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Future Drifts Off Into A Pleasant Oblivion

There's a moment on Hoodie SZN, the new album from the young Bronx sing-rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, where A Boogie delivers a few…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2019 - 3:05 pm

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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Starmaking Mediocrity

We are deep into the identity-crisis era of New York rap, and something interesting has started to happen. For many years, after New York found…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2019 - 10:44 am

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YG Doesn’t Even Have To Try Hard Anymore

Has any rapper this decade outperformed expectations as thoroughly as YG? For years, YG prowled the Los Angeles G-rap underground, cranking out mixtapes and releasing…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 12:22 pm

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Status Ain't Hood

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Starmaking Mediocrity

We are deep into the identity-crisis era of New York rap, and something interesting has started to happen. For many years, after New York found…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2019 - 10:44 am

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Bhad Bhabie Is The Teenage Rap Star We Deserve

Bhad Bhabie owes Cardi B a really, really big fruit basket. A year ago, Cardi was a reality-TV star and Instagram personality, a former stripper…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2017 - 1:38 pm