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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

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