Featured Rapsody stories


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

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 | August 9, 2019 - 4:19 pm


The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

More Rapsody stories

Watch Megan Thee Stallion, Public Enemy & Nas, DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, More Perform At A Very Different BET Awards

The awards show is changing. When you can't put dozens of celebrities in the same room for a live telecast, things don't work the same…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2020 - 9:38 am

New Robert Glasper Mixtape Out This Week Feat. Yasiin Bey, Denzel Curry, Rapsody, & More

Over the past few years -- since around the time To Pimp A Butterfly came out -- there's been a lot of crossover between the…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2019 - 10:36 am

NFL Names Meek Mill, Rapsody, & Meghan Trainor “Inspire Change Advocates”

Everyone has an opinion on the NFL's new partnership with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. It seems Meek Mill is a fan because he's agreed to be…
Chris DeVille | August 30, 2019 - 1:12 pm

Stream Rapsody’s New Album Eve

In recent years, the North Carolina rapper Rapsody has become a favorite among hip-hop fans with an old-school sensibility. She is a rapper's rapper, a…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2019 - 10:14 am

Rapsody – “Ibtihaj” (Feat. GZA & D’Angelo)

It is not easy to get D'Angelo out of the house. Even after his triumphant Black Messiah comeback, the enigmatic R&B genius does not exactly…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2019 - 11:07 am

Rapsody – “Phylicia” (Feat. Buddy)

Yesterday was Mother's Day, so if you didn't call your mother, you can have fun feeling ashamed all day today. Rapsody remembered. Over the weekend,…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2019 - 10:11 am

Rapsody – “Sojourner” (Feat. J. Cole)

A year ago, the North Carolina rapper Rapsody released the tough, incisive album Laila's Wisdom, taking her place within the long lineage of thoughtful and…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2018 - 10:20 am

Rapsody – “Sassy” Video

A few months ago, the North Carolina MC Rapsody released Laila's Wisdom, one of the year's best rap albums. The track that initially got all…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2017 - 9:28 am

Status Ain't Hood

Big K.R.I.T., Rapsody, Yelawolf, And The Changing Nature Of Southern Rap

Big K.R.I.T. has always sounded like a throwback, but when we first met him, you could sound like a throwback and also sound like the…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2017 - 11:45 am

Status Ain't Hood

We’re In Another Three 6 Mafia Moment, And That Is A Beautiful Thing

The first wave of UK punk was a big, loud, obnoxious negation of almost everything that had come before, of all the tasteful '70s stuff…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Rapsody – “Power” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Lance Skiiiwalker)

Two years ago, the North Carolina MC Rapsody was one of the only guest rappers on Kendrick Lamar's landmark album To Pimp A Butterfly. Tomorrow,…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 5:10 pm

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm