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Status Ain't Hood

Beast Coast, Pivot Gang, & The Legacy Of The Rap-Crew Album

Rap-name trends are funny things. Ten years ago, everyone had "Lil" in front of their names. In the past few years, we've seen newer, weirder…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Status Ain't Hood

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

Concert Review

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

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Beast Coast – “Snow In The Stadium”

For years, Beast Coast was more of a loose organizing principle than a rap group. It was a collection of three different New York groups…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2019 - 12:46 pm

Watch Beast Coast Bring Back The Rap City Basement Freestyle

Once upon a time, the Rap City booth freestyle was an institution. Rap City was in its 10th season when Big Tigger took over as…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2019 - 10:33 am

Beast Coast – “Coast/Clear”

New York rap supergroup Beast Coast — comprising Flatbush Zombies, the Underachievers, and Joey Bada$$’s Pro Era crew — released their first official single, "Left
Julia Gray | April 12, 2019 - 12:05 am

Watch Beast Coast (Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies, & The Underachievers) Electrify The Tonight Show

For years now, Beast Coast has existed mostly as a name that people sometimes yell on record or onstage. (For the record, it's not Best…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2019 - 9:24 am

Flatbush Zombies, Pro Era, & The Underachievers Share First Song As Beast Coast, “Left Hand”

The name Beast Coast has been popping up on festival lineups for years now -- occasionally confused for the very different sounding Best Coast --…
James Rettig | March 11, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Concert Review

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
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