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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

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

More Madlib stories

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

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

Last month, tough-talking Indiana rap artisan Freddie Gibbs and experimental California producer Madlib released the excellent Bandana. The two teamed up five years ago to…
Julia Gray | July 22, 2019 - 3:31 pm

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

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

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
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