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The Coronavirus Raps Have Arrived

Cardi B, currently in that awkward career phase between initial overexposure and whatever the next thing is, planned to be on to the next thing…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2020 - 11:04 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 | October 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm

Status Ain't Hood

billy woods & Kenny Segal Made A Stressed-Out Rap Classic

At the end of "Spongebob," the first song on billy woods and Kenny Segal's new collaborative album Hiding Places, we hear an automated female voice…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2019 - 10:42 am

More Smino stories

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III: Director’s Cut Featuring Vince Staples, 6lack, Saba & More

Last year, J. Cole released a beautifully chaotic compilation album called Revenge Of The Dreamers III, which was recorded during what sounds like a very…
James Rettig | January 16, 2020 - 9:54 pm

Ghetto Sage (Noname, Saba, & Smino) – “Häagen Dazs”

Noname, Saba, and Smino are three leading lights of the Chicago rap scene. All three released great albums last year -- Room 25, CARE FOR
Peter Helman | October 17, 2019 - 8:42 am

Noname, Saba, & Smino Announce New Supergroup Ghetto Sage, Tease New Music Coming This Week

Noname, Saba, and Smino are all wordy, insightful Chicago-based rappers. They all prefer rapping over lush, melodic music. They've recorded two songs together: "Shadow Man,"
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Talk About Parenthood, Perform “Eternal” With Smino On Ellen

Yesterday, Chance The Rapper announced that he was postponing his fall arena tour. Chance's second baby was born just a week ago, and he explained…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2019 - 9:39 am

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp

J. Cole's Dreamville label has been sharing compilations from its artists since 2014. The third, titled Revenge Of The Dreamers III, was announced back in January,…
Keely Quinlan | July 5, 2019 - 12:14 am

Watch Noname, Saba, & Smino’s Delightful Tonight Show Performance

Late-night musical performances are not, by and large, all that exciting. For the most part, the artists on those shows have done plenty of those…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2019 - 8:50 am

Saba – “World In My Hands” (Feat. Smino & Legit) Video

Last year, Saba released his Bucket List Project, and today he's shared a video for "World In My Hands," the album's closing track that features…
James Rettig | August 4, 2017 - 11:41 am

Big Sean – “Living Single” (Feat. Chance The Rapper & Jeremih)

Chance The Rapper has been on one hell of a roll. It's tough to recall even so much as a bad verse from the guy…
Collin Robinson | July 20, 2016 - 10:58 am

Smino – “Menu”

St. Louis rapper Smino might be the best hope to put the city back on the map after Nelly, and Nelly has been out-rapped by…
Collin Robinson | April 28, 2016 - 11:21 am