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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 | May 29, 2020 - 4:36 pm

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Ka’s New Album Is Nourishing Loner Wisdom, Right When We Need It

For those of us lucky enough to write about music for a living, it's a real temptation to begin every review with in a time
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2020 - 10:57 am

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Zack Fox Is The Perfect Troll For This Ridiculous Moment

Zack Fox looks right into the camera, with that all-too-familiar I'm here for you empathetic glaze on his face. He's telling us that it's OK…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2020 - 12:46 pm

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Stream Trash Talk’s New Kenny Beats-Produced EP Squalor

The feral hardcore rippers Trash Talk, the band that's put on some of the wildest live shows I've ever seen, have just made their big…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2020 - 10:24 am

IDLES – “Grounds”

In 2018, IDLES released their sophomore album Joy As An Act Of Resistance. It quickly became one of the most intensely beloved works from a…
Ryan Leas | June 16, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Trash Talk – “Something Wicked” (Prod. Kenny Beats)

Kenny Beats has made a name for himself by injecting intense aggression into songs by artists like Vince Staples, Freddie Gibbs, Rico Nasty, Denzel Curry,…
James Rettig | May 22, 2020 - 12:17 am

Slowthai – “MAGIC” (Prod. Kenny Beats)

Over the week, English rascal rapper Slowtahai released a new song, "ENEMY," his first new material since last year's breakout debut album Nothing Great About
James Rettig | May 13, 2020 - 2:07 pm

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Zack Fox Is The Perfect Troll For This Ridiculous Moment

Zack Fox looks right into the camera, with that all-too-familiar I'm here for you empathetic glaze on his face. He's telling us that it's OK…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2020 - 12:46 pm

Deb Never & Kenny Beats – “Stone Cold”

Seattle singer Deb Never has attracted some highly intriguing collaborators in the early stages of her career. Last summer she appeared on Brockhampton's Ginger opener…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2020 - 1:31 pm

Watch Boldy James Freestyle With Kenny Beats & The Alchemist

If you ever get a chance to hang out in a room with two or more rap producers, do that immediately. Do not hesitate. It's…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2020 - 4:38 pm

Watch Thundercat Freestyle With Kenny Beats

For the past year or so, the great rap producer Kenny Beats has been inviting rappers into his studio for a YouTube series called The
Peter Helman | February 8, 2020 - 11:04 am

Stream Denzel Curry & Kenny Beats’ Surprise New Album UNLOCKED

Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats, separately, were behind some of the best albums of 2019 -- Denzel Curry with ZUU and Kenny Beats with his…
James Rettig | February 7, 2020 - 12:03 am

Watch Sada Baby Freestyle & Discuss Nickelback With Kenny Beats

One of the best things on the internet is still The Cave, the weekly rap-freestyle show from producer Kenny Beats. On every episode, Kenny welcomes…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 3:35 pm

Kenny Beats Is Working On The New IDLES Album

Kenny Beats has made a name for himself by producing for some of rap's shining lights, including Vince Staples, Freddie Gibbs, and 03 Greedo. His…
James Rettig | December 11, 2019 - 5:33 pm

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The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2019

At the end of 2019, rap is the most popular form of music in America, and maybe in the entire world. We know this. The…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm

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The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2019

The streaming services are starting to figure something out: People like music. People also like to throw on things to watch casually in the background.
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2019 - 11:15 am
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