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Status Ain't Hood

Juice WRLD Turns SoundCloud Rap Into Toxic Emo-Pop

Fifteen years ago, in her Punk Planet column, Jessica Hopper wrote a piece called "Emo: Where The Girls Aren't." The piece went about as viral…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 12:36 pm

The Week In Pop

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

This is a big week for R&B. That's true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd's new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Payroll Giovanni & Cardo’s Masterfully Controlled Throwback Rap

An interesting new wrinkle in rap history: Rappers don't sound like they're in control anymore. That sense of cool, of composure, has been a crucial…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 12:18 pm

More Rich The Kid stories

Rich The Kid Attacked And Robbed In Home Invasion

Rich The Kid was attacked and robbed in his girlfriend Tori Brixx's Los Angeles home last night. Sources close to the Atlanta rapper tell TMZ
Peter Helman | June 15, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Rich The Kid Fights With Lil Uzi Vert At Starbucks, Releases “Can’t Afford It” With Pusha-T

Lil Uzi Vert and Rich The Kid have been throwing shots at each other over the past few months. The beef solidified the other day,…
Julia Gray | June 5, 2018 - 8:33 pm

Rich The Kid Accused Of Domestic Abuse, Forcing Ex To Get Abortions

Rich the Kid’s (born Dimitri Roger) estranged wife Antonette Willis claims that the Atlanta rapper physically abused her and coerced her into having at least…
Maggie Serota / Spin | May 22, 2018 - 3:51 pm

DJ Snake, Future, & Rae Sremmurd To Headline Billboard Hot 100 Fest

It’s here: The lineup for the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival was announced Tuesday (4/10). For the festival’s fourth year, DJ Snake, Future, and Rae…
Shante Honeycutt / Billboard | April 10, 2018 - 8:00 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We got a good Halloween album this year, but we didn't get enough good Halloween video. There were plenty of good music videos this past…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 3:51 pm

Rich The Kid – “New Freezer” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video

Kendrick Lamar has gone guest-verse-crazy in recent months, and the best song with a Kendrick feature might well be "New Freezer," the track that Atlanta…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm

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

Rich The Kid – “New Freezer” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Everytime Kendrick Lamar shows up with a new verse, it's an event. And a few days after he rapped alongside North Carolina's Rapsody on the…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2017 - 12:15 pm

The Week In Pop

Watching Katy Perry Struggle For Relevance This Year Has Been Painful

Katy Perry opens her new album by singing, "Can I get a witness?" Her promotional tactics for Witness have communicated a similar sentiment, albeit more…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Young Thug – “WTF U Doin” (Feat. Quavo, Duke, & Rich The Kid)

Young Thug has teamed up with Quavo, Duke, and Rich The Kid for "WTF U Doin," a new track from Digital Trapstars' upcoming Screens On
Peter Helman | June 5, 2017 - 6:40 pm

Diplo – “Bank Roll” (Feat. Justin Bieber, Rich The Kid, & Young Thug)

Diplo has released a new single called "Bank Roll" that features an all-star lineup that includes Justin Bieber, Young Thug, and Rich The Kid. Hear…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 4:45 pm
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