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Status Ain't Hood

Beast Coast, Pivot Gang, & The Legacy Of The Rap-Crew Album

Rap-name trends are funny things. Ten years ago, everyone had "Lil" in front of their names. In the past few years, we've seen newer, weirder…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Status Ain't Hood

billy woods & Kenny Segal Made A Stressed-Out Rap Classic

At the end of "Spongebob," the first song on billy woods and Kenny Segal's new collaborative album Hiding Places, we hear an automated female voice…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2019 - 10:42 am

Status Ain't Hood

Lucki’s Depressive Drug-Rap Can Punch You In The Soul

There's an old joke about a lost-dog poster: "LOST: Male dog. One eye. Mangled ear. Paralyzed hind leg. Crooked tail. Answers to the name 'Lucky.'"
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2019 - 10:47 am

More Pivot Gang stories

Stream MfnMelo’s New Album Everybody Eats

Saba has spent the past few years proving himself to be one of the greatest young talents on the eternally rich Chicago rap scene. But…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2019 - 9:44 am

Pivot Gang – “SoHo Freestyle” (Feat. Kota The Friend) & “Houdini” (Feat. theMIND)

2019 has been a surprisingly robust year for rap-crew albums, and one of the best of those albums has been You Can't Sit With Us,…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2019 - 9:24 am

Stream Pivot Gang’s Debut Album You Can’t Sit With Us

Pivot Gang is a Chicago rap crew whose best-known member is Saba, the hometown hero whose Care For Me was among last year's most powerful…
Chris DeVille | April 19, 2019 - 11:13 am

Pivot Gang – “Studio Ground Rules” Video

A studio is a funny place. It's a hangout spot, but it's also a workplace. Rappers spend long hours in the studio, but they're not…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2019 - 12:49 pm