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Status Ain't Hood

GoldLink’s “Crew” Is A Near-Perfect Summer Jam

For the longest time, Washington, DC didn't really have rap music. Or it had rap music, but if you weren't from there, you wouldn't know.
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2017 - 1:15 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Meditative Chamber-Rap Of Dr. Yen Lo

The classic sound of New York rap, the late-'80s/early-'90s style that we most often associate with the city, is based entirely around the drums, and…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 5:33 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Michael Jackson’s Xscape Is Better Than Nothing

Besides deeply personal reflections, there's more or less nothing left to say about most legendary musicians in this age of universal access and infinite information.
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2014 - 3:01 pm

More Twista stories

Adult Swim Singles Series Announces Massive Year-Long Lineup

Every summer since 2010, the people at Adult Swim have been offering up a new free-download song every week as part of their Adult Swim
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2017 - 1:26 pm

Watch Riz Ahmed Rap Twista’s “Slow Jamz” Verse In The Girls Season Premiere

While the music world was focused on another disappointing Grammys last night, Girls premiered its sixth and final season. The episode featured a guest appearance…
Chris DeVille | February 13, 2017 - 12:53 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Michael Jackson’s Xscape Is Better Than Nothing

Besides deeply personal reflections, there's more or less nothing left to say about most legendary musicians in this age of universal access and infinite information.
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2014 - 3:01 pm

DJ Kay Slay – “60 Second Assassins” Video (Feat. Busta Rhymes, Layzie Bone, Twista & Jaz-O)

Usually, a new commercial track from New York rap scene fixture Kay Slay would not be a thing you'd need to notice. Kay Slay, for…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2012 - 1:16 pm

Kanye Samples Feist On Twista’s “Well It’s Time”

Pretty sure we used "What's he gonna sample next, Feist?!" as an LOL punchline at some point, but as we saw at the Emmys, Kanye's…
Stereogum | September 27, 2007 - 2:05 pm