SOB x RBE

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Nicki Minaj, A Titan Stuck On Autopilot

Back in 2007, around the time she joined Lil Wayne on Young Money Records, Nicki Minaj released the mixtape track "Dreams (2007)." The concept was…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 12:32 pm

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Outside Lands 2018: Caleborate And SOBxRBE Are Preserving History In Their Hometown

This is the first year I’ve traveled to Outside Lands from more than an hour outside the Bay Area, having relocated to the East Coast…
Pranav Trewn | August 12, 2018 - 10:43 am

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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SOB X RBE – “Vibes”

SOB X RBE move fast. The Bay Area group’s Gangin has already made our Best Albums of 2018 So Far list, and today they’re announcing…
Gil Green | August 15, 2018 - 3:45 pm

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Outside Lands 2018: Caleborate And SOBxRBE Are Preserving History In Their Hometown

This is the first year I’ve traveled to Outside Lands from more than an hour outside the Bay Area, having relocated to the East Coast…
Pranav Trewn | August 12, 2018 - 10:43 am

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Drake’s 2018 Guest-Appearance Blitz: An Appreciation

Eventually, we'll see the day when LeBron James is no longer the greatest basketball player in the world. He's near the end of his 14th…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2018 - 11:16 am

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SOB x RBE’s Chaotic Energy Is A Beautiful Thing

The Black Panther soundtrack is an album that bursts with voices and ideas, and it doesn't really have a dead or boring moment. But for…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Stream SOB x RBE Gangin

One of the highlights of the brand new Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, is "Paramedic!" a giddy burst of energy from the young…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2018 - 2:41 pm

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Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

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Fredo Santana’s Story Was Darker Than We Knew

There's a small, select group of rappers who first got famous for being namechecked on other rappers' songs; think 50 Cent saying that he's going…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2018 - 12:18 pm