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2018 In Review

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

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: J.I.D DiCaprio 2

Imagine how it must feel to be really, truly great at something, at anything. Imagine operating at such a high level that what you're doing…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2018 - 10:38 am

Status Ain't Hood

Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs Make Sense Together

Curren$y and Freddie Gibbs had it figured out before almost everyone else. Near the beginning of this decade, when the rap landscape completely and irrevocably…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2018 - 1:20 pm

More J.I.D stories

Watch J.I.D, Thundercat, & BJ The Chicago Kid Pay Tribute To Mac Miller On The Tonight Show

Before his death in September, Mac Miller was planning a big fall tour with two opening acts: spaced-out bass whiz Thundercat and Atlanta rap phenom…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2018 - 9:41 am

Stream J.I.D’s Amazing New Album DiCaprio 2

As a pure bar-for-bar rapper, Atlanta's J.I.D is one of the greatest talents we've got. J.I.D raps in a mad tumble of syllables, everything somehow…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2018 - 9:15 am

J.I.D – “Off Deez” (Feat. J. Cole)

J.I.D, at Atlanta rapper who just turned 28 last week, can rap. He can rap his ass off. He can rap circles around just about…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2018 - 10:27 am

Livestream Mac Miller Tribute Concert With Travis Scott, SZA, Vince Staples & More

It’s been nearly two months since Mac Miller passed away of an overdose at 26. Tonight, he'll be memorialized with a tribute concert at the…
Jael Goldfine | October 31, 2018 - 9:33 pm

Mac Miller Tribute In LA On Halloween Features John Mayer, Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott, & Many More

Mac Miller died of an apparent overdose last month at the tragically young age of 26. And on Halloween, his family and friends are coming…
Peter Helman | October 2, 2018 - 2:31 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Happy anniversary to Goo Goo Dolls' Dizzy Up The Girl! To commemorate the occasion, we interviewed the band's frontman John Rzeznik. You're welcome! Now dive…
Stereogum | September 21, 2018 - 5:21 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Noname Is Spoken Word’s Last, Best Hope

Fatimah Warner wasn't a music person as a kid. In a recent FADER profile, we learn that she grew up with her grandparents and that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 12:09 pm

J.I.D – “151 Rum”

The 27-year-old Atlanta rapper J.I.D is a furiously, explosively talented young talents, and it's hard to even think about what he could do if his…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 10:46 am