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21 Savage Somehow Made A Good Album

"I love all people." That's something that 21 Savage wrote on Twitter on Christmas Day. This was telling. 21 Savage came to fame by cannily…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2019 - 2:22 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This is it, folks. This is the final Five Best Songs list of 2018. We will pick back up again in 2019, and we thank…
Stereogum | December 14, 2018 - 4:51 pm

2018 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

More Rico Nasty stories

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This is it, folks. This is the final Five Best Songs list of 2018. We will pick back up again in 2019, and we thank…
Stereogum | December 14, 2018 - 4:51 pm

Rico Nasty – “Guap (LaLaLa)” Video

Rico Nasty's impressive major label debut mixtape Nasty made it onto our list of the 50 Best Albums Of 2018 right and #50 and, honestly...
James Rettig | December 10, 2018 - 1:59 pm

2018 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018

The legends, for the most part, stayed quiet in 2018. Your Radioheads, your Beyoncés, and your Kendrick Lamars were not entirely silent; Thom Yorke, Johnny…
Stereogum | December 4, 2018 - 10:00 am

List

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2018

This fall, an artist found her voice. In A Star Is Born, Ally Campana goes from unknown to sensation in under a year. The movie…
Stereogum | October 29, 2018 - 10:02 am

Rico Nasty – “Wanna Do”

Rico Nasty is riding one of those waves where a hungry young rapper chews up and spits out any beat you feed them. She brought…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2018 - 10:25 am

Interview

Rico Nasty Is Embracing Weird

Rico Nasty is a nu metal-channeling rager, a Balenciaga-wearing pop trap diva, and a bullish shit-talker. All three personas, and the ones in between, thrive…
Brian Josephs | August 2, 2018 - 3:34 pm

Rico Nasty – “Pressing Me” Video

Maryland rapper Rico Nasty flaunted her "Big Dick Energy" last week after releasing her impressive major-label debut Nasty just a month ago. She shared the…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2018 - 6:20 pm

Rico Nasty – “Big Dick Energy”

Rico Nasty definitely has big dick energy. The 21-year-old Maryland rapper is the best thing about SoundCloud rap right now, and yesterday, fresh off of…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2018 - 12:24 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Rico Nasty Is The Best Thing About SoundCloud Rap Right Now

In a vacuum, the loosely connected movement known as SoundCloud rap would be one of the most exciting things to happen in music in a…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2018 - 11:09 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We are eagerly awaiting our invites to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's wedding! While we wait, here are the five best songs of the week.
Stereogum | June 22, 2018 - 4:42 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Nas Sounds Tired

In 2000, Rakim, then widely regarded as the greatest rapper ever, signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. This was a ridiculously exciting thing to even…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Rico Nasty – “Countin Up” Video

Just under 20 years ago, the Queens rapper N.O.R.E. (then known as Noreaga) released his breakout single "Superthug," a nonsensical burst of hypercharged fuck-you-up energy…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2018 - 9:41 am

Stream Rico Nasty’s Promising Major-Label Debut Nasty

For the past few years, the Maryland rapper Rico Nasty has been slowly building out the kind of fervent word-of-mouth cult audience that rappers are…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2018 - 11:30 am