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The Week In Pop

MTV’s New TRL Is A Vapid, Obnoxious Mess

What a time to be a live television program. The only TV many people watch in real time these days is sporting events, Game Of
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2017 - 4:15 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not on this list, but "Hi Bish" -- the new video from Bhad Bhabie, née Danielle Bregoli, née "Cash Me Ousside" girl -- fucking…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Status Ain't Hood

What Happened To Ludacris?

In 2004, Spike Jonze had already made Being John Malkovich and Adaptation, and he'd mostly retired from making music videos. There were, however, exceptions. Jonze,…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 12:51 pm

More Kevin Gates stories

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not on this list, but "Hi Bish" -- the new video from Bhad Bhabie, née Danielle Bregoli, née "Cash Me Ousside" girl -- fucking…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Kevin Gates – “Had To”

Right now, the Baton Rouge rap star Kevin Gates is sitting in a prison cell, serving a 30-month sentence for a weapons charge. He was…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2017 - 4:18 pm

Kevin Gates Shares New Video And Letter To Fans From Prison

Kevin Gates was sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to an outstanding weapons charge back in April and prior to that, Gates…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 6, 2017 - 3:56 pm

DJ Kay Slay – “Cold Summer” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Kevin Gates, & Rell)

DJ Kay Slay has a star-studded new album called The Big Brother coming next month, and one of its most anticipated tracks has made its…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2017 - 2:13 pm

Kevin Gates – “No Love”

Right now, the New Orleans rap star Kevin Gates is in prison. A few months ago, he was sentenced to 30 months on a weapons…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm

Kevin Gates Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

Last month, the Baton Rouge rap star Kevin Gates finished a six-month prison sentence for battery; he'd been sentenced after kicking a female fan in
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 3:58 pm

Kevin Gates Denied Bail

Last month, Kevin Gates was arrested on an outstanding weapons-related warrant just as he was about to get out of jail for kicking an 18-year-old
Peter Helman | April 19, 2017 - 10:57 pm

Kevin Gates – “What If”

Kevin Gates is still behind bars after being arrested on an outstanding weapons-related warrant just as he was about to get out on a battery…
James Rettig | April 5, 2017 - 9:52 am

Kevin Gates Was Arrested This Morning Just As He Was Getting Out Of Prison

Kevin Gates is one of rap's biggest stars right now, but he's also one of rap's most troubled. And he's not making things any easier…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 9:40 am

Status Ain't Hood

Grime Pioneer Wiley Has Nothing Left To Prove

The veteran grime MC/producer Wiley and I are the same age: 37. Old enough to be old as fuck but young enough to feel like…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2017 - 11:08 am

Lil Bibby – “You Ain’t Gang (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Durk, Dej Loaf, & Kevin Gates)

The young, gravelly-voiced Chicago hardass Lil Bibby has himself a street hit with the forbidding banger "You Ain't Gang," and he's now rounded out some…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 10:41 am

2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
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