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2017 In Review

The Year In Viral Success Stories: The Good, The Bhad, & The Buzzy

The fidget spinner may very well be the emblem of 2017: an omnipresent commercial object meant to relieve stress. It didn’t take long for the…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

MTV’s New TRL Is A Vapid, Obnoxious Mess

What a time to be a live television program. The only TV many people watch in real time these days is sporting events, Game Of
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2017 - 4:15 pm

The Week In Pop

The Path To A Hit Single Is Changing — Just Ask Miley Cyrus & Demi Lovato

Do you remember "Party In The U.S.A."? Ha ha, funny question, right? How could you forget it? It was everywhere. There was no escaping it.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm

More Playboi Carti stories

Lil Uzi Vert & Playboi Carti – “Bankroll”

One of last year's biggest hits, Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3," started out its life as a SoundCloud loosie, impulsively uploaded after Uzi lost…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

DRAM – “Crumbs” (Feat. Playboi Carti)

DRAM, née D.R.A.M., has followed up his recent Rick Rubin-produced song "Check Ya Fabrics" with another new single. "Crumbs" is a floaty, kind of formless…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2017 - 6:48 pm

The Week In Pop

The Path To A Hit Single Is Changing — Just Ask Miley Cyrus & Demi Lovato

Do you remember "Party In The U.S.A."? Ha ha, funny question, right? How could you forget it? It was everywhere. There was no escaping it.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm

Playboi Carti – “New Choppa” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Earlier this year, Playboi Carti put out his first proper mixtape, and one of the highlights on it was the A$AP Rocky-featuring "New Choppa." Today,…
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 1:25 pm

Playboi Carti Won’t Face Domestic Battery Charges

Rising Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti was arrested for domestic battery last month after grabbing his girlfriend by her backpack and pushed her into an Uber…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 12:08 pm

A$AP Mob – “RAF” Video (Feat. A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, & Quavo)

The version of A$AP Mob's "RAF" that came out a couple months ago features an enviable guest list that included Frank Ocean, A$AP Rocky, Quavo,…
James Rettig | July 24, 2017 - 12:33 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Summer Bummer” (Feat. A$AP Rocky & Playboi Carti) & “Groupie Love” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

Lana Del Rey's Lust For Life is finally out 10 days from now, and she returned to Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show today to reveal…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2017 - 12:10 pm

Playboi Carti Arrested For Domestic Battery

TMZ reports that the surging Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti has become the most recent young rap star to be charged with an act of violence…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2017 - 5:20 pm

Rick Ross, Marshmello, & More Join Hot 100 Music Festival Lineup

Rick Ross and Marshmello are the latest performers announced to join Billboard's 2017 Hot 100 Music Festival, which will be held 8/19-20 at Northwell Health…
Billboard Staff | June 15, 2017 - 8:00 am

Status Ain't Hood

Let’s Talk About This Year’s XXL Freshmen

When XXL first started picking its rap freshmen a decade ago, none of them owed anything to the internet. Today, that's a tough thing to…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2017 - 9:57 am

Watch Lana Del Rey Tease New Song With A$AP Rocky And Playboi Carti

A$AP Rocky, the JFK to Lana Del Rey's Jackie Kennedy, will appear on her upcoming album Lust For Life. Last night, Lana took to Instagram…
Peter Helman | June 3, 2017 - 10:45 am

Watch Drake Bring Out Migos & Playboi Carti At Adult Swim’s Upfront Party

Adult Swim always seems to throw the greatest parties during upfront season, the annual multi-week shebang in which TV networks unveil their new fall programming…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 9:49 am

Travis Scott – “Green & Purple,” “Butterfly Effect,” & “A Man”

Here's a strategy that a lot of rappers have been trying lately: Throwing a few new songs up on SoundCloud at the same time, to…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2017 - 9:46 am
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