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Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s Rap For Rap’s Sake

Once upon a time, I couldn't stand Aesop Rock. This wasn't something I was eager to say out loud in public. I still bought his…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2016 - 12:34 pm

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The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?"
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2014 - 4:08 pm


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2012

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a…
Stereogum | September 11, 2012 - 2:05 pm

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Stream Hit-Boy’s Surprise Album Tony Fontana

Yesterday was Hit-Boy's 31st birthday. Happy birthday, Hit-Boy! And unlike most of us, the producer/rapper celebrated his birthday by giving a gift: a new surprise…
Peter Helman | May 22, 2018 - 4:24 pm

Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm

Hit-Boy – “TD Celebration” (Feat. Rich Tha Kid & Donnie Trumpet)

Hit-Boy came up off of some hard-hitting, negative-space beats that landed on some high-profile projects like Watch The Throne, but dude is hungry and has…
Collin Robinson | February 4, 2016 - 5:56 pm

Rockie Fresh – “Aurora” & “All I Want”

MMG's Chicago rep Rockie Fresh is still readying his next studio effort set to release next year. But The Night I Went To..., the free…
Collin Robinson | December 18, 2015 - 2:30 pm

A$AP Ferg – “Tatted Angel”

A$AP Ferg's sophomore album Always Strive And Prosper is expected early next year, and last night he shared his first new solo track since last…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 12:08 pm

Tinashe Announces New Album Joyride, Shares Trailer

Earlier today Tinashe shared the short film All In Good Time, a clip that doubled as the videos for both "Bet" and "Feels Like Vegas,"
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 1:43 pm

Hit-Boy – “Go All Night” (Feat. Travi$ Scott)

Hit-Boy is a production mastermind capable of turning out linear stutter-stunners that always make the rapper ensconced in them sound incredible. Think of "Backseat Freestyle,"
Caitlin White | May 21, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Hit-Boy – “Automatically” & “Show Me Something” Videos

Hit-Boy is mostly known for being a consistently great producer, but he's also a capable rapper in his own right. Today, he released a pair…
Peter Helman | March 25, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Stream Hodgy Beats & Don Cannon’s DENATAPE2 Mixtape

Odd Future affiliate Hodgy Beats has shared his latest release DENATAPE2, a sequel to 2009's Dena Tape and his first solo release since his 2013
James Rettig | February 3, 2015 - 6:31 pm

Drake – “Trophies” & “We Made It Freestyle (Feat. Soulja Boy)”

Last month Drake promised four or five new songs before New Year's, and two of them arrived over the weekend as free downloads, a pair…
Chris DeVille | December 30, 2013 - 9:29 am

Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ "visual album" includes 14 songs -- featuring musical collaborations…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am

Watch A Short Trailer For Drake’s Nothing Was The Same

Drake has released a new trailer for his highly anticipated new album Nothing Was The Same. This is the follow up to Take Care, which…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2013 - 10:23 am