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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | February 7, 2020 - 4:23 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Juice WRLD Turns SoundCloud Rap Into Toxic Emo-Pop

Fifteen years ago, in her Punk Planet column, Jessica Hopper wrote a piece called "Emo: Where The Girls Aren't." The piece went about as viral…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 12:36 pm

More Kamaiyah stories

Kamaiyah – “Black Excellence”

Kamaiyah is not messing around this year. Back in February, she released her long-awaited album Got It Made. (We named it Album Of The Week.)…
Ryan Leas | June 19, 2020 - 10:40 am

Kamaiyah – “Extravagant”

Kamaiyah's going on a run! Earlier this year, after a long wait, the Oakland rapper put out the smooth, underrated album Got It Made. Since…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2020 - 1:45 pm

Kamaiyah – “Go Crazy”

Earlier this year, the Oakland rap champ Kamaiyah released her long-awaited album Got It Made. After a checkered major-label run, Got It Made made good…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2020 - 10:06 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | February 7, 2020 - 4:23 pm

Kamaiyah – “Set It Up” (Feat. Trina)

It's been more than two years since the overwhelmingly tough Oakland rapper Kamaiyah has come out with a full-length. The last project we got from…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2020 - 9:00 am

Kamaiyah – “Still I Am” Video

It's been too long since we've heard from Oakland rap great Kamaiyah. The last time she appeared on this site, it was for accidentally shooting
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2019 - 11:25 am

Kamaiyah Arrested For Accidentally Shooting A Gun At A Movie Screening

It would appear that the rising Oakland rap champion Kamaiyah has been arrested for a pretty serious breach of filmgoing etiquette. TMZ reports that police…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2019 - 9:30 am

Kamaiyah – “Windows” (Feat. Quavo & Tyga)

Quavo and Tyga are two of the most overexposed rappers on the face of the planet. Both of them seem to appear on about five…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2019 - 10:49 am

Kamaiyah – “All I Know” (Feat. Travis Scott)

Kamaiyah was originally supposed to release her major-label debut Don't Ever Get It Twisted in April 2017. That didn't happen. Sample clearance issues apparently held…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2018 - 1:39 pm

Kamaiyah Pleads Guilty In Airport Disturbance

Rapper Kamaiyah has pleaded guilty to creating a public disturbance at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport in May when police say she went on a profanity-laced…
Associated Press | September 10, 2018 - 3:22 pm

Kamaiyah – “Addicted To Ballin'” (Feat. ScHoolboy Q)

Last fall, Kamaiyah released her very good mixtape Before I Wake as a way to tide the people over until her major label debut album,…
James Rettig | June 8, 2018 - 10:32 am

Kamaiyah Arrested For Refusing To Take Off Headgear At Airport

Kamaiyah has been arrested for refusing to take off her headgear at the airport. TMZ reports that the Oakland rapper set off an alarm at…
Peter Helman | May 11, 2018 - 6:55 pm

Kamaiyah – “The Wave” Video

Last year, the endlessly winning Oakland rapper Kamaiyah came out with her very good Before I Wake mixtape, and she's already made videos for its…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2018 - 10:34 am
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