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The Week In Pop

The Oscars And Pop Music Have Fallen Out Of Touch

Movie music is pop music. Maybe the cinema and the stereo aren't connected like they used to be, but two months into 2018, blockbuster soundtracks…
Chris DeVille | March 1, 2018 - 3:23 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

Status Ain't Hood

Fredo Santana’s Story Was Darker Than We Knew

There's a small, select group of rappers who first got famous for being namechecked on other rappers' songs; think 50 Cent saying that he's going…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2018 - 12:18 pm

More Nipsey Hussle stories

Nipsey Hussle Performed “FDT” In Washington In Front Of A Picture Of Kanye Wearing His MAGA Hat

Over the past week, Kanye West has taken to Twitter to unleash freewheeling thought garbage and album release news. His return to Twitter started with…
Julia Gray | April 29, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Stream Nipsey Hussle Victory Lap

The Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle has been around for years, cranking out album after album and mixtape after mixtape. I didn't know he had…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Nipsey Hussle – “Dedication” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Do you ever stop to think about how much music Kendrick Lamar has been releasing lately and, having comprehended the breadth and quality of it…
Chris DeVille | February 13, 2018 - 12:34 pm

2016 In Review

The Year In LA Gangster Blues (And Reds)

2016 was quietly the year of the gangster, specifically the LA gangster of the red and blue varieties. ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, YG, and DJ…
Collin Robinson | December 6, 2016 - 1:43 pm

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Watch Obama Get Dubbed To Rap “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)”

One of the great time wasters of the Obama era, the Baracksdubs YouTube channel, has finally made a video of President Barack Obama saying what…
Collin Robinson | July 26, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Watch YG & Nipsey Hussle Perform “FDT” On The Nightly Show

Earlier this week, YG shared a Macklemore/G-Eazy remix of his Nipsey Hussle-featuring anti-Trump anthem "FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)," but last night, YG and Nipsey Hussle…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2016 - 12:24 pm

YG & Nipsey Hussle – “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)” Video

Over the past month or so, Donald Trump's presidential campaign has lost a lot of steam, and it seems more and more likely that he'll…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2016 - 2:29 pm

Status Ain't Hood

On J-Zone, Rap’s Great Disgruntled Comedian

At the beginning of his new album, Fish-N-Grits, the veteran Queens rapper and producer J-Zone lays out the two sides in rap's great generational schism,…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2016 - 1:05 pm

Police Shut Down YG & Nipsey Hussle’s “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)” Video Shoot

Last week YG and Nipsey Hussle graced us with a West Coast rap protest song called "FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)." TMZ reports that police in…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2016 - 12:25 pm

Nipsey Hussle & YG – “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)”

"I like white folks, but I don't like you." That's how YG starts out "FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)," a new song dedicated to everyone's favorite…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 10:55 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum…
Stereogum | December 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm