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03 Greedo Became A Legend The Same Year He Went To Prison

About a third of the way into 03 Greedo's gargantuan new album God Level, he wails a question: "If I go back to prison, would…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2018 - 11:46 am

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Lil Peep Was A Star

On the day he died, Lil Peep posted an image of himself shirtless onstage, his head out of the frame, on Instagram. Its caption: "When…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2017 - 10:35 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: Da$h, RetcH, & The Return Of Dirty Jersey

New Jersey is not a rap backwater, though it likes to think of itself as one sometimes. The state's history in rap goes back a…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2015 - 12:10 pm

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Status Ain't Hood

Lil Peep Was A Star

On the day he died, Lil Peep posted an image of himself shirtless onstage, his head out of the frame, on Instagram. Its caption: "When…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2017 - 10:35 am

2nd Annual Yams Day Has Danny Brown, Flatbush Zombies, TDE Members, & More

The second annual Yams Day goes down in exactly one week, and it has grown since the inaugural event. This year to honor A$AP Yams…
Collin Robinson | January 11, 2017 - 4:47 pm

Download LNDN DRGS Aktive

LNDN DRGS is the production duo Jay Worthy and Sean House, and their new album of G-funk crusing music Aktive is out today as a…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 12:21 pm

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Status Ain’t Hood: Tyga Is Rap’s Smarmiest Villain, And That’s A Good Thing

Rap needs villains. They keep things interesting. For years, Suge Knight reigned as rap's dominant supervillain, and he did it without rapping a single bar,…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2015 - 3:16 pm

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The Week In Rap: Big Sean Is Good Now, Somehow

In the annals of rap history, Fat Joe holds a curious distinction. Joe is a just-OK rapper, a guy who fills space just fine on…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2015 - 5:27 pm

Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – “Street Hop” (Feat. Troy Ave & RetcH) (Stereogum Premiere)

The lively Queens rap knucklehead Meyhem Lauren is already responsible for two strong solo mixtapes, Respect The Fly Shit and Mandatory Brunch Meetings, and now…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 11:48 am