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2019 In Review

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

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Maxo Kream Brandon Banks

Will they be the same band? That's something we used to worry about. From the post-Nirvana early-'90s grunge boom all the way through to the…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2019 - 11:18 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am

More Maxo Kream stories

Maxo Kream – “She Live” (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion) Video

Unofficially, Hot Girl Summer ended last week, on Labor Day. But technically, Hot Girl Summer is still going for another 11 days. So Maxo Kream…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2019 - 11:21 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp

J. Cole's Dreamville label has been sharing compilations from its artists since 2014. The third, titledĀ Revenge Of The Dreamers III, was announced back in January,…
Keely Quinlan | July 5, 2019 - 12:14 am

Interview

Holding Court With Maxo Kream, Rap’s Reigning Storyteller

I have to constantly remind myself that Maxo Kream is a little less than two years older than me. Besides the black-and-green Supreme jersey, everything…
Brian Josephs | July 3, 2019 - 9:45 am

Maxo Kream Announces Major-Label Debut Brandon Banks

The Houston rapper Maxo Kream is 28 years old, and he's already nearing legend status. Maxo has been an underground monster for years now, and…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2019 - 10:18 am

Watch Maxo Kream Freestyle With Kenny Beats

I already mentioned this on the intro to Friday's 5 Best Videos column, but one of the best things currently on the internet is The
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2019 - 12:51 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 | May 17, 2019 - 4:51 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Let Pi’erre Bourne Produce All The Rap Music

Most big-name producers have a tag -- a quick soundburst that lets you know who you're listening to and, ideally, makes the song a tiny…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2019 - 1:13 pm

Maxo Kream – “She Live” (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

Maxo Kream and Megan Thee Stallion are two of the most promising rappers to come out of Texas in recent years. Maxo, from Houston, is…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

Maxo Kream – “Still”

For the past few years, the Houston rapper Maxo Kream has been ripping up the underground and developing a passionate online following. He's not a…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2019 - 11:32 am

Status Ain't Hood

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Might Herald A Whole New Era For Country-Rap

For decades now, people have been trying to make country-rap happen. It's an amorphous concept: a fusion of the two styles of music that, since…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2019 - 9:34 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

If you are one of the many, many people in this country waiting out the polar vortex and/or hibernating, you are probably over this week.
Stereogum | February 1, 2019 - 2:26 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Sada Baby Made 2019’s First Great Rap Album

Sada Baby can sing. This was a pleasant surprise. If all you know about the Detroit rapper is "Bloxk Party," the ridiculously fun 2018 collaboration…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2019 - 1:17 pm
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