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The Week In Pop

Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Polo G’s Sad, Quiet Grace

The latest single from the melancholic young Chicago sing-rapper Polo G is called "33." It's named, at least in part, for Scottie Pippen's number. Within…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2020 - 11:08 am

Status Ain't Hood

The Detroit Rap Underground Remains Undefeated

Sada Baby does not come from a vacuum. This year, nobody in rap music has been bringing me as much joy as the voluminously bearded,…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm

More Polo G stories

Status Ain't Hood

Polo G’s Sad, Quiet Grace

The latest single from the melancholic young Chicago sing-rapper Polo G is called "33." It's named, at least in part, for Scottie Pippen's number. Within…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2020 - 11:08 am

Stream Polo G’s New Album THE GOAT

With debut album Die A Legend, the downcast and melodious Chicago rapper Polo G established himself as one of the most vital forces in hip-hop.
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2020 - 12:03 am

Polo G – “DND”

It would be interesting if Polo G, young and permanently downhearted Chicago sing-rap prince, had just made a song about tabletop fantasy gaming. But that…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2020 - 11:10 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | February 21, 2020 - 4:48 pm

Polo G – “Go Stupid” (Feat. Stunna 4 Vegas & NLE Choppa)

The young Chicago rapper Polo G has a rare gift for bluesy, melodic, mournful takes on his hometown's drill sound. Last year's Die A Legend,…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2020 - 12:50 pm

Polo G & Lil Tjay – “First Place”

Last year, two haunted young sing-rappers -- Polo G, 21, from Chicago, and Lil Tjay, 17, from the Bronx -- teamed up for a mournful,…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2020 - 11:45 am

2019 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2019

At the end of 2019, rap is the most popular form of music in America, and maybe in the entire world. We know this. The…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm

2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | October 25, 2019 - 4:41 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Don’t Take Gucci Mane For Granted

Gucci Mane didn't name himself after a clothing designer. He named himself after his father. Ralph Dudley, a former serviceman turned drug dealer who wasn't…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2019 - 12:11 pm

Best New Bands

The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019

Every autumn here at Stereogum, we look long and hard at the last 12 months and pinpoint which new artists make us excited about the…
Stereogum | October 16, 2019 - 11:30 am
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