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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

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week, since it was the 4th Of July weekend and everyone was off. As a result, this week's edition is…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm

More Lil Uzi Vert stories

Lil Uzi Vert’s “Futsal Shuffle 2020″ Video Is Really Good

Young rap star Lil Uzi Vert had a tumultuous 2019; he spent most of the year feuding with his label boss DJ Drama and, possibly…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2020 - 10:23 am

Grimes Says Lil Uzi Vert Asked Her To Produce An EP But Never Downloaded The Files

Grimes has guested on songs by lots of different artists -- Janelle Monáe, Bring Me The Horizon, Doldrums, Troye Sivan, Bleachers, Jimmy Urine -- but…
Chris DeVille | December 20, 2019 - 3:31 pm

Lil Uzi Vert – “Futsal Shuffle 2020″

In recent months, the explosive and influential young rap star Lil Uzi Vert has been bitterly feuding with DJ Drama, his own label boss, and…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2019 - 11:54 am

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Stream Young Thug’s New Album So Much Fun

It's unclear whether Young Thug ever released an official debut album. Way back in 2013 he was teasing HY!£UN35, a project that has yet to…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2019 - 12:03 am

The Week In Pop

Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

Watch Lil Uzi Vert Run Away From Nardwuar Again

Last December, video interviewer and beloved weirdo Nardwuar talked to Lil Uzi Vert, and it did not go well. Uzi wasn't merely unamused by Nardwuar's…
Julia Gray | May 13, 2019 - 8:02 pm

Stream Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne’s New Album Sli’merre

Young Nudy is a rapper who also happens to be cousins with 21 Savage. (He was the target of the investigation that would end up…
James Rettig | May 8, 2019 - 1:36 pm

Lil Uzi Vert – “That’s A Rack” & “Sanguine Paradise”

Lil Uzi Vert has been maintaining the hype surrounding his long-awaited sophomore album, Eternal Atake. Two weeks ago, he released a loose single called "Free
Julia Gray | April 9, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Lil Uzi Vert – “Free Uzi”

Back in January, Lil Uzi Vert said that he was quitting music. Well, he didn't! The Philly rapper recently joined JAY-Z’s Roc Nation following a…
Julia Gray | March 28, 2019 - 5:33 pm

Lil Uzi Vert Says He’s Quitting Music

Lil Uzi Vert says that he's quitting music. Variety reports that the rapper made the announcement in a post on his Instagram Story last night.
Peter Helman | January 12, 2019 - 11:08 am

Status Ain't Hood

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Starmaking Mediocrity

We are deep into the identity-crisis era of New York rap, and something interesting has started to happen. For many years, after New York found…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2019 - 10:44 am

Lil Uzi Vert’s Nardwuar Interview Did Not Go Well

Most musicians seem to be extremely psyched when Nardwuar, the veteran Vancouver video interviewer, wants to speak to them. This makes sense. He researches his…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2018 - 11:18 am
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