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Status Ain't Hood

On Juice WRLD’s Short Life And Long Legacy

A year ago, Juice WRLD asked a rhetorical question: "What's the 27 Club?" And then: "We ain't making it past 21." The we there is…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Sounding Board

The Lil Peep Documentary Is As Messy And Alluring As Lil Peep

When I think about Lil Peep, it's hard not to think about Kurt Cobain. Objectively, there are many similarities. Both were strikingly handsome young musical…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2019 - 11:16 am

More Lil Peep stories

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Stream Lil Peep’s New Posthumous EP Goth Angel Sinner

It's been almost two years since the 21-year-old emo-trap hybrid artist Lil Peep died of an accidental overdose. Since his passing, Peep's handlers have released…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2019 - 9:16 am

Stream Game Of Thrones-Inspired Album For The Throne Feat. Travis Scott, The National, Rosalía, & More

Cultural phenomenon Game Of Thrones' eighth and final season is in process. It’s a big deal! Columbia Records recognizes this and has compiled an album…
Connor Duffey | April 26, 2019 - 12:16 am

The Week In Pop

Sigrid’s Debut Album Will Knock You Out

Sometimes an album title is exactly right.
Chris DeVille | March 7, 2019 - 11:41 am

The Week In Pop

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2019 - 10:37 am

Sounding Board

Approaching Lil Peep On The Other Side Of Tragedy

On the evening of April 9, 2017, I stopped at a brewery on my way to a Radiohead concert. I was alone, so I played…
Patrick Lyons | November 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm

Lil Peep – “Runaway” Video

Less than a year ago, Lil Peep, the hybrid emo-rap star-in-waiting, died of a drug overdose at the age of 21. And right now, Peep's…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2018 - 10:01 am

Terrence Malick Is Executive Producing A New Lil Peep Documentary

Buried in a New York Times feature on posthumous releases from Lil Peep is the news that The Thin Red Line director Terrence Malick is…
Maggie Serota / Spin | October 31, 2018 - 1:36 pm

Posthumous Lil Peep Album Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2 Out Next Month

Last November, not long after becoming one of the most polarizing and influential new voices in music, Lil Peep died of an accidental overdose at…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2018 - 3:44 pm

Justice Department Ties Emo Rap To Opioid Epidemic

An obscure SoundCloud rapper known as New Jerzey Devil, born Michael Jones, was arrested yesterday and charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl that resulted in…
Tosten Burks / Spin | October 4, 2018 - 9:32 pm

The Late Lil Peep & XXXTentacion Appear Together On New Track “Falling Down”

Before his death last November, the massively influential Lil Peep recorded a song with fellow sing-rapper iLoveMakonnen, who himself had proven to be a transformative
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2018 - 9:51 am

The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”

Two days ago, the 1975 sent out a press kit (the snail mail way!) that most notably contained the lyrics to their new song "Love…
Gil Green | July 19, 2018 - 11:41 am

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
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