeles, and sounds like he's from the Bay Area. He's good, and…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2018 - 11:29 am

More G Perico stories

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Brockhampton Let Their Depression Flow

"We want to make a summer album. Feel-good. Not too sad and like, 'Oh, our life sucks,' just more like, 'Just enjoy what's in front…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2019 - 10:19 am

Stream G Perico’s New Mixtape Ten-Eight

For the past few years, the South Central Los Angeles rapper G Perico has been building a name for himself by making crispy, classic-style West…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2019 - 10:03 am

Stream G Perico’s Guess What? EP

Over the past two years, the South Central Los Angeles G Perico has emerged as a paragon of '90s-style West Coast G-funk. With his luxuriant…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2018 - 3:18 pm

E-40 – “Ain’t Talking Bout Nothin” (Feat. G Perico & Vince Staples) Video

The Bay Area rap giant E-40 has been ahead of the curve for something like 25 years, which is simply staggering. He's been a regional…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2018 - 10:24 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

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

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

Stream G Perico 2 Tha Left

Earlier this year, the diamond-hard South Central Los Angeles rapper G Perico released All Blue, his official debut and one of the best rap albums…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 11:46 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of crazy shit is happening in the world right now, but one of the craziest is definitely the revelation that Adam Driver doesn't
Stereogum | December 1, 2017 - 5:14 pm

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Lil Peep Was A Star

On the day he died, Lil Peep posted an image of himself shirtless onstage, his head out of the frame, on Instagram. Its caption: "When…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2017 - 10:35 am

G Perico – “Affiliated” Video

In the past year and a half, the chirpy-voiced, jheri-curled hardass G Perico has emerged as one of our greatest practitioners of old-school head-slap West…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2017 - 12:15 pm

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A Viral Grime Parody Is About To Become The Biggest Grime Song Ever

Guns don't go "skkkkkkrah." They don't go "pap pap kah kah kah." They definitely don't go "skidee-kee pap pap." Michael Dapaah knows this. The first…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2017 - 10:33 am

G Perico – “Late Night”

The old-school West Coat street-rapper G Perico released his great All Blue album earlier this year, and last week, he came out with a politically…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2017 - 1:37 pm
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