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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Bandana

The combination of Freddie Gibbs and Madlib makes no sense, which is why it makes the most sense. Gibbs comes from the burned-out and forgotten…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2019 - 12:15 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Scientists should really look into "Unbelievable," the new video from second-tier American boy band Why Don't We, a video that very nearly made this list.
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2019 - 1:10 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 | February 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm

More Madlib stories

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Giannis” (Feat. Anderson .Paak)

Hardheaded Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs and head-blown California producer Madlib teamed up five years ago to make the great collaborative album Piñata. And later this…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2019 - 2:05 pm

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Crime Pays” Video

Five years ago, hardnosed Indiana underground rap monster Freddie Gibbs teamed up with head-blown astral rap producer Madlib for the great collaborative album Piñata. Earlier…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Madlib Addresses Rumors Of Mac Miller Collab EP

Over the last couple weeks, rumors have been swirling about some material that Madlib and the late Mac Miller recorded together after Chicago producer Thelonious…
James Rettig | March 19, 2019 - 4:12 pm

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Bandana” (Feat. Assassin)

The last time Freddie Gibbs and Madlib teamed up, they made magic in the form of the great collaborative album Piñata. Now, five years later,…
Peter Helman | March 5, 2019 - 2:09 pm

Mac Miller & Madlib Reportedly Recorded An Album Together

The late Mac Miller was notorious for recording a ton of music -- including music with prominent collaborators -- that he just never got around…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2019 - 11:55 am

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”

Back in 2014, the tough-talking Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs teamed up with Madlib, the hazily psychedelic California producer, on a full-length collaborative album called Piñata.
Peter Helman | February 20, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Madlib & Oh No – “Big Whips”

Marlon Sassy, the illustrator known as Gangster Doodles, has curated a compilation album called Gangster Music Vol. 1. The 27-track collection features contributions from rappers…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Sounding Board

The Jazz-Rap Explosion Of 1993, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after its release, hindsight reveals one now-dated aspect of Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1: The front cover refers to its fusion of hip-hop and…
Nate Patrin | June 5, 2018 - 1:15 pm

Yasiin Bey Announces Black Star Album Produced By Madlib

Black Star, the hip-hop duo composed of Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, are apparently working on a new album with…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2018 - 6:49 pm

Madlib – “10 Summers Old”

The legendary hip-hop producer Madlib will soon release a limited edition 7" with "Barrel Proof" on the A-side. Today, as Exclaim points out, he's shared…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2017 - 2:01 pm

Status Ain't Hood

NBA YoungBoy Could Be A Huge Rap Star If He Can Stay Out Of Prison

NBA YoungBoy is in jail right now, and he might not come out for the next decade or two. A few weeks ago, Austin police…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Madlib & DOOM – “Avalanche”

Madvillain, the duo of Madlib and MF Doom, released the absolutely classic album Madvillainy almost 15 years ago, and the world has been waiting ever…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2016 - 12:28 pm
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