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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

Maxo Kream – “Meet Again”

Houston's Maxo Kream is a truly great storyteller, a writer capable of conjuring heavy pathos while getting into the minute nuts and bolts of life…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2019 - 11:42 am

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Nautilus”

Like Steely Dan, Bob James has found favor due to a level of now-elusive sophisticated smoothness that translates surprisingly well to hip-hop reinterpretation.
Nate Patrin | November 26, 2018 - 1:23 pm

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The Quick Atomization Of SOB x RBE

"It feels like they're just getting started." That's something I wrote about the young Vallejo, California rap group SOB x RBE eight months ago. It…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2018 - 12:26 pm

Maxo Kream – “Go” (Feat. D. Flowers) Video

A couple of months ago, the Houston underground fixture and great rap storyteller Maxo Kream jumped up a couple of levels with Punken. It's both…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2018 - 10:11 am

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Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Stream Maxo Kream Punken

Today, the Houston underground rap virtuoso Maxo Kream releases Punken, a new album that shows serious versatility in both style and subject matter. Punken follows…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2018 - 10:57 am
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