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Status Ain't Hood

21 Savage Somehow Made A Good Album

"I love all people." That's something that 21 Savage wrote on Twitter on Christmas Day. This was telling. 21 Savage came to fame by cannily…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2019 - 2:22 pm

2018 In Review

Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists…
Stereogum | December 11, 2018 - 11:01 am

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

More Valee stories

Valee – “About U” (Feat. DRAM)

G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Valee released an excellent EP this year that we named one of 2018's finest. The Chicagoan debuted a one-off single with internet
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 21, 2018 - 1:46 pm

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

List

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2018

This fall, an artist found her voice. In A Star Is Born, Ally Campana goes from unknown to sensation in under a year. The movie…
Stereogum | October 29, 2018 - 10:02 am

Watch Valee Cameo In The ABC Sitcom Splitting Up Together

Have you watched real-time network television anytime lately? Like when your internet went out and so you couldn't stream stuff? Or when you couldn't wait…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2018 - 9:19 am

Valee – “Awesome” (Feat. Matt Ox)

Do you guys know about Matt Ox? Because if you don't, oh man, I need to tell you about Matt Ox. Matt Ox is a…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2018 - 9:24 am

Status Ain't Hood

Noname Is Spoken Word’s Last, Best Hope

Fatimah Warner wasn't a music person as a kid. In a recent FADER profile, we learn that she grew up with her grandparents and that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2018 - 12:09 pm

Status Ain't Hood

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

Valee – “Vlone” Video

Chicago G.O.O.D. Music rapper Valee released his new EP GOOD Job, You Found Me back in March. Since then, he's shared three singles: "Wombo," which…
Julia Gray | August 14, 2018 - 8:57 pm

Valee – “Allat” Video

Breakout Chicago rapper Valee does a lot with a little. His voice rarely rises above a stately murmur. His beats establish a mood and then…
Ezra Marcus / Spin | July 13, 2018 - 9:40 am

Valee – “Womp Womp” (Feat. Jeremih) Video

The Chicago rapper Valee has had a huge year -- signing to G.O.O.D. Music, collaborating with Kanye West and Pusha-T, releasing his GOOD Job, You
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2018 - 12:09 pm

Lil Yachty & Valee – “Wombo”

So is Valee's name pronounced "valley" or "valet"? This has been bothering me lately. It's mostly been bothering me because I don't know how to…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2018 - 9:42 am

Status Ain't Hood

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

Status Ain't Hood

Rae Sremmurd Just Made History’s Least Ambitious Triple Album

Every time a rapper ascends from humbler places to stardom -- from the production credits on Roc-A-Fella albums, from the word-drunk Los Angeles underground, from…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2018 - 1:37 pm
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