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The New Bad Character In Town: Quasimoto’s The Unseen At 20

The following is excerpted from Bring That Beat Back: How Sampling Built Hip-Hop by Nate Patrin. Copyright 2020 by Nate Patrin. Available from the University
Nate Patrin | June 11, 2020 - 11:20 am

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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

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 | December 6, 2019 - 2:18 pm

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Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire – “Black Mirror” (Prod. Madlib)

It's been a minute since we checked in with Brooklyn rapper Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, but hopping on a new Madlib beat is cause for attention.
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Noname – “Song 33″

Noname has released a new track called "Song 33," which was produced by Madlib. It's her first new song in over a year, since "Song
James Rettig | June 18, 2020 - 6:36 pm

Stream Madlib & Oh No’s New Album The Professionals

Two of our finest hazily adventurous rapper/producers were born into the family. Madlib and his younger brother Oh No have both been making music for…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2020 - 10:46 am

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 | December 6, 2019 - 2:18 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

Status Ain't Hood

The Griselda Crew Are Your Ugly Neck-Jerk Winter Rap Soundtrack

Toward the end of WWCD, the new album from the Buffalo rap crew Griselda, there's a moment where Benny The Butcher gives his whole superhero…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Professionals (Oh No & Madlib) – “Superhumans” (Feat. Elzhi & Chino XL)

Over the years, brothers Oh No and Madlib have linked up a few times under the name the Professionals for one-off tracks. They debuted their…
James Rettig | December 1, 2019 - 9:51 am

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Gat Damn” Video

A few months ago, the masterful rapper/producer team of Freddie Gibbs and Madlib released their ridiculously good album Bandana, the long-awaited follow-up to 2014's Piñata.
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Wiki – “Eggs” (Prod. Madlib)

The New York rapper Wiki rhymes with a grimy, streetsmart bravado that marks him as an ideal match for the legendary cratedigger Madlib's woozy boom-bap…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Half Manne Half Cocaine” Video (Feat. Eric Andre)

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs and California producer Madlib reunited a few months ago on Bandana, the long-awaited sequel to their excellent 2014 album Piñata. They…
Peter Helman | September 12, 2019 - 1:45 pm

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “The Next Day” (Feat. Oh No)

About two months ago Freddie Gibbs and Madlib released Bandana, the excellent sequel to their also-excellent 2014 team-up Piñata. Fans of the fiercely beloved odd…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Handclapping Song”

When Art Neville's passing was announced on Monday, the role he played in the musical heritage of postwar New Orleans was given the kind of…
Nate Patrin | July 25, 2019 - 11:38 am
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