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The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Skepta Ignorance Is Bliss

"A bunch of young men in black dancing extremely aggressively onstage -- it made me feel so intimidated. And it's not just what I expect…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2019 - 10:02 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I am writing this week's column in the immediate aftermath of Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' frivolous, delightful, generally unnecessary "Old Town Road"
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2019 - 12:40 pm

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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Skepta Ignorance Is Bliss

"A bunch of young men in black dancing extremely aggressively onstage -- it made me feel so intimidated. And it's not just what I expect…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2019 - 10:02 am

Slowthai – “Inglorious” (Feat. Skepta) Video

Tomorrow, rising English rapper slowthai will release his debut album, Nothing Great About Britain. Autobiographical at its core, the LP presents a searing critique of…
Julia Gray | May 16, 2019 - 2:37 pm

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 | May 10, 2019 - 3:04 pm

Skepta – “Bullet From A Gun” & “Greaze Mode”

At the end of the month, London grime king Skepta is releasing a new album called Ignorance Is Bliss, the full-length follow-up to 2016's Konnichiwa
Peter Helman | May 9, 2019 - 10:54 am

Watch A$AP Rocky Cover “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay”

A$AP Rocky has been busy since releasing his latest album Testing in May, collaborating with the likes of Tyler, The Creator, YG and Blood Orange.
Julia Gray | September 27, 2018 - 11:52 pm

180dB – “Road Trip” (Feat. Meredith Graves & Nick Zinner) Video

180dB is a new band made up of the bassist and drummer from Savages. Sorry, scratch that -- according to a press release, "180dB is…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2018 - 7:20 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Armand Hammer’s Paraffin Is A Disorienting Rap Masterpiece

"Service weapon in my face, all I could see was his lips chapped." That's billy woods, one half of the New York rap duo Armand…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 11:28 am

Dizzee Rascal – “Money Right” (Feat. Skepta)

Dizzee Rascal and Skepta are barely in their mid-thirties, but they've both been staples of the UK's grime scene for upwards of 15 years. They…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2018 - 10:37 am

A$AP Rocky – “Praise The Lord (Da Shine)” (Feat. Skepta) Video

"Praise The Lord (Da Shine)" is one of the better tracks on A$AP Rocky's largely unimpressive new album Testing. There's something really fun about that…
Julia Gray | June 5, 2018 - 6:47 pm

Migos Miss Flight To Primavera Sound, Skepta Filling In

Primavera Sound, arguably the world's greatest music festival, is going down this week in Barcelona. Unfortunately, it will not feature a Migos performance as advertised.
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Playboi Carti, Tee Grizzley, And The New Forms Of Rap Stardom

When you're an old man, sometimes it takes time to learn how to hear music -- music that teenagers can understand immediately and instinctively. Case…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2018 - 1:35 pm

Skepta – “Pure Water”

Late last year, British grime MC Skepta released his Vicious EP, which made our list of great EPs from 2017, and he's been pretty quiet…
James Rettig | May 15, 2018 - 11:17 am

Status Ain't Hood

Roc Marciano’s Album Is Worth Your $30

How much is music worth -- not a physical object associated with music, but music itself? The market has answered that question for us ruthlessly:…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2018 - 12:41 pm
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