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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's the first five best songs list of the year, folks! Dig in.
Stereogum | January 4, 2019 - 2:30 pm

2018 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past week, the music-video OG Romain Gavras -- the man who directed M.I.A.'s "Bad Girls," Justice's "Stress," Jamie xx's "Gosh," DJ Mehdi's "Signatune," and…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 9:56 am

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Watch Noname, Saba, & Smino’s Delightful Tonight Show Performance

Late-night musical performances are not, by and large, all that exciting. For the most part, the artists on those shows have done plenty of those…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2019 - 8:50 am

Noname – “Song 31″ (Feat. Phoelix)

Welcome to 2019! We're starting the year out on an excellent note with a new track from Noname. The Phoelix-featuring "Song 31" is the Chicago…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2019 - 9:41 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past week, the music-video OG Romain Gavras -- the man who directed M.I.A.'s "Bad Girls," Justice's "Stress," Jamie xx's "Gosh," DJ Mehdi's "Signatune," and…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 9:56 am

Noname – “Blaxploitation” Video

We just named Noname's new album, Room 25, one of the 50 Best of the year. "Blaxploitation" is one of the LP's stand-out tracks, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 4, 2018 - 2:36 pm

2018 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018

The legends, for the most part, stayed quiet in 2018. Your Radioheads, your Beyoncés, and your Kendrick Lamars were not entirely silent; Thom Yorke, Johnny…
Stereogum | December 4, 2018 - 10:00 am

Watch Noname Make Her Absolutely Charming Solo TV Debut On Colbert

Noname has been on late-night TV before. Two years ago, when her friend and collaborator Chance The Rapper was a musical guest on Saturday Night
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2018 - 8:45 am

Noname Plans To Change Room 25’s Album Cover After Domestic Abuse Charges Against Artist

Last month, the Chicago rapper Noname released Room 25, her full-length debut. It's a great record. But because of recent events, Noname is making a…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2018 - 10:13 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Happy anniversary to Goo Goo Dolls' Dizzy Up The Girl! To commemorate the occasion, we interviewed the band's frontman John Rzeznik. You're welcome! Now dive…
Stereogum | September 21, 2018 - 5:21 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Noname Is Spoken Word’s Last, Best Hope

Fatimah Warner wasn't a music person as a kid. In a recent FADER profile, we learn that she grew up with her grandparents and that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 12:09 pm

Stream Noname’s Incredible Debut Album Room 25

In some genres, not releasing any new music for two years after your breakthrough release is normal behavior. For a rapper, it's highly unorthodox. Well,…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2018 - 12:10 am

Noname Announces New Album Room 25 Out This Week

More than two years have passed since the Chicago rapper Noname released Telefone, the project that graduated her from a noteworthy guest on Chance The…
Chris DeVille | September 10, 2018 - 3:25 pm

Status Ain't Hood

GoldLink’s “Crew” Is A Near-Perfect Summer Jam

For the longest time, Washington, DC didn't really have rap music. Or it had rap music, but if you weren't from there, you wouldn't know.
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2017 - 1:15 pm

Noname Will Not Perform For A Bunch Of SXSW Zombies

Noname has no time for your half-assed applause. From the outset of her performance at the French Legation Museum in East Austin yesterday, the young…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 17, 2017 - 11:25 am
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