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Post Malone’s Codeine Dirtbag Blues

Near my house, there used to be a discount movie theater, a big strip-mall monstrosity that never drew any crowds. I took my son to…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2016 - 1:38 pm


The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2013

It's that time of year again: Time to take stock of the vast armies of new musicians making music in the past year, and to…
Stereogum | September 19, 2013 - 10:07 am

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Flatbush Zombies Put The Beast In Beast Coast At SXSW

When Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, the Flatbush Zombies, the Underachievers, Phony Ppl, and Action Bronson began the "Beast Coast" movement back around 2011, I…
Collin Robinson | March 18, 2016 - 11:00 am

The Underachievers – “Chasing Faith” x “Rain Dance” x “Allusions” Video

At its heart, Hunter S. Thompson's 1971 non-fiction work Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is a pointed critique of the mythology of the American…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 21, 2015 - 2:31 pm

The Underachievers – “Take Your Place”

The Underachievers released their first proper album The Cellar Door Terminus Ut Exordium last year. But in direct contradiction of their name, they're already prepping…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 12:32 pm

The Underachievers – “3three Kings” (Feat. Freeway)

Since we met them, gifted young Brooklyn rap duo the Underachievers have seem to exist in a sort of self-created echo chamber, working only with…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2014 - 1:31 pm

Stream The Underachievers The Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium

The Underachievers, a young rap duo from Brooklyn, released two mixtapes of hazy, conversational, word-dense rap music last year, and both of them ended up…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 3:46 pm

The Underachievers – “Metropolis” Video

Hazy, astral-minded Brooklyn rap duo the Underachievers ended up with two Mixtapes Of The Week last year, Indigoism and The Lords Of Flatbush, and now…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The Underachievers – “Felicity”

After dropping a couple of excellent mixtapes last year, Brooklyn rap duo the Underachievers are gearing up to release their proper debut LP, Cellar Door:
Peter Helman | June 27, 2014 - 1:08 pm

The Underachievers – “Chrysalis” Video

After releasing a pair of strong mixtapes, Indigoism and The Lords Of Flatbush, deeply promising Brooklyn rap duo the Underachievers are at work on The…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2014 - 4:02 pm

The Underachievers – “Chrysalis”

Brooklyn rap duo the Underachievers earned Mixtape Of The Week honors twice last year, for Indigoism and for The Lords Of Flatbush. They're now working…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 11:22 am

The Underachievers – “Incandescent” (Prod. Ryan Hemsworth)

The Brooklyn rap duo Underachievers has been a favorite of ours since last year when they dropped two mix tapes (which led to two Mixtapes
Miles Bowe | March 17, 2014 - 4:48 pm

The Underachievers – “Leopard Shepherd” Video

Brooklyn underground rap duo the Underachievers have landed in Mixtape Of The Week twice this year: First for the stoned and expansive Indigoism, and then…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2013 - 10:27 am

Joey Bada$$ – “My Jeep” (Feat. Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, & Chuck Strangers)

Joey Bada$$ will follow-up his summer-released mixtape Summer Knights with an EP of the same name this month. The new collection features a handful of…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 28, 2013 - 3:46 pm