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J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am

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NLE Choppa Is All Upside

There's a scene in the 1985 movie Krush Groove, the fictionalized version of Def Jam's rise, where a teenage LL Cool J barges into the…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2019 - 12:46 pm

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Rico Nasty Is A Fucking Monster

"No moshpit etiquette." That was Rico Nasty giving instructions to anyone coming to her set at the second Coachella weekend earlier this month. That's the…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2019 - 3:03 pm

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Status Ain't Hood

NLE Choppa Is All Upside

There's a scene in the 1985 movie Krush Groove, the fictionalized version of Def Jam's rise, where a teenage LL Cool J barges into the…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2019 - 12:46 pm

Hear Two More Tracks From J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp Out Friday

J. Cole has been teasing his new Dreamville compilation, Revenge Of The Dreamers III, for a while now. He shared the LP's first two singles,…
Julia Gray | July 1, 2019 - 9:55 pm

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Brockhampton Make The Leap

Brockhampton have been calling themselves a boy band for years; that term is central to their self-presentation. It's an inside joke. It's a way to…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Desto Dubb, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, Smokepurpp, & 03 Greedo – “Bankteller”

Think of it as "The Symphony" for the face-tattoo set. The LA rapper Desto Dubb has rounded up quite a lineup of guests on the…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 10:06 am