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Payroll Giovanni & Cardo’s Masterfully Controlled Throwback Rap

An interesting new wrinkle in rap history: Rappers don't sound like they're in control anymore. That sense of cool, of composure, has been a crucial…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 12:18 pm

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Let’s Talk About This Year’s XXL Freshmen

When XXL first started picking its rap freshmen a decade ago, none of them owed anything to the internet. Today, that's a tough thing to…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2017 - 9:57 am

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KYLE Releases 3 New Songs Featuring Miguel, Ty Dolla $ign, & MadeinTYO

Earlier this year, KYLE landed on the upper echelons of the Billboard charts when his Lil Yachty team-up "iSpy" peaked at #4, and today he's…
James Rettig | September 29, 2017 - 9:29 am

Watch Gucci Mane’s Footaction Commercial

Sneaker retailer Footaction has teamed up with Gucci Mane to launch their "Summer Hustle" ad campaign. Gucci, MadeInTYO, and Cousin Stizz all appear in the…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2017 - 8:43 pm

“Uber Everywhere” Rapper MadeinTYO Switching To Lyft Over Uber’s Implicit Support Of Trump’s Muslim Ban

On Saturday evening, in response to Donald Trump's executive order to refuse entry to refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries, the cab drivers of New…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2017 - 9:29 am