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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

The Week In Pop

Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

Everything's coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott's album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2018 - 11:12 am

2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am

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Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance At Art Basel

Kanye West surprised fans at a tribute honoring the late rapper XXXTentacion during Art Basel, jumping onstage to perform a brand new song that features
Kelli Kennedy / Associated Press | December 8, 2018 - 10:50 am

The Week In Pop

Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

Everything's coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott's album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2018 - 11:12 am

Kanye West’s Verse On XXXTentacion’s New Album Is… Something

XXXTentacion's first posthumous album Skins leaked ahead of its Friday release date, and includes a previously teased collaboration with Kanye West. The song, entitled "One…
Tosten Burks / Spin | December 5, 2018 - 5:29 pm

JAY-Z Addresses Kanye West’s Donald Trump Phase On Meek Mill Album

A couple of months ago, Kanye West claimed on Twitter that Watch The Throne 2 would be "coming soon." That is probably not happening! In…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2018 - 11:06 am

The Anniversary

808s & Heartbreak Turns 10

Here it is: the pivot point in Kanye West's career and maybe recent hip-hop history at large.
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2018 - 10:33 am

Kanye West’s Yandhi Is Delayed Again

Kanye West has, once again, postponed the release date for his much-anticipated forthcoming album, Yandhi. The project was initially set to drop in September, until…
Julia Gray | November 12, 2018 - 8:51 pm

Lorde Accuses Kanye West & Kid Cudi Of Stealing Stage Design

Lorde has accused Kanye West and Kid Cudi of stealing stage design from her Melodrama world tour. Last night, West and Cudi debuted their Kids
James Rettig | November 12, 2018 - 4:59 pm

Watch Kids See Ghosts Play Their First Show At Camp Flog Gnaw

This past weekend, Tyler, The Creator brought his annual Camp Flog Gnaw festival to LA's Dodger Stadium. This time around, the festival's big news was…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2018 - 9:18 am

Drive-By Shooting Targets 6ix9ine & Kanye West Video Shoot

Last night, a shooter reportedly targeted a video shoot where Kanye West and the problematic young New York rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine were both working. According
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2018 - 8:51 am

Watch John C. Reilly Freestyle Over Common & Kanye West’s “Southside”

Affable character actor John C. Reilly has a long history with music: He starred in the great music biopic sendup Walk Hard, has a folk
James Rettig | November 8, 2018 - 3:55 pm

Kanye Disavows Blexit, Says He Will Distance Himself From Politics

Last Saturday, right-wing pundit Candace Owens debuted a clothing line at her Turning Point USA Young Black Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.. The merch reads,…
Julia Gray | October 30, 2018 - 5:49 pm

Kanye West Designs Shirts For ‘Blexit’ Campaign, Urging Black Voters To Leave Democratic Party

Kanye West has designed a new clothing line encouraging African Americans to part ways with the Democratic Party. The shirts, which heavily use the phrase…
Rob Arcand / Spin | October 28, 2018 - 12:38 pm

The Week In Pop

Prepare To Be Spooked: It’s Christmas Album Time Again

It's late October, which means we're deep into the most terrifying season of the year: that moment when all kinds of musicians unveil their new…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2018 - 12:40 pm
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