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Denzel Curry Is Already A Florida Rap Legend

"Home" is a complicated concept for just about anyone. For Denzel Curry, it has to be an absolute mental labyrinth. Curry is a native of…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2019 - 12:35 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “When The Levee Breaks”

Fifty years ago this week, Led Zeppelin released their self-titled debut album, and -- well, it's Led Zeppelin, you know the deal. Revolutionized hard rock,…
Nate Patrin | January 11, 2019 - 1:51 pm


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

More Homeboy Sandman stories

Homeboy Sandman – “Lookout” (Feat. Quelle Chris & Your Old Droog)

It's always fun to hear unexpected new rapper team-ups. It's especially fun when they're team-ups you wouldn't have expected, and especially especially fun when those…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Homeboy Sandman – “Far Out”

Queens rapper Homeboy Sandman has spent years refining his grizzled, deadpan delivery, developing into one of the foremost wisecrack-slingers in the underground. Last year his…
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2019 - 10:06 am

Homeboy Sandman – “West Coast” (Prod. Aesop Rock)

Back in 2015, the wordy East Coast rappers Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman teamed up for an EP called Lice. A year later, they followed…
Peter Helman | May 29, 2019 - 12:30 pm

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

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

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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It’s Time To Get Excited About Brockhampton

All around the world, there are groups of kids working on music. They're developing their own aesthetics, their own secret languages, working on those things…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Stream Aesop Rock And Homeboy Sandman Triple Fat Lice EP

Lately, underground hip-hop veteran Aesop Rock has been teaming up with Queens rapper Homeboy Sandman to rap for rap's sake, first with the fun, low-stakes…
Peter Helman | August 11, 2017 - 6:04 pm