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2016 In Review

The Year In LA Gangster Blues (And Reds)

2016 was quietly the year of the gangster, specifically the LA gangster of the red and blue varieties. ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, YG, and DJ…
Collin Robinson | December 6, 2016 - 1:43 pm

The Week In Pop

On Lady Wood, Tove Lo’s Warm-Blooded Pop Runs Ice Cold

Tove Lo and subtlety are not natural bedfellows. Two years ago, the Swedish pop singer and songwriter extraordinaire gave us Queen Of The Clouds, one…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2016 - 12:36 pm

Status Ain't Hood

YG Made A Paranoid Street-Rap Masterpiece

Two years ago, YG made a better album than anyone thought possible. Before My Krazy Life, YG was a solid, unexceptional Compton street-rapper who was…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2016 - 10:31 am

More The Game stories

The Game Sues Viacom For $20M Over Sexual Assault Verdict

Last fall, the Game was ordered to pay $7.13 million dollars in a sexual assault case brought about by Priscilla Rainey, who alleged that the…
James Rettig | May 1, 2017 - 2:06 pm

The Game Ordered To Pay $7M In Sexual Assault Case

The Game has been ordered to pay $7.13 million in a sexual assault case, TMZ reports. The case was brought about by Priscilla Rainey, who…
James Rettig | November 21, 2016 - 11:22 am

Watch YG & The Game Join Jeremih In LA

Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In LA concert series is in full swing right now. Last night, Fake Shore Drive curated a show at…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2016 - 11:23 am

Hear Meek Mill Attack The Game On His “Ooouuu” Freestyle

Meek Mill and the Game are not getting along with each other. Last week, on a six-minute track called "92 Bars," Game had some threatening…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2016 - 10:52 am

Black Eyed Peas Reunite For All-Star Remake Of “Where Is The Love?” To End Gun Violence

After a five-year hiatus, Black Eyed Peas have reunited for an all-star remake of their 2003 song "Where Is The Love?" to end gun violence.
Peter Helman | September 1, 2016 - 1:01 am

Snoop Dogg & The Game Lead Peaceful Police Brutality Protest, Hold Press Conference With LAPD Chief

In response to the completely fucked, disheartening events of the past few days, many artists have come forth to speak publicly about their personal despair…
Collin Robinson | July 8, 2016 - 3:52 pm

The Game Defends Bill Cosby

Compton rapper the Game is never reluctant to carry his idols N.W.A's torch, shy away from voicing a controversial opinion, or sound off on social…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Sounding Board

Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am

2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: In Praise Of Pop-Not-Rock Bands The 1975 And The Neighbourhood

"We're not a pop band." When frontman Matthew Healy utters those words at the outset of the 1975's sleek, dolled-up "Girls" video, we're to take…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2015 - 5:21 pm
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